AS crowds watched the majestic sight of Cunard ship Queen Elizabeth leaving the Clyde, it was confirmed that next year’s cruise ship season at Greenock will be another record-breaker.
Cunard flagship Queen Mary 2 will be among the vessels coming to the Ocean Terminal in 2013. She will be at Greenock on 15 May 2013.
Andrew Hemphill, general manager of the Clydeport terminal, said: “This year is a record-breaking year -- we have around 40 cruise ship visits and 65,000 passengers – but next year is going to break the record again.”
He said details of how many cruise ship visits there will be will be announced later in the year.
Photo by Roy Elliott
Queen Elizabeth left around 4pm accompanied down the Clyde by paddle steamer Waverley, watched by spectators at vantage points around the firth.