Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

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Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Post by clydesider » Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:31 pm

Looks familiar! Apart from calling at Greenock last year, she is the former Artemis of P&O Cruises and before that, Royal Princess of Princess Cruises. She has been at Greenock in their livery as well.
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Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Post by Allan » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:44 pm

Four cruise ships due into Greenock this incoming week:-

Tuesday 12th June ROYAL PRINCESS (139,000grt, 4,610pax) in from Belfast out to Invergordon
Wednesday 13th June ORIANA (69,153grt, 2,231pax) in from Southampton out to Portree
Thursday 14th June MEIN SCHIFF 3 (99,300grt, 2,500pax) in from Belfast out to Holyhead
Friday 15th June NAUTICA (30,277grt, 824pax) in from Belfast out to Liverpool
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Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Post by williemac » Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:42 pm

Royal Princess kicked off this weeks proceedings on a rather dull and overcast morning which subsided into a dreichy rainy morning,lets hope it clears up for our visitors!Cheers Williemac
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Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Post by williemac » Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:56 am

What a beautiful morning to greet Oriana today!I was surprised to see she required the assistance of Ayton Cross and Svitzer Milford to cant and berth,the last one Ican remember needing that was the Black Prince! No matter,the main thing is she made it.Cheers Williemac
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Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Post by alasdairmac » Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:07 pm

Oriana doesn’t have azipods and so not as manoeuvrable as newer cruise ships. I’ve been on her big sister Aurora a few times and she too has needed tug assistance.


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Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Post by williemac » Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:28 pm

Thanks for that,Alisdair must cost them a few bob in a season.cheers Williemac

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Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Post by riverman » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:25 pm

Mein Schiff 3 sailed this evening for Holyhead taken from Helensburgh.
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Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Post by williemac » Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:52 pm

Nice shots Paul,I meant to get her arriving however I think she was trying to outrun the weather and came in about 4 a.m.! I did manage to get Nautica though,she came in while it was still dry,though a wee bit misty.
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Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Post by riverman » Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:14 pm

Nice clear and sharp Williemac, always enjoy your photos, you are in a good position there.
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Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Post by Allan » Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:45 pm

Another week of good pics, thanks to Williemac and Paul for posting.

A quiet week coming up, just one visitor:-
Saturday 23rd June ROYAL PRINCESS (139,000grt, 4,610pax) in from Belfast out to Invergordon.
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