Cruise Schedule

2018 Cruise Schedule

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Please Note: Dates / Times are as advised by the Cruise Lines and maybe subject to change at short notice. Belfast Harbour does not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy of any information contained within this schedule.

27
th
Apr
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Astoria
  • Length:
    160m
  • Draft:
    7.6m
  • Tonnes:
    16,144
  • Passengers:
    550
  • Crew:
    300
  • Berthing at:
    Pollock Dock

Originally built as a trans-Atlantic ship in 1948, Astoria is the world's second oldest active oceangoing passenger ship. The ships on-board facilities include a sauna and steam room, hairdressers, a health and beauty centre and a treatment room for facials and massages. Other on-board features include guest speakers and arts and crafts events.

Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

28
th
Apr
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Le Soleal
  • Length:
    142m
  • Draft:
    4.8m
  • Tonnes:
    10,992
  • Passengers:
    195
  • Crew:
    100
  • Berthing at:
    Pollock Dock

With just 195 passengers on board, Le Soleal, which will call with us twice this year, is one of the smallest ships visiting this year, and one of the most glamorous. The French luxury yacht first visited Belfast in 2015.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping.

1
st
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Celebrity
Eclipse
  • Length:
    317m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    121,878
  • Passengers:
    2850
  • Crew:
    1250
  • Berthing at:
    Stormont Wharf

Eclipse is visiting Belfast four times this year, as part of her cruise of Iceland & Ireland, which also features The Channel Islands, Cork and Akureyri, Isafjordur and Reykjavik in Iceland. Eclipse is one of the biggest ships to call into Belfast this year bringing more than 4,000 visitors each call.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

6
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Royal Princess
  • Length:
    330m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    139,000
  • Passengers:
    3600
  • Crew:
    1500
  • Berthing at:
    Stormont Wharf

The Royal Princess is scheduled to call in Belfast 12 times this season bringing more than 61,000 visitors to Belfast.  Built in 2013 and christened in Southampton by the Duchess of Cambridge, she has some stunning features such as the glass-floored seawalk, allowing guests to take in the views of below as they explore the ship.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

6
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Silversea
Silver Muse
  • Length:
    213m
  • Draft:
    6.7m
  • Tonnes:
    40,700
  • Passengers:
    596
  • Crew:
    411
  • Berthing at:
    Stormont Wharf

2018 is the first time Silver Muse will be visiting Belfast. Built in 2017, she has spent the winter in South America and the Caribbean. The brand new luxury ship has a variety of suites to accomodate their guests on-board and no less than eight dining venues. 

Shipping Agent: Doyle Shipping

9
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Mein Schiff 3
  • Length:
    293m
  • Draft:
    8.05m
  • Tonnes:
    99,526
  • Passengers:
    2500
  • Crew:
    1000
  • Berthing at:
    Stormont Wharf

This is the Mein Schiff 3’s first visit to Belfast. Its fleet members, Mein Schiff, Mein Schiff 2 and Mein Schiff 4 have all visited Belfast in previous years and they have a distinctive navy hull.

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

10
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Le Soleal
  • Length:
    142m
  • Draft:
    4.8m
  • Tonnes:
    10,992
  • Passengers:
    195
  • Crew:
    100
  • Berthing at:
    Stormont Wharf

With just 195 passengers on board, Le Soleal, which will call with us twice this year, is one of the smallest ships visiting this year, and one of the most glamorous. The French luxury yacht first visited Belfast in 2015.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping.

11
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Celebrity
Eclipse
  • Length:
    317m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    121,878
  • Passengers:
    2850
  • Crew:
    1250
  • Berthing at:
    Stormont Wharf

Eclipse is visiting Belfast four times this year, as part of her cruise of Iceland & Ireland, which also features The Channel Islands, Cork and Akureyri, Isafjordur and Reykjavik in Iceland. Eclipse is one of the biggest ships to call into Belfast this year bringing more than 4,000 visitors each call.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

11
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Grand Circle Cruise Line
Corinthian
  • Length:
    88m
  • Draft:
    4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,077
  • Passengers:
    98
  • Crew:
    70
  • Berthing at:
    Albert Quay

The M/V Corinthian is an ice-strengthened ocean-cruising vessel. She was built in 1990, refurbished in 2009 and acquired by Grand Circle Cruise Line in 2014. The Corinthian is our most frequent ship this season with a total of 13 calls bringing more than 2100 visitors to the City!

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

12
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Astoria
  • Length:
    160m
  • Draft:
    7.6m
  • Tonnes:
    16,144
  • Passengers:
    550
  • Crew:
    300
  • Berthing at:
    Pollock Dock

Originally built as a trans-Atlantic ship in 1948, Astoria is the world's second oldest active oceangoing passenger ship. The ships on-board facilities include a sauna and steam room, hairdressers, a health and beauty centre and a treatment room for facials and massages. Other on-board features include guest speakers and arts and crafts events.

Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

12
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Viking Sun
  • Length:
    228m
  • Draft:
    6.5m
  • Tonnes:
    47,842
  • Passengers:
    930
  • Crew:
    465
  • Berthing at:
    Stormont Wharf

This is the incredibly unique, Viking Sun’s first time in Belfast. On-board, you can find activities such as a Snow Grotto, salon, shops, a fitness centre and the Viking bar.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

13
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Phoenix Reisen
Albatros
  • Length:
    205m
  • Draft:
    7.5m
  • Tonnes:
    28,518
  • Passengers:
    812
  • Crew:
    450
  • Berthing at:
    Stormont Wharf

Albatros is a German cruise ship who celebrated her 40th year in service in 2013. She first visited Belfast Harbour 20 years ago in 1997.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping.

