Friday, 13 August 2010

Survey vessels in Birkenhead

A number of survey vessels have turned up in the East float, Birkenehad docks over the last few days. The regular Prince Madog is often in but 2 new ones arrived. The RRS Discovery came in a few days back and the James Cook arrived today (13th Aug)

I have no idea why they are here. Also here is the Graf Ulco, unloading.

Name: Rrs Discovery
MMSI: 233882000 [UK]
IMO: 5090660
Callsign: GLNE
Speed/Dir: 0 kts / 199° SSW
Status: Moored
Dest: Birkenhead
ETA: Aug11 11:00
Type: Other (90)
Details: Research Vessel
Size: 90m x 14m x 5.4m
Tonnage: 3008gt, 1520dwt
Built: Dec 1962

Name: James Cook
MMSI: 235010700 [UK]
IMO: 9338242
Callsign: MLRM6
Speed/Dir: 0 kts / 111° ESE
Status: Underway
Dest: Birkenhead
ETA: Aug13 02:30
Type: Other (90)
Details: Research Vessel
Size: 89m x 18m x 5.5m
Tonnage: 5368gt
Built: Jul 2006

Name: Graf Uko
MMSI: 304010137 [AG]
IMO: 8914166
Callsign: V2IK
Speed/Dir: 0 kts / 350° N
Status: At Anchor
Dest: Birkenhead
ETA: Aug12 08:00
Type: Cargo (70)
Details: General Cargo Ship
Size: 88m x 12m x 5.1m
Tonnage: 2481gt, 3232dwt
Built: May 1991

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