Cruise ships in numbers, Livorno 2017

Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas, carrying a potential of 4370 passengers Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas, carrying a potential of 4370 passengers A look at cruise ship traffic in the port of Livorno in 2017

733,012 potential cruise passengers in port this year

46,831 cruise ship crew and staff members in port this year

11,674 potential passengers on busiest day (22nd September)

4,370 is the greatest maximum passenger capacity among the ships calling in Livorno this year -  the Independence of the Seas (Royal Caribbean, calling in Livorno 4 times in 2017 (on 10th June 5th August, 9th September and 7th October), followed by the Norwegian Epic with a capacity of 4100 passengers

2002 average daily potential passengers

357 total calls by cruise ships

171 days in 2017 with no ships calling

69 different cruise ships calling

50 is the smallest passenger capacity among the cruise ships calling at the port of Livorno in 2017 - the Arethusa (Grand Circle Cruise Line), calling 16 times (on 8th & 22nd Apr, 6th & 20th May, 3rd & 17th Jun, 1st, 15th & 29th Jul, 12th & 26th Aug, 9th & 23rd Sep, 7th & 21st Oct, and 4th Nov.

45 calls by one cruise operator (Norwegian Cruise Line)

31 is the greatest amount of times one cruise ship will be calling in Livorno - the Sovereign (Pullmantur), followed by the Norwegian Epic (28 times) and the Aida Perla (26 times)

28 different cruise operators 

27 cruise ships will be calling in Livorno just once this year: Aida Aura (15th May), Aida Blu (10th Sep), Albatros (14th Apr), Astoria (18th Oct), Azura (15th Jul), Berlin (9th Apr), Black Watch (17th Aug), Celebrity Eclipse (9th Sep), Freedom of the Seas (21st Jun), Le Lyrial (5th Oct), Le Ponant (15th May), MSC Orchestra (16th Dec), Norwegian Joy (15th May), Oceana (8th May), Prinsendam (1st April), Rhapsody of the Seas (3rd Nov), Rotterdam (16th Apr), Saga Pearl II (21st Jun), Saga Sapphire (28th May), Silver Cloud (17th May), Silver Whisper (5th May), Star Breeze (24th Jun), Thomson Dream (31st Oct), Veendam (9th Nov), Viking Sea (5th Jan), Viking Sky (9th Mar), Vision of the Seas (25th Apr).

6 ships at the same time will be calling on 2 dates in 201715 May: Aida Aura, Brilliance of the Seas (Royal Caribbean), Le Ponant (Ponant), Norwegian Joy, Seabourn Encore (Seabourn Cruise Line), Silver Wind (Silversea) (potential of 8,470 cruise passengers) and 22nd September: MSC Armonia, Navigator of the Seas (Royal Caribbean), Norwegian Spirit, Riviera (Oceania Cruises), Seabourn Encore, Thomson Majesty (Thomson Cruises) (potential of 11,674 cruise passengers)

6 is also the highest number of ships from one cruise operator calling in Livorno in 2017 (Royal Caribbean)

First cruise ship in port: Viking Sea on 5th January

Last cruise ship in port: Aida Perla on 26th December

AUGUST is the busiest month both in terms of maximum potential cruise passengers (116,723) and the number of calls (52)

FEBRUARY was the quietest month with only 3 calls and a maximum potential number of 3,878 passengers

Compared with 2016 (when a total of  nearly 808,000 passengers was handled and 403 calls were made*) it would seem that there will be fewer cruise passengers and fewer cruise ship calls in Livorno in 2017.

*figures referring to 2016 taken from the Risposte Turismo report for 2016

Note: the details reported here about cruise ship arrivals are based on the calendar published by Porto di Livorno 2000 on their website. 

Potential passenger numbers are based on the maximum passenger capacity of each ship according to and/or the cruise company websites.