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Re: Knock Nevis bound for breakers?!
« Reply #15 on: December 15, 2009, 10:30:49 AM »
Bhavnagar anchorage indeed is the second to last place for the vessels that are bound for the Alang beaches. Vessel's usually stay at Bhavnagar anchorage when all the final formalities are being done before beaching i.e. inspection by the authorities and buyers etc and afterwards waiting for the designated beaching tide.

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Re: Knock Nevis bound for breakers?!
« Reply #16 on: December 15, 2009, 01:57:09 PM »
Damn, what a shame. But it could be foreseen with the double hull laws on the books now. Maybe this is better than laying in some harbor as an engine-less hulk, like the Great Eastern of yore.

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Re: Knock Nevis bound for breakers?!
« Reply #17 on: December 16, 2009, 10:28:25 AM »
Word!
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Re: Knock Nevis bound for breakers?!
« Reply #18 on: December 16, 2009, 01:33:09 PM »
Good riddance to bad rubbish! Have seen this tanker so many time's, before and after the rubuildt. If she is going to the breakers it's a good thing. Rejoice!
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Re: Knock Nevis bound for breakers?!
« Reply #19 on: December 16, 2009, 02:42:35 PM »
:-P

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Re: Knock Nevis bound for breakers?!
« Reply #20 on: December 16, 2009, 05:20:49 PM »
sounds like someone has a chip on their shoulder...

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Re: Knock Nevis bound for breakers?!
« Reply #21 on: December 16, 2009, 06:09:52 PM »
It will be some site seeing her being rammed up the beach !I hope it is caught on camera.

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Re: Knock Nevis bound for breakers?!
« Reply #22 on: December 16, 2009, 06:39:54 PM »
Will have to get up a good head of steam to drive her upon the beach I recon Cawky, but still a shame for a ship of her design ect. :-(  :cry:

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Re: Knock Nevis bound for breakers?!
« Reply #23 on: December 24, 2009, 10:00:57 PM »
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Re: Knock Nevis bound for breakers?!
« Reply #24 on: December 26, 2009, 11:20:26 AM »
Yes...finding a bank to stump up the dosh must be a challenge... prices over 340 bucks per LDT in India at present, so $27 million plus!

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Re: Knock Nevis bound for breakers?!
« Reply #25 on: January 04, 2010, 10:30:37 AM »
The vessel has now been beached.  Liner historian Peter Knego just posted an image of her dated today (4 January) on the front page of his site MidShipCentury (see bottom of page).

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Re: Knock Nevis bound for breakers?!
« Reply #26 on: January 04, 2010, 10:59:29 AM »
Yes, GMS reports her beached 22nd Dec.... end of an era!!

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Re: Knock Nevis bound for breakers?!
« Reply #27 on: January 16, 2010, 08:52:46 AM »
R.I.P Jahre Viking !
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I'm going back from where i came...

 

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