In 1929 Oslo had 22 calls of cruise vessels to the city. In 2010 150 vessels with 260 000 passengers called in Oslo. There has been n 8,5% yearly growth the last ten years. Cruises to Oslo can be divided in two segments:
In 2010 Oslo had cruise tourists from 136 different nations. Passengers from Germany, UK, USA account for 55%.
In 2011 RCCL will again use Oslo as a turn-around port for Vision of the Seas on 6 cruises. 41 over-night calls have been reported