19th November 2018
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Poor weather prevents cruise ship visit

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The Carribean Princess was unable to drop passengers in Lerwick. Photo: Stephen Gordon.

The Carribean Princess was unable to drop passengers in Lerwick. Photo: Stephen Gordon.

Passengers aboard a cruise ship from Norway were unable to visit Lerwick yesterday as the poor weather stopped them from arriving in the harbour.

The 290-metre Caribbean Princess, sailing from Flam, was unable to land passengers in the town and instead anchored off the Knab before sheltering off Bressay.

She set sail again for Akureyri in Iceland at about 2pm.

About Adam Guest

Reporter for The Shetland Times. I have also worked as a senior news reporter at The Press and Journal, The Barnsley Chronicle and as a freelance reporter for The Doncaster Free Press. Alongside news reporting I specialise in music and sports journalism. Pork pie lover.

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