Halifax Expecting Record Breaking 2017 Cruise Ship Season

The Halifax Port Authority is anticipating a record setting cruise ship season in 2017. In a release, the Port Authority says 179 cruise ships are scheduled to visit Halifax this year carrying a total of 275-thousand passengers. That’s up from 2016 which saw 238-thousand guests arrive on 136 vessels. The first port call to Halifax in 2017 is scheduled for April 24th with the final ship visiting on October 31st. The busiest day of the season is expected on October 3rd when 11-thousand cruise ship passengers will visit Halifax on the same day.