Thursday, April 23, 2009

Seattle Opens New Cruise Terminal

The Port of Seattle opened the new Smith Cove Cruise Terminal at Pier 91 today. The new facility has two 1,200-foot berths and will replace the temporary facilty at Pier 30 which will return to cargo use. The first ship to arrive will be Holland America's Amsterdam, which will turnaround there on Friday (April 24, 2009).

The Smith Cove terminal will be used by Holland America, Princess and Royal Caribbean. Celebrity and Norwegian Cruise Line will continue to use the Bell Street Cruise Terminal at Pier 66.

Details were in the April 23 edition of Cruise News Daily.