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Aboard MSC SPLENDIDA

31 July -7 August 2010

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MSC Splendida Funnel

MSC SPLENDIDA's Funnel. [IMHO] One of the most sytlish funnels afloat today along with her sisters. You walk underneath the 'cage'. See MSC Arena & Solarium for more photos from different angles.

MSC SPLENDIDA Arena

Michelangelo Deck, 16; aft MSC Arena, Sports Centre. Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis Court with spectator seating under the funnel 'cage' and astern. Squash Court. Shuffleboard to stb.

MSC SPLENDIDA Aqua Park

MSC SPLENDIDA's Aqua Park Rafaello Deck, 14; Midship Busy Times and Quiet times around the Aqua Park. Coffee was served here in the early morning. Ice Cream Parlour, Bars

MSC SPLENDIDA Zen

Playa Del Sol, Zen Area, MSC SPLENDIDA Leonardo Da Vinci Deck, 15; aft The Adult Only relaxation area with Pool, 2 Spas and Movida Bar. The 'No Children Allowed' sign was taken note of.

L'Equatore [Covered Pool] - MSC SPLENDIDA

L'Equatore [Covered Pool] - MSC SPLENDIDA Rafaello Deck, 14 & Leonardo Da Vinci Deck, 15; fwd midship For more photos see here

Solarium - MSC SPLENDIDA

Solarium - MSC SPLENDIDA Sun Deck, 18; midship Immediately fwd of the funnel is the Solarium, Sun Deck with loungers and SPA Bath. Great views all around even with the glass wind screens.

Upper Deck Areas - MSC SPLENDIDA

Upper Deck Areas - MSC SPLENDIDA Decks 15 & 16; Jogging track, L'Equatore Pool sun roof, Mast, fwd Spas, view of [as far as I could] the Yacht Club Area, The One Bar, fwd on Sun Deck, 18;

Promenade - MSC SPLENDIDA

Promenade - MSC SPLENDIDA Tiziano Deck, 7; at various times inc wake views & aft on Modigliani Deck, 6; Does not wrap around. No seating & much of the view is obscurred with lifeboats, except far fore & aft.

Teen's Toboga - MSC SPLENDIDA

Teen's Toboga - MSC SPLENDIDA - Leonardo Da Vinci, Deck 15; stb aft A small water slide which although labelled for 'Teens' was more for the younger children. See the Igloo; Children's Pool

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Interiors
Atrium

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Atrium Chandelier & Scenic Lifts, MSC SPLENDIDA

Atrium Chandelier & Scenic Lifts; MSC SPLENDIDA's Atrium spans 5 decks from Canaletto Deck 5 to Tintoretto Deck 9. The Centrepiece being a Kalmar designed Crystal Chandelier, 2 Scenic Lifts & a Crystal Piano

Atrium Decks 8 & 9, MSC SPLENDIDA

Atrium Decks - MSC SPLENDIDA Giotto Deck 8 & Tintotetto Deck 9; The top two levels are accommodation decks looking over the atrium, scenic lifts and chandelier through glass. Art and murals surround

Atrium Decks 5, 6, 7, MSC SPLENDIDA

The lower three Atrium Levels are surrounded by bars, seating areas and the Logo & Profumeria Shops. Swarovski Crystal staircases. Canaletto Deck 5, Modigliani Deck 6 & Tiziano Deck 7; MSC SPLENDIDA

Hallways, Lifts, Signage, Stairwells, MSC SPLENDIDA

Various Hallways, Stairwells, Lift Lobbies, Passageways, Signage & other misc bits throughout MSC SPLENDIDA; Oh and some restrooms ;)

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Interiors
Tiziano Deck 7

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Galleria d'Arte, MSC SPLENDIDA

Galleria d'Arte, MSC SPLENDIDA Tiziano Deck 7 midship; & a few other pieces from around ship

La Prua Piano Bar, MSC SPLENDIDA

La Prua Piano Bar, MSC SPLENDIDA Tiziano Deck 7 midship; A lovely nautical themed room. Shame the windows only look out on the prom with most views obscurred by lifeboats.

