Comments for: First of 59 summer cruise ships to arrive in Portland on Friday

Posted June 01, 2012, at 5:36 a.m.

PORTLAND | Portland’s cruise ship season is kicking off with a visit from the first of 59 ships scheduled to visit the port this year. The Independence, a 215-foot ship owned by American Cruise Line, arrives Friday evening with 98 passengers. It departs Saturday for Boothbay Harbor on the …

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