Miller - Answered a Question by Glover (08 Jan 09 12:38)

At the time the announcement of the ship's retiral was made the company expressed the hope that it would continue operating. Some other Norwegian shipping interests were said to be keen to acquire it. It the current worldwide economic climate this now seems unlikely. I fear the fine old lady is destined for the scrapyard.

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Wilba - Answered a Question by Glover (08 Jan 09 08:39)

According to what's been written Black Prince does not meet the new safety requirements (SOLAS) which come into force next year. Olsen has decided the the cost involved, age & economical climate cannot justify it's modifications, so it probably wouldn't be viable for another operator take it on either.....Wilba.

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