Cruise Ships Headed to Maine Coast 

Thousands of tourists are expected in Portland and Bar Harbor this week as cruise ships make late-summer visits to the Maine ports. On Tuesday, the Celebrity Summit arrives in Portland with 1,900passengers before sailing on to Bar Harbor. The recentlyrefurbished ship visited Portland for the first time earlier thissummer. On Friday, the Independence arrives in Portland with nearly 100passengers before embarking on an eight-day cruise along the Mainecoast. The Explorer of Seas, with 3,114 passengers, carries the mostpassengers of any of the cruise ships berthing in Portland thisyear. Following its call in Portland, the Explorer sails for BarHarbor. (AP)