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Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th July 2019, 23:40
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By philabos
There is a full page report in the Wall Street...

There is a full page report in the Wall Street Journal today which discusses all of the information posted above.
Apparently MSC had to pay a $50 million bond for the vessels release, although the...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 24th April 2019, 16:06
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By philabos
Norwegian Getaway saga

NCL scheduled a repositioning trip from New York to Southampton April 27 with the expected routing via the Azores with port calls at Portland UK, Zeebrugge, and Le Havre.
Last Friday they announced...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 12th October 2017, 21:40
Replies: 83
Views: 6,130
Posted By philabos
Interesting discussion. I will be crossing the...

Interesting discussion. I will be crossing the Bay next week.
Will keep all this in mind.
Fortunately a mere passenger not running the show.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd September 2017, 03:59
Replies: 212
Views: 14,647
Posted By philabos
This is a very long shot, but is there any chance...

This is a very long shot, but is there any chance Sandy Dewar was or would be Chief Officer in Queen of Bermuda?
Forum: Royal Navy 8th March 2017, 00:25
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By philabos
INS Viraat decommissioned

Formerly HMS HERMES, decommissioned March 6.
An amazing career by any standard.

https://news.usni.org/2017/03/06/worlds-oldest-aircraft-carrier-ins-viraat-decommissions
Forum: Royal Navy 12th February 2017, 20:35
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By philabos
HMS Ocean is leading a Persian Gulf task force...

HMS Ocean is leading a Persian Gulf task force made up of RN, US, French,
Australian ships. RN commodore in overall command.
Perhaps all is not lost��
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 4th January 2015, 23:53
Replies: 1
Views: 1,649
Posted By philabos
Jagersfontein

On a recent cruise to Hawaii, a lecturer mentioned this Dutch passenger ship entering Honolulu Harbor on the morning of the Pearl Harbor attack. According to him, she opened fire on Japanese...
Forum: Passenger Liners 21st January 2014, 17:12
Replies: 62
Views: 12,772
Posted By philabos
My understanding is that Carnival went to Bermuda...

My understanding is that Carnival went to Bermuda flag not to avoid UK registry but to avoid entanglements with EU regulation.
Makes sense until you realize HAL still under the Dutch flag.
Forum: P & O 13th June 2013, 22:43
Replies: 11
Views: 2,243
Posted By philabos
As an American, agree completely with your...

As an American, agree completely with your sentiments. The world might be a different place had we not made that mistake - certainly not worse.

At the risk of annoying people further, here is a...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th January 2012, 22:34
Replies: 4,191
Views: 795,538
Posted By philabos
Iinteresting video - particularly if this was...

Iinteresting video - particularly if this was indeed regular practice.
Watched it - went back 5 minutes later and the link now broken!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th November 2009, 21:09
Replies: 13
Views: 1,651
Posted By philabos
She is at Pier 88, 12th Ave near 48th Street on...

She is at Pier 88, 12th Ave near 48th Street on west side of Manhattan.
Last day open is Nov 11 and she sails on Nov 12.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th November 2009, 18:17
Replies: 13
Views: 1,651
Posted By philabos
I was able to visit this vessel in New York on...

I was able to visit this vessel in New York on 11/4. It is obvious New Yorkers are immensely proud of her. A couple in their 60's were in front of me viewing the bow with tears in their eyes -...
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