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Things seen – November 2010

Top: The Anthi Marina, Milena and Dimitroula laid up in Piraeus outer harbour. The laid up GA Ferries fleet in Piraeus has been put up for auction by the port…

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Mediterranean Massacre – Part One

The revised SOLAS (Safety of Life At Sea) regulations which came into force on 30 September were expected to cause several casualties, but the speed and number of older ferries…

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Farewell Mette Mols, Balkanija, Istra

A few weeks ago, Jadrolinija’s Istra was sold for scrapping in Turkey. As the Mette Mols, Mols Linien’s very first ship, she was the lead vessel of what became a…

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Picture of the week: Istra (ex-Mette Mols)

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today Tomorrow will be dying.

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That Was The Year That Was – 2009

For the devotee of classic ferries, particularly classic British ferries, it has to be said 2009 has been a sad time with the scrappers claiming amongst others the Georgios Express…

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Things Seen – September 2009

Firstly, apologies to regular readers for the month or so of no updates – hopefully the break will have been worth it, with plenty of new material gathered during a…

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