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      12-08-2006, 06:12 PM   #1
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Aquarius Leader...anyone?

Ship's ETS is 12/4 and ETA is 12/27. Anyone else on it?

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SIS-NR: B8K1021
Ship Agent: NYK-LINE
Contact Person / Phone: PAULI / 040-33400204
Lloyds-Code: 000000000
Voyage-Nr / Call Sign: 069 / 3FHT8
Nation: PANAMA
Type of Vessel: VEHICLE CARRIER
Year of Construction: 1998
Shed/Port of Loading: N2 / NORDHAFEN/HIGH AND HEAVY
Latest Date of acept./Time: . .
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      12-14-2006, 02:02 AM   #2
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I just found out today that my car is also on the Aquarius Leader! I was just in Panama, so I missed the boat by just a few weeks.

I hope it gets here early, although my dealer said that the cars were running 4-5 days behind
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      12-14-2006, 03:17 PM   #3
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Cool. I think it'll be delayed. It's been anchored for a few days now. That was the ship's status as of 12-9-06.

MMSI 354370000 Draught 9.2 m Speed 14.1 knots
Name AQUARIUS LEADER Vessel Type Cargo Destination CRISTOBAL
Callsign 3FHT8 Last seen at 8/12/2006 22:00:31 UTC ETA 31/12/9999 23:59:59 UTC
IMO number 9158276 Latitude N 49***176;09.037' Status Anchored
Length 199 m Longitude W 3***176;40.728'
Beam 32 m Heading 270***176;
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This makes three. At least my baby has some company. Dealer told me just a minute ago that it is delayed until 12/30. Perfect! On vacation from the 26th to the 6th and come back in time for delivery.
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      12-14-2006, 03:29 PM   #5
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      12-14-2006, 04:20 PM   #6
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pictures of...?
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      12-15-2006, 04:33 PM   #7
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You...No....The loading of the ship, ship in transit, all that crap the other threads have up.
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      12-15-2006, 07:12 PM   #8
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This is a picture of the Aquarius Leader from a previous post.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/attach...1&d=1121208274

BTW, as of now, the ship is still anchored.

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      12-16-2006, 03:24 PM   #9
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Well, I fly down to South America next week; maybe I can get something going.
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That figures it's delayed. What a bummer. I wonder what the problem is?
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OMG How do I find out what ship my car is on?!!!
ur car is already off a ship!!! u posted that its past prep in LB???
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      12-17-2006, 08:51 PM   #13
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Jware - can you tell if the Aquarius is still anchored?
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Looks like it's still anchored. The info is from AISlive.com, but you need to sign up.

Created : 19-12-2006 01:18:03
Vessel is out of coverage
Last seen at : 08-12-2006 23:00:44


MMSI 354370000 IMO number 9158276 Detailed vessel information can be found at

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Name AQUARIUS LEADER Latitude 49° 9.04'
Callsign 3FHT8 Longitude -4° 19.51'
Length 199 m Heading 270°
Beam 32 m Speed 14.5 knots
Draught 9.2 m Destination CRISTOBAL
Vessel Type Cargo ETA 01/01/1970 12:59:59 AM
Extra Info N/A Status Anchored
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what do you ask the dealer and do they know what ship it is prior to completion? (my car is scheduled to be completed on thursday)
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Port Vessel Schedule as of Dec 14

I appreciate this site and all of the info you are providing!

Found this schedule with arrival times for Oxnard Port Hueneme

http://www.portofhueneme.org/port-news.php
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So are we on schedule for the 30th still? What should we be looking at to get through the prep stage and on a truck to the dealer? I get home on the 6th and would love to pick up the car on the 7th. Possible?
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My CA said 7-10 days to delivery after port arrival. I would think it would be quicker for you in LA since you don't have to wait for a truck ride to Seattle.
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Its a Christmas miracle! Ship hunters; how do we look on the arrival schedule? Now I'm getting excited. Especially with the Vishnu results just posted for Xede only.
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FINALLY

It's moving again! Looks like it's right next to the panama canal.

354370000 Draught 9.1 m Speed 0.4 knots
Name AQUARIUS LEADER Vessel Type Cargo Destination PANAMA CANAL
Callsign 3FHT8 Last seen at 20/12/2006 3:48:21 UTC ETA 19/12/2006 18:30:00 UTC
IMO number 9158276 Latitude N 925.520' Status Under way using engine
Length 199 m Longitude W 7955.914'
Beam 32 m Heading 319
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I'm a little confused. Jwarea's post on 12/18 had information that said it was still anchored, yet it also said it was cruising at a speed of 14.5 knots. Also, the latitude and longitude have changed since the first aislive.com report that was posted.

I'm not quite sure how to read that, but I'm hoping it means that the ship is underway.

I'm no sailor, so I could be totally off. Or perhaps I just want my car to get here 'on time!'
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Excellent! Jwarea posted the great news just before I finished my post - glad to see the ship has been making progress!!!

Thanks for checking on this for us, Jwarea!
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