Friday, 26 October 2018

RFA Fort Victoria leaving Liverpool/river Mersey 26th October 2018

Royal Fleet Auxilliary vessel Fort Victoria left Cammel Lairds today after an extended stay at the yard undergoing a major refit, she has recieved various modifications including new "double hull" mods and improved cranes to enable her to service the new QE class carriers with both fuel and solid stores
RFA Fort Victoria A387

RFA Fort Victoria A387

RFA Fort Victoria A387

RFA Fort Victoria A387

RFA Fort Victoria A387



Lexa Maersk maiden call at Liverpool 22nd Oct 2018

Lexa Maersk arrived on the 22nd October for her 1st call at Liverpool, going onto the "new" Liverpool2 river berth to discharge

Lexa Maersk

Lexa Maersk

Lexa Maersk

Lexa Maersk

Sunday, 14 October 2018

River Mersey shipping for 14th October 2018

MSC Ornella made her maiden call at Liverpool today, arriving on high water to berth on Liverpool2 south, also here is ACL Atlantic Star and RMS Veritas on her way to Manchester

MSC Ornella

RMA Veritas

ACL Atlantic Star





Tuesday, 9 October 2018

RFA Fort Rosalie on the move to Cammel Lairds 8th October 2018

Royal Fleet Auxilliary fleet replenishment ship Fort Rosalie A385 was towed out of Birkenhead docks yesterday and taken to dry dock at Cammel Lairds by 4 Kotug/Smit tugs.

The vessel was "caught" by the strong currents upon exiting the lock at Alfred entrance and had to  drop an anchor to slow her swing!

RFA Fort Rosalie

RFA Fort Rosalie 

RFA Fort Rosalie 

RFA Fort Rosalie 


RFA Fort Rosalie drops her anchor!

RFA Fort Rosalie

RFA Fort Rosalie and kotug/smit Waterloo and Sandon

Saturday, 15 September 2018

River Mersey movements upto W/ending 15th sept 2018

Bit of a mixed bag from past week or so.

Korsaro was the largest chem tanks into Birkenhead for quite a while, Bulker Pride finally got in to Birkenhead after her aborted attempt last week, MSC Sena arrived for Liverpool2.

Clipper Ranger arrived for "layup"?? in the old Bidston dry dock, twin mast sailing vessel Phoenix arrived and went into Canning dock

Pola Atlantic


Korsaro

MSC Sena

MSC Sena

Korsaro swings for Alfred


Kotug/Smit Sandon

Stella Orion

Korsaro in alfred basin

CLipper Ranger



Spanaco Progress


Pride


Kotug/Smit Barbados

spanaco Progress running down in Alfred basin

Dredger Sospan dau at the CLT, Liverpool



Svitzer Warden

Phoenix

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Pride