Caledonian Macbrayne's Hebrides undergoing annual maintenance in Garvel Dry Dock 20 March 2009.

Svitzer Milford

Svitzer Milford in JWD 20 March 2009.


Svitzer tugs Avongarth and Ayton Cross in JWD 20 March 2009.


Northern Lighthouse Board's Pharos undergoing some maintenance in James Watt Dock 20 March 2009.

Cape Jacaranda

Bulker Cape Jacaranda unloading at Hunterston 20 March 2009.

Reconstruction of Largs Pier

Looks on time to me (amateur!) 20 March 2009.

SD Waterman

Bowser SD Waterman heading for Great Harbour (Canopus J and X-Press Elbrus at GOT) 20 March 2009. She is due to be replaced (allegedly) by a barge (Sd Waterpress?) late 2009.


Caledonian Macbrayne's Jupiter at Gourock 20 March 2009 (Coruisk moored at the Top Wires).


Caledonian Macbrayne's Coruisk heading for Gourock enroute to Mallaig 20 March 2009. She is taking up her summer station after wintering in KGV.

Smit Dee

Smit Dee lying at Campbeltown 17 March 2009. It would seem that she is an "Aircrew Training Vessel" owned and operated by Smit International (Scotland) Ltd on behalf of the MOD. She is employed by them for such tasks as towing targets and helicopter winching practice. She flies the British flag and is registered at Aberdeen. She was built in 2003.


Clyde Marine Motoring Ltd's Seabus heading for Fairlie Quay, maybe for "Inspection" 19 March 2009. Seabus operates on the Gourock-Kilcreggan-Helensburgh passenger only service.

Reconstruction of Largs Pier

The demolition of the leg continues apace 15 March 2009.


Coaster Mornes at an unusual berth (for her) - the unloading berth at Hunterston 15 March 2009.

Nordby Maersk

Tanker Nordby Maersk inbound for Finnart from Aveiro 15 March 2009.