Tag Archives: Independence of the Seas

Ventura Pre-Grand Event Cruise

Ventura was doing a 3 night cruise on the 3oth June, arriving back with the other 6 P&O ships as part of their Grand Event. On the other side of the berth was THV Patricia, which Princess Anne will be … Continue reading

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Is Adventure OTS Southampton Bound?

One thing I love about some port schedules is they go so far in advance. I knew in early 2007 we were getting Independence of the Seas in 2008 because the Port of Madeira listed cruises originating from here. I … Continue reading

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Royal Caribbean Eclipses Celebrity

Wow! What a fantastic day in Southampton yesterday. The weather was absolutely perfect for the first meeting on home soil of Indy & Eclipse, while publicity pictures were taken from a helicopter swooping overhead as Indy steamed off Ocean Dock … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans of Ships & Artemis!

Yes, bloody Artemis who, from this day forward, shall return to the old nickname I gave her of Hit & Miss since it’s hit and miss if she’ll ever get anywhere! Tomorrow I was going down to wave Harry Cotterill … Continue reading

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Dedicated Ship Nut Or Certifiable?

I am, of course, referring to me.  On Thursday the 4th, I will finally have the operation to become pain free.  It will be exactly 14 weeks since I was put on the list and 28 weeks and 2 days … Continue reading

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First Timers

Southampton has seen many new ships or just maiden calls during the past couple of years and 2010 is no exception. MSC Magnifica, Azura, Celebrity Eclipse, Silver Spirit, Norwegian Epic, Mein Schiff, Saga Pearl II (previous called as Astoria) and … Continue reading

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