Regent Seven Seas Navigator is the first cruise ship in 2+ years to arrive in Saint John (NB Canada)

   April 30, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

Cruise business restarted at the port of Saint John (New Brunswick Canada) at just after 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, with an overnight from the Regent Seven Seas Navigator ship.

Port Saint John NB has been getting ready with all levels of government/regional partners to welcome the cruise sector back after a 2-year hiatus. All Canadian ports have adopted a consistent set of procedures and protocols related to public safety, health, and illness prevention in the terminals.

The visit of Seven Seas Navigator kicked off a season that includes a total of 70 scheduled cruise calls between now and early November. 13 cruise lines will call Saint John this year and 87% of the visits are scheduled for September & October, the traditionally busy season for the region.

Port Saint John included the public in welcoming the first cruise ship back. Regent Seven Seas Navigator arrived at 9:20 p.m. on April 28 and a fireworks show was launched from Long Wharf shortly after the ship was secured at the berth. On Friday, April 29 there was also a tugboat water show in the harbor as the Regent Seven Seas ship departs at 1:45 p.m.

Seven Seas Navigator cruise ship

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

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