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Monthly Archives: December 2009

Ibsen on the sea

Michael Strong passes on a quote found by Patrick Peterson:

> _We ought to avail ourselves of the sea, building floating cities on it so that we can move southward or northward according to the time of year…. Some such happy state will come one day, though we shall not live to see it._
> P. 335 Note. #11

Henrik Ibsen, A Doll’s House and other Plays – Penguin Classics Edition, 1965, Translation (and notes) by Peter Watts.

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New Residential Cruise Ship – Samsung signs $1.1B LOI with Utopia Residences

[Reuters reports](http://www.reuters.com/article/hotStocksNews/idUSSEL00278920091130)

> SEOUL, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Samsung Heavy Industries (010140.KS) said on Monday that it has won a $1.1 billion order from Utopia Residences, a U.S.-based cruise and hotel operator, to build a luxury cruise vessel.

> The South Korean shipbuilder said in a statement it expects to sign the final contract during the first half of next year, with the ship due to be delivered by 2013.

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