Friday, March 6, 2015

Skyline of Manila and Arrival of cruise ships "Albatros" and "Seabourn Sojourn" on 4th March 2015

Manila Bay is a natural harbour which serves the Port of Manila (on Luzon), in the Philippines. Strategically located around the capital city of the Philippines, Manila Bay facilitated commerce and trade between the Philippines and its neighboring countries.
Pls see :

Manila is the capital city of the Philippines. It is one of the sixteen cities which make up Metro Manila, the National Capital Region, whose overall population is around 12 million. The city of Manila is located on the eastern shore of Manila Bay. 

Manila (and more broadly, Mertro Manila) is the economic and political capital of the Philippines, home to extensive commerce and some of the most historically and culturally significant landmarks in the country, as well as the seat of the executive and judicial branches of the government.

Vicinity of SM Mall of Asia at Pasay City

Vicinity of CCP complex

Vicinity of Philippine Navy Headquarter and Manila Yatch Club Basin.

Vicinity of US Embassy complex.

Vicinity of US Embassy Complex and Rizal Park

Manila Ocean Park ad Rizal Park.

Manila Ocean Park and behind is the still unfinished Torre de Manila Condominium.

Manila Hotel and South Harbor's Pier 15

Pier 13 and Pier 15

Pier 15 and Manila Hotel

Pier 9 and behind is the Custom House building.

Pier 3 and Baseco compound.

Baseco compound in-between Pier 3 and Pasig River.

Baseco compound, behind is the MICP and North Harbor

Baseco compound, behind is the MICT and North Harbor.

Mouth of the Pasig River and the Manila International Container Terminal.



View of the mouth of Pasig River - on the north river bank is the MICT and in the south bank 
is the Baseco compound where there is a colony of informal settlers.

Pier 3 and Pier 5 of South Harbor

Pier 5 and Pier 9

Pier 9 and Pier 13

Pier 13 the headquater of Philippine Coast Guard

Pier 15 

Pier 15 and Manila Ocean Park

Manila Ocean Park - behind is Rizal Park and the Torre de Manila condominium.

Vicinity of US Embassy complex

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           The arrival of Cruise ships :  "Albatros" and "Seabourn Sojourn" on 4th March 2015

               The Cruise ship "Albatros" at about 0600 hours just entered the channel between 
               West breakwater and South breakwater.

Cruise ship "Albatros"

Berthing of cruise ship "Albatross" at Pier 15 berth 1.

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Berthing of the cruise ship " Seabourn Sojourn "
at Pier 15 berth 4

Welcomers were ready at Pier 15 berth 4.

At abour 1000 hours the Cruise ship ""Seabourn Sojourn"
the channel between west breakwater and southn breawater.

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MS Albatros is a cruise ship, operated by the Germany-based travel agency Phoenix Reisen. She was built in 1973 by Wartsila Helsinki New Shipyard, Finland for Royal Viking Line as "Royal Viking Sea" and has also sailed under the names "Royal Odessey, Norwegian Star and Crown, She is the second Albatros.

References :

Wikipedia - Albatros

Cruises from the port Manila

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"Seabourn Sojourn" is a luxury cruise ship operated by Seabourn Cruise Line It is very similar to Seabourn Odeyssey, The ship was ordred building in the shipyard of T.Mariotti S.p.A. She is isthe flagship of Seabourn. Port of Registry : Nassau Bahamas

Wikipedia -  MV Seabourn Sojourn

Official website of Seabourn.

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Related postings :

Philippine Forum - Manila Bay

Wikipedia - Port of Manila

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