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.
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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.
Well these photos are live at least. Refresh the page every so often to to see the updated photos from the webcam. Or use the mobile webcam viewer from your hand held device. QM2 in Red Hook Brooklyn Queen Victoria in ManhattanQueen Elizabeth in Manhattan
SCHEDULE: Thursday January 13th ARRIVALS: 6:00 AM (approx) All ships will be berthed at respective cruise terminal (see below). DEPARTURES: 6:00 PM Queen Mary 2 – from Brooklyn Cruise Terminal Queen Victoria – from Pier 90, Manhattan Cruise Terminal Queen Elizabeth – from Pier 88, Manhattan Cruise Terminal 6:40 PM (approx) Cunard Royal Rendezvous at [...]
The 3 Queens, Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth, and Queen Victoria, will all meet up in New York on Thursday. The Queens will be arriving into a city that will probably still be digging out from the storm that will slam them tomorrow. No word on how the weather will, if at all, impact their [...]
Apparently there was an explosion onboard Cunard’s flagship in September. One of the ships electric generators blew a capacitor which caused oil to be sprayed onto high voltage wires. This caused an arcing event that caused the vessel to loose power momentarily. The damage was apparently severe not only to the generator but to [...]
Ok now I have seen it all. Anyone that knows me, knows that I am always outspoken when it comes to technology. I am a proud technology pundit and always encourage the use of it, but this may be too far! Cunard recently hosted a virtual crossing aboard Queen Mary 2…on Facebook. Simply by visiting [...]