Aegean Princess

Tanker Aegean Princess delivers bunkers to Cape Jacaranda at Hunterston 31 January 2009.


Tanker Tarnholm inbound for Glasgow 31 January 2009.

Ice Explorer

Tanker Ice Explorer lies at No. 6 Anchorage after departing Finnart 31 January 2009.

Loch Shira

Caledonian Mabrayne's Loch Shira back on service after annual maintenance 29 January 2009.

Cape Jacaranda

Loch Alainn goes round the back of Cape Jacaranda as she heads into Hunterston on 29/1/09 with Warrior III on the stern. The masts of Ayton Cross and Svitzer Mallaig can just be seen on the far side. Picture by ClydeNavalGazing correspondent Neil Robertson.

Caledonian Isles

Caledonian Macbrayne's Caledonian Isles back on service with a fresh paint job following annual maintenance 28 January 2009.

Wilson Ghent

Coaster Wilson Ghent at Hunterston 28 January 2009. The Maltese registered vessel is new to me and would appear to be significantly smaller than the usual visitors. Her destination is currently unknown.
[Edit]She later left for Ulvik, Norway[/Edit].


Tanker Whitchampion delivers bunkers to Ocean Commander at Hunterston 26 January 2009 (Mornes' flag can be seen in the background).

Ocean Commander

Bulk carrier Ocean Commander unloading at Hunterston 26 January 2009.

Loch Alainn

Caledonian Macbrayne's Loch Alainn at Cumbrae Slip 26 January 2009.

Railway Pier, Oban

A busy Railway Pier, Oban 24 January 2009. Caledonian Macbrayne's trio Eigg arriving at the Lismore slip, Isle of Mull at berth 1 and Lord of the Isles lowers a lifeboat at berth 2.


Caledonian Macbrayne's Eigg entering Oban Bay 24 January 2009.

Lord of the Isles

Caledonian Macbrayne's Lord of the Isles arrives at Oban 24 January 2009.

Ark Royal

RN Flagship Ark Royal (R07) outbound 25 January 2009.

Sound of Shuna

Western Ferries' Sound of Shuna takes some sea on service, passing Sound of Sanda and Apollo Eagle, 25 January 2009. The weather made for an interesting crossing!