Weekly duo bring 6,544 people

Marella Explorer and Mein Schiff 1 on the CIA route

Weekly duo with 6,544 people on board

The Port of Funchal today (Tuesday) received the usual weekly duo Marella Explorer and Mein Schiff 1, bringing a total of 6,544 people on board to Funchal according to the port authority, Portos da Madeira (APRAM)

The two ships are currently positioned on the CAI route, Cruise in the Atlantic Islands, making their weekly (7-night) cruises around the Madeira and Canary Islands. 

Mein Schiff 1 arrived Monday night from Las Palmas, with 2,878 passengers and 1,017 crew for a 39-hour stopover in Madeira. It leaves at 2:00 pm tomorrow (Wednesday) for the island of La Palma, with stops also planned in Tenerife, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria, where the journey ends.

The Marella Explorer docked this morning, coming from La Gomera. On board, there are 1,855 passengers and 794 crew members. Leave this afternoon, at 5:30 pm, for Fuerteventura.

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