Norwegians break loose
THE?SWEET?sounds of Barbados welcomed the 4 000-passenger capacity cruise vessel Norwegian Breakaway to the Bridgetown Port yesterday.
It was the first visit for the ship, weighing 146 000 tonnes and measuring 1 068 feet.
When the vessel, billed as the Best New Ship by Cruise Critic Editor Awards, entered port, it was greeted around 6 a.m. by a water-spout salute and accompanied by the Barbados Coast Guard and the Tug Barbados II. The visitors were also regaled by the Bajan “dooflicky” comprising Mother Sally, Shaggy Bear, stilt-walkers and steelband when they disembarked.