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Shown above is the first liner of the year arriving into Lerwick this evening.
National Geographic Explorer starts what could turn out to be a record breaking cruise season both in terms of passenger volume and gross tonnage. Up to September Lerwick will be visited on 51 occasions with the biggest arrival weather permitting Grand Princess.
2011 bookings are also showing great promise along with the Tall Ships Races, provides exciting times ahead for Shetland as a whole.