John Mitchell

BG Freight Lines' John Mitchell unloading at Ocean Terminal 15 March 2008. She was noted hanging around south of Cumbrae waiting for a pilot at 09:15, shot at 13:00 and left again by 16:00! The troops at GOT are working hard!

SD Salmoor

SD Salmoor returned to the Clyde today. She is seen here lying off Greenock 15 March 2008 before mooring in Great Harbour.


Caledonian Macbrayne's Bute together with Western Ferry's Sound of Sanda completing their respective overhauls in James Watt Dock 15 March 2008. Svitzer Mallaig in the background.

Apollo Eagle

Caledonian Macbrayne's Jupiter passes Apollo Eagle off Gourock 15 March 2008. Apollo Eagle is waiting to head up river.

SD Tornado

RMAS SD Nimble assists a U/S SD Tornado away from the quayside in James Watt Dock 22 January 2008. Believe it or not, they actually missed Caledonian Macbrayne's Isle of Lewis!


Caledonian Macbrayne's Hebrides speeds past Cumbrae War memorial en route to an overnight berth at Brodick(?) 11 March 2008. She is returning to her home station on the Uig triangle following annual overhaul at Greenock.

Torm Matra

Torm Matra unloading at Hunterston 11 March 2008. A brief sunny spell, westerly building!


RMAS Salmoor anchored off Greenock 06 January 2008. She is rumoured to be currently working from Gibraltar, I wonder if they will manage to give her a coat of paint?

Torm Matra

Torm Matra escorted by Svitzer Mallaig and Kindeace (Ayton Cross was on station as well) en route to Hunterston 10 March 2008. It was a dark and filthy evening!

GPS Atlas

Floating crane GPS Atlas, together with attendant tug Red Dolphin (Tistedal in the background) at Greenock Ocean Terminal 08 February 2008. GPS Atlas had been used to recover the lost tug Flying Phantom.

Mersey Mammoth

Peel Port's Mersey Mammoth at Ardrossan (with Caledonian Macbrayne's Caldonian Isles in the background) after delivering the obsolete passenger gangway from Rothesay 28 January 2008. She left within the hour to return to the Mersey.


Caledonian Macbrayne's Hebrides completes her overhaul in James Watt Dock, Greenock. A brief sunny spell on an otherwise stormy day 09 March 2008.

BG Antwerp

BG Freightline's BG Antwerp turning lazy circles off Greenock Esplanade as she waits to dock at Ocean Terminal 09 March 2008.