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…

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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…

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