The Purple Jazz Bar, MSC SPLENDIDA

The Purple Jazz Bar, MSC SPLENDIDA Tiziano Deck 7 midship;

The Aft Lounge, MSC SPLENDIDA

The Aft Lounge, MSC SPLENDIDA - August 2010 Tiziano Deck 7 aft;

Sports Bar, MSC SPLENDIDA

Sports Bar, MSC SPLENDIDA Tiziano Deck 7 midship;

L'Enoteca Wine Bar , MSC SPLENDIDA

L'Enoteca Wine Bar , MSC SPLENDIDA Tiziano Deck 7 midship; Wine & Cheese tasting for an extra fee

The Strand Theatre, MSC SPLENDIDA

The Strand Theatre, MSC SPLENDIDA spans three decks; Canaletto Deck 5, Modigliani Deck 6, & Tiziano Deck 7, forward;

Santa Fe Tex Mex, MSC SPLENDIDA

Santa Fe Tex Mex, MSC SPLENDIDA - August 2010 Tiziano Deck 7 midship;

L'Espresso Coffee Bar, MSC SPLENDIDA

L'Espresso Coffee Bar, MSC SPLENDIDA Tiziano Deck 7, Atrium;

Photo Gallery, MSC SPLENDIDA

Tiziano Deck 7; [Not very good] Photo Gallery, Logo & Profumeria Shops, MSC SPLENDIDA - August 2010

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Interiors
Modigliani Deck 6 & Canaletto Deck 5

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La Reggia Restaurant, MSC SPLENDIDA

La Reggia Restaurant, MSC SPLENDIDA spans two decks Modigliani Deck 6 & Canaletto Deck 5 midship; [bad photos at the end of L'Aperitivo Bar, stb fwd of La Reggia where the Capt's Cocktail Party was held]

Splendida Reception & Bar, MSC SPLENDIDA

Splendida Reception, Splendida Accounting & the Splendida Bar [stb]; Lower Level of the Atrium with water feature, MSC SPLENDIDA Canaletto Deck 5 midship;

The Cigar Lounge, MSC SPLENDIDA

The Cigar Lounge, MSC SPLENDIDA Modigliani Deck 6 midship;

Villa Verde Restaurant, MSC SPLENDIDA

Villa Verde Panoramic Restaurant, MSC SPLENDIDA - August 2010 Modigliani Deck 6 aft;

La Piazzetta, MSC SPLENDIDA

La Piazzetta, MSC SPLENDIDA Modigliani Deck 6 midship; For more photos of the cakes & pastries see here

Royal Palm Casino, MSC SPLENDIDA

Royal Palm Casino, MSC SPLENDIDA Modigliani Deck 6 midship; [Not many photos; mainly 'art' and looking down from La Prua Piano Bar on the deck above]

MSC SPLENDIDA La Caramella

**Very many thanks to Erika Preiss for taking & allowing me to include her excellent photos of La Caramella, Igloo; Children's Pool, L'Equatore & the Cakes & Pastries available in La Piazzetta - Feb 2011

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Interiors
Raffaello Deck 14, Leonardo Da Vinci Deck 15 & Michelangelo Deck 16

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Bora Bora & Pago Pago Cafeterias, MSC SPLENDIDA

Bora Bora & Pago Pago Cafeterias, MSC SPLENDIDA Raffaello Deck 14 midship to aft; Fabulous views of the wake

L'Olivo Mediterranean Restaurant, MSC SPLENDIDA

L'Olivo Mediterranean Restaurant, MSC SPLENDIDA Leonardo Da Vinci Deck 15 aft; A few photos of L'Olivo Mediterranean Restaurant [Reserved for MSC Yacht Club Passengers]

MSC Aurea Spa, Fitness Centre/Gym, MSC SPLENDIDA - August 2010

MSC Aurea Spa, Fitness Centre/Gym, Beauty Salon and treatments, MSC SPLENDIDA - August 2010 Raffaello Deck 14 forward;

MSC Yacht Club, MSC SPLENDIDA

MSC Yacht Club, MSC SPLENDIDA Leonardo Da Vinci 15, A brief glimpse into the MSC Yacht Club [as the access door had been left open] which covers 3 decks forward

Club 33 Discotheque & Le Club, MSC SPLENDIDA

Club 33 Discotheque & Le Club, MSC SPLENDIDA Michelangelo Deck 16 midship; wonderful views [during the day

Balcony Cabin 13198, MSC SPLENDIDA

Balcony Cabin 13198, MSC SPLENDIDA Piero Della Francesca Deck 13; as far aft to stb as possible. Straight out to stern ladders, up one deck to Pago Pago. Very few photos, as with 4 of us it was always a mess

