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Cruise ship cancellations hit Guernsey harbour

The Costa Mediterranea is one of the cruise ships still expected to call into St Peter Port this season. Credit: PA Images

Another cruise liner has cancelled its visit to Guernsey today due to poor weather conditions.

There have been nine cancellations so far this year, with seven due to weather and two because of itinerary changes. Only one cruise liner has managed to visit the island in 2018.

Despite this Guernsey Harbours are still expecting a busy season. Over 90 ships are scheduled to call into St Peter Port, including Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas and Costa Mediterranea which carry more than 2,500 passengers on each vessel.

Unfortunately this cannot be helped and is beyond anyone’s control. This is of course disappointing, however we are looking forward to a positive season, with over 90 ships scheduled to call into St Peter Port in 2018.

We will also be welcoming Princess Cruises’ Sapphire Princess on two visits for the first time and her sister, the flagship, Royal Princess back to Guernsey for an amazing 11 visits, accounting for over 40,000 passengers between them.

– Visit Guernsey