City and Borough of Juneau and Cruise Lines Agree on Port Capacity Guidelines

Cruise Lines International Association - CLIA (logo)The City and Borough of Juneau (CBJ) and major cruise lines calling on the port have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to help manage visitor volume in the Capital City by establishing a threshold of no more than five large ships in port per day.

The agreement, negotiated by CBJ and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) on behalf of its cruise line members, is based on recommendations established by the Visitor Industry Task Force (VITF) in 2020 and furthers the partnership among the parties.

The threshold of five large ships per day is intended to provide a positive experience for the benefit of both residents and visitors, while providing a reliable market for the many local businesses that rely on the visitor industry, especially cruise.

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