#dlharbour – Dun Laoghaire Harbour will receive its first cruise ship of the season at 6am tomorrow (Tuesday, 12th May) with the arrival of the Royal Princess voyaing up from Cork Harbour. It will remain in the Harbour for 12 hours before departing.
The Royal Princess was launched in 2013 and has a cruise / staff capacity of over 5,000 people. It is a new generation cruise ship and has the following dimensions:
Length: 1,083 feet
Height: 217 feet
Last week the Dunlaoghaire Cruise Stakeholder Group – comprising the Harbour Company, Council and business stakeholders – launched a welcome programme which will be staged each day of a cruise call. The programme is aimed at increasing visitor interest in Dun Laoghaire and the wider hinterland.