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First Cruise Liner For 2015 And It’s Big

First Cruise Liner For 2015 And It’s Big
January 04
10:40 2015

Yesterday the Port of Suva received its first Cruise Liner for the year. The Voyager of the Sea arrived from the Port of Lautoka.

It was caring a total of 3801 passengers and 1108 crew members.

Shipping Agents, Carpenters Shipping, said, This is the largest liner that has berthed at the Port of Suva in the past year. It has the length of 311.12 metres by 47.4 metres in breadth.

“It is pleased it is able to bring this ship into Fiji as arrival of liners as such boosts our economy,

“Fiji’s ratings have increased and therefore in the past few years we have received various cruise liners, and this plays into our advantage and helps our economy.”

The Voyager of the Sea has two seasons, an Australian season which it is currently undertaking and a China Season.

The Australian Season cruises through four countries, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand and New
Caledonia.

Carpenters Shipping confirmed that in 2014 it brought a total of 7 Cruise Liners.

However, in 2015 it hopes to bring more Cruise liners.

“This year we have many calls for passenger liner, they are
increasing and want to change some other ships which are calling from 2014 they want to replace it with bigger ships therefore we can expect many passenger ships this year.”

The Voyager of the Sea left the Port of Suva yesterday afternoon to set sail to New Zealand.

She will be returning to the Port of Suva on January 17.

About the Voyager of the sea:

– 15 Decks
– 10 Pools and Whirlpools
– 14 Bars, Clubs and Lounges
– Built in 1999
– 137276 Gross Tonnage

Feedback: rachael.nath@fijisun.com.fj

 

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