Food, MSC SPLENDIDA

Food, MSC SPLENDIDA Only a few photos. Each evening the cuisine related to a specific region of Italy. I enjoyed the variety; others are not so keen & like the 'boys' eat off the 'always available' section; lovely bread

il Polo Nord, MSC SPLENDIDA

Teens & Children, MSC SPLENDIDA Leonardo Da Vinci Deck 15 & Michelangelo Deck 16 midship; Not many photos, Il Polo Nord Children's Area, I Graffiti - Teen's Disco & the Teen's Virtual Arcade. Igloo; Children's Pool - Feb 2011

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Exterior Views
With being alongside in every port there are no unobstructed views of MSC SPLENDIDA. Some views from the quays at Marseille, Valletta & Civitavecchia. For Tunis please see 'Goulette Harbour Village' below

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MSC SPLENDIDA Alongside at Marseille

MSC SPLENDIDA alongside at Marseille from the quay between 10:00 and 15:20 - 1 Aug 2010

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Valletta Waterfront/Pinto Wharf as we depart Valletta. Lascaris Wharf & Parts of MSC SPLENDIDA from the quay - 4 August 2010

MSC SPLENDIDA at Civitavecchia

Only parts of MSC SPLENDIDA alongside at Civitavecchia from the quay and across the port. No unobstructed views - 6 Aug 2010

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Ports of Call
Marseille, Barcelona, Tunis, Valletta, Messina

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le Vieux Port à Marseille - The Old Port Marseille

Views of le Vieux Port à Marseille - The Old Port Marseille - Market stalls on the Quai des Belges, cafés, excursion boats, fishing boats, electro solar Ferry & more; a hive of activity - 1 August 2010

he Old Port Marseille - from the excursion vessel CALANQUES 1

Views of le Vieux Port à Marseille - The Old Port Marseille - from the excursion vessel CALANQUES 1. I took a 1 hour boat trip around the "Bay of Marseille and its Islands"

Tour du Fanal Fort St-Jean

Along the coastline [east] from the Old Port Marseille to the Iles d'Endoume & l'île Degaby. Fort Saint Jean, Château du Pharo, Marseille Cathedral, tour boats,Various Beacons and Lighthouses

Frioul Archipelago from an Excursion Boat

Frioul Archipelago from CALANQUES 1. Around Ile d'If, with chateaux & lighthouse, past Ile Pomègues and Ile de Ratonneau with "Queen Mary" pilot station - 1 August 2010

Hotel de Ville [City Hall] Marseille

Marseille Buildings - 1 August 2010 Streets, a few trams walking around near Old Port. Opera House, Église Saint-Cannat, Hotel de Ville, Victor Gelu plaque & others. A few Distant Views of Cruise Ships at Marseille

Las Ramblas Barcelona

Views of Genoa from land & sea on arrival & departure at Genoa, inc La Lanterna 31 July & 7 Aug. Having visited Barcelona a few times before we just ambled up & down Las Ramblas & over to Port Vell 2 Aug 2010

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Sidi Bou Said/The Medina

Sidi Bou Said/The Medina - Tunis 3 August 2010 Having visited both before only a handful of photos, interesting & SBS very pretty but over the years have become big tourist traps. Links in album for previous visits

Grand Harbour Valletta St. Elmo (Grand Harbour West Breakwater) Lighthouse

Approaching Valletta, Malta and entering the Grand Harbour; Departing Valletta, aboard MSC SPLENDIDA. St. Elmo & Ricasoli (Grand Harbour Breakwater) Lighthouses 4 Aug 2010

Malta Aviation Museum

"Hop-On Hop-Off" bus tour around the N of Malta [blue tour], Malta Sightseeing. Not enough time to get off anywhere; over 3 1/2 hours with various delays. Long drives between points of interest 4 Aug 2010

Views of Messina - 5 August 2010

A few photos of Messina's Skyline as we arrive & depart. Cathedral of Messina - Duomo di Messina, Church of Christ the King & poor images through window of the Astronomical Clock 5 Aug 2010

Mt Etna - Silvestri Craters

The quite dramatic landscape of Mt Etna's 2002 lava flow and Silvestri Craters. There is a visitors centre here with restaurants/gift shops & a cable car to go further up Mt Etna weather permitting 5 August 2010

Stromboli - 5 August 2010

Passing Stromboli 18:00 - 18:30 5 August 2010

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Other Cruise Ships Seen on the Trip

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PACIFIC Genoa Aug 2010

PACIFIC, laid up forevermore [since Nov 2008], the subject of a lawsuit between Quali Cruises and CVC Brazil; 20186gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 1971 Bahamas - Genoa, Genova 31 July & 7 August 2010

