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Norwegian Star anchors off Greencastle 13.10.23

THE Norwegian Star sailed into Lough Foyle on Wednesday morning at 7am and anchored just off Greencastle.
The Norwegian Star anchored off Greencastle
At 91,740 gross tonnage and 296m she is the biggest ever ship to anchor in the Lough. The arrival of the impressive ship marks the last of the 2023 cruise season for Foyle Port. Her 3,200 guests and crew are on a 10-day voyage around Ireland from Southampton calling at Glengarriff, Cork, Waterford, Dún Laoghaire, Belfast, Killybegs and Greencastle.
Plaque exchange onboard Norwegian Star. From left to right: James Logue, Mayor’s Consort; Louise Denvir, Cruise Marketing Executive, Foyle Port; Cllr Patricia Logue, Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council; Divorce Pulitika, Staff Captain, Norwegian Cruise Lines; Bill McCann, Harbour Master and Operations Director, Foyle Port; Charlene Boyle, Wild Atlantic Way Officer, Failte Ireland; Tony Winkler, General Manager, Norwegian Cruise Lines; Glenda Abbott, Group/Events Co-ordinator, Norwegian Cruise Lines. Credit Foyle Port.
Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council Cllr Patricia Logue said she was delighted to welcome passengers from the Norwegian Star. She added: “It’s a great opportunity for us to showcase the entire region’s natural unspoiled beauty and I hope that the passengers will return home with fond memories of their visit.”
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