Sasebo Cruise Terminal

Sasebo Cruise TerminalNagasaki Prefecture, Japan

Sasebo Cruise Port, a terminal that serves as a gateway to Japan’s treasures, is thoughtfully designed to celebrate Sasebo’s rich culture, building traditions, and scenic landscapes. Spanning 50,000 sf, the terminal harmoniously blends with the surrounding mountains and quaint fishing villages. As a warm welcome center to Sasebo, this visionary port-of-call terminal ensures an enjoyable experience for passengers, visitors, and staff. Its clean and spacious interior layout optimizes passenger flow, featuring CIQ areas, offices, waiting zones, support facilities, and retail spaces. Efficient embarkation and disembarkation flows and convenient vehicular access enhance passenger comfort. The adjacent outdoor plaza hosts vibrant public events, creating a memorable arrival experience.

Project Details
  • Year: 2020
  • Location: Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
  • Status: Complete
  • Client: Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Size: 50,000 SF
  • Team: Claudia Busch, Gustavo Berenblum, Renate Paris, Rafael Rama, Soufaine Benbrahim
  • Image Credits: BBA
BBAMiami - Sasebo Cruise Terminal Model exploring the shell, roof clearstory and structural support system
BBAMiami - Sasebo Cruise Terminal
BBAMiami - Sasebo Cruise Terminal
BBAMiami - Sasebo Cruise Terminal

Sasebo Cruise Terminal is a new Gateway to Japan, welcoming thousands of guests each year that are eager to discover the treasures that await them.

BBAMiami - Sasebo Cruise Terminal