Due Ayr 07-01-2015 : M.V. ATLANTIC

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Due Ayr 07-01-2015 : M.V. ATLANTIC

Post by Angus Mac Kinnon » Wed Jan 07, 2015 3:27 pm

M.V. ATLANTIC : Arriving frim Riga, Latvia, with Fertiliser : IMO 8002731

Ex-Helsingborg 03-01-2015 and Ex-Skagen 04-01-2015

Flag : Faroe Isles
Port : Streymnes

No doubt another victim of the current bad weather spell, the cargo ship M.V. ATLANTIC is lying in Loch Eriboll, having turned back West of Cape Wrath at 07:30 hours and headed back to shelter at the South-West end of the loch, off the Island of Eilean Choraidh, where she moored at 10:30 hours this morning

NRT : 992 T.
GRT : 2,195 T.
DWT : 3,051 T.

Dimensions : 79.77m x 12.83m x 5.4m

Builders : Sietas of Neuenfelde, GmbH, Hamburg, Germany (Yard Number 925)

Vessel History :

1980 : MELTON CHALLENGER
1988 : AllGARD
1989 : LIBRA
2003 : SKULTE
2006 : ATLANTIC

21:30 hours Saturday 10th January 2015 : Vessel still storm-bound up in Loch Eribol

19:45 hours Tuesday 13th January 2015 : Vessel South-bound in the Minch, abeam of Stornoway.

19:30 hours Wednesday 14th January 2015 : Now passing Jura & Colonsay, due Ayr early tomorrow morning[/i

18:40 hours Thursday 15th January 2015 : Abeam of Sanda Island doing almost 11 knots

21:30 hours Thursday 15th January 2015 : Went direct to sheltered anchorage at Whiting Bay on arrival !

17:00 hours Friday 16th January 2015 : Hooray! At long last she has arrived! I did go down to witness her long awaited arrival but she was too late coming in so had to head back home again but I will try to go down tomorrow and get a photograph
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Re: Due Ayr 07-01-2015 : M.V. ATLANTIC

Post by SHIPSFAN » Fri Jan 16, 2015 7:04 pm

hi angus,shes in at berth 4 on the river at the moment but might be moved round into the dock, brian

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Re: Due Ayr 07-01-2015 : M.V. ATLANTIC

Post by Angus Mac Kinnon » Fri Jan 16, 2015 10:21 pm

I see the wee FAME has just cleared the port so hopefully they will not move the ATLANTIC round into the Basin until I have had a chance to photograph her in the River. :(
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