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Old 05-04-2005, 02:19 PM
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Shipping / Re-Delivery links

I thought I'd post my redlivery links that I used to get some info on my ship the Grus, and of course other ships as well. This will help those trying to track their ships: Perhaps others can post theirs also. Thanks to Arnolds for providing many of these.

The best tracking site unfortunately the full content site went fee based 05/03/2005
You can track ship movements down to the minute
* See AisLive tips at the bottom of this page
http://www.aislive.com/

Shipping schedule from Bremerhaven (use Port Hueneme for the EXPORT)
http://www.dbh.de/index.php?id=151&L=0

Southampton Shipping movements
http://www.southamptonvts.co.uk/com/smovements.htm

Southampton webcam and port maps
http://www.southamptonvts.co.uk/index.asp

BBC WebCams for Southampton
http://www.bbc.co.uk/hampshire/conte...n_webcam.shtml
http://www.bbc.co.uk/hampshire/in_pi..._ship_webcams/

Rotterdam harbor, next stop
http://www.portofrotterdam.com/shipi...cted/Index.asp

Jacksonville Incoming Log
http://www.jaxport.com/sea/vessels.cfm

Panama Canal Webcam
http://www.pancanal.com/eng/photo/camera-java.html

San Diego Marine Information Systems.
http://www.sdmis.org/schedule/

Voluntary weather reporting. WW does it, NYK no.
http://www.sailwx.info/shiptrack/search.phtml


Wallenius Wilhelmsen (east coast deliveries)
http://www.2wglobal.com/www/wep/index.jsp

N Y K line (West coast deliveries) But not much info currently
http://www2.nykline.com/home/index.html

Places to find ship photos
http://www.schiffsphoto.de/index1.htm
http://www.shipphotos.co.uk/

Heres some pictures of variou ships
http://www.schiffsphoto.de/HTM/Car/Grus.htm
http://www.schiffsphoto.de/HTM/Car/HudsonLeader.htm
http://www.schiffsphoto.de/HTM/Car/OrionDiamond.htm

* AisLive went to a pay service May 3, 2005, (towards the end of my re-delivery) and now they have introduced a crippled, free site. The free site is certainly not as entertaining as the full site was, but I've discovered it is actually still quite useful. Several featues are missing, including certain time elements on various displays, Lattitude and Logitude info from any ship, etc... Plus they had a database of pictures for most ships available at the press of a button. The pictures you can find elsewhere but the other stuff... Oh well.

The new free site is still quite accurate however... but it may be difficult to find your ship initially due to another missing feature. You can only look around now on the overview maps to find the ship (triangle/flag), keep zooming in to various areas to find it, otherwise, if it is in a close-up area, the ship name will appear in the list. (which was previously available on the overview displays also) Once you find the ship, the picture with the triangles is not constantly updated like in the pay site, but if you click your ship name in the list window from a closeup view, it will put a red circle around your ships CURRENT location (which may be off from the less frequently updated display map). The good news is; the red circle ship indicator is accurate almost to the minute while the ship map is now not updated as often. This is actually the case with the pay site, but now they update the display map even less frequently, and it doesn't have a helpfull time indicator burned on the map.

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Old 05-04-2005, 04:50 PM
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Thanks for compiling all of that. I was gonna do it and ask Beewang to make a sticky out of it.
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Old 05-04-2005, 04:55 PM
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Done!! its now sticky.

Gene... you have WAY too much time on your hands... You ought to try and get a "REAL" job
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Old 05-04-2005, 05:26 PM
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Thanks Bee. Yep, I can't deny that... I hope my car gets here pretty soon, so I can "move-on"

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Done!! its now sticky.

Gene... you have WAY too much time on your hands... You ought to try and get a "REAL" job
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Old 05-04-2005, 06:01 PM
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Awesome, thanks!!!

Grus on schedule for 5/17/05 into Port Hueneme. C'mon baby, put the pedal to the metal!
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That needed to be sticky!

Thanks e36N3r/Bee.
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Old 05-20-2005, 09:45 AM
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Long Delivery Time

It took 2 months for me to get my 325 from Europe. I delivered it to Harms in Vienna and it made it to the ship in a few days. It sat and waited on 4 possible ships for over a week before it finally left Bremmerhaven. It got on one of the ships that went everywhere. It finally made it to New York and it turns out it was damaged in transit. They had to send off to Germany for a new trunk lid. I had barely nicked the front right tire and wheel in Salzburg and they replaced the wheel and tire at the port also. By the time it was shipped to my dealer it took 2 months to the day. It had a small paint chip removed on one of the doors when I got it but I really cannot be sure if I did it in Europe and I definitely don't want the door painted. The dealer is giving me some touch up paint. The good part about all of this is there is no deductible on the insurance. They do not care if the damage was in transit or if you did it in Europe. The wait is awful but I finally have it and love it.