18
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Royal Princess
  • Length:
    330m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    139,000
  • Passengers:
    3600
  • Crew:
    1500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The Royal Princess is scheduled to call in Belfast 12 times this season bringing more than 61,000 visitors to Belfast.  Built in 2013 and christened in Southampton by the Duchess of Cambridge, she has some stunning features such as the glass-floored seawalk, allowing guests to take in the views of below as they explore the ship.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

19
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
AIDA Vita
  • Length:
    203m
  • Draft:
    6.3m
  • Tonnes:
    42,289
  • Passengers:
    1266
  • Crew:
    426
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

AIDAvita was built in 2002 by the German shipyard Aker MTW in Wismar. The uniquely designed ship can hold 1,266 guests and 426 crew.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping.

20
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Plantours Kreuzfahrten
Hamburg
  • Length:
    144m
  • Draft:
    5.15m
  • Tonnes:
    15,067
  • Passengers:
    423
  • Crew:
    200
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

MS Hamburg is a luxury cruise ship, built in 1997. Her relatively small size allows her to transit the Great Lakes in North America, where she cruised seasonally between 1997 and 2011. The German cruise ship was renovated in Belfast in 2015.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping.

20
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Astoria
  • Length:
    160m
  • Draft:
    7.6m
  • Tonnes:
    16,144
  • Passengers:
    550
  • Crew:
    300
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Originally built as a trans-Atlantic ship in 1948, Astoria is the world's second oldest active oceangoing passenger ship. The ships on-board facilities include a sauna and steam room, hairdressers, a health and beauty centre and a treatment room for facials and massages. Other on-board features include guest speakers and arts and crafts events.

Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

21
st
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Queen Victoria
  • Length:
    294m
  • Draft:
    7.9m
  • Tonnes:
    90,049
  • Passengers:
    2014
  • Crew:
    900
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

‘Fit for a Queen’, the ship will be visiting for the first time since in 2010. Welcoming over 2,000 visitors to Belfast, the experience on-board is said to be nothing less than regal.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

21
st
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Grand Circle Cruise Line
Corinthian
  • Length:
    88m
  • Draft:
    4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,077
  • Passengers:
    98
  • Crew:
    70
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The M/V Corinthian is an ice-strengthened ocean-cruising vessel. She was built in 1990, refurbished in 2009 and acquired by Grand Circle Cruise Line in 2014. The Corinthian is our most frequent ship this season with a total of 13 calls bringing more than 2100 visitors to the City!

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

22
nd
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Seabourn Quest
  • Length:
    198m
  • Draft:
    6.7m
  • Tonnes:
    32,477
  • Passengers:
    450
  • Crew:
    300
  • Berthing at:
    Pollock Dock

The luxury cruise liner provides passengers with a clean cut, stylish interior.  Known for its award winning dining experience, Seabourn Quest has a number of dining options on-board. 

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

23
rd
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Zuiderdam
  • Length:
    285m
  • Draft:
    7.8m
  • Tonnes:
    82,305
  • Passengers:
    1916
  • Crew:
    800
  • Berthing at:
    Stormont Wharf

The first ship in Holland America’s Vista-class series, Zuiderdam is famed for her artwork; which includes a Waterford Crystal Seahorse, a painting of Queen Beatrix by Andy Warhol and cast aluminium elevator doors inspired by the art deco work of the New York Chrysler Building. This will be the third year Zuiderdam has visited Belfast.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

24
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
HAPAG Lloyd
Hanseatic
  • Length:
    123m
  • Draft:
    6m
  • Tonnes:
    8,378
  • Passengers:
    184
  • Crew:
    125
  • Berthing at:
    Pollock Dock

The Hanseatic is an expedition ship which allows passengers to enjoy a unique stay on-board the world’s only five star expedition cruise. This will be the ship’s second visit to Belfast, previously visiting 10 years ago in 2008.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

29
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Royal Princess
  • Length:
    330m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    139,000
  • Passengers:
    3600
  • Crew:
    1500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The Royal Princess is scheduled to call in Belfast 12 times this season bringing more than 61,000 visitors to Belfast.  Built in 2013 and christened in Southampton by the Duchess of Cambridge, she has some stunning features such as the glass-floored seawalk, allowing guests to take in the views of below as they explore the ship.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

29
th
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Variety Cruises
Variety Voyager
  • Length:
    68m
  • Draft:
    3.5m
  • Tonnes:
    1,591
  • Passengers:
    72
  • Crew:
    32
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Built in 2012, this state of the art Mega Yacht guarantees its guests comfort and elegance. This will be the ship's first visit to Belfast.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

31
st
May
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Grand Circle Cruise Line
Corinthian
  • Length:
    88m
  • Draft:
    4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,077
  • Passengers:
    98
  • Crew:
    70
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The M/V Corinthian is an ice-strengthened ocean-cruising vessel. She was built in 1990, refurbished in 2009 and acquired by Grand Circle Cruise Line in 2014. The Corinthian is our most frequent ship this season with a total of 13 calls bringing more than 2100 visitors to the City!

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

3
rd
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Noble Caledonia
Island Sky
  • Length:
    90m
  • Draft:
    4.4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,200
  • Passengers:
    118
  • Crew:
    50
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This will be Island Sky’s 4th visit to Belfast. She underwent a significant multi-million pound refurbishment in May 2010 to make her one of the finest small ships in the world.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

5
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Regent Seven Seas
Seven Seas Explorer
  • Length:
    224m
  • Draft:
    7.15m
  • Tonnes:
    55,000
  • Passengers:
    750
  • Crew:
    542
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The elegant style, medium sized ship will be sailing to Belfast once this season. Among her four dining options is a new modern French restaurant, Chartreuse. 

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping.

6
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Phoenix Reisen
Artania
  • Length:
    231m
  • Draft:
    8m
  • Tonnes:
    44,656
  • Passengers:
    1260
  • Crew:
    521
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

German cruise ship Artania began life as the Royal Princess. She was transferred to the P&O fleet in April 2005 and renamed Artemis. In 2011 she was passed to Phoenix Reisen and renamed MV Artania.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping.

