Posted March 14th, 2018, 06:59 PM
I think you might have a hard time finding a Porter on April 25th in Vancouver. I just looked at the berthing calendar and the only ship coming into Vancouver that week is the Ruby on Friday April 27th. http://claalaska.com/wp-content/uplo...3-VAN-2018.pdf What ship are you on?
Another case of an 'amalgamate various port schedules into one place' site being incorrect. The schedule on the port website
clearly shows Star Princess arriving from Hawaii on April 25th. The draft sched from late Dec last year even had the Star correctly listed, so CLAA's info is at least 3 months out of date at this time... not as bad as CruiseTT which missed every HAL ship out of Vancouver a couple of seasons ago, but still another reason to never trust any info source except the ports themselves.
OP shouldn't need to worry - normal complement of CBSA, CBP, longshoremen to handle a single ship should be in place as normal. As a local Vancouverite the lack of QuickShuttle service (confirmed not to start from the pier until May) and possible lack of luggage storage (I've yet to hear the start date for CDS Baggage service this season) should be irrelevant for OP, otherwise it should be business as normal despite the early date.
Princess: Emerald, Golden x3, Island, Star x2
NCL: Gem, Pearl
Edumacational kiddie cruises: SS Uganda