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RogerB wrote: Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:48 pm Good grief! Private! Do you know who owns it? R-
It belongs to HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said and is one of his personal fleet of pleasure craft of the Oman Royal Yacht Squadron.
The name of the yacht is The Fulk al Salamah, and is Secondary Royal Yacht & support vessel.

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Another Royal Yacht. HNoMY Norge. In Haugesund Norway. June 2018 The Queen of Norway was on board.
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HNoMY Norge is rather attractive. The other one looks like one of the exclusive cruise ships that sail from Southampton with more crew members than passengers.
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Pictures nearer home

Seabourn Ovation at the Port of Tyne July 2018 Will it rain? No. The dark clouds drifted over and away.
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Marella Discovery leaving the River Tyne July 2018
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RogerB wrote: Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:48 pm Good grief! Private! Do you know who owns it? R-
Sultan QABOOS AL SAID of OMAN - oops! Already answered.
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A couple of Costa Cruise Line ships. Costa Cruise Line is part of Carnival Corporation

Costa Fortuna in Olden, Norway July 2018
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Costa Mediterranea in Amsterdam May 2018
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Costa Mediterranea departing Dubai Feb 2019
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Because of bad weather further north we called in to the Port of Bergen. July 2018
Following us in on a scheduled stop, an old favourite. Queen Mary 2 of Cunard Line (now part of Carnival Corporation (of America)).
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In the very heavy heat haze of the midday sun in the Suez Canal. Celebrity Cruises 'Celebrity Reflexion'. Celebrity Cruises is part of Royal Caribbean International.
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Two Cruise & Maritime (C.M.V.) cruise ships

Astor leaving Bergen July2018
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Columbus in Tenerife May 2018
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Two pictures of Seabourn Quest in Eidfyord, Norway. Compare with the previous picture of Seabourn Ovation (further above). Seabourn is also part of Carnival Corporation (of America)
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Another couple of pictures before I go on my travels again

Disney Magic in Cadiz
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Mein Schiff 4 arriving Dubai
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