Cruise company Saga cancels Searsport’s only ship visit scheduled for 2023

Saga (Logo) A day after Searsport residents raised concerns about a potential cruise ship visit in October, the company that wanted to bring a large ship to town has changed its mind.

Saga Cruises cited low tides in mid-October that would make tender vessels unable to reach the town wharf, said Searsport Town Manager James Gillway.

“The company contacted the town Friday morning to discuss alternative options for disembarking that day, but ultimately decided it would be unsafe to attempt to come into port given the risk that their tenders might bottom out”, Gillway said.

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