HL Deb 09 September 2004 vol 664 cc166-8WA
Lord Fearn

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many ocean-going liners visited English ports in each of the years 2001, 2002 and 2003. [HL4060]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Information is not available in the form requested. Only information on ships carrying passengers on international cruises or other ships carrying passengers outside Europe and the Mediterranean is available.

The following table shows the number of individual ships and their visits to English ports in 2001, 2002 and 2003 for the purposes of embarkation and disembarkation of passengers on international cruises or sea journeys outside Europe and the Mediterranean.

Year Individual ships Total visits
2001 65 371
2002 53 376
2003 49 440