On Monday, May 9, Fred. Olsen's Balmoral will kick start the 28th cruise season in Saint John, Canada.

Monday’s ship is scheduled to arrive at 10:30 am and depart at 11:00 pm and will be docked at the Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal.  

Port Saint John has been advised that the Public Health Agency of Canada is monitoring the presence of elevated gastrointestinal illness rates aboard Balmoral and is working in collaboration

“We at Port Saint John are excited about the start of the 2016 cruise season on Monday. The entire team at the Port from our operations group to our Meet & Greet volunteers and business development and marketing staff have been working in concert to ensure the guest and ship experience at Port Saint John exceeds expectations,” said Andrew Dixon, Senior Vice President of Trade & Business Development for Port Saint John.  “We know that our industry and community partners are also gearing up to welcome the tens of thousands of guests and crew we are expecting this year.

Saint John will see six first-time callers this year, and four triple-ship days, and a single four-ship day (Sept. 28). The port will also welcome the return of Disney Cruise Line, and four calls by the Anthem of the Seas, which will be the biggest ship to visit this year.