8
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Silversea
Silver Spirit
  • Length:
    196m
  • Draft:
    606m
  • Tonnes:
    3,600
  • Passengers:
    540
  • Crew:
    376
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This luxury cruise is the largest of the Silverseas fleet. Launched in 2009, this will be the ship's first visit to Belfast as part of Northern Europe and British Isles tour.

Shipping Agent: Doyle Shipping

8
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Variety Cruises
Variety Voyager
  • Length:
    68m
  • Draft:
    3.5m
  • Tonnes:
    1,591
  • Passengers:
    72
  • Crew:
    32
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Built in 2012, this state of the art Mega Yacht guarantees its guests comfort and elegance. This will be the ship's first visit to Belfast.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

10
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Grand Circle Cruise Line
Corinthian
  • Length:
    88m
  • Draft:
    4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,077
  • Passengers:
    98
  • Crew:
    70
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The M/V Corinthian is an ice-strengthened ocean-cruising vessel. She was built in 1990, refurbished in 2009 and acquired by Grand Circle Cruise Line in 2014. The Corinthian is our most frequent ship this season with a total of 13 calls bringing more than 2100 visitors to the City!

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

11
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Royal Princess
  • Length:
    330m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    139,000
  • Passengers:
    3600
  • Crew:
    1500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The Royal Princess is scheduled to call in Belfast 12 times this season bringing more than 61,000 visitors to Belfast.  Built in 2013 and christened in Southampton by the Duchess of Cambridge, she has some stunning features such as the glass-floored seawalk, allowing guests to take in the views of below as they explore the ship.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

13
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Mein Schiff 3
  • Length:
    293m
  • Draft:
    8.05m
  • Tonnes:
    99,526
  • Passengers:
    2500
  • Crew:
    1000
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This is the Mein Schiff 3’s first visit to Belfast. Its fleet members, Mein Schiff, Mein Schiff 2 and Mein Schiff 4 have all visited Belfast in previous years and they have a distinctive navy hull.

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

13
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
FTI Cruises
Berlin
  • Length:
    139m
  • Draft:
    5m
  • Tonnes:
    9,570
  • Passengers:
    412
  • Crew:
    200
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

German cruise ship Berlin is calling into Belfast as part of her tour of the British Isles. Berlin is a small classic cruise ship, with two restaurants, three bars and lounges, an outside pool, a fitness area, a sauna spa area and a large library. This is the ship's fourth visit to Belfast - she first called 21 years ago, in 1996. 

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

14
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Prestige
Nautica
  • Length:
    181m
  • Draft:
    5.95m
  • Tonnes:
    30,277
  • Passengers:
    824
  • Crew:
    386
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Originally built in 2000, Nautica recently had a multi-million pound transformation, making it as good as new! She features four unique, open-seating restaurants, a fitness centre and spa, eight lounges and bars, a casino and 342 lavish suites and luxurious first-class cabins.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

14
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Celebrity
Eclipse
  • Length:
    317m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    121,878
  • Passengers:
    2850
  • Crew:
    1250
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Eclipse is visiting Belfast four times this year, as part of her cruise of Iceland & Ireland, which also features The Channel Islands, Cork and Akureyri, Isafjordur and Reykjavik in Iceland. Eclipse is one of the biggest ships to call into Belfast this year bringing more than 4,000 visitors each call.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

16
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Phoenix Reisen
Deutschland
  • Length:
    175m
  • Draft:
    5.8m
  • Tonnes:
    22,496
  • Passengers:
    513
  • Crew:
    260
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This is the Deutschland’s first visit to Belfast since 2013. The German ship is said to be the Art Deco styled cruise ship that is famous in Germany as the setting for ‘Das Traumschiff’ (The Dream Ship) – a German TV series inspired by US show The Love Boat.

 

Shipping Agent: Doyle Shipping

18
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Oriana
  • Length:
    260m
  • Draft:
    7.9m
  • Tonnes:
    69,153
  • Passengers:
    1822
  • Crew:
    794
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Oriana is an exclusively for adults, mid-sized ship that elegantly combines classic design features with Art Deco touches. Oriana’s signature features are a Tiffany glass ceiling and a panoramic Crow’s Nest bar. This is the fourth year Belfast has been on MV Oriana’s itinerary- she first called in 2010, 2015 and twice in 2017.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

18
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Variety Cruises
Variety Voyager
  • Length:
    68m
  • Draft:
    3.5m
  • Tonnes:
    1,591
  • Passengers:
    72
  • Crew:
    32
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Built in 2012, this state of the art Mega Yacht guarantees its guests comfort and elegance. This will be the ship's first visit to Belfast.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

20
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Grand Circle Cruise Line
Corinthian
  • Length:
    88m
  • Draft:
    4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,077
  • Passengers:
    98
  • Crew:
    70
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The M/V Corinthian is an ice-strengthened ocean-cruising vessel. She was built in 1990, refurbished in 2009 and acquired by Grand Circle Cruise Line in 2014. The Corinthian is our most frequent ship this season with a total of 13 calls bringing more than 2100 visitors to the City!

