Record Number of Cruise Ships to Dock in Albany

By ,   October 4, 2017 ,   Cruise Industry

A record number of cruise ships will dock in port of Albany this season, with Sea Princess due to arrive on Friday, October 6.

The 16 ships will bring a total of 17,000 cruisers to Albany for 2017-2018 season, with 3 more ships than 2016-2017 season to arrive in the cruise port.

Port of Albany

Sea Princess alone will bring nearly 2300 passengers to the port.

Travelers aboard these cruise ships will see a brand new entry experience designed by Southern Ports - a pavilion providing shelter from the weather.

According to Albany Mayor Dennis Wellington, the new arrival experience would ensure visitors' protection and had sense of occasion upon arrival.

There is a WWI memorial-themed voyage planned in January, and 3 ships - L’Austral, Crystal Symphony and Azamara Journey will visit Albany port for the first time. Sea Princess will be at Albany port from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday.