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Cruise Port Notes - New York
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Description New York City has two cruise ports, the Mathattan Cruise Terminal beside the Hudson River on the west side of Manhattan Island, and 6 miles to the south Brooklyn Cruise Terminal on the eastern side of Hudson Bay at the Red Hook coastline of Brooklyn. Also nearby is Cape Liberty Cruise Terminal, on the mainland coastline of the Bay, at Bayonne, New Jersey.

Manhattan Cruise Terminal
The Manhattan Cruise Terminal is situated next to West 44th through 52nd on the west side of Manhattan Island. The cruise port has three piers, 88, 90 and 92. A terminal building sits on each pier.  Terminal services include rest rooms, VIP areas, newsstands, snackbars, customs and immigration, seating areas and check-in areas.  A parking area is positioned on the roof of each of the cruise terminals. Manhattan Cruise Terminal is primarily used by Holland America, Carnival and Norwegian Cruise Line ships.

Brooklyn Cruise Terminal
Positioned opposite Governors Island in Red Hook, the Brooklyn cruise terminal is a purpose-built facility by pier 12. Thanks to its previous use as a trade port, the terminal has a commercial docks feel. The terminal offers food vending machines, customs, immigration, check-in desks and restrooms.   There is an adjacent parking area with a capacity of 500 cars. Brooklyn Cruise Terminal hosts Cunard and Princess Cruises ships.

Bayonne Cruise Terminal
Cape Liberty cruise terminal is situated at the Peninsula in Upper Bay.  Originally the Bayonne Navy base, the cruise terminal was began operations in 2004. The terminal offers a snackbar, customs, check-in, immigration and restrooms.   The cruise terminal is more than half-a-mile from the dock, so passengers are taken by buses from the cruise terminal building to the ship. By the cruise quay is the  9/11 Tear Drop Memorial. Easily accessible car parking is located adjacent to the terminal building. Cape Liberty Cruise Terminal is used by Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises ships.

Pier Lengths
Manhattan Cruise Terminal:  5 quays at piers 88, 90 and 92, lengths 1040’, depth 36’. 
Brooklyn Cruise Terminal: 1 quay, pier 12,  length 880ft, depth 34’.
Bayonne Cruise Terminal: 1 cruise ship berth, 900ft length.

Cruise Ship Departures Per Year 200

Port Authority
Manhattan and Brooklyn Cruise Terminals  New York City Economic Development Corporation 

Latitude/Longitude 40.69/-74.02

Cruise Calendar Cruises from New York

Cruise Terminal Map New York Cruise Port Map

Current Marine Traffic New York Marine Traffic

Pilots
Manhattan and Brooklyn Cruise Terminals Sandy Hook Pilots

Online Chart 12335

Country USA

Currency USD

Timezone EST


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