So far, since last October, Port Otago has been fortunate in
enjoying a very successful cruise-ship season. Passengers and
crew members from all over the world have called during
cruises that have not been marred by serious incidents.
Following the departure of Forest Creator on April 23,
the stockpile of woodchips has steadily grown to its present
proportions to dominate the storage area at the Beach St
berth. Now, after the best part of seven months, Esprit
Lotus is due here on November 17.