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1  Shipspotters all over the world / Shipping News and information / Fram on: December 29, 2007, 01:36:55 pm
I found this message on the internet:

'Experiencing an engine breakdown at Brown´s Bluff in Antarctica, the Fram collided with an iceberg tonight. No injuries have been reported and the the vessel is now sailing under own power to King George Island.'

Does anyone has more information?
2  Shipspotters all over the world / Shipping News and information / Re: Fred Olsen - Braemar on: November 01, 2007, 07:16:21 pm
The lengthening of Enchantment of the Seas was done near my place.

You can see pictures I made and I got from some nice people at http://www.aadhoogesteger.nl/cruiseschepen/verlengingenchantmentoftheseas.html

Aad
3  Shipspotters all over the world / Shipping News and information / Arrival ss Rotterdam delayed on: October 11, 2007, 07:27:49 pm
Today, October 11, it's announced that the arrival of ss Rotterdam in Rotterdam is delayed till end of May, beginning June of 2008.

The ship will now open for visitors September 1, 2008.
4  Shipspotters all over the world / Shipping News and information / Fire on Calypso on: May 06, 2006, 07:59:53 am
Passenger ship on fire in Channel

A ship with more than 450 passengers on board has issued a May Day signal after a fire broke out in the engine room.
The Calypso vessel got into difficulties in the English Channel, about 15 miles off Beachy Head, coastguard officers confirmed.

Crew members moved the 462 passengers to the deck of the ship, which was sailing from Essex to Guernsey.
A coastguard spokeswoman said four lifeboats and a rescue helicopter have been sent to the scene.

British passengers

She said the May Day call was made about 0400 BST from the ship, which is sailing from Tilbury, Essex, to St Peter Port in Guernsey. There are 246 crew on board.
A French lifeboat and helicopter have also been sent to help deal with the incident.
"The passengers and crew are mustering to the deck of the vessel, but members of the crew are also fighting the fire," the spokeswoman said.

"The vessel is carrying mainly British passengers."
Alan Bishop, a Solent coastguard said there were no current plans to abandon the ship.
"The ship has its lifeboats out but not lowered and we are monitoring the situation, " he added.
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