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

22
nd
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Royal Princess
  • Length:
    330m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    139,000
  • Passengers:
    3600
  • Crew:
    1500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The Royal Princess is scheduled to call in Belfast 12 times this season bringing more than 61,000 visitors to Belfast.  Built in 2013 and christened in Southampton by the Duchess of Cambridge, she has some stunning features such as the glass-floored seawalk, allowing guests to take in the views of below as they explore the ship.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

24
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Prestige
Nautica
  • Length:
    181m
  • Draft:
    5.95m
  • Tonnes:
    30,277
  • Passengers:
    824
  • Crew:
    386
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Originally built in 2000, Nautica recently had a multi-million pound transformation, making it as good as new! She features four unique, open-seating restaurants, a fitness centre and spa, eight lounges and bars, a casino and 342 lavish suites and luxurious first-class cabins.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

24
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Columbus
  • Length:
    246m
  • Draft:
    8.15m
  • Tonnes:
    63,786
  • Passengers:
    1400
  • Crew:
    500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This is Columbus’ first visit to Belfast. Formerly P&O’s Pacific Pearl, CMV added her to its fleet this year and renamed her Columbus. The ship will undergo a significant refurbishment at the beginning of this year and when the ship launched in June 2017 it became the flagship of CMV’s fleet, and carrying 1,400 passengers.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

28
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Silversea
Silver Wind
  • Length:
    156m
  • Draft:
    4.5m
  • Tonnes:
    17,235
  • Passengers:
    294
  • Crew:
    208
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Silver Wind entered service in 1995 and is the second ship of her class, the first being her sister ship Silver Cloud, who has been in service since 1994. Silver Wind is calling into Belfast Harbour on her way back to Southampton from Iceland.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping

28
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart (25th Jun)
Company
Ship Name
Variety Cruises
Variety Voyager
  • Length:
    68m
  • Draft:
    3.5m
  • Tonnes:
    1,591
  • Passengers:
    72
  • Crew:
    32
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Built in 2012, this state of the art Mega Yacht guarantees its guests comfort and elegance. This will be the ship's first visit to Belfast.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

30
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Prestige
Nautica
  • Length:
    181m
  • Draft:
    5.95m
  • Tonnes:
    30,277
  • Passengers:
    824
  • Crew:
    386
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Originally built in 2000, Nautica recently had a multi-million pound transformation, making it as good as new! She features four unique, open-seating restaurants, a fitness centre and spa, eight lounges and bars, a casino and 342 lavish suites and luxurious first-class cabins.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

30
th
Jun
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Grand Circle Cruise Line
Corinthian
  • Length:
    88m
  • Draft:
    4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,077
  • Passengers:
    98
  • Crew:
    70
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The M/V Corinthian is an ice-strengthened ocean-cruising vessel. She was built in 1990, refurbished in 2009 and acquired by Grand Circle Cruise Line in 2014. The Corinthian is our most frequent ship this season with a total of 13 calls bringing more than 2100 visitors to the City!

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

5
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Royal Princess
  • Length:
    330m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    139,000
  • Passengers:
    3600
  • Crew:
    1500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The Royal Princess is scheduled to call in Belfast 12 times this season bringing more than 61,000 visitors to Belfast.  Built in 2013 and christened in Southampton by the Duchess of Cambridge, she has some stunning features such as the glass-floored seawalk, allowing guests to take in the views of below as they explore the ship.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

8
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Variety Cruises
Variety Voyager
  • Length:
    68m
  • Draft:
    3.5m
  • Tonnes:
    1,591
  • Passengers:
    72
  • Crew:
    32
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Built in 2012, this state of the art Mega Yacht guarantees its guests comfort and elegance. This will be the ship's first visit to Belfast.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

10
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart (11th Jul)
Company
Ship Name
Seabourn Quest
  • Length:
    198m
  • Draft:
    6.7m
  • Tonnes:
    32,477
  • Passengers:
    450
  • Crew:
    300
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The luxury cruise liner provides passengers with a clean cut, stylish interior.  Known for its award winning dining experience, Seabourn Quest has a number of dining options on-board. 

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

10
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Grand Circle Cruise Line
Corinthian
  • Length:
    88m
  • Draft:
    4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,077
  • Passengers:
    98
  • Crew:
    70
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The M/V Corinthian is an ice-strengthened ocean-cruising vessel. She was built in 1990, refurbished in 2009 and acquired by Grand Circle Cruise Line in 2014. The Corinthian is our most frequent ship this season with a total of 13 calls bringing more than 2100 visitors to the City!

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

11
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Azura
  • Length:
    290m
  • Draft:
    8.7m
  • Tonnes:
    115,055
  • Passengers:
    3096
  • Crew:
    1200
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

At 290m long Azura has plenty of room for activities on board. In total, the ship has eleven restaurants and eating areas, twelve bars and places to drink, four pools, a gym, two spas, an outdoor cinema, a theatre and two show lounges.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

13
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Mein Schiff 3
  • Length:
    293m
  • Draft:
    8.05m
  • Tonnes:
    99,526
  • Passengers:
    2500
  • Crew:
    1000
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This is the Mein Schiff 3’s first visit to Belfast. Its fleet members, Mein Schiff, Mein Schiff 2 and Mein Schiff 4 have all visited Belfast in previous years and they have a distinctive navy hull.

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

14
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Columbus
  • Length:
    246m
  • Draft:
    8.15m
  • Tonnes:
    63,786
  • Passengers:
    1400
  • Crew:
    500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This is Columbus’ first visit to Belfast. Formerly P&O’s Pacific Pearl, CMV added her to its fleet this year and renamed her Columbus. The ship will undergo a significant refurbishment at the beginning of this year and when the ship launched in June 2017 it became the flagship of CMV’s fleet, and carrying 1,400 passengers.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

15
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Phoenix Reisen
Amadea
  • Length:
    193m
  • Draft:
    6.7m
  • Tonnes:
    28,856
  • Passengers:
    604
  • Crew:
    292
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Of all cruise ships on the German market Amadea is unique as she provides an exceptional amount of individual space for every guest.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping.

