Friday, 16 July 2010

Ships on the River Mersey 16th July 2010

A lot of traffic today on the high tide, including 2 more sailing vessels that are now in Canning dock at the Albert dock complex in Liverpool. There are some themed events there over the weekend.

A new tug is on the Mersey, Svitzer Maltby arrived this week and was set to work straight away, she is one of the most powerful tugs on the River with a bollard pull of 70 tons!!!

Name: Svitzer Maltby
MMSI: 235031351 [UK]
IMO: 9324784
Callsign: MKTS3
Speed/Dir: 0 kts / 350° N
Status: Underway
Dest: Liverpool
ETA: Jul19 19:34
Type: Tug (52)
Details: Svitzer Marine Tug
Size: 30m x 11m x 4.8m
Tonnage: 385gt, 228dwt
Built: Sep 2005

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