Breakaway Sailing Into New York

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#1
North Haledon, NJ
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Has NCL released any information on what time Breakaway is coming into New York Harbor on May 7? I would like to go down to Hoboken to watch it come up the river, if possible. I'm assuming that the NYFD will do some sort of Water Cannon salute or something, right?
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Not sure how accurate it is, but awhile ago the NCL facebook page mentioned it would be coming into the harbor around 4 a.m. on the 7th.
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Do you think the New York Harbor cam will follow her in, like they do for cruise ships that sail out?

http://www.nyharborwebcam.com/
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#4
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AACCK 4am wow well I guess I won't be there to watch her come in. I will go see her another more reasonable day and time lol. Oh wait I can watch her leave that's much better
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#5
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Originally posted by johnnypiano
Has NCL released any information on what time Breakaway is coming into New York Harbor on May 7? I would like to go down to Hoboken to watch it come up the river, if possible. I'm assuming that the NYFD will do some sort of Water Cannon salute or something, right?
Hi johnnypiano. Spoke with a NCL agent who told me that Breakaway will be coming in at 8am on My 7. Call NCL to see if you can see if that is correct.
#6
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Originally posted by heeb
Hi johnnypiano. Spoke with a NCL agent who told me that Breakaway will be coming in at 8am on My 7. Call NCL to see if you can see if that is correct.
Ohh, would LOVE to know this. I work in SI and my office has a beautiful view of the VZ bridge/harbor and would be able to see this perfectly. BUT, I would only be able to see
coming under the VZ and about another 5 or so minutes after that. I guess I would need to get in earlier, which isn't going to happen LOL
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#7
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Originally posted by johnnypiano
Has NCL released any information on what time Breakaway is coming into New York Harbor on May 7? I would like to go down to Hoboken to watch it come up the river, if possible. I'm assuming that the NYFD will do some sort of Water Cannon salute or something, right?
I will be there as well :-)
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North Haledon, NJ
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Maybe they'll have some more exact times once she's underway on the TA. I'd hate to get down there and find out I'd missed it!
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#9
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Please just post pictures....
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#10
North Haledon, NJ
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Originally posted by macfin
Please just post pictures....
If someone can find out for me what time it enters the harbor, I'll definitely post pictures!
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Originally posted by heeb
Hi johnnypiano. Spoke with a NCL agent who told me that Breakaway will be coming in at 8am on My 7. Call NCL to see if you can see if that is correct.
The Breakaway will be docked and ready for Customs by 8 am on May 7. It's pretty likely that it *will* enter the harbor around 4 am.
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#12
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On The Schedule it is shown as arriving at 8am at Manhattan Cruise Terminal, However If I remember correctly so did NCL Epic back in 2010, but in that case we arrived at about 9am but were unable to disembark because of the lifeboat situation until past lunchtime. There were however plenty of activity watching the lifeboats getting removed prior to docking.
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#13
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Originally posted by EaglesWin
The Breakaway will be docked and ready for Customs by 8 am on May 7. It's pretty likely that it *will* enter the harbor around 4 am.
I'd say that is more accurate. Seems that ships are dockside around 6 am much of the time with similar schedules.
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#14
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Originally posted by Pennbank
On The Schedule it is shown as arriving at 8am at Manhattan Cruise Terminal, However If I remember correctly so did NCL Epic back in 2010, but in that case we arrived at about 9am but were unable to disembark because of the lifeboat situation until past lunchtime. There were however plenty of activity watching the lifeboats getting removed prior to docking.
WHy did they remove the lifeboats?
#15
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Originally posted by Highboy90
I'd say that is more accurate. Seems that ships are dockside around 6 am much of the time with similar schedules.
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#16
Riding the Ocean Waves
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Originally posted by vols159
WHy did they remove the lifeboats?
The powers that be at NCL and Manhattan Cruise Terminal, had not realised that The Norwegian Epic Did not fit the berth with the overhanging Lifeboats attached. They did try but it was not to be until they had been detached.

That is why the Manhattan Cruise Terminal has now had the new modern adjustable gangways and expanded pier aprons to cope with the new generation cruise ships.

http://www.adelte.com/news/team-cont...hattan-cruise/
#17
North Haledon, NJ
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Any updates here? I've read from some on the ship that the captain is taking the ship a little faster than originally planned (~20 knots). Has anyone on the ship received any estimates of time into the harbor?
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#18
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Well there won't be much light to photograph her by.... Anyone know the press sailing schedule ??

Would love to shoot her from the NJ side with the city in the background
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Originally posted by LouBNYC
Well there won't be much light to photograph her by.... Anyone know the press sailing schedule ??

Would love to shoot her from the NJ side with the city in the background
Sunrise in the city is 5:47 AM on Tuesday May 7th.
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