Cruise Ship Schedule

Around 90 percent of cruise passengers arrive in Bermuda on a regular/contracted cruise ship.

Cruise ships depart from ports on the east coast of the United States (New York, Baltimore, and Boston) and dock in Bermuda at Royal Naval Dockyard (Kings Wharf or Heritage Wharf).

2015

The cruise ships visiting Bermuda in 2015 are the Liberty of the Seas, Grandeur of the Seas, Celebrity Summit, Norwegian Breakaway, and Norwegian Dawn. All ships will dock at Royal Naval Dockyard.

Ships are the same as 2014, with the exception of the Liberty of the Seas (replaced the Explorer of the Seas).

Ship
Line
Departs
Docks
Grandeur of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanBaltimoreDockyard
Liberty of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanNew YorkDockyard
Norwegian BreakawayNCLNew YorkDockyard
Norwegian DawnNCLBostonDockyard
SummitCelebrity CruisesNew YorkDockyard

2014

In 2014 the same ships will visit the island as did in 2013; the Explorer of the Seas, Grandeur of the Seas, Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Dawn, and the Summit.

All ships will berth at Royal Naval Dockyard (King’s Wharf or Heritage Wharf).

Ship
Line
Departs
Docks
Explorer of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanNew YorkDockyard (King's Wharf)
Grandeur of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanBaltimoreDockyard (KIng's Wharf)
Norwegian BreakawayNCLNew YorkDockyard (Heritage Wharf)
Norwegian DawnNCLBostonDockyard (Heritage Wharf)
SummitCelebrity CruisesNew YorkDockyard (King's Wharf)

2013

2013 sees no contracted ships visiting Hamilton (or St George). Holland America’s Veendam is not returning and visiting Canada and New England instead. All now dock at Royal Naval Dockyard.

Celebrity Cruises Summit returns for the fourth year in a row, offering 7-night cruises from New York.

NCL’s Norwegian Dawn returns again with 7-night cruises from Boston. The Norwegian Star is replaced by the Norwegian Breakaway, a brand new ship with a passenger capacity of 4,000. In her inaugural season she will offer 22 7-night cruises from New York.

Royal Caribbean ships visiting in 2013 are the Explorer of the Seas and the Grandeur of the Seas.

Ship
Line
Departs
Docks
Explorer of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanNew YorkDockyard
Grandeur of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanBaltimoreDockyard
Norwegian BreakawayNCLNew YorkDockyard
Norwegian DawnNCLBostonDockyard
SummitCelebrity CruisesNew YorkDockyard

2012

Carnival Cruise Lines have significantly reduced their visits to Bermuda in 2012 after failing to obtain prime berthing spots (taken by Celebrity Cruises, NCL, and Royal Caribbean). Their only ship visiting the island in 2012 will be the Carnival Pride (one visit in April as part of a 7-day cruise from Baltimore).

Princess Cruises’ Caribbean Princess will not visit the island regularly in 2012. Instead she is scheduled to make one visit only, as part of a 4-night cruise to Bermuda in October.

In 2012 most of the regular callers will dock at Royal Naval Dockyard. The Veendam is the only ship that will dock in Hamilton on a regular basis.

There are no contracted ships docking at St George in 2012.

Regular callers will be:

Ship
Line
Departs
Docks
Enchantment of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanBaltimoreKings Wharf, Dockyard
Explorer of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanNew YorkKings Wharf, Dockyard
Norwegian DawnNCLBostonHeritage Wharf, Dockyard
Norwegian StarNCLNew YorkHeritage Wharf, Dockyard
SummitCelebrity CruisesNew YorkKings Wharf, Dockyard
VeendamHolland America LineNew York Hamilton

2011

2011 sees the return of Carnival Cruise Lines to Bermuda. The cruise operator is offering 16 departures from Charleston, Baltimore, New York and Norfolk this year.

Again, Holland America Line’s Veendam is the only ship regularly visiting Hamilton.

Ship
Line
Departs
Docks
Caribbean PrincessPrincess CruisesNew YorkDockyard
Carnival FantasyCarnival Cruise LinesCharlestonDockyard
Carnival GloryCarnival Cruise LinesNorfolkDockyard
Carnival MiracleCarnival Cruise LinesNew YorkDockyard
Carnival PrideCarnival Cruise LinesBaltimoreDockyard
Enchantment of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanBaltimoreDockyard
Explorer of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanNew YorkDockyard
Norwegian DawnNCLBostonDockyard
Norwegian GemNCLNew YorkDockyard
SummitCelebrity CruisesNew YorkDockyard
VeendamHolland America LineNew YorkSt George, Hamilton

2010

In 2010 the Holland America Line’s Veendam will be the first regular ship to dock in Hamilton for several years.

The year also marks the return of Celebrity Cruises to the island. The Celebrity Summit will be their first ship visiting Bermuda since the Zenith in 2006.

NCL have sold the Norwegian Majesty to European operator Louis Cruises. She will no longer be sailing to Bermuda.

Ship
Line
Departs
Docks
Caribbean PrincessPrincess CruisesNew YorkDockyard
Enchantment of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanNorfolk, BaltimoreDockyard
Explorer of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanNew YorkDockyard
Norwegian DawnNCLNew YorkDockyard
Norwegian SpiritNCLBostonDockyard
SummitCelebrity CruisesNew YorkDockyard
VeendamHolland America LineNew YorkSt George, Hamilton

2009

Ship
Line
Departs
Docks
Caribbean PrincessPrincess CruisesNew YorkDockyard
Explorer of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanNew YorkDockyard
Grandeur of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanBaltimore, NorfolkDockyard
Norwegian DawnNCLNew YorkDockyard
Norwegian SpiritNCLBostonDockyard
Norwegian MajestyNCLCharleston, Baltimore, PhiladelphiaSt George