For 2009, Rostock-Warnemunde has reported 113 calls by 30 different cruise ships with more than 160,000 passengers. Twenty-three international cruise operators included Rostockâ€™s seaside resort in their programs for 2009. In addition were five turnarounds by the AIDAluna of Rostock-based AIDA Cruises, and partial turnarounds by Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), bringing the total passenger coun to 200,000.
The season started May 1 with the arrival of the Norwegian Jewel. There were a total of 18 days with two ships calling and four days with three ships in port at the same time.Â Three ships called WarnemÃ¼nde for the first time: AIDAluna, Emerald princess, and Adrianna III.
For next year, the same number of calls and passengers are expected.