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MS Veendam, first cruise ship of 2016, arrives in Charlottetown seaport

Cruise ship season is officially underway on P.E.I. as the first ship of the season, the MS Veendam, has docked at the seaport in Charlottetown.

It's the first of 58 cruise ships scheduled to arrive in Charlottetown this year

Time-lapse of MS Veendam arriving in Charlottetown (Submitted by Taylor Rush)

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Time-lapse of MS Veendam arriving in Charlottetown (Submitted by Taylor Rush)

Cruise ship season is officially underway on P.E.I. as the first ship of the season, the MS Veendam, has docked at the seaport in Charlottetown.

The MS Veendam docked in Charlottetown Monday. (Submitted by Taylor Rush)

The MS Veendam has 1,350 passengers and 580 crew members on board.

It's the first of 58 ships scheduled to arrive in Charlottetown. Eight of the visits will be from cruise ships stopping in province for the first time.

Visits will continue until Oct. 19.

The MS Veendam is the first of 58 cruise ships scheduled to arrive in Charlottetown between now and October. (Sumbitted by Taylor Rush)

With files from Mitch Cormier

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