Global Ports Holding is the world’s largest cruise port operator with an established presence in the Mediterranean, Atlantic and Asia-Pacific regions, including extensive commercial port operations in Turkey and Montenegro.
Global Ports Holding (GPH) was established in 2004 as an international port operator with a diversified portfolio of cruise and commercial ports. As an independent cruise port operator, the group holds a unique position in the cruise port landscape, positioning itself as the world’s leading cruise port brand, with an integrated platform of cruise ports serving cruise liners, ferries, yachts and mega-yachts. As the world’s sole cruise ports consolidator, GPH operates 14 ports in 8 countries and continues to grow steadily. GPH provides services for over 7.5 million passengers reaching a market share of 25% in the Mediterranean annually. The group also offers commercial port operations which specialize in container, bulk and general cargo handling.
A portfolio of award-winning ports and terminals allows GPH to transfer best practices to its subsidiaries. With a strong focus on operational excellence, enhanced security practices and customer-oriented services, GPH aims to contribute to the development of the cruise industry.
Global Ports Holding is 89.2% owned by Global Investment Holdings (GIH), listed on Borsa Istanbul (BIST) under the ticker “GLYHO.IS”. As of November 2015, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is in possession of the remaining 10.8% shares.