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Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Volvo FH Globetrotter.
Company, homebase: Unknown. Rig is registered in Poland.
Remarks: Taken while boarding the ferry.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Scania R420 Topline.
Company, homebase: Unknown. Rig is registered in Poland.
Remarks: Taken while boarding the ferry.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover England.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Scania R420 Highline.
Company, homebase: Ladora. Chech Republic.
Remarks: Taken while boarding the ferry.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: DAF XF105 Spacecab.
Company, homebase: BJ Waters. Darly Dale, England.
Remarks: Taken while boarding the ferry.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: DAF XF105 SpaceCab.
Company, homebase: BJ Waters. Darley Dale, England.
Remarks: Taken while boarding the ferry.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: The 2 BJ Waters DAF's were almost the last rigs boarding the ferry. They were parked up visualy from my position. I could clearly follow the whole process of fasten the rigs on the shipsdeck.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Tying up trucks on a ferry is a serious matter. The sea is unpredictable, and a truck overturned very fast with a rough sea.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: These sailors tying up those trucks in no-time.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: DAF XF105 SpaceCab.
Company, homebase: K+K. Chech Republic.
Remarks: The very last truckpicture in England. This rig was the last to board the Mearsk Dover. Time to sail.....
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: The tying up of the BJ Waters rig is completed. On both side's of the trailer there are 2 chains to hold the truck where it belongs.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: And showtime. The bridge is removing from the deck.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Impression of the ship's truckdeck with the trucks on board.
Location: Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Impression of the waiting trucks in the Dover port. Picture taken from the promenade-deck of the Mearsk Dover.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: There we go......Bye bye England.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Impression of the Dover port.
Location: Mearsk Dover. English Channel
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: When we left the Dover port we could see clearly Cap Gris Nez near Calais in France.
Location: Mearsk Dover. On the Channel.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Here you see the Pride Of Calais of P&O Ferries. The Herald Of Free Enterprise was it’s sistership before it sunked on the 6th of March 1987. This disaster happend just outside the port of Zeebruges. 193 people lost their lives when the ferry sunk.
Location: Mearsk Dover. On the Channel.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: The Channel is one of the worlds busiest seaways. Just an impression taken in Northeasterly direction.
Location: Mearsk Dover. On the Channel.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Here you see Cap Gris Nez again. Also you see 2 ferries sailing from and to Calais.
Location: Mearsk Dover. On the Channel.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Nice shot on more than halfway. In the distance you still can see a bit of England.
Location: Mearsk Dover. On the Channel.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Opposite traffic: The Mearsk Dunkerque. The Mearsk Dover and the Mearsk Dunkerque are sisterships.
Location: Mearsk Dover. Near Dunkerque, France.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Bigggggggg......Overtaking bulkcarrier Iron Fortune. I wonder how many truckloads this one carriers?
Location: Mearsk Dover. Dunkerque, France.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: The last pic of this vacation was the waiting rigs in the Dunkirk port. Only 6 days of vacation were left and then everything should be back to normal........But not this time..........



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