• #IAPH2023
  • 31 October – 2 November 2023 | Abu Dhabi, UAE

Simone Maraschi

Cruise Gate Hamburg and Chair Cruise Committee, International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH)

Managing Director

Simone Tommaso Maraschi was appointed Managing Director of Cruise Gate Hamburg on July 1st, 2020.

Simone started his career back in 1997 in the airline industry, first in sales and marketing with and later moved to terminal and airport operations. In 2005, Simone joined the Italian ferry Group Grimaldi/Grandi Navi Veloci and oversaw sales and marketing for the German speaking countries. In 2010, he moved to Sartori & Berger, one of Germany´s leading port agencies and cruise service providers where he was responsible for the operations for all German and Polish ports.

Simone is not only playing an active role in Hamburg´s cruise development as board member of the Cruise Cluster "Hamburg Cruise Net“ but also internationally as a Member of Cruise Europe Board, where he also chairs the Sustainability Committee.

Simone was born and raised in Milan, Italy.  

Sessions With Simone Maraschi

Tuesday, 31 October

  • 04:15pm - 05:00pm (GST) / 31/oct/2023 12:15 pm - 31/oct/2023 01:00 pm

    Sector Focus: Cruise

    The cruise sector has effectively rebooted following the industry standstill due to the pandemic. With a full recovery and an influx of new tonnage on the horizon to replace an ageing global fleet, this session will explore how ports can support cruise shipping in established and emerging locations in terms of emissions reductions, health and safety, local community outreach and digitalization.