Third cruise ship of the year arrived in Guam today

(Port Authority of Guam)–The Port Authority of Guam welcomed its third passenger vessel of the year with the arrival of the MS Artania this morning.

The MS Artania docked at the Port Authority of Guam at 7:30 a.m. with 1,031 passengers and 511 crew members. The cruise ship will depart the port this evening at 9:00 p.m., giving its passengers time to explore Guam’s beauty and hospitality for the day.

“The coordination to receive cruise vessels like the MS Artania at the Port Authority of Guam, which is primarily a container yard, requires extensive collaboration,” said Port General Manager Rory J. Respicio. “It is a testament to the effectiveness of teamwork between the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), Inchcape Shipping Services – the ship’s agent, the Customs and Quarantine Agency, Customs and Border Protection, and the Port Authority of Guam. Each entity plays a critical role, ensuring smooth operations to welcome tourists, thereby enhancing Guam’s tourism industry and local economy.”

Other potential cruise ship visits to Guam include the MS Asuka II on March 3rd, the MS Queen Elizabeth on March 21st, the Le Soleal on March 24th, the Carnival on April 8th, the Seabourn on May 14th and September 7th, the Le Soleal on October 8th, the Carnival on October 22nd, and the MS Asuka II on December 30th.

Passengers from the MS Artania are welcomed on the dock of the Port Authority of Guam before setting out to discover Guam’s beauty and hospitality. Photo courtesy of the Port Authority of Guam.

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