16
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Azamara Journey
  • Length:
    181m
  • Draft:
    6m
  • Tonnes:
    30,277
  • Passengers:
    694
  • Crew:
    390
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Azamara Journey is an R-class cruise ship with capacity for nearly 700 passengers. This is the ship’s first visit since 2008, and she is calling as part of a tour of the UK.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

17
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Royal Princess
  • Length:
    330m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    139,000
  • Passengers:
    3600
  • Crew:
    1500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The Royal Princess is scheduled to call in Belfast 12 times this season bringing more than 61,000 visitors to Belfast.  Built in 2013 and christened in Southampton by the Duchess of Cambridge, she has some stunning features such as the glass-floored seawalk, allowing guests to take in the views of below as they explore the ship.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

18
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Variety Cruises
Variety Voyager
  • Length:
    68m
  • Draft:
    3.5m
  • Tonnes:
    1,591
  • Passengers:
    72
  • Crew:
    32
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Built in 2012, this state of the art Mega Yacht guarantees its guests comfort and elegance. This will be the ship's first visit to Belfast.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

19
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Crystal Serenity
  • Length:
    250m
  • Draft:
    7.3m
  • Tonnes:
    68,870
  • Passengers:
    1070
  • Crew:
    655
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Readers of Conde Nast have rated Crystal Serenity as one of the “best cruise ships in the world”. This could be due to the ship’s vast array of facilities, which include boutique shops, a seahorse pool, two paddle tennis courts, a sushi bar and Creative Learning Institutes.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

20
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Grand Circle Cruise Line
Corinthian
  • Length:
    88m
  • Draft:
    4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,077
  • Passengers:
    98
  • Crew:
    70
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The M/V Corinthian is an ice-strengthened ocean-cruising vessel. She was built in 1990, refurbished in 2009 and acquired by Grand Circle Cruise Line in 2014. The Corinthian is our most frequent ship this season with a total of 13 calls bringing more than 2100 visitors to the City!

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

22
nd
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Queen Elizabeth
  • Length:
    294m
  • Draft:
    8m
  • Tonnes:
    90,901
  • Passengers:
    2068
  • Crew:
    996
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Like her sister ship Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth is famed for her heritage, a sense of occasion and old-fashioned pursuits.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

28
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Variety Cruises
Variety Voyager
  • Length:
    68m
  • Draft:
    3.5m
  • Tonnes:
    1,591
  • Passengers:
    72
  • Crew:
    32
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Built in 2012, this state of the art Mega Yacht guarantees its guests comfort and elegance. This will be the ship's first visit to Belfast.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

29
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Royal Princess
  • Length:
    330m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    139,000
  • Passengers:
    3600
  • Crew:
    1500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The Royal Princess is scheduled to call in Belfast 12 times this season bringing more than 61,000 visitors to Belfast.  Built in 2013 and christened in Southampton by the Duchess of Cambridge, she has some stunning features such as the glass-floored seawalk, allowing guests to take in the views of below as they explore the ship.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

30
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Sea Cloud II
  • Length:
    117m
  • Draft:
    5.9m
  • Tonnes:
    3,849
  • Passengers:
    96
  • Crew:
    63
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The most unique looking cruise ship to visit this year; Sea Cloud II is a large barque built as a cruise ship. It combines the high standards expected of a modern cruise ship with the unique atmosphere of a romantic tall ship. 

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

30
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Phoenix Reisen
Artania
  • Length:
    231m
  • Draft:
    8m
  • Tonnes:
    44,656
  • Passengers:
    1260
  • Crew:
    521
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

German cruise ship Artania began life as the Royal Princess. She was transferred to the P&O fleet in April 2005 and renamed Artemis. In 2011 she was passed to Phoenix Reisen and renamed MV Artania.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping.

30
th
Jul
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Grand Circle Cruise Line
Corinthian
  • Length:
    88m
  • Draft:
    4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,077
  • Passengers:
    98
  • Crew:
    70
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The M/V Corinthian is an ice-strengthened ocean-cruising vessel. She was built in 1990, refurbished in 2009 and acquired by Grand Circle Cruise Line in 2014. The Corinthian is our most frequent ship this season with a total of 13 calls bringing more than 2100 visitors to the City!

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

3
rd
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Marina
  • Length:
    238m
  • Draft:
    7.3m
  • Tonnes:
    66,000
  • Passengers:
    1258
  • Crew:
    793
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The large-size vessel, is part of the Oceania Cruises’ family, combining sophistication with a contemporary flair to create a casually elegant ambiance. Marina offers guests multiple dining venues, as well as sports, cooking and family activities on-board.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping

4
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Mein Schiff 3
  • Length:
    293m
  • Draft:
    8.05m
  • Tonnes:
    99,526
  • Passengers:
    2500
  • Crew:
    1000
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This is the Mein Schiff 3’s first visit to Belfast. Its fleet members, Mein Schiff, Mein Schiff 2 and Mein Schiff 4 have all visited Belfast in previous years and they have a distinctive navy hull.

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

6
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Silversea
Silver Wind
  • Length:
    156m
  • Draft:
    4.5m
  • Tonnes:
    17,235
  • Passengers:
    294
  • Crew:
    208
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Silver Wind entered service in 1995 and is the second ship of her class, the first being her sister ship Silver Cloud, who has been in service since 1994. Silver Wind is calling into Belfast Harbour on her way back to Southampton from Iceland.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping

7
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Variety Cruises
Variety Voyager
  • Length:
    68m
  • Draft:
    3.5m
  • Tonnes:
    1,591
  • Passengers:
    72
  • Crew:
    32
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Built in 2012, this state of the art Mega Yacht guarantees its guests comfort and elegance. This will be the ship's first visit to Belfast.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

8
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Plantours Kreuzfahrten
Hamburg
  • Length:
    144m
  • Draft:
    5.15m
  • Tonnes:
    15,067
  • Passengers:
    423
  • Crew:
    200
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

MS Hamburg is a luxury cruise ship, built in 1997. Her relatively small size allows her to transit the Great Lakes in North America, where she cruised seasonally between 1997 and 2011. The German cruise ship was renovated in Belfast in 2015.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping.

