Saga Cruises has completed the sale of the 'Saga Sapphire' to Anex Tour, a family-run Turkish tour operator. The ship was renamed 'Blue Sapphire' and was scheduled to reenter service as Blue Sapphire operating for Anex Tour’s new cruise line in 2021. Anex Tour had announced in August 2019 it would acquire the vessel which was now getting prepared to sail in the eastern Mediterranean after a thorough renovation.
The Singapore Supreme Court stated that pursuant to the Order of Court dated Jun 11, 2020, all interested parties were invited to bid for the purchase of the 'Sea Longitude' by private treaty. The bids must be submitted in United States Dollars together with a deposit of 50,000 United States Dollars in local banker's draft made in favour of "The Sheriff Of Singapore" and should be placed in a sealed envelope marked "Tender for Sea Longitude" and sent to the Sheriff?s Office, Legal Registry, Level 2, 1 Supreme Court Lane, Singapore 178879, which should reach him no later than 1500 hrs, on Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020. Bids made without the accompanying deposit will be rejected. The deposit shall be returned to unsuccessful bidders. The vessel will be sold on "as is where is" basis, on the Sheriff's standard terms and conditions of sale. All bids are to remain valid for a period of 3 months from the date the bidding closes.
The 'Nordic Luna', en route from Murmansk to Southwold with 26 crew members and a cargo of 135.665 tonnes of crude oil on board, suffered a turbo problem in its main engine in position 52 28 58.8 N, 002 08 07.0 E, on July 25, 2020. The ship dropped anchor for repairs. It finally arrived at Southwold STS at 11.15 p.m.
The Singapore Supreme Court has invited all interested parties to bid for the purchase of the 'Pelamis No.68' by private treaty. The bids must be submitted in Singapore Dollars, together with a deposit of 50,000 Singapore Dollars in local cashier's order made in favour of "The Sheriff Of Singapore" and should be placed in a sealed envelope marked ?Tender for 'Pelamis No.68' and sent to the Sheriff's Office, Legal Registry, Level 2, 1 Supreme Court Lane, Singapore 178879, to reach him no later than July 28, 2020, at 3 p.m.
The 'Oceana' has been sold to Seajets and was handed over on July 24, 2020, in the port of Patras. The ship was renamed 'Queen of the Seas'.