Portland sees the busiest weekend for Labour Day

Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

1250505_582443-FullSizeRFor the Labour Day weekend, the visitors flocked to the Portland for the cruise ships and breaking the records of having the busiest cruise record.

 

 

The visitors to Portland’s Old Port having back-to-back mega cruisers in port as Portland kicked off the busiest part of the cruise ship season.

 

 

On Monday, the Carnival Sunshine was at Ocean Gateway with its 3,000 passengers. On Sunday it was the Anthem of the Seas at berth, one of the largest ships in the cruise industry with almost 5,000 passengers aboard.

 

 

 

The cruise ship season of Portland is in full swing with leaf-peeper season around the corner, and there will be nearly daily cruise ships in port over the next two months.

 

 

 

Maine is on high track to have a record season for cruise ships this year, with 423 ships expected, 62 more than in 2016.

 

 

In Portland,  there are 103 cruise ships which are scheduled, compared to 77 ships last year.

 

 

The cruise ship visits to Maine have almost tripled since 2003. It was from 151 ships to 410 scheduled in 2017.

 

 

 

Portland and Bar Harbor are the most important destinations for the ships, are considering pier expansions to bring in bigger ships and more passengers.

 

 

 

The cruiser of the Carnival Cruise will return to Portland around three more times in the month of September as it takes regular seven-day New England cruises from New York to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

 

 

 

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