Tightrope walker spotted on the harbour as Radiance of the Seas cruise ship departs NewcastlePhotos

thumbnail

Just heading out for a casual walk on the water Radiance of the Seas arriving in Newcastle on Thursday 5 April 2018. Picture: Chad Watson
老域名出售

Celebrity Solstice slips quietly into Newcastle Harbour on March 31- perhaps the last time she’ll try to hide behind the ‘tower’. Picture: Ray Kelly

Celebrity Solstice slips quietly into Newcastle Harbour on March 31- perhaps the last time she’ll try to hide behind the ‘tower’. Picture: Ray Kelly

CRUISE: The QE prepares to berth in Newcastle 1 March 2018. Picture: Ray Kelly, Newcastle

CRUISE: The QE prepares to berth in Newcastle 1 March 2018. Picture: Ray Kelly, Newcastle

CRUISE: The QE prepares to berth in Newcastle 1 March 2018. Picture: Ray Kelly, Newcastle

CRUISE: The QE prepares to berth in Newcastle 1 March 2018. Picture: Steve Carter

CRUISE: Under a morning haze the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship pulled into Newcastle harbour on March 1, 2018. Picture: Jessica Brown

CRUISING: Norwegian Jewel slipped into port this morning. Picture: David Hough

CRUISING: Norwegian Jewel slipped into port this morning. Picture: David Hough

CRUISING: Norwegian Jewel slipped into port this morning. Picture: David Hough

CRUISING: Norwegian Jewel slipped into port this morning. Picture: David Hough

CRUISING: Norwegian Jewel slipped into port this morning. Picture: David Hough

CRUISING: Norwegian Jewel slipped into port this morning. Picture: David Hough

CRUISING: Norwegian Jewel slipped into port this morning. Picture: David Hough

Aerial view of the Norwegian Jewel – Norwegian Cruise Line. Picture: Supplied

ARRIVAL: The Norwegian Jewel cruise ship arrived in the Port of Newcastle on Wednesday morning, February 21, 2018. Picture: Jessica Brown

ARRIVAL: The Norwegian Jewel cruise ship arrived in the Port of Newcastle on Wednesday morning, February 21, 2018. Picture: Jessica Brown

ARRIVAL: The Norwegian Jewel cruise ship arrived in the Port of Newcastle on Wednesday morning, February 21, 2018. Picture: Jessica Brown

MS Regatta arrives in the city. Picture: Jack O’Toole

MS Regatta arrives in the city. Picture: Jack O’Toole

MS Regatta arrives in the city. Picture: Jack O’Toole

MS Regatta arrives in the city. Picture: Jack O’Toole

MS Regatta arrives in the city.

Photo: Max Mason-Hubers

Photo: Max Mason-Hubers

Photo: Max Mason-Hubers

Photo: Max Mason-Hubers

Photo: Gillian Cahill

Photo: Deb Regan

Photo: Joanne Nunn

Photo: Shelley Fellows

Photo: Heidi Bush Massie

Photo: Cheryl May

Photo: Grant Cooper

Photo: Heidi Bush Massie

Photo: Kylie Willis

Photo: Katrina Hesketh

Photo: Mike Wilkins

Photo: Renee Conway

Photo: Rachele Holliday

Photo: Shelley Fellows

DECEMBER: P&O Pacific Jewel cruise ship docked at Carrington in Newcastle harbour. It arrived this morning and will depart this evening. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

DECEMBER: P&O Pacific Jewel cruise ship docked at Carrington in Newcastle harbour. It arrived this morning and will depart this evening. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

DECEMBER: P&O Pacific Jewel cruise ship docked at Carrington in Newcastle harbour. It arrived this morning and will depart this evening. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

DECEMBER: P&O Pacific Jewel cruise ship docked at Carrington in Newcastle harbour. It arrived this morning and will depart this evening. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

Ruth and David Johnson of Redhead watch cruise ship The World arrive in Newcastle. Picture by Peter Stoop

Radiance of the Seas in Newcastle on January 14 2015. Picture by Peter Stoop

The Shortland ferry passes Rhapsody of the Seas in Newcastle on February 18 2015. Picture by Phil Hearne

Celebrity Solstice entering the port of Newcastle on March 9 2014: Picture by Darren Pateman

Celebrity Solstice visiting Newcastle in March 2014. Picture by Darren Pateman

The view from inside Celebrity Solstice, which was the biggest cruise ship to visit Newcastle when it arrived in March 2014. Picture by Simone De Peak

The Celebrity Solstice’s main dining hall. Picture by Simone De Peak

Staff water the Lawn Club atop Celebrity Solstice in March 2014. Picture by Simone De Peak

An adults-only solarium aboard the Celebrity Solstice. Picture by Simone De Peak

Onlookers farewell Celebrity Solstice as it leaves Newcastle on March 9 2014. Picture by Eddie O’Reilly

Coal ship Ocean Dragon enters Newcastle harbour, where Radiance of the Seas (top left) is docked on January 14 2015. Picture by Peter Stoop

Celebrity Solstice in Newcastle harbour on its second visit to the city on March 13 2015. Picture by Ryan Osland

The Pacific Sun docked in Carrington in February 2012. Picture by Darren Pateman

Spirit of Adventure leaves Newcastle in December 2011. Picture by Phil Hearne

Spirit of Adventure off Nobbys in December 2011. Picture by Phil Hearne

Pacific Sun leaving Newcastle on October 28 2010. Picture by Jonathan Carroll

Arcadia Vale’s Tony Armstrong and Tighes Hill’s Sharon Oakley watch Crystal Serenity coast out of Newcastle in February 2012. Picture by Peter Stoop

The Dawn Princess passes Stockton on March 7 2010. Picture by Jonathan Carroll

Lani and Sasha Holz and Gabrielle and Amelie Bourke, all of Merewether, farewell the Seven Seas Mariner on March 27 2009. Picture by Natalie Grono

Onlookers at a cafe outside the cruise terminal on September 8 2010. Picture by Stuart Quinn.