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Old 05-22-2005, 04:56 PM
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dropped off 5/4/05 in munich. Received a letter from European Delivery that my car's on procyon leader. ETA 6/8/05.

From the above posts, I think it left on 5/16/05 and is actually scheduled for arrival 6/11/05. I'm not really sure if I really figured out the ship websearches. Anyway, 2 other dropoffs that day. I met one very nice family from Wisconsin and saw a convertible 3'er on the lot. So, if you're reading, that's the update as far as I can tell.
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still awaiting transport

dropped off my E90 in frankfurt on may 30 and OC status still says awaiting transport! is it normal to experience a 3-week+ delay from drop-off for the car to get on a ship? does anyone else who dropped off on/around 5/30 have updated shipping info?
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Can I make it?

Dropping off car Thursday morning (July 18), flight leaves at 11:30, does that leave enough time?
Not sure what time harms opens, don't have my ED packet yet. Thanks for your help
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Old 07-04-2005, 11:39 AM
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Dropping off car Thursday morning (July 18), flight leaves at 11:30, does that leave enough time?
Not sure what time harms opens, don't have my ED packet yet. Thanks for your help
I am planning on dropping off in Munich on August 4 in the evening. What time does the dropoff close? I was wondering will this make it to the ship in Bremerhaven for a August 11 departure?
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where are you dropping off your car? and have you taken delivery already?
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Old 07-08-2005, 09:40 PM
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Munich drop off

Dropping off in Munich July 21st (thursday) taking delivery monday
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Old 07-08-2005, 09:48 PM
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For those looing for boats coming into Charleston

http://www.port-of-charleston.com/Vessel_schedule.asp

I have particular interest in the 7/11 arrivals....!!!
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Old 07-14-2005, 09:08 AM
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I dropped off in Paris on 7/7 any thoughts on how long I must suffer in the cone of silence before I get a clue what ship I am on?

Fortunatly my Company is shipping me out to Hong Kong for a month so even if I had the car it would be sitting in my garage. Should make the wait slighty more bearable.
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Old 07-14-2005, 11:01 AM
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Your car should be on a ship in the next week or so, 10 days is usually pretty typical from drop off, then a week or so after that, you will get a "boat notification" letter telling you the name of the ship.

That 1 month trip to asia is coming at a perfect time for an EDr...
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Dealer told me my 5er was shipped on the Pancred. But I can't find anything on that name since 2002.
The worst part is the waiting.
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Old 08-04-2005, 05:02 PM
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Dealer told me my 5er was shipped on the Pancred. But I can't find anything on that name since 2002.
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Now, there is a new record for redelivery wait tiime I hope mine gets here before the year ends... Oh yeah, try Tancred. Your ship is finally coming, 3 years late.
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Old 08-12-2005, 04:32 PM
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Found out my 330i is on the ship Aida and will arrive in port 8/13/05. Does anyone know how long it takes after ship docks (shipping to Indiana)
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Found out my 330i is on the ship Aida and will arrive in port 8/13/05. Does anyone know how long it takes after ship docks (shipping to Indiana)
It takes FOREVER. At least it feels like that. My boat arrived at the port on 7/21 and it JUST left for the VPC. I hope yours goes faster!
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Old 09-27-2005, 10:37 PM
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does anybody have an idea when do you load the cars onto the truck from Munich to the Port? I'm picking up my car on friday (Oct 14) and would like to drop it off right before they have a truck leaving for the port. I really need to get the car on the ship asap since I have to move soon...
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There is no way to figure that out. Your car could sit for a week or go out the next day. The key factor is how many other ED'rs will have dropped off near when you do. As soon as they get a truckload full of cars... off they go. Munich drop-off is one of the busiest, plus with Volvo and Mercedes dropoffs at Harms there should be plenty of cars. Just go, and do as best you can, an ED requirment is that you be at least somewhat flexible.
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does anybody have an idea when do you load the cars onto the truck from Munich to the Port? I'm picking up my car on friday (Oct 14) and would like to drop it off right before they have a truck leaving for the port. I really need to get the car on the ship asap since I have to move soon...
you will need to contact the drop off location for that information. Agreed that everyone wants their car ASAP, I can't understand the reason (move to where??) for the rush.
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you will need to contact the drop off location for that information. Agreed that everyone wants their car ASAP, I can't understand the reason (move to where??) for the rush.

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