Its snowing today, but in another sure sign of spring, the First Cruise ship of the season arrived at pier 22 today. Amadea Tied up at 7:30am. Built in 1991, She is owned by V-ships Leisure, Cruises for Phoenex Reisen.
She is on a 138 Day round the world itinerary, having depared Nice France December 20, 2014. She proceeded through the medertainian to the Suez Canal, Through Indonesia, Down to Malaysia, New Zealand, South America, Through the Panama Canal, and now working her way up the coast.
She arrived from Boston, and will stop in Sydney tomorrow, Sailing for St John’s NL, then over to Europe, ending in Hamburg May 7.
Regal Princess was to be the first cruise ship of the year on the 19th, However her itinerary was changed due to Enroute weather. This appears to have been a repositioning cruise, from Fort Lauderdale to Europe, where she will sail an 11 Day Scandinavia & Russia route.