Monday, March 5, 2018

Forth estuary traffic Dalgety Bay

Ruby Princess returns

2 miles from holiday cottage

2.6.2013 Carribean Princess 

15.5.2013 Liner ...Princess back again

6.4.13 - Dingies launching from Dalgety Bay sailing club

20.9.10- Frigate 231 out of Rosyth,

Destroyer in, Promitheus oil tanker. Yachtsmen.
These are the last months of the Ferry to Zeebrugge,
W.c 13.9.10-Hamilton Spirit oil tanker at terminal,
a barge/floating platform, Yachtsmen,
Forth Tours and maid of the Forth tours.
Dredger in, Frigate F231 in and out all week doing sea trials.
Mare Oreaus oil tanker, Helga Spirit and Hildgaarde.
Oil tankers British Eagle (flying red ensign), Chincha and Eagle Torrance.
24.6.2010 - Oil tankers Searanger and Helgar spirit left port today.
20.6.2010 - The 3 tugs are having spray practice today for oil tankers.
2.6.2010 - Oil tanker Bunga Kasturi Empat moored.
1.6.2010 - Minesweeper leaving Rosyth
27.5.2010 - Oil tanker Livia in. New to this area.
26.5.2010 The Vista of the seas in. Tanker "Carolos" arrived. Eider ducks.

Terminal information:-
For bird activity, see blogpost "Birds" at Dalgety Bay.
22.5.2010 Green coloured tanker BW Lake in yesterday again & left today.
British Cygnet moored. Blue canoe launched off the Moorings.

17.5.2010 Oil tanker Mare Salernum .
"Blue Bay" scrap metal ship into Inverkeithing.

15.5.2010 Liberian registered Oil tanker "Ligovsky Prospect" in today.
14.5.2010 - Delta sailor half full of oil this morning.
The regular "Sarpen" built 2002:-
13.5.2010 - Delta sailor oil tanker.
12.5.2010. Danish cruise ship in at 8.30a.m. White.
Much smaller, only 2 decks. "Vision of the seas".
Maid of the Forth arrived to transport passengers. Back out at 7p.m.
11.5.2010 German cruise liner Mein Schiff. Grey and white.
 Unusual amount of writing on the side, including
and Meeresrayschen. Ruhe Delphine.

There are approximately 200 oil tankers a year
 mooring at the jetty at Hound's point, to take in oil .
Mostly different names and countries.
Some regular like Hildegard and Thornbury.
Also many ships all named after birds, Falcon, Eagle, Robin, etc.

9.5.2010 - 1. First passenger liner of the season M.S.C Orchestra, 5 passenger decks.
Several boats lowered into water to take people to Queensferry.
A tug is keeping it level so it doesn't swing into the shipping channel.

2. Maid of the Forth helping to unload about 2000 passengers.

8.5.2010 -1. BW Lake left with 2 tugs, one of which returned quickly.

2. Ferry tfrom Zeebrugge in at 12 noon and out at 6p.m.

3. SS Harmony, a large container ship left Rosyth.

7.5.2010 - Oil tanker BW Lake in. New to this area.

Light green - not usual colour for a ship.

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