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The Ferry Man

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  1. The Ferry Man

    DFDS SEAWAYS: News & Updates

    Who? Superfast tried and failed with a pax service, now DFDS with freight service, sadly I think no one would want to risk it
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    Future Ship Powering Options

    now you're opening a can of worms... Nuclear Ships would require special berths to use, more (highly trained) crew. Some places won;t accept nuclear ships.Then in 30 years time, you have to try and dispose of it...
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    BF Refits 2017-18

    Draggin this one up a bit, but was watching a programme on the HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH, and it showed the propeller blades were fitted by divers post undocking - from the size of them blades replacing the Normandie's should be a doddle!
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    SAILING UPDATES: 2018 Latest News

    Looks like MSM is heading for Cherbourg
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    Normandie Express - 2018 Season

    What works have been carried out to require trials at Portsmouth?
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    Red Jet 3 for sale

    ie After the delivery and run-in of Red Jet 7 one would assume
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    The Lengths Of The Linkspans In Portsmouth

    Source: Portsmouth Media Guide (http://www.portsmouth-port.co.uk/uploads/downloads/Media_Resource_Bk_-_Spring_2017.pdf)
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    Portsmouth Berth 4 to be replaced

    I noticed that as well. I winder if it is due to Berth 3 being more quicker for turnarounds - the new Berth four upper deck fingers look very narrow, especially compared to berth 3. I would have thought they would have had more - looks almost single lane wide.
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    Snow

    Well woke up this morning to the Mini Beast from the East... lots of snow! Missed the original beast, so was impressed to get another shot! Not often you get two lots of snow down here in the south, let alone in mid-March!Also was windy, so the sea was looking distinctly choppy, with the hovercraft mid morning for a few hours
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    Contrast between British and French Culture

    Just add a cloak and pointy ears...
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    Hunt the missing word

    I see Eurotunnel have got a "better" slogan at the moment "Faster then a ferry to France"
  12. Very impressive cabins... seems very extravagant though for the Caen route?
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    Dead ships showing up on AIS

    Ahh but if you didn't know better, it would just be Caedmon on her usual route, nothing special I'm sure I saw the AIS of the Pamela once, a few years after she was scrapped. I guess the AIS unit was saved
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    Ouistreham Disruption 11/12 March 2018

    MSM is crossing, but currently taking a very leisurely 8-10 knots...
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    Scoot Ferries - The End?

    Thanks Geoff, very much appreciated!
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