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The Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal is the latest terminal in Penang Port, which began in 2010 after a major rebuild. It has a main berth that is 820 metres in length with a water depth of 12m, capable of handling the largest cruise vessels in the world. It also has two inner berths; north and south. The north inner berth is 248m in length (maximum size of 160m ship) with a depth of 6.5m, while the south inner berth is 219m in length (maximum size of 100m ship) with a depth of 5.5m. Both these inner berths are used for smaller passenger vessels.

2022 saw Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal handling nearly 1.2 million passengers. The bulk of this traffic came from the popular “Cruise to Nowhere” which is offered by cruise operators such as Summit Agencies M/V Aegean Paradise which is also the anchor tenant at Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal. Nearly 64% of the passenger traffic came from the “Cruise to Nowhere”. Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal also caters for transit vessel handling on a shore excursion with 2 Oasis class vessels; from Royal Caribbean and Resort World respectively -- which garners about 11,000 passengers at any given time.


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