9
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Grand Circle Cruise Line
Corinthian
  • Length:
    88m
  • Draft:
    4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,077
  • Passengers:
    98
  • Crew:
    70
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The M/V Corinthian is an ice-strengthened ocean-cruising vessel. She was built in 1990, refurbished in 2009 and acquired by Grand Circle Cruise Line in 2014. The Corinthian is our most frequent ship this season with a total of 13 calls bringing more than 2100 visitors to the City!

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

10
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Royal Princess
  • Length:
    330m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    139,000
  • Passengers:
    3600
  • Crew:
    1500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The Royal Princess is scheduled to call in Belfast 12 times this season bringing more than 61,000 visitors to Belfast.  Built in 2013 and christened in Southampton by the Duchess of Cambridge, she has some stunning features such as the glass-floored seawalk, allowing guests to take in the views of below as they explore the ship.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

11
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Viking Sky
  • Length:
    228m
  • Draft:
    6.5m
  • Tonnes:
    47
  • Passengers:
    930
  • Crew:
    465
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This is the incredibly unique, Viking Sky’s first time in Belfast. Her sister ship, Viking Sun will also be visiting Belfast for the first time during this cruise season.  

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

12
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Celebrity
Eclipse
  • Length:
    317m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    121,878
  • Passengers:
    2850
  • Crew:
    1250
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Eclipse is visiting Belfast four times this year, as part of her cruise of Iceland & Ireland, which also features The Channel Islands, Cork and Akureyri, Isafjordur and Reykjavik in Iceland. Eclipse is one of the biggest ships to call into Belfast this year bringing more than 4,000 visitors each call.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

13
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Majestic International
Ocean Majesty
  • Length:
    130m
  • Draft:
    6.3m
  • Tonnes:
    10,417
  • Passengers:
    100
  • Crew:
    50
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Ocean Majesty started life as Spanish ferry Juan March. Ocean Majesty is one of the smallest cruise ships visiting this year, with only 100 passengers and 50 crew.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

14
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
FTI Cruises
Berlin
  • Length:
    139m
  • Draft:
    5m
  • Tonnes:
    9,570
  • Passengers:
    412
  • Crew:
    200
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

German cruise ship Berlin is calling into Belfast as part of her tour of the British Isles. Berlin is a small classic cruise ship, with two restaurants, three bars and lounges, an outside pool, a fitness area, a sauna spa area and a large library. This is the ship's fourth visit to Belfast - she first called 21 years ago, in 1996. 

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

15
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Azamara Pursuit
  • Length:
    181m
  • Draft:
    6m
  • Tonnes:
    30,277
  • Passengers:
    777
  • Crew:
    380
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This brand new ship will make its debut sail this year. Equipped with a spa, pool, fitness centre, multiple restaurants and a number of stylish suites for guests to enjoy.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

16
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Prestige
Nautica
  • Length:
    181m
  • Draft:
    5.95m
  • Tonnes:
    30,277
  • Passengers:
    824
  • Crew:
    386
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Originally built in 2000, Nautica recently had a multi-million pound transformation, making it as good as new! She features four unique, open-seating restaurants, a fitness centre and spa, eight lounges and bars, a casino and 342 lavish suites and luxurious first-class cabins.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

17
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Variety Cruises
Variety Voyager
  • Length:
    68m
  • Draft:
    3.5m
  • Tonnes:
    1,591
  • Passengers:
    72
  • Crew:
    32
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Built in 2012, this state of the art Mega Yacht guarantees its guests comfort and elegance. This will be the ship's first visit to Belfast.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

18
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Viking Sun
  • Length:
    228m
  • Draft:
    6.5m
  • Tonnes:
    47,842
  • Passengers:
    930
  • Crew:
    465
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This is the incredibly unique, Viking Sun’s first time in Belfast. On-board, you can find activities such as a Snow Grotto, salon, shops, a fitness centre and the Viking bar.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

19
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
AIDA Aura
  • Length:
    203m
  • Draft:
    6.2m
  • Tonnes:
    42,289
  • Passengers:
    1300
  • Crew:
    418
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Entering service in 2003, the AIDAaura was the third ship to join the AIDA. Like her sister ship the AIDAvita she is a larger version of the AIDAcara. However as with all AIDA ships it still adheres to the line's casual “club-ship” design.

 

Shipping Agent: Doyle Shipping

19
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Grand Circle Cruise Line
Corinthian
  • Length:
    88m
  • Draft:
    4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,077
  • Passengers:
    98
  • Crew:
    70
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The M/V Corinthian is an ice-strengthened ocean-cruising vessel. She was built in 1990, refurbished in 2009 and acquired by Grand Circle Cruise Line in 2014. The Corinthian is our most frequent ship this season with a total of 13 calls bringing more than 2100 visitors to the City!

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

22
nd
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Queen Elizabeth
  • Length:
    294m
  • Draft:
    8m
  • Tonnes:
    90,901
  • Passengers:
    2068
  • Crew:
    996
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Like her sister ship Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth is famed for her heritage, a sense of occasion and old-fashioned pursuits.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

23
rd
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Royal Princess
  • Length:
    330m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    139,000
  • Passengers:
    3600
  • Crew:
    1500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The Royal Princess is scheduled to call in Belfast 12 times this season bringing more than 61,000 visitors to Belfast.  Built in 2013 and christened in Southampton by the Duchess of Cambridge, she has some stunning features such as the glass-floored seawalk, allowing guests to take in the views of below as they explore the ship.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

26
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Mein Schiff 3
  • Length:
    293m
  • Draft:
    8.05m
  • Tonnes:
    99,526
  • Passengers:
    2500
  • Crew:
    1000
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This is the Mein Schiff 3’s first visit to Belfast. Its fleet members, Mein Schiff, Mein Schiff 2 and Mein Schiff 4 have all visited Belfast in previous years and they have a distinctive navy hull.

