Tuesday, 6 May 2014

VOYAGER OF DISCOVERY COMES TO PORT OF TYNE

The Port of Tyne welcomed the first cruise call of the season today when the Voyager sailed in to the region as part of its National Treasures of the British Isles cruise. The 153m long Voyager arrived at 7am this morning from Portsmouth.
The 560 passengers will spend the day exploring; Hadrian’s Wall, Lindisfarne, the Farne Islands, Cragside, Blanchland and Durham City Cathedral and Castle, amongst other treasures of the North East.

The Port of Tyne’s passenger terminal is well equipped to handle a wide variety of cruise calls and able to accommodate around 95% of the world’s cruise ships at its purpose built cruise berth, Northumbrian Quay in North Shields.

To find out more about the 31 cruise calls this year and plan a cruise please visit the Port of Tyne website www.portoftyne.co.uk

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