According to Mayor Gosling, the reintroduction of “regular, multi-night cruise lines into both Hamilton ” would bring “immediate” improvements to the economy. He added he had first learned of a push for smaller cruise ships that offered a more intimate experience in early 2019.
Larger cruise ships have made St George their port of choice, but the port's 2021 schedule has booked 9 calls, while Hamilton has 4 and 4 visits are for both ports.
Seven Seas Navigator is Bermuda's first ship in 2021, scheduled to berth at Pennos Wharf (St George) on May 28.
Image: Port of Hamilton (Bermuda)
Bermuda had a total of 196 cruise ship calls scheduled in 2020 but just 4 ships visited the island before the lockdown. Bermuda's Marine and Ports schedule for 2021 shows 159 cruise ship berth bookings, starting with Carnival Pride (at King’s Wharf's Royal Naval Dockyard) on April 1.