Six Cruise ships at Southampton
On Saturday the 16th July, an amazing SIX cruise ships will be docking at Southampton for the day. This is only the second time in 50 years* that six ships will be berthed all at once, and will be a "dress rehearsal" for next year when the entire seven-ship fleet of P&O Cruises arrives in one day to celebrate their 175th Anniversary on 3rd July.
The six ships in port on Saturday are:-
- Crown Princess, Princess Cruises
- Grand Princess, Princess Cruises
- Ventura, P&O Cruises
- Balmoral, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
- Celebrity Eclipse, Celebrity Cruises
- Artania, Phoenix Reisen
An estimated 65,000 passengers and crew will be disembarking and embarking the ships - lets hope everyone gets on the right ship!
Will you be embarking a ship in Southampton on Saturday? Had you realised the port’s going to be busy? We wish all the passengers a Bon Voyage!
*Thanks to Ben for the information!