Cruise Ship Graveyard In Turkey (23 PICS)

Posted in PICTURES       7 Oct 2020       5898       11 GALLERY VIEW



Ships from the UK and US are being dismantled for scrap metal here, getting five new arrivals after industry’s crash due to global pandemic.

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Tony 1 year ago
Well, it's sad ! but, plenty jobs too ! It's the same everywhere in the world ! People needs to eat and pay the bills !
       
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Nabby 1 year ago
Imagine if they were able to use them as apartments? I know there is the logistics of sewage, fresh water etc. Just a thought.
       
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Kissy 1 year ago
Nabby, flush it in to the ocean and drink bottled water
       
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Silas 1 year ago
Nabby, actually in some cities, ships are used to provide additional space. For example on my Danube trip I've seen a school on a ship including the sports center. Google: Bertha-von-Suttner-Gymnasium - it looks pretty cool.

As for apartments - I think a cruise ship has to be altered a lot -which costs a lot of money -which would be better to be spent on real apartments.
       
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Silas 1 year ago
Nabby, my fault, Google: "Bertha-von-Suttner-Gymnasium (Wien)"
       
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Beatrice 1 year ago
Imagine if Turkish occupied lands were returned to their rightful owners…
       
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Izzy 1 year ago
Scrap. What a waste. Hospital ships for disaster areas?
       
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Rod 1 year ago
Izzy has a great idea. Here in the U S alone they could have put 9-10 ships for that. 4-6 weeks then move to the next location. Even if a state government absorbed the expense it could work.

Gosh, didn't know I'm now Rod
       
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Arabelle 1 year ago
Ecological disaster .
       
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Sabrina 1 year ago
it is a ship scrap yard, ships are broken down and parts are reused and metal is sent to be melted into other items..
       
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Stu 1 year ago
Those are scrapped because the owners don't want to sell them to possible competitors down the line. They are scrapped due to the ongoing covid pandemic which took the bottom out of the cruise market. AFAIK the ships were all in good condition.
       
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