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Thursday 29 February 2024


MRV Scotia was built by Ferguson Shipbuilders Ltd at Port Glasgow for the then Scottish Office and completed early in 1998. Operating from her home port in Aberdeen, Scotia is used for fish stock assessment and environmental monitoring in the North Sea and north Atlantic waters. She carries a crew of 18 and can accommodate up to 12 scientists.

Photographed here passing Erskine on her way down the Clyde.


 KARMEL (IMO: 9290672) is a General Cargo and is sailing under the flag of Malta. Her length overall (LOA) is 89.98 meters and her width is 15.42 meters.

Tuesday 27 February 2024

MV Isle of Cumbrae and MV Loch Linnhe

 CalMac ferries MV Isle of Cumbrae and MV Loch Linnhe at the Holy Loch Marina.

West Kilbride

 Looking over the West Kilbride countryside with distant views of the Isle of Arran.

Sunday 25 February 2024

Friday 23 February 2024

Thursday 22 February 2024

Eagle Bergen

 The vessel EAGLE BERGEN (IMO 9676137, MMSI 311000340) is a Crude Oil Tanker built in 2015  and currently sailing under the flag of Bahamas.

She is seen here sailing past the village of Strone on her way up Loch long.

Freedom III BA 280

 Freedom III BA 280 arriving at Troon.

Wednesday 21 February 2024

Tuesday 20 February 2024

SD Mars

 SD Mars tug in Garvel dry dock for her annual maintenance check.


 The tug Willpower heading up the Clyde having discharged her spoil at the Holy Loch.

She is currently working on the dredging of the river at Renfrew in preparation for the new bridge.