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The arrival of cruise ships and megayachts continues to grow in the city of Seville. The Silver Shadow ship arrives in Seville.

The arrival of cruise ships and megayachts continues to grow in the city of Seville. The Silver Shadow ship arrives in Seville.

The arrival of cruise ships and megayachts continues to grow in the city of Seville. The Silver Shadow ship arrives in Seville.

Progressively, normality has been resuming in the cruise and megayacht industry. Moreover, Seville has seen a significant increase in cruise ships and megayachts arrivals in recent months. This news is undoubtedly very relevant for tourism and the economy of the capital of Andalusia, in general.

In this post, we share with you photos of the ship “Silver Shadow” that visited Seville last Sunday, November 7, at around 9:30 am. The vessel can accommodate 388 cruise passengers and 302 crew members.

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Lamaignere Shipping acting as shipping agents for the ship´s tenders at the SailGP competition, in Cadiz.

Lamaignere Shipping acting as shipping agents for the ship´s tenders at the SailGP competition, in Cadiz.

Andalusia, and more specifically Cadiz, was honored to be designated as the location for the SailGP´s second season´s final European race. The event took place on Saturday October 9th and Sunday October 10th and it was indeed spectacular.

Lamaignere Shipping was the shipping agent that was responsible for the ship´tenders at the competition. The main role of these boats was to move spectators closer to the race´s front line for a better view of the action.

Below, we share some great photos about this boats:

 

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The Swedish training ship Galan´s stopover at the port of Cadiz

The Swedish training ship Galan´s stopover at the port of Cadiz

Lamaignere Shipping’s acitivities at Andalusia’s main ports continues to be strong. On this occasion, we share with you various photos of the stopover of the Swedish training Ship ‘Galan’ at the port of the city of Cadiz, which took place between September 19 to the 21.

We are delighted that our clients continue to trust us!

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Lamaignere Shipping initiated collaboration with the Port of Seville to increase the visits of mega yachts and cruises

Lamaignere Shipping initiated collaboration with the Port of Seville to increase the visits of mega yachts and cruises

Lamaignere Shipping initiated collaboration with the port of Seville to increase the visits of mega yachts and cruises at the port by the reinitiation of the Belle de Cadix trips and welcoming the arrival of the Kaos megayacht.

The first week of September is beginning with great news for the cruise ship traffic in Andalusia. For starters, last Saturday September 4, the ‘Belle de Cadix‘ of the Croisierupe company, which is based in the Port of Seville, made its first stopover in Seville and which will later make stops in the Ports of Huelva and Cádiz before returning to Seville again on Tuesday, September 7.  Also, next Wednesday September 8, we will be receiving at the Seville port the megayacht ‘Kaos’, a luxury boat of 110 meters in length, valued at almost 300 million euros.

At Lamaignere Shipping we believe that these activities will serve as a great boosters for the high-end cruise and megayacht sector in Andalusia and will gradually help us reach pre-pandemic levels.

We also would like to thank the Diario de Huelva for mentioning Lamaignere Shipping as the consignees with regards to this news, and the Port of Huelva for their enthusiasm and collaboration on this project.








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Lamaignere Shipping coordinates the operations of “Sea Dream”, a megayacht, in Cadiz

Lamaignere Shipping coordinates the operations of “Sea Dream”, a megayacht, in Cadiz

We have some great news to share, for this week of August 23rd. Lamaignere Shipping received in Cadiz, one of the two famous megayachts operating under the name “Sea Dream Yacht Club”. The Sea Dream megayachts provide exclusive services and are well-known within the yacht and nautical world.

The Sea Dream Luxury Yachts provide yacht charter experiences in the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and other areas in the world.  We are fortunate to have the opportunity to coordinate some of the vessels port and crew services while this megayacht is docked in Cadiz.

 

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Andalusia, a region with fantastic weather conditions for yachting

Andalusia, a region with fantastic weather conditions for yachting

Andalusia is the largest region of Spain and it is located in the south of the country. Therefore, when we talk about the weather conditions in Andalusia we are referring to a region that has a predominantly Mediterranean climate. However because of its great extensiveness, it’s temperatures and conditions will vary depending on the area, altitude and latitude. Regardless, the Mediterranean climate has, by definition, many hours of sunshine, warm temperatures in the summer and mild weather in the winter.

Why are the weather conditions at the Andalusian coast ideal for yachting?

The Andalusian coast, from Huelva to Tarifa, in Cadiz, feature an Oceanic Mediterranean climate and from Tarifa to the western-most edge of Almeria, which include both the coasts of Malaga and Granada, a Tropical Mediterranean climate. Both of these weather climates boast temperatures that are conducive to yachting and yacht tourism, year-round. In fact, the average temperature, for both Malaga and the costa del Sol is approximately 18 degrees Celsius making it ideal for tourism in any season.

