Today marks the beginning of the Cruise ship season with the arrival this morning of the Marina for Oceana Cruises. the ship is sailing a 14 Day New York to Southampton transatlantic route with stops in Saint John, New Brunswick (07 Apr); Halifax, Nova Scotia (08 Apr); St Johns, Newfoundland (10 Apr); Cork, Ireland (14 Apr); Dublin, Ireland (15 Apr); St Malo, France (17 Apr); Le Havre (Paris), France (18 Apr); Southampton, England (19 Apr a0800)
Of course, there is 20CM of snow forecasted for today. the cruise season traditionally begins in April, though not normally this early. the previous earliest start was the arrival of the Azamara Journey, which arrived on April 12, 2012.
Original article: Start of the Cruise Season.