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19/07/04
London Cruising Made Easier
- New terminal set to triple traffic

CRUISE LINERS could become a common sight on the Thames following the opening of a new customs and immigration terminal.

"Cruising is essential to increase tourism in London," said Geoff Adam, of the Port of London Authority, the body behind the terminal.

Costing half a million pounds, the terminal is a floating structure on the river at Greenwich. The target is to increase cruiser traffic threefold from the 50 liners that have come to London each year. in recent times.

"The fact you can now get a ship in here and get people on and off easily will attract other ships. I think it's great." said James St John, of The World, the ship currently at the terminal.



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