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  1. MCA/East Devon Beach Poster

    MCA/East Devon Beach Poster

    Extra copies of these posters are being displayed on the local beaches to try and offset recent press gloom and doom on oil pollution when the media circus descended on last weeks explosive events. It appears to be another "stable door bolt" to try to limit perceived damage to the tourist
  2. MCA Update - Page 1

    MCA Update - Page 1

    A rather overdue summary of progress and intentions, possibly produced under pressure felt by the MCA team when they found out how restless the natives ashore were during the excessive media spotlight on last weeks explosive activity. It contains several "stable door bolts" - see recent p
  3. MCA Update -  Page 2

    MCA Update - Page 2

    A rather overdue summary of progress and intentions, possibly produced under pressure felt by the MCA team when they found out how restless the natives ashore were during the excessive media spotlight on last weeks explosive activity. It contains several "stable door bolts" - see recent p
  4. MSC Napoli, July 10, at anchor undergoing survey

    MSC Napoli, July 10, at anchor undergoing survey

    The second of the two photos that accompanied the press article quoted at post #732 in the MSC Napoli thread. Further confirmation of the misalignment is also given by the pattern of water flowig from the pump discharge. It flows aft (downhill) and then overboard through several scuppers, including
  5. MSC Napoli, July 9 just before refloating

    MSC Napoli, July 9 just before refloating

    One of two photos that accompanied the press article quoted at post#732 on the MSC Napoli thread
  6. MSC Napoli refloated - hog turns to sag.

    MSC Napoli refloated - hog turns to sag.

    Todays photo from the local paper shows the extent to which the crack across the bottom must have opened up to allow the damaged section to sag. The stern section (red line) has now clearly risen above the line of the forrard section (green line) See post #729 on MSC Napoli in danger of sinking of
  7. MSC Napoli - container decontamination

    MSC Napoli - container decontamination

    One of the temporary container decontamination bays erected on an old football field at Portland Port. Note the buckling of the container
  8. MSC Napoli - last box from below draining out.

    MSC Napoli - last box from below draining out.

    The last container draining down after breaking surface in the after hold on 17 May. For comment see the MSC Napoli thread, post #638
  9. MSC Napoli - last box from below breaking surface

    MSC Napoli - last box from below breaking surface

    The last container about to break surface in the after hold on 17 May. For comment see the MSC Napoli thread, post #638
  10. P14 - April 9 - Brian (2)

    P14 - April 9 - Brian (2)

    Brian Thanks again for gettng this view along the port side, I have marked it in the same way as the examination of my earlier one that shows the angular dsplacement at the split (See "P2 - MSC Napoli, starboard failure." posted in my gallery on 5 Feb.) Basically the displacement remains
  11. MSC Napoli without containers on deck

    MSC Napoli without containers on deck

    Date uncertain
  12. P12 - MSC Napoli - Lyme Bay - 25 Jan 2007

    P12 - MSC Napoli - Lyme Bay - 25 Jan 2007

    In the absence of drawings can anyone suggest which stacks are on the hatches to Holds 4 to 7 mentioned in the insurer's report in post #407 in the Napoli thread
  13. P11 - CGM Normandie  in 2001

    P11 - CGM Normandie in 2001

    This is one in a series of photos with overlaid analytical data seeking to trace the history of the shape of MSC Napoli. Deductions are posted in the current Napoli accident thread, particularly post #398
  14. P10 - MSC Napoli 16 April 2006

    P10 - MSC Napoli 16 April 2006

    This is one in a series of photos with overlaid analytical data seeking to trace the history of the shape of MSC Napoli. Deductions are posted in the current Napoli accident thread, particularly post #378
  15. P9 - MSC Napoli 16 April 2006

    P9 - MSC Napoli 16 April 2006

    This is one in a series of photos with overlaid analytical data seeking to trace the history of the shape of MSC Napoli. Deductions are posted in the current Napoli accident thread, particularly post #378
  16. P6  - MSC Napoli 14 Jan 2007

    P6 - MSC Napoli 14 Jan 2007

    This is one in a series of photos with overlaid analytical data seeking to trace the history of the shape of MSC Napoli. Deductions are posted in the current Napoli accident thread.
  17. MSC Napoli, beached 9 Feb 2007

    MSC Napoli, beached 9 Feb 2007

    Base picture published in Western Morning News, 10 Feb 2007. Degree of listing marked and sea level visible on stbd side suggests the bow has settled further towards the bottom over the previous few days. For detailed comment see curret MSC Napoli thread at [URL] http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showth
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