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We understand that the introduction of a new home port by Princess is a rare occasion, and we are very proud to be a part of their growth strategy,'' the Galveston port director, Steven M.
Being a port of call is not as glamorous as being a home port.
If a clock could show precisely the moment of noon at a ship's home port and sightings of the sun were employed at sea to determine the local noon, differences between the two could be employed to determine degrees east or west, roughly by calculating how many time zones the ship had passed through.
He said it would be the first time large cruise ships with capacity to carry more than 1000 passengers have used Adelaide to home port.
Our studies show that 30 percent of cruise passengers return to the home port for longer stay and we look forward to welcoming these new arrivals back time and again.
The liner -- the first to home port in the UAE capital -- arrives on her maiden journey to Abu Dhabi from Genoa, Italy with a complement of 2,400 passengers and crew on board.
In 1990, VS-29 joined CVW-11 and Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), accompanying the carrier around Cape Horn for a move to her new home port on the West Coast.
The ship, around the same size as the Tuxedo Princess which is docked by the Tyne Bridge, has had Newcastle registered as its home port - believed to make it the first ocean-going commercial vessel to do so.
HUNDREDS of people braved the wind and rain yesterday to welcome the world's biggest and most expensive cruise liner, the Queen Mary 2,as it arrived at its new home port of Southampton.
The two ships will be joined by the 3,950-ton destroyer Sawakaze, which will leave its home port in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture on Wednesday.
The world's largest cruise ship, "Voyager of the Seas", made its inaugural call to the northeastern Jamaica resort town of Ocho Rios on its maiden voyage from its home port in Miami, Florida, bringing over 4,000 passengers and crew, reports CANA (November 26, 1999).
After reaching their destinations and loading cargo, freighters pump the water back out--along with any marine life sucked up into the tanks at the home port.