cruise ship newport

Newport Harbor will welcome more than 90 cruise ships throughout this spring, summer, and fall, according to Discover Newport’s 2018 Cruise Ship Schedule.

Newport Harbor welcomes cruise ships throughout the year with the majority of visits from September through early November. Larger ships anchor in the harbor and tender passengers to Perotti Park while smaller vessels dock at the South Alofsin Pier at Fort Adams State Park.

58 larger ships will anchor in the harbor and tender passengers to Perrotti Park while 37 smaller vessels will dock at the South Alofsin Pier at Fort Adams State Park.

Looking back over the last 3 years, 80 cruise ships were scheduled to visit in 2017, while 61 were scheduled in 2016, and 62 in 2015.

The following scheduled has been curated and published by Discover Newport, all scheduled visits are subject to change.

2018 Perrotti Park Cruise Ship Schedule (58 scheduled)

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2016 Fort Adams Cruise Ship Schedule (37)

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Capacity By Ship

  1. Arcadia (Capacity: 2,388 passengers, 976 crew)
  2. Amadea (Capacity: 624 passengers, 292 crew)
  3. American Constellation (Capacity: 175 passengers)
  4. American Star (Capacity: 100 passengers, 26 crew)
  5. Artania (Capacity: 1,200 passengers, 520 crew)
  6. Aurora (Capacity: 1,878 passengers)
  7. Celebrity Summit (Capacity: 2,450 passengers, 999 crew)
  8. Crown Princess (Capacity: 3,080 passengers, 1,201 crew)
  9. Crystal Serenity  (Capacity: 1,070 passengers, 655 crew)
  10. Crystal Symphony (Capacity: 922 passengers, 545 crew)
  11. Grande Caribe (Capacity: 88 passengers)
  12. Grande Mariner (Capacity: 88 passengers)
  13. Hebridean Sky (Capacity 112 passengers)
  14. Independence (Capacity: 104 passengers, 27 crew)
  15. Insignia (Capacity: 824 passengers, 400 crew)
  16. Le Soleal (Capacity: 264 passengers, 139 crew)
  17. Maasdam (Capacity: 1,258 passengers, crew 580)
  18. MS Fram (Capacity: 318 passengers)
  19. NCL Gem (Capacity: 2,394 passengers, 1070 crew)
  20. Pearl Mist (Capacity: 210 passengers, 70 crew)
  21. Regal Princess (Capacity: 3,560 passengers, 1,346 crew)
  22. Royal Princess (Capacity 3,500 passengers)
  23. Seven Seas Mariner (Capacity: 700 passengers, 445 crew)
  24. Seven Seas Navigator (Capacity: 490 passengers)
  25. Siver Spirit (Capacity: 540 passengers)
  26. Silver Wind (Capacity: 294 passengers, 208 crew)
  27. Silver Whisper (Capacity: 382 passengers, 295 crew)
  28. Star Pride (Capacity: 208 passengers)
  29. Victory 1 (Capacity: 202, 84 crew)
  30. Victory 2 (Capacity: 202, 84 crew)
  31. Vision Of The Seas (Capacity: 2,435 passengers, 765 crew)
  32. Zuiderdam (Capacity: 2,502 passengers, 817 crew)

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Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

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