Noordam berthed at Pier 27 as part of a 35-night voyage from Seward, Alaska, to Sydney, Australia. The ship was under the command of Capt. Hendrik Draper.
Emerald Princess docked at Pier 35 on a six-night coastal cruise from Vancouver to Los Angeles. Capt. Vincenzo Lubrano was at the helm.
These ships are among the many based in Seattle and Vancouver for the Alaska summer season that visit San Francisco in September and October on their way south for the winter.