Taking the empties back

Castoro XI outbound from OGN carrying very little, but still with 5 tugs several riggers and a pile of ropes.

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Ndurance

Cable laying vessel inbound for Shepherd OTP

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This and that

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Super Yacht

Super yacht MV Sovereign on a visit to NewcastleSovereign

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French visitors

Courtesy visit to Newcastle by two vessels of the French mine countermeasures fleet.
FS Altair (M771) is a sonar towing vessel and FS Vulcain is a diver support vessel.

Photos by Steve Ellwood

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Rocky (updated)

Self-discharging Bulk Carrier ‘Bulknes’ arriving fully laden with stone to finally block the entrance to the former Tyne Dock. Tyne Dock, no longer large enough for modern vessels, was filled with the waste produced by the digging of the trench in the riverbed to accommodate the Second Tyne Tunnel.

Bulknes

Bulknes

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Oil Rig leaves

The Oil Rig leaves with tugs Magnus leading, Keverne astern and three Svitzer tugs helping out

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