Day 48 – Lisbon, Portugal – July 8th, 2015

Lisbon, Portugal – 12:00 to 20:00 (Scheduled), Actual 13:00 to 20:30

Departure Barcelona was delayed about 90 minutes, due to bunkering operations (loading fuel) and the Captain stated that it would not impact our ETA into Lisbon. Well, surprise, surprise, about 3 hours before ETA Lisbon, he made the announcement advising our arrival would be delayed by an hour. Excuses were adverse currents, which are known and adverse winds, which should have also been known from forecasts. Captain Kent, who departed in Venice would probably have provided an update the previous evening advising of a possible delay, with details first thing the next morning, similar to how he handled the delays before Dubai.

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