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      08-03-2010, 02:30 PM   #23
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Elektra is currently off of RI/CT

Hey guys,

Just got this email alert from Vesseltracker... It looks like Elektra is currently off of RI/CT.
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      08-03-2010, 09:59 PM   #24
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how the hell did you do that??? i can't figure this tracking thing out for anything.
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Elektra is in Newark!

We made it!

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Elektra has been at the NY port since 7am but just for future reference ...

You can make an account at Vesseltracker, search for the vessel (Elektra) and then once you find it you can setup an alert about halfway down the page under "Update status alert (e-mail)". You can also see the Vessel's position by clicking on the "position" button 3/4 down the page.
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      08-04-2010, 03:35 PM   #27
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so where does customs happen, on the ship? After they take the cars off the ship? I have no clue as to the process.

Wonder if I can get the car by Wednesday of next week??? Hmm.. Please!
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I was not following Elektra lately, but I saw this ship this morning around 6:30 AM (Wed 08/04) ... and thought it could be one of ours, so took some photos!
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I was not following Elektra lately, but I saw this ship this morning around 6:30 AM (Wed 08/04) ... and thought it could be one of ours, so took some photos!
that's it!!!!! HAHAHAHAHAHAA

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I took this photo quickly and ran out the door to work... didn't even have time to wait for Elektra enter the harbor completely, would have been a much better close up of this beauty... I wish had I posted it right there and then in AM... would have been fun.

She is trully a stunning ship!
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That's awesome.

Check this out though... I just took a screenshot from marinetraffic.com
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Awesome! definitely better view than from by terrace

I love marinetraffic.com!
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Too bad my M3 is not on Elektra this time... still at port of exit awaiting transport
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awesome! I'm not signing up for that site, wish i could see that without signing up. Maybe view my car rolling off the ship!
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If you take a really good look at upper right corner at screen shot of Elektra,- you could see many cars lined up on road... one of them could be yours
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wow i see a lot of red cars
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Has anyone heard anything?
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      08-05-2010, 12:59 PM   #38
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customs... how long does it take!?

I have $20 bet with my GF that I don't get it before Thursday of next week. She thinks I'll get it Wednesday of next week. I've never wanted to give $20 away so badly!
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Does every car go through customs or just those that took ED?
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Does every car go through customs or just those that took ED?
i believe everycar shipped from overseas.
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Hmm I don't know. I do think ED vehicles may be treated differently by customs because they've already been driven and delivery has already been taken but I'm not sure. It also seems as though Customs wouldn't be able to treat all new vehicles coming into the port with the same scrutiny an ED/vehicle that has already been driven would require. Just speculation though because I wasn't able to find anything that really said either way.

ANYWAY.. I just checked and mine was just updated to "at Prep Center". So close!!
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you maybe right, i really have no idea when it comes to customs.

mine still says "en route"
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Bummer.

I emailed my CA earlier today to get an update and he usually responds rather quickly so I'm hoping that he has some really good news when he gets back to me. Picking it up tomorrow or Saturday would be awesome!!
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Hate to break it to you guys, but it's going to be a few more days...
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