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Mein Schiff and the first month of cruise season

On 31 May 2010, ship Mein Schiff of a German cruise operator entered the terminal of Krievu Island of Riga Port for the first time.

The cruise ship Mein Schiff is 262.5 meters long and brought 1789 tourists from 22 different countries to Riga. Inita Luna, Head of Cruise Ships and Passenger Division, and Kristiāna Meļko, marketing specialist, visited the ship and its captain Kjell Holm to welcome him to Riga and exchange remembrance gifts.

The ship Mein Schiff will visit Riga once more on 10 August 2010 when it will hopefully land in the Riga Passenger terminal where Rigans and visitors of the city will also be able to view it.

During May of cruise season, 5 cruise ships have entered Riga Port, bringing 6012 tourists and 2634 crew members to Riga.

Tourists of Riga represented 40 different nationalities. Majority of the visitors of Riga came from Germany, France and Italy.