New Bedford (Massachusetts)

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Region
East Coast USA and Canada New England

Locode
USNBD

Coordinates
41.63892 N, -70.92466 W

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New Bedford is a city located in Bristol County, Massachusetts, US. In 2010, the city had a total population of 95,070 making it the 6th-largest in Massachusetts. Its total area is 62.5 km2 (24.1 ml2).

The nickname of New Bedford is "The Whaling City" - during the 19th century, it was one of the world's major, if not the most important, whaling ports, along with Nantucket, MA and New London, Connecticut. Along with Taunton and Fall River, the city make up the 3 biggest cities in Massachusetts' South Coast region. The Greater Providence-Fall River-New Bedford area shelters the largest Portuguese-American community in the US.

The Port of New Bedford currently serves as a break-bulk handler of perishable items, such as fruit and fish. It also handles other cargo. Several private and one public marinas provide limited temporary dockage for recreational boats. The port has been the top United States' fishing port in terms of dollar value of catch since 2005.

At least 3 private ferry services originate at the city of New Bedford. Seastreak has been offering fast catamaran ferry service between Martha's Vineyard and New Bedford since 2010. The Cuttyhunk Ferry Company provides scheduled ferry services to the island of Cuttyhunk. Ferry service out of New Bedford dates back to May 1818, when The Eagle steamboat carried 600 passengers across Nantucket Sound.


Highlights: New Bedford Whaling Museum

The New Bedford cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near New Bedford, Massachusetts.

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Port New Bedford cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from New Bedford, Massachusetts. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

Day Ships in port
Tuesday
16 May, 2017
MS Independence(arriving at 16 May - departing at 16 May)
Monday
22 May, 2017
MS Independence(arriving at 22 May - departing at 22 May)