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Vessels seen in Southampton, Zeebrugge and Le Havre 26 - 29 May 2012 Harbour trip in Le Havre to the container Port 2000

 
AIDAMAR at Le Havre - 28 May 2012
May 6, 2012

AIDAMAR arriving and turning at Le Havre - 28 May 2012 Also a few shots from a harbour cruise later in the day.
AIDAmar was only christened on the evening of May 12 at Hamburg. [1st 4 images are of AIDAmar in the distance approaching the Dover Straits on her way to Le Havre]
AIDAMAR 71304gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 2012 Italy
For close up sections please see http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/balmoral-may-2012/other-vessels-spotted-1/aidamar-close-up-28/

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AIDAMAR Close Up - 28 May 2012
May 28, 2012

Close-up views of AIDAMAR at Le Havre - 28 May 2012
AIDAMAR 71304gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 2012 Italy
For whole ship views arriving at Le Havre and alongside please see http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/balmoral-may-2012/other-vessels-spotted-1/other-vessels-spotted/

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ASTRAL ACE Arriving at Le Havre - 28 May 2012
May 28, 2012

ASTRAL ACE arriving at Le Havre 15:15, taken from a Harbour boat trip 28 May 2012
36615gt Vehicles Carrier 2000 Panama
Movie of the harbour trip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MW28zk_JJz8

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AZAMARA JOURNEY - 29 May 2012
Mar 29, 2012

AZAMARA JOURNEY had been in Rouen on 28 May and the first 2 photos are taken from a distance at Le Havre as she had not long sailed out the Seine estuary on her way to Southampton.
The rest are taken the next morning in Southampton. Most as we passed by aboard BALMORAL and a few from Mayflower Park later on - 29 May 2012
30277gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 2000 Malta

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CARIBBEAN PRINCESS at Southampton - 26 May 2012
May 26, 2012

CARIBBEAN PRINCESS berthed at Ocean Terminal, 46, Southampton. Some photos with vehicle carrier JINSEI MARU, Tug Tender CALSHOT and the Jubilee Sailing Trust's TENACIOUS - 26 May 2012
CARIBBEAN PRINCESS 112894gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 2004 Bermuda

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CELEBRITY ECLIPSE at City Cruise Terminal - 26 May 2012
May 26, 2012

CELEBRITY ECLIPSE alongside at Southampton's City Cruise Terminal at 10:00 and then again from astern as she sails down Southampton Water into the Solent at 17:30 - 26 May 2012

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CMA CGM BELLINI, Le Havre - 28 May 2012
May 28, 2012

CMA CGM BELLINI arriving at Le Havre assisted by tug VB GASCOGNE 20:30 - 20: 45 28 May 2012
65247gt Container Ship 2004 Bahamas
VB GASCOGNE 487gt Tug 2000 France
[In Southampton Oct 2011 http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/ships/uk-shipspotting-2011/cma-cgm-bellini-iot/ with YouTube link]

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GRANDE SAN PAOLO - 26 May 2012

Grimaldi Lines' GRANDE SAN PAOLO at Southampton 10:00 26 May 2012
56738gt Vehicles Carrier 2003 Italy
An unusual visitor to Southampton - maybe because she had just come out of drydock at Falmouth?

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Le Havre Harbour Trip - 28 May 2012
May 28, 2012

A trip around Le Havre Harbour aboard VILLE DE FECAMP. It lasted 1 1/2 hours but most of the time was spent in Port 2000 watching cranes discharging containers from PERSEUS J and NYK VENUS. A small river container vessel, SMACK, was also alongside, DINA TRADER and CRYSTAL SYMPHONY in the distance berthed at Honfleur. Only a short time was spent in the main [Avant] port viewing NORMAN VOYAGER and AIDAmar [see separate album] and we did not venture into the inner basin for a full view of BALMORAL.
Passing 2 vessels entering Le Havre, tanker PACIFIC CHALLENGE and vehicles carrier ASTRAL ACE [again see separate album]. Fishing trawler BAPT'BENHOR. Tugs VB FECAMP, VB DEAUVILLE, launches LEOPARD, PERROQUET and a number of the port lights.
Views of the marina/Port de Plaisance, and Le Havre skyline from the water, including Saint Joseph Church and Hotel de Ville [City Hall] - 15:00 - 16:30 28 May 2012
ASTRAL ACE http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/balmoral-may-2012/other-vessels-spotted-1/astral-ace-arriving/
AIDAmar http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/balmoral-may-2012/other-vessels-spotted-1/aidamar_le_havre/ and
http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/balmoral-may-2012/other-vessels-spotted-1/aidamar-close-up-28/

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Other Vessels at Southampton on Departure - 26 May 2012
May 26, 2012

