(DALIANNEWS)- An international cruise ship Nautica berthed at the International Cruise Center of the Port of Dalian, March 18, 2019. As the first cruise ship visited the International Cruise Center of the Port of Dalian, the luxury liner Nautica kicked off the curtain of the cruise season of the Liaoning Port Group.
An international cruise ship Nautica berths at the International Cruise Center of the Port of Dalian, March 18, 2019.
With a total weight of 30,277 tons, 167.55 meters in length and 25.46 meters in width, Nautica carried 680 European and American tourists to visit Dalian from Japan. It is the third time for Nautica to visit Dalian Port since 2015.
Chinese traditional folk art performance such as lion dance and Guzheng performance were performed to welcome foreign tourists, which showed Chinese culture and hospitality of local citizens.
Chinese Taishan will be the first cruise ship to start her voyage this year at the International Cruise Center of Dalian Port and it is scheduled to depart on April 5. Costa Serena and Costa neoRomantica will also start their first operation at the Port of Dalian in 2019.
This year's cruise season will last to the middle of October.