Turn for the worst

September 9, 2012

MV Orna, discharging in Canada Problems in my life seem so very trivial compared to the sad story I read about last week. I first read about it, amidst my “problems”; a hectic week, where the kids, after a long summer re-entered school, and I’ve returned aboard my ship. Somalian pirates have reportedly executed a crew member, in order to speed up the payment of a ransom for the pirated…


Queen finds retirement job

October 1, 2007

Palmed off QE2 to be floating Dubai hotelBy Sandra Speares, 19 June 2007 Lloyds List CUNARD’S legendary cruise ship Queen Elizabeth 2 has been sold to Dubai World in a $100m deal which will see the ship transformed into a floating hotel and leisure centre. The QE2, which is 40 years old this year, is due to be delivered to Dubai World in November next year and, following a refurbishment…