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      07-16-2010, 04:01 PM   #1
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Elektra Roll Call :) :)

So my ship Electra is departing Bremerhaven 22-Jul-2010 and arrives in Newark 04-Aug-2010

I'm really hoping for quick customs and prep-center!

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I feel like i'm never getting my car... taking forever also my car has no company

all i have are pictures and memories from Germany...
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      07-22-2010, 08:03 AM   #3
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My fathers car got on the Fedora actually. I thought it was on Elektra haha.
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"...so my car has no company..."
You tellin' me that our cars aren't on the same ship? That seems odd given we dropped off on the same day and you parked right next to me...
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      07-22-2010, 08:20 AM   #5
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You tellin' me that our cars aren't on the same ship? That seems odd given we dropped off on the same day and you parked right next to me...
WTF. I may need to call Germany

Sucks

what ship are you on???
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      07-22-2010, 04:05 PM   #6
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...what ship are you on???
Dunno... I just thought after I read what you wrote about your car being alone that ours were actually there keeping each other company....

Mine's supposed to have been sent to Newark as well.

I tried the EH harms website, both U.S. and German sites didn't seem to have an interface for end users that I could find...

Edit: I randomly saw your recent post in the "sticky" section with the website link. We're on the same boat...
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what's the fastest way of getting your ED car?
I mean, is there a specific port/location that ships/processes ED cars quicker than other places?
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what's the fastest way of getting your ED car?
I mean, is there a specific port/location that ships/processes ED cars quicker than other places?
Yes.

Dropping your car off in Munich will be quicker than any of the other European drop-off locations.

On the receiving end here in the States, east coasters obviously enjoy a quicker reception in Newark vs. the West Coast folks w/ Port Hueneme...however delays within the chain of transportation plus hold-ups at customs can have their way of changing that too.
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Good to know I thought from your post we were on different boats. So that didn't make sense at first. Sucks the car waited 2 weeks before it ever shipped FML. Precious time wasted. I feel car-less
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found a picture of my ship
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i don't get it, if i'm tracking the ship correctly.

http://marinetraffic.com/ais/default...ntery=51.88267

it's saying that it's "destination" is bremerhaven and was supposed to arrive 7/20 but it's currently 7/24... so i guess these sites don't provide real-time information. Thats no fun...
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      07-24-2010, 01:50 PM   #12
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I can see Verrazano-Narrows Bridge from my terrace in Brooklyn...

The bridge marks the gateway to New York Harbor; all cruise ships and most container ships arriving at the Port of New York and New Jersey must pass underneath the bridge. I will be on the lookout for all the ships we are keeping track of
If you can figure out time your ship is entering the NY/NJ Harbor,- I will snap a pic of it and post it here
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here you go NY/NJ Harbor
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... closer look at random cargo ship cruising NY/NJ Bay
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Hey stingray, did you get your E93 yet? What are it's whereabout if you didn't get it yet?
It's so funny to look back... Seems it was yesterday I asked you for a dealer referral, and look... my E92 M3 has already been built and awaiting transport!
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^^^^^

Good! I am so happy to hear that I'm not the only one harrasing Michael for front plate... All of us better make sure those front plates do not go on those bumpers

Stingray, I can't believe your ship is going to be here in my neighborhood next Thursday!!!
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i don't get it, if i'm tracking the ship correctly.

http://marinetraffic.com/ais/default...ntery=51.88267

it's saying that it's "destination" is bremerhaven and was supposed to arrive 7/20 but it's currently 7/24... so i guess these sites don't provide real-time information. Thats no fun...
I see what you mean...that does seem odd.
I have been using the "Vesseltracker.com" system that works on the "Google Earth" platform. It seems to suggest that even though we were loaded on the 22nd, perhaps we didn't depart until the 24th...See the yellow push-pins showing us pulling out of Bremerhaven yesterday afternoon and moving southwest toward the English Channel by evening...much further to the North than your site suggests.

I have heard that some of these tracking systems only work when a ship is a certain distance from land...


dimmabimmer: Good lookin out! I would say if you are around on Aug. 2nd or 3rd it should be close...
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^^^^^
Give me a shout when the ship is here, I would like to check it out, take pics and vids as well, should be fun... will turn it into brewskys greeting the cargo ship terrace party I will definitely do that for my own ship, but it's going to be weeks till then

I'll tell you,- ordering, tracking, waiting, anticipating the arrival of M3... so much to do, the whole process has been awesome... "Getting there is all the fun", once the M3 is here it'll be even more fun!
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Into the great wide open...

Hey it looks like we're back on track! The ship did stop in Southhampton for a night and is now in the middle of the Atlantic.



It won't be long now!
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Hey it looks like we're back on track! The ship did stop in Southhampton for a night and is now in the middle of the Atlantic.



It won't be long now!
omg that was 4 days ago!? woohoo! Should be here any day!

man... why can't i get these sites to work for me... how do you find it??? vesseltracker isn't working for me when i type the name in.
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      07-30-2010, 12:34 AM   #21
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I am on Elektra too.. You got a AW/FR/ZCP companion to you
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My m3 is on the Elektra as well. It should arrive in NY tomorrow.

Hopefully it moves through the prep center quickly...

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