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« Reply #840 on: March 05, 2013, 03:22:08 PM »

What the....  Huh?

Stop cruisin' around and deliver your load to Bremerhaven!!!  Grin
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« Reply #841 on: March 05, 2013, 03:26:30 PM »

Maybe the captain just discovered he can trace the ship on the website and now he is playing around like playing a videogame.
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« Reply #842 on: March 05, 2013, 03:28:16 PM »

Maybe the captain just discovered he can trace the ship on the website and now he is playing around like playing a videogame.

...or they found the container with the cabs and forgot to pick someone for the steering job  Grin
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« Reply #843 on: March 05, 2013, 03:30:48 PM »

Ok, I phoned the captain to ask if he couldn't drop the container off in Rotterdam instead.
You can see he doubted for a moment.
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« Reply #844 on: March 05, 2013, 04:39:42 PM »

I once read that big container ships with certain stock, like oil, or coffee wait outside harbours until the price of f.i. coffee has risen 0,01% in the market so they can make more profit. Maybe this is what is happening
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« Reply #845 on: March 05, 2013, 04:42:11 PM »

it looks like the captain is finished playing with the cabinets and found his way back to the wheelhouse  Grin
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« Reply #846 on: March 05, 2013, 06:43:07 PM »

or they got rid of their rubbish..like old wooden cabinets  Grin


Well, they finally arrived at Bremerhaven harbour.

Thomas, please keep us informed what happens Smiley
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« Reply #847 on: March 05, 2013, 06:53:28 PM »

I once read that big container ships with certain stock, like oil, or coffee wait outside harbours until the price of f.i. coffee has risen 0,01% in the market so they can make more profit. Maybe this is what is happening

Not with container ships !!!! The cargo on the containers is usually way too much varied for things like this. Believe me, if there is something those ship operators do not want is extra time at sea or burning fuel without reason.

What you mention does happen A LOT though with OIL vessels. When I returned from the Arcadebarn (R.I.P.) meeting a couple of years ago, flying back from Essex with a turbo-prop plane, and thus not flying any higher than 7 km. I was BAFFLED by the amount of orange (=dangerous cargo) ships scattered all over the North Sea, which indeed are often just waiting there for prices to rise. This was also documented for TV a long time ago.

We are all at the mercy of those evil traders !




Oh guys, maybe the ship had to wait for a pilot to come aboard. Ships this size must have a local "pilot" on board who knows the local waters of that area/port really well and takes charge of the ship for entering the harbors.

Something like this (great time-lapse video of a Rotterdam pilotage) => http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=C79ux3Qik5k

Also, sometimes simply have to wait to enter harbors, much like airplanes at airfields....
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« Reply #848 on: March 05, 2013, 07:15:26 PM »

....after all, it's not really the only ship on the North sea at the moment.......

yes each and every "arrow" is one vessel.....

And remember that military vessels usually do not show their positions AND not all commercial vessels have the GPS system either.....and even so, the North-Sea is a JUNGLE !!! Probably the busiest waters in the world....
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« Reply #849 on: March 05, 2013, 07:37:36 PM »

No news so far. Will keep you posted.

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« Reply #850 on: March 06, 2013, 09:31:03 AM »

I`m getting every day more exicted. Quite sure you guys feel the same.  Space Ace
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« Reply #851 on: March 06, 2013, 03:19:38 PM »

No news so far. Will keep you posted.

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Cool. So I guess not this weekend.
So Thomas... if you come across a Popeye, Moon Patrol or a Joust... I am in for another cab for the second or third container. Smiley
Should be in good shape though. Smiley saw a some nice popeye & moon patrol-cabs on ebay us.
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« Reply #852 on: March 07, 2013, 11:31:47 AM »

Still no news. Waiting for customs.
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« Reply #853 on: March 12, 2013, 12:51:49 PM »

Gents, we are through customs, all is well. I will have the container delivered to the Self Storage facility hopefully this week and unload with my friends. When the games are in storage I will com up with two pick up dates for u guys.

We made it. Yes we did.

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« Reply #854 on: March 12, 2013, 01:03:03 PM »

Congratulations, great news for you guys!
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