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CROWN BAY WORK PROMPTS SHIFTING OF CRUISE SHIPS

Feb. 17, 2004 – The West Indian Co. on Tuesday announced several changes in the positioning of ships calling at the port of St. Thomas over the next week, in order to accommodate maintenance dredging in Crown Bay.
On Wednesday, the Zaandam will anchor in the Charlotte Amalie inner harbor. The ship had initially been assigned to berth at the Crown Bay dock.
On Thursday, the Zenith will anchor in the inner harbor and the Radisson Diamond will utilize the outer anchorage. Originally, the Zenith was to have tied up in Crown Bay and the Diamond was to have used the inner anchorage.
On Feb. 25, the Costa Atlantica will anchor in the inner harbor and the Sunbird will use the outer anchorage. Previously the Atlantica had been scheduled to use Crown Bay and the Sunbird, the inner anchorage.
Expansion work has been under way at the Crown Bay dock since last year. According to a WICO release, Darlan Brin, Port Authority executive director, advised Edward E. Thomas Sr., WICO chief executive officer, that the Crown Bay maintenance dredging should be completed by Feb. 29.

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Feb. 17, 2004 - The West Indian Co. on Tuesday announced several changes in the positioning of ships calling at the port of St. Thomas over the next week, in order to accommodate maintenance dredging in Crown Bay.
On Wednesday, the Zaandam will anchor in the Charlotte Amalie inner harbor. The ship had initially been assigned to berth at the Crown Bay dock.
On Thursday, the Zenith will anchor in the inner harbor and the Radisson Diamond will utilize the outer anchorage. Originally, the Zenith was to have tied up in Crown Bay and the Diamond was to have used the inner anchorage.
On Feb. 25, the Costa Atlantica will anchor in the inner harbor and the Sunbird will use the outer anchorage. Previously the Atlantica had been scheduled to use Crown Bay and the Sunbird, the inner anchorage.
Expansion work has been under way at the Crown Bay dock since last year. According to a WICO release, Darlan Brin, Port Authority executive director, advised Edward E. Thomas Sr., WICO chief executive officer, that the Crown Bay maintenance dredging should be completed by Feb. 29.

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