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Record-breaking cruise season reaches a climax

Lerwick Harbour’s record breaking cruise season came to a climax earlier this morning with the arrival of Grand Princess. At 108,806 gross tonnes, carrying 2,363 passengers and 1,058 crew, she is the largest cruise ship yet to visit the Shetland port.

Lerwick Harbour’s record breaking cruise season came to a climax earlier this morning with the arrival of Grand Princess

Grand Princess anchored in Brei WickAt 108,806 gross tonnes, carrying 2,363 passengers and 1,058 crew, she is the largest cruise ship yet to visit the Shetland port.

Anchored in Brei Wick passengers will be tendered ashore to the pontoon at Victoria Pier to enjoy some of Shetland’s many attractions. Grand Princess is scheduled to remain in port until 1700hrs when she will leave for Torshavn, Faroe, on a trans-Atlantic repositioning cruise.