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

27
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Astoria
  • Length:
    160m
  • Draft:
    7.6m
  • Tonnes:
    16,144
  • Passengers:
    550
  • Crew:
    300
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Originally built as a trans-Atlantic ship in 1948, Astoria is the world's second oldest active oceangoing passenger ship. The ships on-board facilities include a sauna and steam room, hairdressers, a health and beauty centre and a treatment room for facials and massages. Other on-board features include guest speakers and arts and crafts events.

Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

27
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Variety Cruises
Variety Voyager
  • Length:
    68m
  • Draft:
    3.5m
  • Tonnes:
    1,591
  • Passengers:
    72
  • Crew:
    32
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Built in 2012, this state of the art Mega Yacht guarantees its guests comfort and elegance. This will be the ship's first visit to Belfast.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

29
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Grand Circle Cruise Line
Corinthian
  • Length:
    88m
  • Draft:
    4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,077
  • Passengers:
    98
  • Crew:
    70
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The M/V Corinthian is an ice-strengthened ocean-cruising vessel. She was built in 1990, refurbished in 2009 and acquired by Grand Circle Cruise Line in 2014. The Corinthian is our most frequent ship this season with a total of 13 calls bringing more than 2100 visitors to the City!

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

30
th
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Celebrity
Silhouette
  • Length:
    315m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    122,210
  • Passengers:
    2886
  • Crew:
    1250
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

She has won awards for her dining facilities on cruisecritic.com, which is no surprise as the ship has 12 restaurants.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

31
st
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Transocean
Astor
  • Length:
    176m
  • Draft:
    6.3m
  • Tonnes:
    20,606
  • Passengers:
    500
  • Crew:
    272
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This is Astor’s only visit to Belfast this cruise season. Astor’s itinerary consists of local cruises during the Australian summer as well as two long-distance 38-night voyages between Australia and Europe.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

 

31
st
Aug
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Fred Olsen
Black Watch
  • Length:
    205m
  • Draft:
    7.5m
  • Tonnes:
    28,613
  • Passengers:
    900
  • Crew:
    300
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Black Watch was previously a regular visitor to Belfast Harbour, having visited over ten times through the years. This year she is calling twice.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping

1
st
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Viking Sun
  • Length:
    228m
  • Draft:
    6.5m
  • Tonnes:
    47,842
  • Passengers:
    930
  • Crew:
    465
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This is the incredibly unique, Viking Sun’s first time in Belfast. On-board, you can find activities such as a Snow Grotto, salon, shops, a fitness centre and the Viking bar.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

1
st
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
FTI Cruises
Berlin
  • Length:
    139m
  • Draft:
    5m
  • Tonnes:
    9,570
  • Passengers:
    412
  • Crew:
    200
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

German cruise ship Berlin is calling into Belfast as part of her tour of the British Isles. Berlin is a small classic cruise ship, with two restaurants, three bars and lounges, an outside pool, a fitness area, a sauna spa area and a large library. This is the ship's fourth visit to Belfast - she first called 21 years ago, in 1996. 

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

2
nd
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Royal Princess
  • Length:
    330m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    139,000
  • Passengers:
    3600
  • Crew:
    1500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The Royal Princess is scheduled to call in Belfast 12 times this season bringing more than 61,000 visitors to Belfast.  Built in 2013 and christened in Southampton by the Duchess of Cambridge, she has some stunning features such as the glass-floored seawalk, allowing guests to take in the views of below as they explore the ship.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

3
rd
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
AIDA Aura
  • Length:
    203m
  • Draft:
    6.2m
  • Tonnes:
    42,289
  • Passengers:
    1300
  • Crew:
    418
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Entering service in 2003, the AIDAaura was the third ship to join the AIDA. Like her sister ship the AIDAvita she is a larger version of the AIDAcara. However as with all AIDA ships it still adheres to the line's casual “club-ship” design.

 

Shipping Agent: Doyle Shipping

5
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Brilliance of the Seas
  • Length:
    292m
  • Draft:
    8.5m
  • Tonnes:
    90,090
  • Passengers:
    2501
  • Crew:
    859
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Part of the Royal Caribbean family, Brilliance of the Seas, is one of the largest ships we will have in Port this season. The family friendly cruise ship has activities to entertain all ages when the ship is at sea.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

6
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Princess Cruises
Pacific Princess
  • Length:
    158m
  • Draft:
    6m
  • Tonnes:
    30,277
  • Passengers:
    824
  • Crew:
    386
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Operated by Princess Cruises, who also charter Caribbean Princess- a regular visitor to our shores, Pacific Princess is much smaller, holding just 688 passengers. Pacific Princess has 8 restaurants, 5 showrooms and lounges, a spa and fitness centre, a casino, a jogging track and a variety of shops.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

6
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Columbus
  • Length:
    246m
  • Draft:
    8.15m
  • Tonnes:
    63,786
  • Passengers:
    1400
  • Crew:
    500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This is Columbus’ first visit to Belfast. Formerly P&O’s Pacific Pearl, CMV added her to its fleet this year and renamed her Columbus. The ship will undergo a significant refurbishment at the beginning of this year and when the ship launched in June 2017 it became the flagship of CMV’s fleet, and carrying 1,400 passengers.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

6
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Majestic International
Ocean Majesty
  • Length:
    130m
  • Draft:
    6.3m
  • Tonnes:
    10,417
  • Passengers:
    100
  • Crew:
    50
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Ocean Majesty started life as Spanish ferry Juan March. Ocean Majesty is one of the smallest cruise ships visiting this year, with only 100 passengers and 50 crew.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

8
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Grand Circle Cruise Line
Corinthian
  • Length:
    88m
  • Draft:
    4m
  • Tonnes:
    4,077
  • Passengers:
    98
  • Crew:
    70
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The M/V Corinthian is an ice-strengthened ocean-cruising vessel. She was built in 1990, refurbished in 2009 and acquired by Grand Circle Cruise Line in 2014. The Corinthian is our most frequent ship this season with a total of 13 calls bringing more than 2100 visitors to the City!

