|CentrePort Welcomes Bonus Cruise Call|
|Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:00|
CentrePort is to host themaiden visit of the cruise ship, MS Insignia this weekend.
The unexpected late addition toWellington's 2016 cruise ship season, which officially ended in April, is abonus for the Port.
Ms Insignia will berth atCentrePort's international passenger terminal at approximately 8am on Sunday 15th May and willdepart just before midnight that evening to sail to Picton.
Wellington was a late additionto the Insignia's schedule, after adverse weather saw the cancellation of itsplanned visit to Hobart. The visit is the ship's first New Zealand port call,after crossing the Tasman Sea from Sydney.
MS Insignia will be carrying upto 650 passengers and 370 crew, a ratio of more than 1 crew member for every passenger.
MS Insignia is registered in Majuro, Marshall Islands.
Gross Tonnage: 30,277
Length: 593.7 feet
Beam: 83.5 feet
Maximum Draught: 19.5 feet
Cruising Speed: 18 knots
Guest Decks: 9
Total Decks: 11
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