Thomson Discovery, also called TUI Discovery, will make its inaugural call here today, Thursday. This is the second TUI cruise ship to make its inaugural call to St. Maarten this month. Discovery is the cruise line’s newest and biggest ship. It is one of five new cruise ships making inaugural calls this month to the destination. The ship has a gross tonnage of 69,130, length of 264 metres and can carry 1,830 passengers and 761 crew.