Monday, March 5, 2012

Lyubov Orlova sold for scrap

CBC Newfoundland today is reporting that the Russian cruise ship Lyubov Orlova has been sold for scrap. The ship will be heading to the Dominican Republic where it will be broken up for scrap.

The new owner Hussein Hamayuni, hopes to have the Orlova ready to leave by mid March. He says he took a chance when he paid $275,000 on scrap prices. the CBC also reports that the ship has accrued more than $200,000 in berthing fees.

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