Motion in the Ocean

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

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.

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.

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