As you can probably imagine, I’m constantly tracking the cargo ship on which my Bimmer is a passenger. It’s been in Antwerp for the past couple days, but just went underway and is headed to Southampton.

So far:

Amsterdam to Bremerhaven

Bremerhaven to Antwerp

Antwerp to Southampton

Can’t wait to be hugged by those seats

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Unless the ship is planning to stop in France and or Spain, I’m guessing that it will be crossing the Atlantic after the stop in Southampton.

Unsurprisingly, I still have not heard back from the importer/exporter as to what pickup will be like. They did however say that they received my payment...

Assuming that I won’t be picking it up the day of arrival (Thursday 12/20), that leaves 12/21 at the earliest which is my wife’s birthday (which is not ideal). I’m also assuming but actually have no idea, that I can’t/won’t be picking it up over that weekend. The following Monday is Christmas Eve, then Day, then Boxing Day which is celebrated in my family. So 12/27 would be the earliest convenient day to go and get it. However, when it gets here and is ready for me to go and get it...I’m fuckin’ going, haha.

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I still have to go to U-Haul to make sure they approve my Father’s truck for towing, which shouldn’t be a problem. It’s a 2017 F-150 3.5 Ecoboost. However, I can’t really do that until I know when I will be renting the trailer.