LOUIS MAJESTY alongside at Genoa

LOUIS MAJESTY alongside at Genoa - 31 July 2010 40876gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 1992 Malta- at Marseille and departing 17:00 1 August

CDF Croisières de France's BLEU DE FRANCE

CDF Croisières de France's BLEU DE FRANCE at Marseille ex EUROPA, HOLIDAY DREAM etc & departing 1 Aug 2010; 37301gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 1981 Malta. At Valletta 4 Aug 2010

ATLANTIC STAR - 1 August 2010

ATLANTIC STAR, ex PACIFIC SKY laid up at Marseille. Initial photos taken from the shuttle bus & then later from MSC SPLENDIDA & as we depart 18:00; 1 August 2010; 46087gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 1984 Malta

CELEBRITY CENTURY

CELEBRITY CENTURY alongside at Barcelona 06:40 & 14:10; 2 August 2010; 72458gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 1995 Malta

COSTA MARINA

COSTA MARINA arriving at Barcelona 25558gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 1969 Italy - 07:25. 2 August 2010

GRAND PRINCESS

GRAND PRINCESS alongside at Barcelona 14:10; 2 August 2010; 108806gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 1998 Bermuda

NOORDAM

NOORDAM alongside at Barcelona 06:35 & 14:10; 2 August 2010; 82318gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 2006 Netherlands

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OCEAN PEARL ex SONG OF NORWAY

Happy Cruises' [ex Quail Cruises] OCEAN PEARL ex SONG OF NORWAY, DREAM PRINCESS, DREAM, CLIPPER PEARL, Peaceboat, CLIPPER PACIFIC, FESTIVAL at the WTC Barcelona 2 August 2010

P&O's OCEANA

P&O's OCEANA arrives at Barcelona 08:00 and alongside with GNV's MAJESTIC at various times between 08:00 & 14:00; Barcelona 2 August 2010

CELEBRITY EQUINOX

CELEBRITY EQUINOX alongside at Civitavecchia. Only stern views and some with the ferries; 121878gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 2009 Malta - 6 August 2010

CRYSTAL SERENITY

CRYSTAL SERENITY alongside at Civitavecchia bow on with OCEAN VILLAGE - 6 August 2010; 68870gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 2003 Bahamas

OCEAN VILLAGE

OCEAN VILLAGE alongside at Civitavecchia [wef 1 Dec 2010 PACIFIC PEARL] 63524gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 1989 UK, Crystal Serenity in a few photos bow to bow - 6 August 2010 A few at Genoa 7 Aug 2010

CRYSTAL SERENITY & OCEAN VILLAGE

CRYSTAL SERENITY & OCEAN VILLAGE together alongside at Civitavecchia - 6 August 2010

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Ferries & Other Vessels
There are just too many to link to all the individual albums

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Genoa, Genova

BITHIA

Tirrenia and Grimaldi ferries Genoa 31 July 2010. Part photos of CARTHAGE & Gruppo Grendi's ONDA BLU. BITHIA, LA SUPERBA, LA SUPREMA, EXCELSIOR, SPLENDID, DOMIZIANA, HSC TAURUS

F DIAMOND

F. DIAMOND laid up in Genoa, Genova on 31 July & 7 August 2010 - ex OURANOS, ARIADNE, TOR HOLLANDIA 11621gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1967 Malta

ULYSSE

ULYSSE & Other Ferries, Genoa - 31 July & 7 Aug 2010 Some good, some poor, some very distant:- ITALRORO THREE, THEODOROS, MOBY FREEDOM, KADRIYE ANA, SENTINEL, RODIJET & more

RADIANT

Yachts in Genoa, alongside or at shipyards of AMICO & Co or T Marrioti - 31 July & 7 Aug 2010 RADIANT, GALAXY, REBORN, TANIT, TACANUYA, SISSI, DREAMSEEKER, ANCORA [An Admiral, RUBICON]

FORZA

Grimaldi Lines' FORZA [delivered April 2010] 25518gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2010 Italy - 7 August 2010

CRYSTAL SERENITY

Tunisia Ferries' HABIB arriving at Genoa 18:25, 31 July 2010; 16168gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1978 Tunisia

Marseille

HSC AL-SABINI

HSC AL-SABINI ex HSC VOLCAN DE TAURO laid up at Marseille 5889gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2000 St Vincent and Grenadines 1 August 2010 Some photos with BLEU DE FRANCE & Ile de Beauté way off

