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Forum: Other International Navies 5th February 2011, 13:36
Replies: 3
Views: 3,193
Posted By shamrock
Her fleet designation was F42, a Nilgiri class...

Her fleet designation was F42, a Nilgiri class frigate commissioned in 1981...I may have seen her when in Mumbai last year, there were several ships in port at the Naval dockyard over the three days...
Forum: Other International Navies 4th February 2011, 15:49
Replies: 3
Views: 3,193
Posted By shamrock
Indian Frigate Vindhyagiri severely damaged in collision in Mumbai

The Frigate was hit by a German vessel which sustained some damage, however the Vindhyagiri was holed in her boiler room, subsequently caught fire and is now sat on the bottom of the harbour at her...
Forum: Passenger Liners 26th January 2011, 17:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By shamrock
Although not been on Grandeur, she does have a...

Although not been on Grandeur, she does have a good repeat cruiser following...which in cruising does say alot for her in todays market where there are so many ships to choose from.

You are most...
Forum: The Engine Room 24th December 2010, 13:36
Replies: 58
Views: 10,059
Posted By shamrock
Thanks for the insight about these...

Thanks for the insight about these systems...fascinating stuff.

Would it be possible that the system installed aboard Splendor may have been badly done right from the get go?

Afterall she is...
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd December 2010, 16:52
Replies: 58
Views: 10,059
Posted By shamrock
Since the site where the PDF's from the USCG...

Since the site where the PDF's from the USCG keeps timing out...

http://homeport.uscg.mil/mycg/portal/ep/home.do

Scroll down to Alerts & Notices & click on '# New CO2 SYSTEM SAFETY ALERTS'
...
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd December 2010, 15:41
Replies: 58
Views: 10,059
Posted By shamrock
http://www.cruise-community.com/index.php?option=c...

http://www.cruise-community.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4633&catid=910&Itemid=69
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd December 2010, 15:33
Replies: 58
Views: 10,059
Posted By shamrock
CO2 fire suppession system failure cited in Carnival Splendor engineroom fire

The USCG have issued urgent recommendations regarding testing & installation of CO2 fire suppression systems after the Carnival Splendor engineroom fire....

Splendor's system failed to go off...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th November 2010, 16:37
Replies: 60
Views: 8,592
Posted By shamrock
All Carnival Splendor cruises are now cancelled...

All Carnival Splendor cruises are now cancelled til 16/01/2011

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/carnival-splendor-to-be-out-of-service-until-january-16-2011-for-repairs-108423419.html

I...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th November 2010, 13:37
Replies: 11
Views: 2,233
Posted By shamrock
According to this report the crewman lost was...

According to this report the crewman lost was from Poland & the tug's Belgian captain is the missing man..

http://www.towingline.com/archives/823

Sympathies go to all involved.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th November 2010, 18:38
Replies: 60
Views: 8,592
Posted By shamrock
Splendor's cruise director, John Heald, has now...

Splendor's cruise director, John Heald, has now updated his blog from the ship, he dscribes the moment when the fire broke out and what followed...
...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 12th November 2010, 18:29
Replies: 15
Views: 4,951
Posted By shamrock
Disney Dream is about to leave Papenburg for an...

Disney Dream is about to leave Papenburg for an overnight Ems River transit.

http://redaktion.meyer-neptun.de/exfiles/8/ueberfuehrungsplan%20disney%20dream%20englisch.pdf
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th November 2010, 16:19
Replies: 60
Views: 8,592
Posted By shamrock
She is just entering San Diego port...almost home...

She is just entering San Diego port...almost home from her adventure. We are following her progress over on the thread on The Cruising Forum. Once she is berthed, the hard part will start...getting...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th November 2010, 13:46
Replies: 60
Views: 8,592
Posted By shamrock
Unconfirmed report in alot of media have quoted...

Unconfirmed report in alot of media have quoted the CEO of Carnival as blaming the fire on a split crankcase on a generator.

It is confirmed, however, the worst accident to a Carnival ship in the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th November 2010, 13:47
Replies: 60
Views: 8,592
Posted By shamrock
Question Carnival Splendor fire & a question of equipment redundancy

Something doesn't quite add up with the Carnival Splendor fire that I would like some opinions/knowledge of please.

When ships are built, there is always a degree of redundancy in their mechanical...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 31st October 2010, 19:14
Replies: 15
Views: 4,951
Posted By shamrock
Disney ships are aimed primarily at families with...

Disney ships are aimed primarily at families with young children and the whistles are there to add a little bit of Disney magic to a child's cruise that would not happen on another mainstream cruise...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 31st October 2010, 16:17
Replies: 15
Views: 4,951
Posted By shamrock
Wink erm...well... The new tune for Disney...

erm...well...


The new tune for Disney Dream...and the Wonder/Magic are apparently to be updated with...

Three parts....When You Wish Upon A Star, Makes No Difference Who You Are and A Dream...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 30th October 2010, 21:48
Replies: 15
Views: 4,951
Posted By shamrock
Sorry that you have had difficulty, Stores. ...

Sorry that you have had difficulty, Stores.

I have emailed Andy to see if he can spot any problems with the registration process as I am unable to check that part of the website.

We have had a...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 30th October 2010, 20:13
Replies: 15
Views: 4,951
Posted By shamrock
Disney Dream is now fully out of the building...

Disney Dream is now fully out of the building dock....pretty spectacular entrance too...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 30th October 2010, 19:16
Replies: 15
Views: 4,951
Posted By shamrock
A new ship is born....Disney Dream float out at Meyer Werft 30/10/10

Today is a very special day at Meyer Werft, the largest ever ship to be built (to date) is finally being floated out. She should be making her first tentative steps within the hour.

We over on...
Forum: Tankers 28th October 2010, 15:22
Replies: 0
Views: 992
Posted By shamrock
Tanker 'Prince William Sound' under US scrutiny as she prepares for scrapping in Asia

More details here...

http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2010/10/28
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 28th October 2010, 15:20
Replies: 7
Views: 3,202
Posted By shamrock
Falklands veteran Norland & her sister Norstar on their way to Alang

More details here...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/humberside/hi/people_and_places/newsid_9135000/9135869.stm
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 25th October 2010, 18:50
Replies: 1
Views: 1,500
Posted By shamrock
Norwegian Cruise Lines confirm newbuild order with Meyer Werft

Two ships, to enter service in 2013 & 2014, slightly less weight than Epic but almost the same number of passengers...

More details here, with impression...
...
Forum: Ferries 25th October 2010, 13:58
Replies: 0
Views: 942
Posted By shamrock
Viking Lines place newbuild order for cruise ferry with STX Turku

This order comes as a relief to the Turku workforce since RCI's Allure o/t Seas is almost ready for delivery and the yard faced an empty orderbook...
...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 25th October 2010, 13:55
Replies: 0
Views: 2,068
Posted By shamrock
Delphin & Delphin Voyager impounded on financial irregularities

Greece's Restis Group is among a number of creditors that have arrested a cruise ship belonging to German operator Delphin Seereisen as the battle between the two widens.

The ship arrested by...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 23rd October 2010, 14:51
Replies: 1
Views: 1,366
Posted By shamrock
Sadly it has been confirmed that this old lass...

Sadly it has been confirmed that this old lass has now been sold for scrap. I passed her in April where she has been in lay-up outside Port Klang for several months. It was very clear that she had...
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