Barge UR-6 with module

Barge UR-6 leaving from OGN with Italian tug Carlo Magno

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Sea Eagle

The bulker Sea Eagle is a Panamax bulk carrier (the largest vessel that can currently pass though the Panama Canal). Seen here bringing in a load of wood chips (biomass, fuel). The aft tug Svitzer Tyne pulls a handbrake turn to get her round the bend.

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Spearfish again

I got down to take my own shots as she left this morning, but the light wasn’t good.

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Siem Spearfish

Norwegian general purpose offshore vessel Siem Spearfish inward today. I had to leave to go bellringing for 800 years of Magna Carta so I thank John Brown for taking these.

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Nautica cruise liner

Oceania Cruises ‘Nautica’ arriving early today

On 30 November 2008 while sailing on the Gulf of Aden the Nautica came under attack by Somalian pirates, but was able to escape without any injuries to passenger or crew

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Barge and other stuff

Barge UR 6 with Maltese registered tug SD Salvor assisted by Svitzer Sun and Svitzer Tyne. Sand Falcon bringing sand and gravel from the Humber Banks and the Marine School life-raft in training.

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Then FS Pisces and supporters

FS Pisces supply vessel and ‘students’ from the South Shields safety training establishment.

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