MN EIDER

MAZATLAN STAR [wef 1 Nov 2010] ex SNCM's MONTE CINTO 14798gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1984 Mexico - laid-up MN EIDER 20865gt Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1989 France 1 August 2010 - Lady K II

BERGE NINGBO

RO-ROs, Cargo & Others, Marseille, Whole or part ship, good & bad. FS CAMILLE, NEPTUNE THELISIS, CITY OF HAMBURG, GUNAY-2, CMA CGM ORAN, AKNOUL, CELINA TUNDRA, BERGE NINGBO - 1 Aug 2010

Ile de Beauté

Ferries & 'Part' Ferries at Marseille - 1 August 2010 ILE DE BEAUTE, JEAN NICOLI, PASCAL PAOLI, SCANDOLA, GIROLATA; Other Vessels & Port Views, Marseille CGA CGM HQ Tugs, Lights, Terminals. MISTRAL

Barcelona

ALBAYZIN

Ferrimaroc's ALBAYZIN 26302gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2004 Italy Alongside and departing Barcelona 13:00, 2 August 2010 Many of her 17 sisters appear throughout my albums

CRUISE ROMA ZURBARAN ALBAYZIN

A few photos with a number of vessels in each of:- OCEAN PEARL, COSTA MARINA, CRUISE ROMA, ZURBARAN, ALBAYZIN, NOORDAM, GRAND PRINCESS, CELEBRITY CENTURY - Barcelona, 2 August 2010

SALVAMAR MINTAKA

Vessels at Barcelona 2 Aug 2010 BALTIC ACE, CRUISE ROMA, MONTBRIO, A577 & A579, SOROLLA, TRAMONTANE, VOS PRELUDE, ZURBARAN, Ecolmare, TRIMAR, OMNIBUS, LOLITA, ENCARNACION

Port of Barcelona

Views of the Port of Barcelona from afar as departing; outer port areas & container vessels 2 August 2010 ELECTRON, CMA CGM VERDI, CMA CGM SAMBHAR, JULIA DEL MAR. Distant views of Balearia's JAUME II

La Goulette, Tunis

DANIELLE CASANOVA

DANIELLE CASANOVA arriving from a far and alongside at La Goulette; A few photos of Tunisia Ferries' CARTHAGE who arrived & departed during our stay 3 August 2010

IKARUS PALACE

IKARUS PALACE alongside at La Goulette, Tunis; she departed as we passed the port in a taxi, so a handful of part images as she sailed 17:10. A few photos with DANIELLE CASANOVA - 3 August 2010

La Goulette Cruise Village

The Port of La Goulette, Tunis - The New CruiseTerminal - Goulette Village Harbor [Also Port Approaches & Lights, vessels alongside - Many of these are poor, just kept for reference purposes] - 3 August 2010

IBN ROCHID

Tugs at La Goulette - 3 August 2010 TACAPES, IBN ROCHID, IBN KHALDOUN. Vessels Spotted 'At Sea' - GRACE COSMOS, MORNING CECILIE, PANTODYNAMOS, AMIL CAR, [poor night shots of EL VENIZELOS]

Valletta, Malta

MECKLENBURG

AGGELIKI departing Valletta, 17:10 - 4 August 2010; 1982gt General Cargo Ship 1977 Belize. MECKLENBURG ex Wappen von Flensburg at Sliema

EUROFERRY MALTA

EUROFERRY MALTA arriving at Valletta & alongside 4 August 2010; 21664gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1995 Malta. Virtu Ferries' MARIA DOLORES at Valletta 3022gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2006 Malta

SEABELOW

Excursion Vessels & Yachts [BIGMAK, RASA, JESME] Seaplane, Water Taxis at Valletta - 4 August 2010 HERA, ANTONIA [Luzzi Cruises], SAN CARLOS I, SEABELOW [Captain Morgan], CONCETTA IMMAKULATA

SEA WOLF 1

SANTA MARIA [Bunkers], Other Miscellaneous Vessels, Valletta - 4 August 2010. Other general views of the Grand Harbour, Valletta, including Malta Shipyard's dry dock facilities and covered yacht dock

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Messina, Sicily
Shipping at Messina & across the straits, 5 August 2010
Madonna della Lettera (Our Lady of the Letter)
"Vos et ipsam civitatem benedicimus" (We bless you and your city)

There are over 500 photos of the ferries & shipping in Messina taken at various times throughout the day.
All those vessels listed below, with some appearing many times over as they cross back and forth, can be found.