Sun Princess leaves Nobbys on October 18 2009. Picture by Jonathan Carroll

The Pacific Sun off Nobbys in September 2010. Picture by Darren Pateman

Silver Shadow in Port Stephens in 2006. Picture by Kitty Hill

Pacific Sun at Dyke Point shortly before dawn on September 8 2010. Picture by Darren Pateman

Kurri Kurri’s Ji Forbes, 7, fishes as the cruise ship Millennium departs in 2009. Picture by Ryan Osland

The Silver Whisper laves Newcastle in January 2009. Picture by Darren Pateman

Cruise ship Mercury leaves Newcastle on December 21 2007. Picture by Dean Osland

Cruise ship Mercury leaves Newcastle on December 21 2007. Picture by Dean Osland

Cruise ship Mercury leaves Newcastle on December 21 2007. Picture by Dean Osland

Cruise ship Mercury leaves Newcastle on December 21 2007. Picture by Dean Osland

The Pacific Sun leaves Newcastle harbour on September 8 2010. Picture: Stuart Quinn

Pacific Star passes Nobbys on November 27 2007. Picture by David Wicks

Millennium leaves Newcastle harbour in January 2009. Picture by Ryan Osland

The Sun Princess, as seen from Carrington on October 18 2009. Picture by Kitty Hill

Millennium leaves Newcastle in January 2009. Picture by Ryan Osland

Onlookers watch The World arrive in Newcastle harbour. Picture by Peter Stoop

Cruise ship Mercury arrives. Picture by David Wicks

Pacific Star visits Newcastle in 2007. Picture by David Wicks

Cruise ship The World enters Newcastle on September 13 2006. Picture by David Wicks

The World’s captain Daj Saevic on the bridge as The World visits Newcastle in March 2003. Picture by Peter Stoop

Volendam in Newcastle harbour in March 2010. Picture by Anita Jones

The Silver Whisper leaves Newcastle in January 2009. Picture by Darren Pateman

Silver Shadow in Newcastle harbour on February 19 2004. Picture by Ryan Osland

Rhapsody of the Seas in February 2013. Picture by Peter Stoop

The Pacific Sun sneaks into Newcastle Harbour at dawn in September 2010. Picture by Darren Pateman

The Pacific Sun arrives in September 2010. Picture by Darren Pateman

The Radiance of the Seas leaves Newcastle in October 2013. Picture by Simone De Peak

TweetFacebookJust heading out for a casual walk on the waterhttps://nnimgt-a.akamaihd老域名出售/transform/v1/crop/frm/n8uGJwMg95DiH9D4L9ShGa/6f57c1d4-271d-43a2-bc67-271d01be88b7.png/r768_456_1741_1006_w1200_h678_fmax.jpgThat’s one way to get a photo with a cruise ship!news, local-news, cruise ship, cruise ship hunter, newcastle port, newcastle cruise ship, P&O, queen elizabeth, tight rope walker, newcastle2018-04-05T19:30:00+10:00https://players.brightcove老域名出售/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=5764421777001https://players.brightcove老域名出售/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=5764421777001The cruise ship’s visitmarkeditslast voyage before it goes in for repairs, after Royal Caribbean announced its next cruise has been cancelled.

“Royal Caribbean International regrettably announced that it will be necessary to cancel the upcoming 11-night cruise onRadiance of the Seasdeparting6 April 2018. This is to conduct necessary repairs on the ship’s Azipod propulsion system, which impacts the ships’ speed and ability to deliver future scheduled cruises.

“The ship’s guest services are currently fully operational, and there is no impact on the maneuverability of the ship or on the safety of our guests and crew as it returns to Sydney from its current Queensland coastal cruise.

“After exploring numerous repair options and to ensure readiness for future cruises, repairs will take place from 6 April to 17 April.

“We are currently in the process of informing all impacted guests and their travel agents. All guests will be provided with a full refund as well as a 100 per centFuture Cruise Credit.

“We sincerely regret that we will be unable to deliver the Royal Caribbean cruise holiday that our guests were looking forward to.Our guest’s holiday time is very precious and we can assure you that we did not make this decision lightly.”

Radiance of the Seas has a nine-storey central atrium, lifts facing the sea and eight different restaurants. It is due to depart at 5pm

Did you photograph the cruise ship? Send your photos to [email protected]老域名出售.au

CRUISING INTO NEWCASTLEThe last cruise ship to visit Newcastle Harbour was the Celebrity Solstice on Easter Saturday.

TheCelebrityis thelead shipof theSolstice-classofcruise ships. The vessel is 314.86 metres long and carries2,852 passengers.

The Celebrity Solstice’s first visit in 2014 was one for the ages, read how the Heraldreported its arrival at the time.

​What are your best memories of cruise ships in the Hunter?

Celebrity Solstice slips quietly into Newcastle Harbour on March 31- perhaps the last time she’ll try to hide behind the ‘tower’. Picture: Ray Kelly

Comments are closed.