The MS Amadea, the first European cruise ship to dock in Venezuela in 15 years with 500 tourists, has been reported by the national government.
Docking will take place on January 3 at the international port of El Guamachi on Margarita Island.
“With joy and commitment, the Bolivarian port group is overseeing the works and preparations at the international port of El Guamach to receive approximately 500 European tourists who will visit Margarita Island during the arrival of the Amadea cruise ship,” the state-owned company said. Ports on his Twitter account.
MS Amadea will take passengers from Spain, Germany, Belgium, France and Italy to the Caribbean nation’s top tourist destination, the Venezuelan island of Margarita, Tourism Minister Ali Badran said in August.
It is owned by Amadea Shipping Company and operated under contract by Germany-based Phoenix Raison. She was originally built in 1991 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan for Nippon Yusen Kaisha as MS Asuka.
“The cellophane of unilateral coercive measures that prevented cruise ships from Europe for years has been broken,” Patron said at the time.
Despite having an extensive outlet to the Caribbean Sea, Venezuela’s ports have greatly reduced their movement as a result of the economic and political crisis that is sweeping the country, which has worsened since 2017 after the economic sanctions imposed by the United States.
With information: Universal
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