Coaster Red Duchess outbound for Troon loaded with round timber from Ardrishaig 08 August 2008.
Coaster Mornes pays her first visit to Hunterston for some time, (Aasheim was running the route to Manisty in her absence), to pick up a load of South African coal. Poor evening for photography, I'm afraid!
"Survey vessel" Semper Vigilo in Clyde Marina 05 August 2008. I cannot find much information on her, however she looks very similar to the ex Strathclyde Police Launch Semper Vigil II, retired in 1992. Anyone know any more?
Caledonian Macbrayne's Saturn unloading at berth 2, Ardrossan 12:16 04 August 2008. The services between Ardrossan and Arran were delayed due to low (spring) tides, Caledonian Isles should have been in berth 1, loading for departure at 12:30. She did not berth until 12:35!
Bulk carrier Coal Pride preparing to leave Hunterston, assisted by Ayton Cross and Warrior III, 04 August 2008. A very efficient unloading!
Tanker Agsu outbound for Amsterdam. Sea Lady passed her inbound behind Wee Cumbrae heading inbound - busy place that Finnart!
Dutch registered coaster John Paul K. allows FPV Minna to pass 03 August 2008. There is still apparently some dubiety whether the coaster had full clearance to head upsteam!
Svitzer tugs working with bulk carrier Coal Pride 02 August 2008.
Warrior III secures the midships fairlead.
The Consorts Svitzer Mallaig, Ayton Cross and Warrior III.
Ayton Cross provides a "nudge".