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First Cruise Call of 2001
3rd May 2001

May 2nd saw the first call of the 2001 cruising season for Harwich International Port.

The M.V. ‘ARION’ made the first of 6 scheduled calls into the Harwich Port.

‘ARION’ is owned by Arcalia Shipping and is being chartered by Travelscope for cruises to Northern Europe and the Baltic region.

2001 is due to be another busy year for the north Essex port. 43 vessel calls are confirmed, with new ships such as ‘Amsterdam’, ‘Legend of the Seas’ and ‘Sundream’ all making their maiden calls.

Page & Moy’s popular ‘Ocean Majesty’ is returning again in addition to Travelsphere’s charter of ‘Funchal’ and Arena Travel’s charter of ‘Princess Danae’.

More details can be found about all aspects of the Harwich International Port business profile on its new web-site:- www.harwich.co.uk

ENDS

Note to Editors:

For further information, please contact, Paul Davey, Corporate Affairs Manager, on Tel No: +44 (0)1394 604987 or Fax No: +44 (0)1394 604943, or E-mail daveyps@hpuk.co.uk

Harwich International Port (HWH) is one of the UK’s leading multi-purpose freight and passenger ports with excellent road and rail links to the Midlands, London and the South East. It is ideally located for North Sea freight and passenger traffic to and from Scandinavia and the Benelux countries, offering first class ro-ro, ferry, cruise, container and bulk operations.

HWH is a member Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), an independent port investor, developer and operator with operations in 19 ports in Asia, Europe and the Americas.