Last night the Queen Elizabeth sailed past the permanently moored Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA. There were fireworks and everything. more photos via Facebook
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click for larger Reports in several British newspapers are saying that the famous QE2 has been sold to Chinese interests for $30 Million. Initial speculation was this was for scrapping, however the liners former owner Cunard, released this statement: We have noted the messages of understandable concern with regards to the recent article in the Daily [...]
It doesn’t appear that this was the result of a hack or malicious code, just a goof on their end. And quite the goof it was. Over 1,200 booked guests had their Name, Email and Booking Number added to a spreadsheet and then emailed to other guests. Quite the blunder. Cunard acknowledged the breach and [...]
Introducing the iStudy. Following the steps of Celebrity, Cunard recently launched the above lounge onboard the Queen Victoria. The lounge features 18 iMacs that dual boot OSX and Windows 7. There also added the iRange. It will be the second seagoing Apple store. No word yet on whether the store will be duty free or [...]
The Herald Sun of Australia is reporting that Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 had suffered two power outages while en route to Australia. The two outages are said to not have lasted more then 30 minutes.
Here are a collection of cruise ship decorations. I was able to find some great quality Cunard and Carnival ones. I think the Cunard ones are the best. as always click for larger
A recent maritime certification compliance with SOLAS is an increase in stability requirements. As vessels superstructures get taller they need a stable base (hull). A popular enhancement done in drydocking a modern cruise ship is the addition of balconies. This can sometimes be done by extending the stern superstructure of a vessel as was done [...]
vs. Just doesn’t look right to me! (Photo Credit: Flickr user LeHavreShips®Karl via Creative Commons license)
from Cunard: [The Fire]was swiftly dealt with by the ship’s company and had no impact to any guests, crew or to the structural integrity of the ship.