Port Saint John Reveals Cruise Season 2017

By ,   January 25, 2017 ,   Cruise Industry

Port Saint John (NB Canada)'s 29th cruise season will get an early start with April 27 arrival of Holland America’s ms Veendam.

By the time the last ship casts off its lines on November 1, 66 ships will have visited, bringing with them approximately 144,000 passengers and 57,700 crew.

Cruise activity via Port Saint John represents a $25 million annual boost to New Brunswick’s economy.

Highlights of Cruise 2017:

  • 12 double cruise ship days (September 5, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 26 and October 5, 10, 16, 18, 19);
  • 4 triple cruise ship days (September 27 and October 4, 11, 17);
  • 1 inaugural call of Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Vision of the Seas;
  • 2 calls by Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Magic (September 30 and October 4); and
  • Anthem of the Seas, the largest cruise ship to call Port Saint John to date, will call again in 2017 on 4 occasions (September 5, September 19, October 5, and October 19).

Port Saint John is Canada’s third largest port by tonnage and has a diverse cargo base, including dry and liquid bulk, break bulk, containers, and cruise.