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Title: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: polsteam on January 03, 2012, 09:21:08 am
The information posted in this thread by various contributors will be compiled / put in one place for convenience:
http://forum.shipspotting.com/index.php/topic,9703.msg53670.html#msg53670


MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012

Dear maritime and ship enthusiasts. Please, be so kind as to let me know of any TRULY MARITIME (and ship related) event in your country, that you expect in 2012.

I am compiling the listing of MARITIME events to take place in 2012 worldwide for maritime magazine I work for.

I am interested in port festivals (like Wereldhavendagen in Rotterdam and Hafengeburtstag in Hamburg or Maritime Woche in Bremen/Bremerhaven), but also in "small versions" in smaller ports.
I am also interested in BIG sailing ships (tall ships) regatta and gatherings / festivals.
And "ship gatherings" like "steam ships" festivals in the Netherlands or port/fishing festivals (like "herring days" in the Netherlands, where you can see many trawlers gathered or even take a short trip onboard a trawler or spectacular "one time" events available for a big groups like cruise ship christenings in Hamburg or elsewhere...
Any harbour or yard "open days" or "open ship" days would be of interest.

I am NOT interested in sailboats regatta, small old-timer sailing boats gatherings, "seaside resort" (beach) festivals or music or culture festivals "by the sea" (having NOT much to do with "real" maritime and ship related interests). I am NOT interested in sea-diving events or shanties festivals...

Also any bigger (not very local) gathering of shiplovers / shipspotters would be of interest. Same as "flea markets" and exchanges with maritime books, postcards, ship related gadgets, etc. for shiplovers.

The events I am interested in are ship, shipping, marine industries awareness, maritime heritage related. I am interested in ANY event in 2012, that may be of interested to shiplover / ship enthusiast, ship modeller, shipspotter, etc.

Will there be any Shipspotting Summit or gathering ?...

Please, share your knowledge of any such MARITIME event to take place in 2012.
I suppose it will not only be of help for me, with my task, but will be also valuable information for users of this site...

Regards,

Peter


p.s.
I already know (and "everyone knows" - as they are easy to be found on the Web) about the following in 2012:
- Hamburg Hafengeburtstag
(by the way... when there will be a schlepperballet in Rostock / Waremuende ?...
 OR in tug ballet or tug races in ANY OTHER place on this Earth?... )
- Wereldhavendagen in Rotterdam
- SMM in Hamburg
- Posidonia in Greece
- Transport Week in Gdansk in March
- SAR stations open day in the Netherlands (Reddingboot... something - sorry, I do not remember this Dutch word)
- Terneuzen Havendagen.
I am looking for more similar events...


The information posted here by various contributors will be put in one place for convenience:
http://forum.shipspotting.com/index.php/topic,9703.msg53670.html#msg53670


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: Cody Williams on January 03, 2012, 10:06:38 am
Devonport (Australia) will be the port of the recommissioning of the sailing ship, Julie Burgess in February. If that's the kind of news even you're looking for.

Cody


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: mattiboy94 on January 03, 2012, 11:01:01 am
hello,


is maassluis ( nearby rotterdam ) we have Furiade

http://www.furieade.nl/


or sea tug day

http://www.sleepboothaven.nl/


Ps : the sites are in dutch , so maybe je have to use google translate  :)


greets matthijs


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: Robert J Smith on January 03, 2012, 02:45:43 pm
Hi Peter

3rd July 2012

P&O celebrate 175 years with all seven P&O cruise ships in Southampton together. They are due to sail together down Southampton Water on the 3rd July.

http://175.pocruises.com/

Regards

Bob


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: Steve Geronazzo on January 04, 2012, 01:19:22 pm

Cruise ships in Quebec City for 2012.

http://www.portquebec.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=101&Itemid=356 (http://www.portquebec.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=101&Itemid=356)


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: Jens Boldt on January 04, 2012, 05:21:43 pm
- Hamburg Cruise Days 2012, August 17 - 19, http://www.hamburgcruisedays.de/ (also available in English)

- Naming ceremony for AIDAmar on May 12 during Hafengeburtstag, according to the AIDA website the biggest naming ceremony worldwide.
AIDAmar will be accompanied on that night by her sisters AIDAblu, -luna and -sol

- Naming ceremony for MS Hamburg (the then ex-C. Columbus) on June 7 or June 8 here at Hamburg


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: polsteam on January 04, 2012, 06:17:42 pm
Great many thanks for contributors so far :)

And please, keep on sending further entries.

I will not thank after each contribution but be assured I appreciate every entry very much.

Every few days the aggregated list will be updated: http://forum.shipspotting.com/index.php/topic,9703.msg53670.html (http://forum.shipspotting.com/index.php/topic,9703.msg53670.html)


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: Jens Boldt on January 04, 2012, 06:40:03 pm
UPDATE:

The naming ceremony for MS Hamburg (C. Columbus) will be held on June 8. Directly after the ceremony the ship will leave Hamburg on her maiden voyage for Plantours & Partner, her new charterer. She's scheduled to leave Hamburg at 18.00 hrs.


