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Island ready to welcome first cruise ship of the season

Picture Credit: Hurtigruten

120 passengers and 80 crew onboard Spitsbergen

The first cruise ship of 2024 will berth in Douglas this morning (3 April).

The Spitsbergen is operated by the Hurtigruten Line and is expected to be carrying around 200 people.

The ship will arrive from Belfast and berth alongside Victoria Pier - it will stay until 6pm when she will depart for Dublin. 

It’s the first of 44 vessels which are due to visit the Island this season.

John Moss has this report:

 

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