Roseau Dominica is the country's capital, largest city and main seaport. The city is part of Saint George parish and is surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, Roseau River and Morne Bruce. Roseau has population around 17,000 and is the oldest settlement on Dominica island.
The city is located on the island's western coast and features a combination of contemporary and colonial French architecture. It is also Dominica's main port for foreign shipping trade, with exports including Bay Tree essential oil, vegetables, fruits (bananas, oranges, grapefruit), cocoa. The country's economy is also dependent on tourism and the service sector.
Roseau ferry terminal serves a regularly scheduled service that directly links Port Roseau with Pointe-a-Pitre Guadeloupe (to the north), Castries Saint Lucia and Fort-de-France Martinique (both to the south).
In September 2017, Dominica suffered severe damages caused by Hurricane Maria. Before the hurricane, the island had scheduled 219 cruise ship calls (season 2017-2018). Following the disaster, calls were reduced to just 34, the first of which was on December 28 (Sea Cloud 2).
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Roseau cruise terminal
Cruise ships in Roseau Dominica dock at a dedicated pier ("Roseau Cruise Ship Berth") located near the downtown.
The adjacent to the cruise pier street has an outdoor market, shops and restaurants. At the cruise terminal are parked taxis, mini- and tour buses.
Port Roseau 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 Roseau, Dominica. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|Day||Ship||Arrival||Departure||Next Port of Call|
|8 April, 2018|
|Mein Schiff 3||07:00||19:00||Bridgetown, Barbados|
The Roseau 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 Roseau, Dominica.
If you lose the Roseau location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
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