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

9
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Prinsendam
  • Length:
    204m
  • Draft:
    7.25m
  • Tonnes:
    37,983
  • Passengers:
    766
  • Crew:
    460
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The Dutch cruise ship has previously been a visitor to our Port, 15 times since 2002. However, with its recent refurbishment, the Prinsendam is making a return this season.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

10
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
All Leisure
Hebridean Sky
  • Length:
    90.6m
  • Draft:
    4.2m
  • Tonnes:
    4,200
  • Passengers:
    114
  • Crew:
    72
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The 111–passenger Hebridean Sky is an ice–strengthened, small luxury expedition ship. Until last year Hebridean Sky was known as the Sea Explorer. The vessel underwent a multi-million pound refurbishment in Sweden in April 2016, was re-launched as the MS Hebridean Sky and began her new life operating mostly in Northern Europe, South America and Antarctica. 

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

10
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Astoria
  • Length:
    160m
  • Draft:
    7.6m
  • Tonnes:
    16,144
  • Passengers:
    550
  • Crew:
    300
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Originally built as a trans-Atlantic ship in 1948, Astoria is the world's second oldest active oceangoing passenger ship. The ships on-board facilities include a sauna and steam room, hairdressers, a health and beauty centre and a treatment room for facials and massages. Other on-board features include guest speakers and arts and crafts events.

Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

12
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart (13th Sep)
Company
Ship Name
Hapag Lloyd
Europa 2
  • Length:
    225m
  • Draft:
    6.5m
  • Tonnes:
    42,830
  • Passengers:
    516
  • Crew:
    370
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Built in 2013, the 5-star German owned cruise liner was named the number-one cruise ship in the world by the Berlitz Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

14
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Windstar
Star Breeze
  • Length:
    133m
  • Draft:
    5.5m
  • Tonnes:
    9,975
  • Passengers:
    212
  • Crew:
    164
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The Star Breeze is classified as a small ship, a described as more of a luxury yacht, only holding over 200 passengers. The ship underwent a comprehensive $8.5 million stem-to-stern transformation before her inaugural voyage.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

17
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Royal Princess
  • Length:
    330m
  • Draft:
    8.6m
  • Tonnes:
    139,000
  • Passengers:
    3600
  • Crew:
    1500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The Royal Princess is scheduled to call in Belfast 12 times this season bringing more than 61,000 visitors to Belfast.  Built in 2013 and christened in Southampton by the Duchess of Cambridge, she has some stunning features such as the glass-floored seawalk, allowing guests to take in the views of below as they explore the ship.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

20
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Prestige
Nautica
  • Length:
    181m
  • Draft:
    5.95m
  • Tonnes:
    30,277
  • Passengers:
    824
  • Crew:
    386
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Originally built in 2000, Nautica recently had a multi-million pound transformation, making it as good as new! She features four unique, open-seating restaurants, a fitness centre and spa, eight lounges and bars, a casino and 342 lavish suites and luxurious first-class cabins.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

22
nd
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Norwegian Jade
  • Length:
    294m
  • Draft:
    8.3m
  • Tonnes:
    93,558
  • Passengers:
    2402
  • Crew:
    1100
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

The award winning ship will be in Port once during this cruise season. Passengers on-board are welcome to nightclubs, award-winning restaurants, a grand casino, swimming pools, a pampering spa and so much more.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

23
rd
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
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  • Length:
    211m
  • Draft:
    6.8m
  • Tonnes:
    40,350
  • Passengers:
    600
  • Crew:
    400
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Brand new ship, Seabourn Ovation, is a sister ship to both Seabourn Odyssey and Seabourn Encore. The ship will present new style of concepts to passengers with its stylish interiors and ideas.

 

Shipping Agent: Hamilton Shipping

29
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Phoenix Reisen
Albatros
  • Length:
    205m
  • Draft:
    7.5m
  • Tonnes:
    28,518
  • Passengers:
    812
  • Crew:
    450
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Albatros is a German cruise ship who celebrated her 40th year in service in 2013. She first visited Belfast Harbour 20 years ago in 1997.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping.

30
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Saga Pearl II
  • Length:
    164m
  • Draft:
    6.5m
  • Tonnes:
    18,627
  • Passengers:
    446
  • Crew:
    260
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Saga Pearl II is a modern, yacht-like small ship, equipped with seven passenger decks, three bars, two pools, tennis court, cinema, gym and spa.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping

30
th
Sep
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Columbus
  • Length:
    246m
  • Draft:
    8.15m
  • Tonnes:
    63,786
  • Passengers:
    1400
  • Crew:
    500
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

This is Columbus’ first visit to Belfast. Formerly P&O’s Pacific Pearl, CMV added her to its fleet this year and renamed her Columbus. The ship will undergo a significant refurbishment at the beginning of this year and when the ship launched in June 2017 it became the flagship of CMV’s fleet, and carrying 1,400 passengers.

Ships Agent: Hamilton Shipping.

17
th
Oct
Arrive
Depart
Company
Ship Name
Fred Olsen
Black Watch
  • Length:
    205m
  • Draft:
    7.5m
  • Tonnes:
    28,613
  • Passengers:
    900
  • Crew:
    300
  • Berthing at:
    TBC

Black Watch was previously a regular visitor to Belfast Harbour, having visited over ten times through the years. This year she is calling twice.

Ships Agent: Doyle Shipping