Klik venligst
danmarks-rederiforening.gif

Cruise season in Skagen is cut short

Cruise season in Skagen is cut short

28-09-2018 10:00:00


The Port of Skagen has experienced the best cruise season in its history, but it has been cut short. This last cruise ship arrival of the season should have occurred on Sunday, where Viking Sky from shipping company Viking Cruises was going to visit the harbour. Unfortunately, the shipping company has canceled its stop in Skagen due to the weather forecast promising strong winds.

Instead, the ship will attempt to stop at the Port of Aalborg. The cruise ship also had to cancel stops in numerous harbours last week because of heavy winds. The Port of Skagen is not the only one affected by the early autumn storms.

Thus, the cruise season will end today, as the smaller cruise ship Northern Star arrives at dock 14.

The Port of Skagen’s cruise season for 2019 already starts on April 2, where Viking Sky will make an arrival. There are currently 40 ships of ships registered with a total of 69,000 passengers next year. Thus, the season might end up setting a new record season for Denmark's northernmost cruise ship harbour.

Approximately 69.000 international guests spread over 43 cruise arrivals have made it to Skagen during this years cruise season that began on May 3. That’s 27.000 guests more than last year, and double the number of guests in 2016.

Maritime Danmark


Klik venligst

< Front page

Copyright © Maritime Denmark



Breaking News

- Four can bid on Skagen’s expansion project
- Wind turbines in the Port of Aarhus
- Danske Havne happy with new finance act
- Port donates art to Bornholm Hospital
- Theme day about workenvironment in ports
- Danish Industry criticizes port decision
- Koldings port director shocked by decision
- Danish ports among the most effective
- Hirtshals installs new wave recoarder
- Nakskov Port continues to grow
- Strandby hires Harbourmaster
- Ice tax increases by 25 percent in 2019


Todays Top 5



This weeks Top 10

Klik venligst
Klik venligst
Klik venligst