Holland America cruise ship making 10-hour Charleston port call

(Source: hollandamerica.com)
(Source: hollandamerica.com)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Passengers on a Bermuda cruise will have a brief chance to see a bit of the South Carolina Lowcountry.

Holland America Line's cruise ship Veendam makes a port call in Charleston on Tuesday.

The ship carries as many as 1,350 passengers and is scheduled to dock in Charleston for 10 hours before leaving around 5 p.m.

Tourism is an $18.4 billion industry in the state and the cruise industry means about $37 million for the economy.

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