MOORMERLAND 2164gt General Cargo Ship 2005 Antigua and Barbuda
EDDYSTONE & ANVIL POINT at Marchwood RLC
TERRA MARIQUE, SEAGREEN, RED JET 3, RED FALCON, RED EAGLE, SEAFIN, TENACIOUS, [Caribbean Princess is some views] and jet skiers. Sun and Cowes too.
GRANDE SCANDINAVIA 52485gt Vehicles Carrier 2001 Italy
JINSEI MARU 58117gt Vehicles Carrier 1990 Japan
GRAND MERCURY 58947gt Vehicles Carrier 2002 Panama
AUTOSTAR 21010gt Vehicles Carrier 2000 Portugal
and distant passing views of:-
ORANGE WAVE 13444gt Fruit Juice Tanker 1993 Liberia
NAGOYA EXPRESS 93750gt Container Ship 2010 Germany
VOGEBULKER 86192gt Bulk Carrier 1999 Liberia

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Other Vessels at Southampton on Return - 29 May 2012
May 29, 2012

Other vessels at Southampton early in the morning of 29 May 2012 between 05:40 and 08:00
A10 Clam Dredger, TERRA MARIQUE, NORSTONE, SEAGREEN, ONYX MARINER, ASIAN BREEZE, HMS DIAMOND D34 at Marchwood RLC, WHITONIA [bunkers]
NOCC CARIBBEAN 42447gt Vehicles Carrier 1988 Singapore
COURAGE 52288gt Vehicles Carrier 1991 United States of America
EENDRACHT loading boats 2981gt General Cargo Ship 2009 Netherlands
ARISTOTE 1426gt General Cargo Ship 1983 Bahamas
CMA CGM COLUMBA departing with tug SVITZER BRISTOL 131332gt Container Ship 2011 United Kingdom, see movie clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuWFXPtZQXE

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Tankers at Fawley - 26 May 2012
May 26, 2012

KNIGHTSBRIDGE 7891gt LPG Tanker 2009 Singapore
PATRICIA 11935gt Chemical/Oil Products Tanker 2005 Malta
PACIFIC SAPPHIRE 28778gt Crude Oil Tanker 2011 Liberia
STOLT TEAL 5342gt Chemical/Oil Products Tanker 1999 Cayman Islands
WHITONIA 4292gt Oil Products Tanker [Southampton bunkers] 2007 Isle of Man
17:30 26 May 2012

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The Port of Le Havre - 28 May 2012
May 28, 2012

Views of the Port of Le Havre and miscellaneous vessels around the port, taken from the shore and at sea.
Included are:-
NORMAN VOYAGER arriving at Le Havre 26904gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2008 France
DANIEL LAVAL 5353gt Hopper Dredger 2001 France
MN TOUCAN at anchor offshore 9125gt Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1995 France
OPAL LEADER arriving in a 'heat haze' 40986gt Vehicles Carrier 2007 Bahamas
LAURA-H departing 2982gt Chemical/Oil Products Tanker 2002 Gibraltar
CMA CGM PLATON underway in the English Channel 17594gt Container Ship 2007 United Kingdom
NYK VENUS catching BALMORAL [from her berth at Port 2000, see harbour tour album http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/balmoral-may-2012/other-vessels-spotted-1/le-havre-harbour-tr/ ] 97825gt Container Ship 2007 Panama
KATHARINA S at anchor from astern 35824gt Container Ship 2001 Antigua and Barbuda
Poor distant view of GRANDE AMBURGO 56738gt Vehicles Carrier 2003 Italy and an unknown vessel in the Channel - 28 May 2012

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The Port of Zeebrugge - 27 May 2012
May 27, 2012

Views of the Port of Zeebrugge and vessels berthed - 27 May 2012
CITY OF PARIS 9950gt Vehicles Carrier 1999 Isle of Man
PRIDE OF BRUGES 31598gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1987 Netherlands
CLEMENTINE 23986gt Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1997 Belgium
YASMINE 49166gt Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2007 Luxemburg
METHANIA 81792gt LNG Tanker 1978 Belgium
MAERSK KAWASAKI - part views 81488gt Container Ship 1997 Greece
CELEBRITY ECLIPSE 121878gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 2010 Malta
AIN SNAN - completely hidden behind cranes141077gt Container Ship 2012 Malta
C. S. SOVEREIGN 11242gt Cable-Layer 1991 United Kingdom
Belgian Defence vessels A960 GODETIA Command & Logistics, A963 STERN auxiliary vessels, A962 BELGICA oceanographic research vessel and BNS MIER A955 on stocks
A 0.20 trawler, ZEPHIRA harbour cruise boat, MONTANA bunkers - 27 May 2012

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