Norwegian Cruise Ship Makes Inaugural Freeport Visit



The three-month-old, 965-foot-long Norwegian Gem cruise ship made its official inaugural voyage to the Lucayan Harbour Earlie’s Thursday morning (January 3, 2008), with some 3000 passengers to Freeport, Grand Bahama. The Norwegian Cruise Line would be coming to Freeport, Grand Bahama, every Thursday. The Ministry of Tourism and the Freeport Harbour Company made a plaque exchange presentation on board the Norwegian Gem. Pictured, from left, are Terrance Roberts Director, Business Development Ministry of Tourism, Freeport, Grand Bahama; Captain Mikael Hilden of Norwegian Cruise Line; David Johnson, Senior Deputy Director General Business Development, Ministry of Tourism and Jeritzan Outten, Senior Director Product Development Ministry of Tourism, Freeport, Grand Bahama. (Photo: Vandyke Hepbur