Another great attraction of this region, to both foreign and national tourists alike, is the fact that this region receives many hours of sunshine per day, throughout the year, and unlikely to receive rain for days on end.
For your convenience, as visitors to our website, we have included this weather channel link for you to use to check the weather conditions in any part of Andalusia.
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Information about Puerto Sherry: a luxury port with the best sunsets in Andalusia

Information about Puerto Sherry: a luxury port with the best sunsets in Andalusia

In Andalusia, it is likely for people to talk about Puerto Sherry. Why? Simple! Puerto Sherry is as an ideal zone for yachts and entertainment services, and as well as it is an exclusive zone with hotels and apartments. It also sits in a strategic position for visiting Gibraltar. And its perfect location, relative to Cadiz, natural areas, and beautiful landscapes, is attracting, an increasing number of nautical tourists, each year, especially during the summer.

Furthermore, Puerto Sherry has a wide range of services for visitors. For this reason, many nautical championships are being organized here throughout the year: including the Super Series Royal Cup, the World Sailing Championship, etc.

Where is Puerto Sherry located?

Puerto Sherry is situated in Puerto de Santa Maria; a small village close to Cadiz. It has a fantastic climate, with more than 300 days of sun and an average temperatures of about 20 degree Celsius, year round.

For more information about Puerto Sherry, you can visit this website.

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Main Tourist areas in the Costa de la Luz: Our recommendations for your yacht visit.

Main Tourist areas in the Costa de la Luz: Our recommendations for your yacht visit.

The costa de la luz is one of the most beautiful and attractive areas for visitors, both locals and foreigners, who want to spend time in the Southern coasts of Spain.  It extends from the mouth of the Guadalquivir river to Tarifa. It looks onto the Atlantic Ocean and has a rich history dating back from the 12 Century B.C.

The area offers a wide range of services for tourists   including entertainment, golfing, marinas, sports programs, etc… thus alluring many tourists, especially in summer, want to spend a few days in the provinces of Huelva and Cádiz.

Here we share the names of some of the main towns that are of interest for tourists and visitors, and are ideal for coordinating routes and activities if you come with your yacht.

In Huelva: Isla Canela, Islantilla, Cartaya, El Rompido, El Portil, Punta Umbría, Mazagón and Huelva.

In Cádiz: El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Chiclana de la Frontera, Conil de la Frontera, Barbate, Vejer de la Frontera and Tarifa.

Many of the beaches in this area have dunes, fine sand and crystal clear water that give this area an incredible landscape. In addition, this area has natural area; the most important of which is the Doñana National Park. In fact, it is the most important Biological Reserve in Spain.

Lamaignere Shipping coordinates numerous yachts services in Andalusia allowing customers to plan more than one stop in the various ports including Puerto Sherry, Huelva or Cádiz.

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The best things to do in Cadiz, in the summer

The best things to do in Cadiz, in the summer

Cadiz is a beautiful Andalusian city located in the south of Spain, which we recommend that you visit, at least once in your life. It is a place where many yacht captains choose to stop at and visit because it has great gastronomy, entertainment and port infrastructure.  In this post, we list some of the best things to do in Cadiz, in the summer.

1- Enjoy a sunset on the beach of La Caleta

A 450-meter beach where boats can dock. It has a great views at sunset.

2- Visit the Cathedral

The mixture of barroque and neoclassical architectural styles make this cathedral a worthwhile site to see, even though it may not be one of the largest in Spain.

3- Torre Tavira

Another interesting place in Cádiz and where you can enjoy great views of the city, is the tower of Tavira.  It is one of the highest points in the city and offers spectacular views.

4- The fortress of Santa Catalina

Very close to the Caleta beach, the castle of Santa Catalina was built in the 16th century and has a beautiful panoramic view of the beach and the coast. It can be accessed for free.

5- Stroll through the neighborhood of La Viña

Known as “the heart of Cádiz”, this was the old fishing area. It has narrow streets, many restaurant/bars to enjoy a meal and to discover its special nooks and crannies.

Lamaignere Shipping has its own office in Cádiz, from which it coordinates the activities of many yachts and megayachts that arrive into this area of Spain.

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Costa del Sol: what is the origin of the name? Where is located?

Costa del Sol: what is the origin of the name? Where is located?

The “Costa del Sol“ is one of the most popular tourist destination in Spain. Approximately 35% of all tourists to this country choose to visit the Costa del Sol coastal area. But how did this area get its name?

The concept of Costa del Sol was coined by Rodolfo Lussning in 1928, owner of a hotel in Almeria, as a part of a promotional campaign presented in the newspaper ¨La Cronica Meridional¨. The goal of the campaign was to attract new foreign tourists to the 1929 expositions in Seville and Barcelona. The name was not adopted, as a mainstream concept and/or used in the different communication media, until 1947.

Where is Costa del Sol located?

Today, the Costa del Sol zone stretches along 185km of the coast of Malaga starting at the municipality of La Linea de la Conception all the way to Nerja; although sometimes some municipalities of the coast of Granada up until Motril may also be included.

Costa del Golf

Another coined name for the Costa del Sol is Costa del Golf. This name was given to this area owing to the high number of golf courses found in the region. In fact, Andalusia takes first place, in all of Spain and Europe, for the number of golf courses it has. Therefore it is a fantastic zone and an ideal place to do this sport if you decide to visit Andalusia by yacht.

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