Cruise ship season arrives in Portland

Posted July 29, 2009, at 10:14 a.m.
Last modified Jan. 30, 2011, at 12:01 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — The summer weather finally arrived this week in Maine, just in time for the opening of the cruise ship season in Portland Harbor.

On Wednesday and Thursday, the American Glory and the Grande Caribe will make ports of call to officially kick off the 2009 cruise ship season for Portland.

All told, 45 ships carrying a record-setting 69,892 passengers are expected to visit Portland from July to October. The Grandeur of the Seas, the first large cruise ship to visit this year, will berth at the Maine State Pier on Aug. 15 and drop off some of its 1,950 passengers.

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