Updated cruise ship calendar shows almost 19,000 berths

The borough released its updated cruise ship calendar on March 9, with ships reflecting a capacity for 18,777 passengers this summer, up from 17,170 in a Jan. 19 draft calendar.

That’s an increase of 1,607 in berth capacity for potential visitors aboard cruise ships, or 9% since January.

The bump reflects the addition of the Alaska Dream Cruises array of vessels heading to Wrangell — the 40-passenger Alaska Dream, 49-passenger Baranof Dream, 54-passenger Admiralty Dream, 74-passenger Chichagof Dream and 12-passenger Kruzof Explorer.

Economic Development Director Carol Rushmore on Friday said w...


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