Svitzer Mallaig

Tug Svitzer Mallaig endures some weather enroute to assist Ocean Crescent at Hunterston 16 January 2009.

Fort Austin

RFA Fort Austin outbound 17 January 2009.

Ocean Queen

Bulk carrier Ocean Queen lying at Hunterston 17 January 2009. She berthed in hours of darkness 16 January 2009 (unfortunately the pictures were not good enough to post!).


Yacht Drum lying in Clyde Marina 15 January 2009. A movie star in her own right (she appeared in a music video by Duran Duran), she is now owned by entrepreneur Arnold Clark.

Ocean Crescent

Bulk carrier Ocean Crescent still unloading at Hunterston 13 January 2009.

Ocean Queen

Bulker Ocean Queen lies in the queue for Hunterston (I believe that she is first?) in Irvine Bay 13 January 2009.


The Hunterston pile up continues... Bulk carrier Alkaios lying in Irvine Bay with A.N. Other 13 January 2009.


Caledonian Macbrayne's Clansman covering the Ardrossan - Brodick service due to Caledonian Isles' overhaul 12 January 2009.

Clansman arrives at Ardrossan.

Clansman fires up!

Loch Alainn

Caledonian Macbrayne's Loch Alainn relieved Loch Shira on the Largs-Cumbrae route to allow for annual overhaul 11 January 2009.

Loch Alainn takes some weather in the Sou' Westerly gales arriving at Largs.

"Just a skip to the right, then a jump to the left"! Time Warp again, veteran Loch Alainn arrives on station as Loch Shira powers away to Gourock for an overnight berth prior to overhaul at Garvel.