Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Belfast Opens Irelands Longest Deep-Water Berth

Realizing that they were getting aced out of the cruise business as ships became bigger, Belfast spent £10m upgrading one of their deep-water berths to be 1,040 meters long, and the first ship to use it was Crown Princess this morning. It is estimated that the cruise industry brings about £15m annually to the local economy.

The BBC article also includes video.