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Forum: Classic Ships Chat 09-22-2010, 04:32 PM
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Posted By MV Augustus
Indeed. Quite any interesting discovery.

Indeed. Quite any interesting discovery.
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 03-02-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
Here is some news about Star Cruises: ...

Here is some news about Star Cruises:

http://starbulletin.com/2008/02/26/business/story04.html
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 02-25-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
On a lighter note, here is that latest on the SS...

On a lighter note, here is that latest on the SS Independence:

http://www.mvariety.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=7314&format=html

I wished that India had done the same thing with the SS...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 02-12-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
I do wish that I had the contact information for...

I do wish that I had the contact information for the last interested party that wanted the SS Norway. I would have told them to bypass Mr. Mehta and conduct the ongoing negotiations with S.R.I.A...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 02-11-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
Here is an update from maritime matters regarding...

Here is an update from maritime matters regarding the SS Norway:

http://www.maritimematters.com/shipnews.html


Called me delusional, but I believe that the scrappers are only removing the...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 02-06-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
Here is another update: ...

Here is another update:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Dead_ships_a_s...icleshow/2762927.cms...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 02-05-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
Hi everyone, Here is an interesting article...

Hi everyone,
Here is an interesting article that I found on The SS France Association:

http://www.sospaquebotfrance.net/infos/dernierelettre.htm


Since I don't understand the French...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 02-05-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
With the decision to breakup the SS Norway, a new...

With the decision to breakup the SS Norway, a new wave of illegal ships are being beached at Alang in record fashion:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/India_dumping_...icleshow/2757147.cms...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 02-04-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
I believe that the reason why some of the other...

I believe that the reason why some of the other suitors didn't go after the SS Norway was because it was heavily altered over the past 20 years. Thus much of the SS France was lost and would have...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 02-02-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
Everything that is old is new again: ...

Everything that is old is new again:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/53_ships_docke...icleshow/2729519.cms...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 01-28-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,831
Posted By MV Augustus
Hi John, I have to strongly disagree with...

Hi John,

I have to strongly disagree with you regarding the maintenance and upkeep of the Norway during the years after Kloster left the company. During the 80's and 90's huge sums were spent on...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 01-23-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,831
Posted By MV Augustus
I have heard that Mr. Kloster sold his company...

I have heard that Mr. Kloster sold his company sometime around the late 1980s to some investment group or another. Is this true? If not, what was the real reason for his decision to sell NCL in the...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 01-23-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By MV Augustus
This relationship never made any sense to me....

This relationship never made any sense to me. There is no cultural cohesiveness between Star Cruises and NCL in general. This is clearly a relationship that has not work to anyone's satisfaction. If...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 01-23-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
I am simply glad that Star Cruises is suffering...

I am simply glad that Star Cruises is suffering financially. To not sell the Norway prior to the boiler room disaster is an insult to all her fans. ...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 01-22-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
What makes you think that NCL will ever buy...

What makes you think that NCL will ever buy anything from Andrew Shaw? Also, what makes you believe that NCL will build a Norway II? Considering that they dumped the original vessel at Alang without...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 01-20-2008, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
Here is some interesting information on the SS...

Here is some interesting information on the SS Norway:

http://mediavigil.blogspot.com/
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 12-04-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
Thanks a lot Star Cruises/NCL!!! Weren't...

Thanks a lot Star Cruises/NCL!!!

Weren't not for your impatience regarding the sale of the SS Norway in 2005, the ship would have been sold for your asking price. Instead, you put a blanket over...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 12-02-2007, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
Here is a post that I pulled from the SS Norway...

Here is a post that I pulled from the SS Norway forum from the Yahoo Clubs:



Edit: Please note that our forum guidelines prohibit posting contents from other web sites. RF
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 11-26-2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
Here is the latest involving the SS Norway: ...

Here is the latest involving the SS Norway:

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/News/News_By_Indust...icleshow/2570616.cms...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 09-11-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
This goes to show that we're living in an era...

This goes to show that we're living in an era where hypocracy rules. The scrappers were determine to make their point and won their case.

[...] More so that if I had a ship that was filled with...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 09-05-2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
I wonder what happened to the French/Dutch...

I wonder what happened to the French/Dutch interests who wanted to buy the SS Norway? I guess that they fall into the same category as Project Dubai. All talk. No substance.

Makes me sick to my...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 07-11-2007, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
Hi Sky King, If Mr. Metha wasn't interested...

Hi Sky King,

If Mr. Metha wasn't interested in selling the ship, why is he in negotiations to sell it? Money and ego goes together hand in hand.

For the time being, who knows what is really...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 07-10-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
I doubt that the breakup of the SS Norway has...

I doubt that the breakup of the SS Norway has started. Why would Mr. Metha begin the breakup of the ship when he's in negotiations to sell the ship for more than its scrap value? But we'll have to...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 07-09-2007, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
Here some unrelated news about the new French...

Here some unrelated news about the new French President:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070708/ap_on_bi_ge/france_free_market_sarkozy


I hope that he's open to the idea of helping to bring back...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 07-03-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,159
Posted By MV Augustus
If Mr. Metha had no intention of selling the...

If Mr. Metha had no intention of selling the ship, then why is he still in negotiations with the French/Dutch who are offering him a huge sum of money for the ship. Also, why does he keep raising the...
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