BAR HARBOR – Maine is expecting a record number of cruise ships to visit this state this year.
The Maasdam Cruise Liner will kick things off Thursday when it arrives in Bar Harbor. One of more than 400 visits expected at ports along the coast this summer.
According to “Cruise Maine,” close to 300 thousand passengers will visit the ports which is 11 percent more than last season.
Bar Harbor is expecting 140 cruise liners to steam into Frenchmen Bay, which would break last years record of 127.