The new Polish container terminal operator DCT Gdansk has handled its first cruise ship, Thomson Cruises’ 33,930 grt Thomson Spirit berthing on September 11. The vessel had 1,235 passengers on board, most of whom were from the U.K.
According to Fred Kamperman, DCT Gdansk’s General Manager, both Thomson Cruises’ port agent, Morska Agencja Gdynia and the tour operator Baltic Gateway group were satisfied with the service rendered both to the vessel and passengers by DCT Gdańsk terminal. Thomson Spirit made a smooth approach to the deepwater berth and did not require tugs, either on arrival or departure.
Kamperman noted that this was the first occasion that a cruise ship had called DCT Gdansk.