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  1. scarlton

    BF Refits 2018-19

    When the scrubbers were installed.
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    Tanker - warship collision

    The preliminary report is available here. For those that want to read it for themselves as the writer of the article seems to be drawing their own conclusions slightly.
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    BF Refits 2018-19

    Still waiting for the return of the illuminated name on Pont Aven. A man can dream.
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    New look logo announced

    Holy hell. You're all in for a shock.
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    Baie de Seine

    There is additional chaining. Usually crossed turnbuckles. I'll find an article or something similar later. And yeah. Trailers and artics etc are always lashed. Even if the sea is like glass.
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    Tanker - warship collision

    A lot of warships do what they want in my experience. They tend to put you in very difficult situations with no regard for your own manoeuvrability. This seems to be a good example of this. Makes a nice change for it to not be a US vessel.
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    BF Contact for a ship visit

    Email customer services. They may give you the email of the person who tends to coordinate visits. It's definitely possible.
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    Tanker - warship collision

    Some nations have a 'civil' investigation alongside a criminal one. I've just looked and found this on a government website. Perhaps the paper mentioned the Police as it's a bit flashier?
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    New look logo announced

    It was during the 2017 drydock she received a new silicone antifoul.
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    SAILING UPDATES: 2018 Latest News

    I'd guess PA is running on a skeleton crew. With little to no hotel staff.
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    Why so long for a rough crossing?

    That's a very good example. As it happens Armorique didn't depart until 0030 and steamed all night. I would assume to avoid having to drift and get thrown around as well as avoiding the higher winds. But of course BF want it to be as rough as possible. 🙄
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    HONFLEUR - Arriving June 2019

    Armorique has them,, but their use is avoided due to cavitation.
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    Why so long for a rough crossing?

    Plenty of pictures around showing the results of slamming into weather at full service speed. Truly astonishing that any master would do that.
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    Why so long for a rough crossing?

    I would guess the later arrival is due to tidal restrictions. I'm not sure why you're under the impression that BF are trying their best to make your journey hell.
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    Why so long for a rough crossing?

    The alternative is you arrive in Roscoff at 0300 in the pitch black with everything closed. Not good for anyone.
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