The Warnemunder Cruise Center was officially opened on May 1, 2005 and can accommodate passenger change-overs of up to 2.500 people per day.
The two-story steel and glass terminal building possesses a total area of 3.191 square meters. The ground floor comprises the 1.628 square meters hall and the additional 653 square meters multifunction and clearance rooms are used for customs and by the Federal Police.
For reasons of flood protection, the technical rooms are located on the first floor of the building which encompasses 560 square meters. A furnished waiting area of 350 square meters is located on the gallery floor of the building which can be accessed form the large capacity hall on the ground floor and provides 250 seats.
Around 1.500 cubic meters of concrete, 200 piles for the foundation, 200 tonnes of steel and 1.500 square meters of glass are used in the construction of the cruise ship terminal. The costs for the construction of the Warnemünde Cruise Center amounted to 5.5 million Euros.