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      04-01-2008, 06:59 PM   #309
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That is a big ass boat! Any idea how many cars fits on one boat?
A LOT...the Centaurus Leader was damaged and this is the picture of it w/ all the cars in the background (I assume these are the ones it was carrying): http://www.uscgresponse.com/go/doc/586/192263/

From this thread: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=114075
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According to this schedule, the Don Juan, Carmen, Isolde, and Turandot are all WWL ships heading to Port Hueneme, California. So it looks like they do go to the west coast.
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3/18/08 Ordered (changed existing order)
3/31/08 Production Complete
4/1/08 Awaiting Release to Carrier

Anybody know how much longer?
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3/18/08 Ordered (changed existing order)
3/31/08 Production Complete
4/1/08 Awaiting Release to Carrier

Anybody know how much longer?
"awaiting release to carrier?" or "Released to carrier, awaiting a shipping vessel"..

two different things... if its the former, then you have about 2 days before you start waiting for a boat... then you wait
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3/18/08 Ordered (changed existing order)
3/31/08 Production Complete
4/1/08 Awaiting Release to Carrier

Anybody know how much longer?
It will take about 8 days average from production complete to getting on a boat... so it looks like you'll probably get onto the Grus or Isolde, which means your car will land in a US port 5/9 or 5/5 respectively. Then a few more days to get to your dealership.
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Current schedules to the West Coast... so it looks like two ships are leaving on the 3rd, and another two on the 11th. Then nothing until the 25th!

EDIT: * Thx Amjustice for pointing out this is a West Coast only schedule.
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      04-01-2008, 09:10 PM   #315
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damn 24 days! ouch good luck =)
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      04-01-2008, 10:55 PM   #316
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I am not sure where you guys are getting your schedule from but this is what I am seeing.

*Edit: I see that those schedules posted above were for the west cost..Well here is hoping that my car gets on one of the ships going out sooner rather than later. I don't think I will make it on a boat by tomorrow though since everyone it typically takes about 3 days to get to port. My current status is "Your vehicle has been released to a carrier and is waiting transport to the port of exit." Looks like I am stuck with 4/11 and not getting my ride until sometime in early May.
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Well crap... I don't know what to think... today the 800 number says my vehicle is in transit, but I didn't think there was another boat until tomorrow... maybe I got out on the Don Juan on the 30th and things just hadn't updated...

March 6 - Ordered
March 26 - Production Complete / On the way to port
March 29 to April 1 - Awaiting ship at port
April 2 - In transit!!!!
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what do you put in the cargo ID?
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SOB thats it?
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Anyone on INGOLSTADT, heard from there CA where there car is or have an estimated date of arrival?
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Oh Snap!!! Update...
so according to that tracking it only took one day to travel to the port form the factory and then you were loaded on the next vessel. hopeing the situation is the same for me.
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ahh "No tracking information is available for the Cargo ID you entered"

so that must mean im gonna be stuck at port for 11 days!!!! this better not be
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Anyone on INGOLSTADT, heard from there CA where there car is or have an estimated date of arrival?
The Ingolstadt docked on 03/31 and unloaded the cars that day. I dont know how much of a wait is there at the VPC, but after the release shouldn't take more than 5-7 days to reach final destination depending where you are at.
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so according to that tracking it only took one day to travel to the port form the factory and then you were loaded on the next vessel. hopeing the situation is the same for me.
Damn, I guess that's right. One day to travel, and four to get loaded. Nice.
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Chinoxs,

You could also be on the other boat line... but I think all east coast boats are WWL.

Maybe you'll get out on the 10th.
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Appropriate: I guess you are proof that the WWL lines do west coast deliveries... lucky you.
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Sweet. I just found out I am on the Don Juan also!
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