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Tuesday, 29 July 2008


Columbus departing from Greenock,shortly after a torrential summer downpour.

Columbus was built by MTW Schiffswerft, Wismar, Germany. She was completed for Hapag-Lloyd in 1997, is 14903grt in size, has dimensions 144.0 x 21.5 x 5.1 m, and she has 420 berths. Engines consist of 4 x Wartsila, 10560kW, giving a service speed of 18.5 knots.

Monday, 28 July 2008


Kamenitza a Russian bulker bringing a cargo of animal feed to Shieldhall.
The tugs in attendance were: Flying Phantom,Flying Spindrift and Svitzer Mallaig.

Saturday, 26 July 2008

Clyde fair weekend

A short video of ships and boats filmed during the Glasgow fair holiday weekend.

Friday, 25 July 2008

Loth Lorien

Loth Lorien is a Dutch flagged 48m. long 3 masted gaff rigged schooner. She was built as a herring lugger in 1907 at Bergen and since converted as a small cruise ship with cabin accommodation for 34, a saloon that seats 50.

Wednesday, 23 July 2008


SFPA arriving at Princess Dock for the 2008 River Festival

SFPA Norna

SFPA Norna canting in Princess Dock Glasgow

SFPA Norna

Monday, 21 July 2008