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About TonyMWeaver

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  1. Sandbanks Haven webcam

    Don't forget the new Ryde Webcam the streams views of the Solent but does move. http://www.camsecure.co.uk/ryde-webcam.html Also, Sea View Yacht Club streaming camera which looks towards the Forts: http://www.camsecure.co.uk/sea_view_yacht_club_webcam.html
  2. Brittany Ferries - 'Happy'

    On this day in 2014 - Brittany Ferries Staff & Crew perform their version of Pharrell Williams' 'Happy'. I personally thought it was great, and funny in places.
  3. SAILING UPDATES: 2017 Latest News

    'Pont-Aven' had a technical issue yesterday, it's caused a knock-on effect this evening.
  4. SAILING UPDATES: 2017 Latest News

    'Bretagne' delayed this evening due to a medical emergency on board, 'Bretagne' now scheduled to depart Portsmouth at 2330.
  5. HONFLEUR - Arriving June 2019

    There's an update on this story released today @Andy Total (Total SA) announced on Monday that their affiliate, Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) have signed a multi-year contract with Brittany Ferries to supply LNG Bunkers to the 'Honfleur' in the Port of Ouistreham. https://shipandbunker.com/news/emea/421119-total-signs-lng-bunker-supply-agreement-with-brittany-ferries
  6. Baie de Seine to leave BF Fleet/ Stena Eflexer to replace

    That looks like the Silja Europa.
  7. Baie de Seine/Etretat

    Crew change on Thursdays, Baie de Seine stays in Le Havre on Fridays for the same reason.
  8. *Translated from Google Baie de Seine to return to DFDS in 2020? http://www.ouest-france.fr/bretagne/morlaix-29600/brittany-ferries-un-navire-ro-pax-en-2020-5119756 Replacing the Bay of Seine, the Brittany would consider chartering a "Ro-Pax", a ro-ro ship also welcoming passengers. An extraordinary works council was held at the Brittany Ferries on Thursday (July 6th) to discuss the plan for chartering a new vessel to replace the Baie de Seine, which provides two return trips per year. Week, connections between the UK and Spain and a round trip Le Havre / Portsmouth. The period of chartering of this ship by the DFDS group ends at the end of April 2020. "Very few vessels responding to both technical characteristics and commercial characteristics (speed, garage capacity and number of cabins on long lines) are available In the charter market, "noted the CFDT councilors at the works council. A passenger-friendly ro-ro Through a press release, the union announced the plan to sign a so-called bareboat charter contract with the Stena group, which had a series of Ro-Pax ships (ro-ro passenger ships) . "The management is considering signing a contract for a minimum of 5 years, renewable 5 years with option to buy at 5, 8 and 10 years for a delivery in August 2020", indicate CFDT elected members who have reservations before d To issue a favorable opinion on the charter of that vessel. What volume of jobs? The CFDT elected representatives regret having received "no information concerning the price of the ship, its financing, its economic impact in the company or the services offered there" and questioned the volume of jobs 'It will generate. "However, it should be noted that this ship will be operated under the French flag, the first register, and therefore falls within the employment development policy of French seafarers. " The commissioning of this ship could only be effective in September / October 2020. To avoid staying without a vessel on the current line served by the Bay of Seine, Brittany Ferries management would consider extending the charter 'Etretat of a few months
  9. While on board 'Normandie Express' yesterday, I spotted this notice by the starboard steps in the cabin. I am surprised I never noticed it last time I was aboard. Apparently the work was carried out over a year ago, but this notice was put up this season.
  10. Fruit machines on board

    No fruit machines on 'Normandie Express' either, I noticed they were gone yesterday.
  11. SAILING UPDATES: 2017 Latest News

    Today's 0900 was cancelled too, passengers were transferred onto Mont St Michel to Ouistreham if they still wished to sail. Better be sorted for Friday.
  12. Ferries leaving Portsmouth to have armed French military personnel and plain-clothed security onboard From today's Portsmouth News (03/07/17) http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/business/ferries-leaving-portsmouth-to-have-armed-french-military-personnel-and-plain-clothed-security-onboard-1-8036488
  13. Cherbourg, June 23rd

    In St Nazaire at the moment, her birthplace.
  14. Brittany Ferries Fleet Pics

    Brittany Ferries - 'Normandie Express' departing Portsmouth International Port heading to Cherbourg on Saturday afternoon (24/06/17).
  15. HONFLEUR - Arriving June 2019

    NX doesn't do Ports-Le Havre anymore, she only does the Ports-Cherbourg now.