[Panama – 24th October 2001] Panama Ports Company, S.A. (PPC) announces the start of its 2001-2002 cruise season with the first ever call of the vessel “Sun Princess” at Cristobal Cruise Terminal-Pier 6, with 2,022 passengers and 900 crew.
Pier 6 is ideally located to serve cruise vessels interested in enjoying the touristic wonders of the Province of Colon after transiting the Canal or cruising in the Caribbean. Located at the Caribbean entrance of the Panama Canal, Pier 6 allows the saving of valuable time for passengers looking forward to taking advantage of shore excursions.
Commenting on this event Mr. Alejandro Kouruklis, General Manager of PPC, said:
“We welcome the first cruise vessel call of the “Sun Princess” at Pier 6 and we are very delighted that the Sun Princess is bringing such a large number of passengers and crew to the Province of Colon. We are very optimistic that the dedicated cruise facility we provide at Pier 6, and the friendly reception from the people of Colon, will make the 2001-2002 cruise season very successful.