Loch Shira

Caledonian Macbrayne's Loch Shira and Loch Fyne at Cumbrae Slip 28 February 2009. Loch Fyne was testing the new hydraulic systems fitted to her ramps.

Loch Fyne

Caledonian Macbrayne's Loch Fyne at Largs enroute from drydock to Mull 28 February 2009.


Clydeport's survey vessel Newark enroute to Greenock 28 February 2009.

Sten Embla

Tanker Sten Embla lies in Brodick Bay bound for Glasgow 27 February 2009.

Caledonian Isles

Caledonian Macbrayne's Caldonian Isles arrives at Brodick 27 February 2009.

Gianni D

Gianni D delivered coal to Hunterston from Ust-Luga for the second time in seventeen days, 24 February 2009.

Willowgarth waits whilst Ayton Cross heads for the shoulder.

SD Impetus nudges into the back door.


Svitzer tug Willowgarth "raced" bulk carrier Gianni D up the North Channel in order to arrive from Belfast before her and assist in the docking at Hunterston 24 February 2009.

SD Impetus

Tug SD Impetus awaits the arrival of Gianni D 24 February 2009. The rumour is that a "civilian" tug may be leaving the Clyde and that the SD vessels may fill in.

Hebridean Princess

Hebridean Princess lies at Fairlie Quay 24 February 2009. Is it just me, or is her hull a lot "bluer" than last season?

Loch Shira

The crew on Caledonian Macbrayne's Loch Shira are very busy before the crew change 24 February 2009, decks are scrubbed, the rescue boat gets a launch and they carry on Service!

Hebridean Princess

The first visit to Fairlie Quay of 2009 by Hebridean Princess, 23 February.