Three, Two, One, Lift-off - 22 November 2013

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Three, Two, One, Lift-off - 22 November 2013
'City of Adelaide' hoisted off barge in Rotterdam for loading on 'MV Palanpur', 22 November 2013. Photo: Simon Judson (Peters and May).
'City of Adelaide' hoisted off barge in Rotterdam for loading on 'MV Palanpur', 22 November 2013. Photo: Simon Judson (Peters and May).

 

The City of Adelaide was hoisted aboard the German Combi-Lift heavy-lift ship MV Palanpur in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Friday 22 November, 2013. The lift was accomplished by the two cranes on the heavy-lift ship with support by Peters and May loadmasters. Skidding was not ultimately needed as there was just enough room for the clipper to sneak past the crane booms.

The City of Adelaide is now safely on-board the MV Palanpur. The following days will see the clipper and cradle lashed and welded to the deck of the MV Palanpur.

 

'City of Adelaide' safely on-board the 'MV Palanpur'. Photo: Simon Judson (Peters and May).
'City of Adelaide' safely on-board the 'MV Palanpur'. Photo: Simon Judson (Peters and May).

 

It is estimated that the MV Palanpur will depart Rotterdam on Tuesday 26 November. The voyage to Australia is likely to adopt the following itinerary:

  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Norfolk, Virginia, USA
  • Cape Town, South Africa (not visiting port)
  • Port Hedland, Western Australia
  • Dampier, Western Australia (not confirmed)
  • Port Adelaide, South Australia

The MV Palanpur, with the City of Adelaide on-board, is estimated to arrive in Port Adelaide between 18 and 30 January 2014. We have installed a satelite tracker so that the voyage can be followed while the ship is away from shore-based tracking stations. The voyage can be followed here - the Final Voyage.

We are offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to buy a 'virtual' ticket on the final voyage home of the City of Adelaide . You can donate to become a member of the crew, a passenger or a stowaway or you can send some cargo. Please visit this link.

 

 

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