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Caronte & Tourist:-
TREMESTIERI 5042gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1993 Italy
CARTOUR BETA 27522gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2006 Italy
ACCIARELLO 7865gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1997 Italy
OSTFOLD 2471gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1979 Italy
ARCHIMEDE 1459gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1988 Italy
STRETTO MESSINA 1459gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1988 Italy
VESTFOLD 8383gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1991 Italy
CARONTE 986gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1974 Italy
GIUSEPPE FRANZA 1426gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1992 Italy
ZANCLE 1426gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1993 Italy

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Bluvia:-
FATA MORGANA 2469gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1988 Italy
SELINUNTE JET 492gt Passenger Ship 1999 Italy
TINDARI JET 492gt Passenger Ship 1999 Italy
IGINIA 5767gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1969 Italy
MONGIBELLO ex SUPERFLEX HOTEL 4517gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1989 Italy
REGGIO ex SUPERFLEX GOLF 1715gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1989 Italy
ROSALIA 5725gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1972 Italy
SCILLA 5619gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1985 Italy
RIACE 2377gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1983 Italy
VILLA 5619gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1985 Italy
ENOTRIA 2184gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2002 Italy

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Palumbo Shipyard - distant/part view photos
MSC AMY 11872gt Container Ship 1992 Panama
ATANIS, BOURBON ALADIN and more

Tugs:-
CITTA DI MESSINA 450gt Tug 2009 Italy
MACISTONE 244gt Tug 1982 Italy
MULETTO 149gt Tug 1980 Italy
GRIFONE 197gt Tug 1989 Italy

Laid up? AMEDEO MATACENA 8166gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1986 Portugal

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Others:-
Siremar's ATANIS 194gt Passenger Ship 2006 Italy
SNAV AQUARIUS 424gt Passenger Ship 1991 Italy
USTICA Lines' FERDINANDO M 523gt Passenger Ship 1992 Italy
CRIS M 172gt Passenger Ship 1990 Italy
NATALIE M 194gt Passenger Ship 2002 Italy
MIRELLA MORACE [on stocks] 194gt Passenger Ship 2006 Italy
ALIJUMBO ?
Numerous Coastguard vessels
Pilot Launch ME 2877

Civitavecchia, Italy

Tirrenia's CLODIA

Tirrenia's CLODIA arriving at Civitavecchia 17:30; 6 August 2010; 14834gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1980 Italy [Some photos with SNAV TOSCANA]

CRUISE BARCELONA

Grimaldi Lines' CRUISE BARCELONA arriving at Civitavecchia 18:40; 6 August 2010; 54310gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2008 Italy [Some photos with ZEUS PALACE]

GOLDEN ODYSSEY

GOLDEN ODYSSEY with her 'toy carrier' GOLDEN SHADOW at Civitavecchia 6 August 2010 Golden Odyssey 264.00 ft / 80.50 m Blohm & Voss, DEU 1990

MOBY FREEDOM

MOBY FREEDOM at Civitavecchia and departing 15:30; 6 August 2010 [Some photos with SNAV TOSCANA, ZEUS PALACE & CELEBRITY EQUINOX] 36100gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2001 Italy

Tirrenia's NURAGHES

Tirrenia's NURAGHES at Civitavecchia & departing 08:30 6 August 2010 [some photos with SNAV LAZIO, ZEUS PALACE, ATLANTIC OCEAN & CELEBRITY EQUINOX] 35736gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2004 Italy

SHARDEN

Tirrenia's SHARDEN at Civitavecchia & departing 15:20; 6 August 2010 [Some photos with ZEUS PALACE, MOBY FREEDOM, STELLA JABBAH & CELEBRITY EQUINOX] 39798gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2005 Italy

SNAV TOSCANA

SNAV TOSCANA arrives at Civitavecchia 6 August 2010, SNAV LAZIO is already in port and later SNAV SARDEGNA is alongside 30317gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1981 Italy

ZEUS PALACE

ZEUS PALACE arriving at Civitavecchia 08:20 & later alongside 6 August 2010; 30860gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2001 Italy

TITO

A mixture of good, bad and indifferent photos of various vessels alongside & at anchor off Civitavecchia - 6 August 2010 POLARIS, STELLA JABBAH, TRITON, FEYZ-1, DUBA, ATLANTIC OCEAN, MEGA EXPRESS TWO, SILVER 1 & more

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