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: polsteam on January 04, 2012, 07:03:41 pm
UPDATE:

The naming ceremony for MS Hamburg (C. Columbus) will be held on June 8. Directly after the ceremony the ship will leave Hamburg on her maiden voyage for Plantours & Partner, her new charterer. She's scheduled to leave Hamburg at 18.00 hrs.


Thank you :)

I have amended the listing http://forum.shipspotting.com/index.php/topic,9703.msg53670.html#msg53670
accordingly.


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: kasco on January 05, 2012, 01:26:26 am
100 year anniversary of the sinking of the S S Titanic
Month of April/2012
Halifax  Nova Scotia  Canada


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: polsteam on January 22, 2012, 05:09:44 pm
update:


please, keep on sending your info on maritime events expected throughout 2012...


first part of advance announcements on maritime events is available here:
http://www.naszemorze.com.pl/pokaz_wiadomosc.php?idn=513

it is in Polish, BUT:
- names of events are usually in English and self-explanatory, and if not - there are web links to events' sites provided, so everyone may check for himself...
- I will be soon updating this forum entry:
http://forum.shipspotting.com/index.php/topic,9703.msg53670.html#msg53670


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: john mccorquodale on January 24, 2012, 10:06:34 am
UK - Bristol Harbour Festival 2012 - should get a few tall ships and lots of maritime heritage fun, starting on 23rd July - details to come on the website: link at http://www.bristol.gov.uk/page/bristol-harbour-festival


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: Robert J Smith on March 10, 2012, 05:02:26 pm
Oceanology International 13 - 15 March 2012

http://www.oceanologyinternational.com/page.cfm/link=153

Regards

Bob


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: Clyde Dickens on March 10, 2012, 09:38:04 pm
Sydney Ports Cruise Schedule

Scroll through to 2020 (incomplete)

http://www.sydneyports.com.au/port_operations/cruise_schedule


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: Robert J Smith on March 11, 2012, 05:01:34 pm
Sydney Ports Cruise Schedule

Scroll through to 2020 (incomplete)

http://www.sydneyports.com.au/port_operations/cruise_schedule

Clyde, I have seen some long duration schedules but 2020....  ;D

We have only just got this years for London

Bob


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: Clyde Dickens on March 11, 2012, 07:54:15 pm
Hi Bob

Its probably Carnival getting in early to pre-empt  competition.  See the To Be Advised for some vessel names.

I was interested to note that the new "Home Port ships" terminal at White Bay 5 is scheduled for use in March 2013.   Which also gives an indication of the expected progress of the huge Barangaroo development of the old container ship wharves where there is currently a tent city terminal.

Best regards
Clyde


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: Robert J Smith on April 01, 2012, 02:36:54 pm
Thames Sailing Barge Matches

Dates of this years sailing barge races

http://www.sailingbargeassociation.co.uk/bargematches.html


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: Jens Heri on April 01, 2012, 04:54:56 pm
Cruise Calls 2012 at Thorshavn, Faroe Islands
http://www.portoftorshavn.com/Default.aspx?pageid=17740

For the last ten years the number of calls has been around 40.



Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: Robert J Smith on April 18, 2012, 12:32:47 pm
Sail Royal Greenwich 2012

July 25 to August 12

http://www.sailroyalgreenwich.co.uk/

Fleet info

http://www.sailroyalgreenwich.co.uk/en/corporate-hospitality/fleet

The Arrival Parade takes place on Wednesday, 25 July 2012 when an entire flotilla of around 20 Tall Ships will sail in convoy into London to inaugurate the spectacular maritime event Sail Royal Greenwich 2012.
For the impressive parade the Tall Ships will gather in the Thames estuary in Gravesend, Tilbury before sailing into Greenwich.


Regards

Bob


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: Andreas Schlatterer on April 18, 2012, 01:47:01 pm
Hello together

the event in Flensburg this year is called Flensburg Nautics, see here

http://www.nautics-flensburg.de/

sorry the whole description is only in german !!! I think nowadays it should be in english as well and due to the fact that Danmark is around the corner also in danish but.......

But somehow "ship is schiff" and so it should be possible to see the sailing ships which are part of this event.

The famous "Dampf Rundum" one of the biggest event for steamships in Europe will be held July 2013

Best regards

A.Schlatterer


Title: Re: MARITIME and SHIP RELATED EVENTS in 2012 ?... please report / announce here...
Post by: canberra97 on April 21, 2012, 11:35:25 pm
To celebrate the Queens Jubilee Cunard will be hosting all three queens in Southampton on the 5th June 2012, they will arrive between 07.00 and 07.30 and leave later in the evening together down Southampton Water with a fireworks display, during the day the Red Arrows will do a salute over the Port of Southampton and the three Cunarders Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and the Queen Mary 2.

Local boat trips by Red Funnel and Blue Funnel Cruiese are on sale for the arrivals of the three queens as well as the departures with the fireworks.

P&O 7 ship celebrations in July also have similar boat trips on sale.