Fredwood at the South quay this morning.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Pictured on the yard this morning Caernarfon harbour trust vessel Seiont IV, the 12 mtr vessel on the yard for some maintenance is normally deployed around the southern approaches to the Menai Straits maintaining the navigational marks of the area as well as general harbour work, towage and sometimes pilotage.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Departing the inner harbour this morning HMCC cutter Valiant, the 43 mtr vessel captured leaving after her first visit to the port in about 18 months.
HMCC cutter Valiant alongside the refit berth this morning.
Turning off the refit berth.
Heading for the open sea.
HMCC cutter Valiant passing port control.
And finally into the bay.
Posted on here today is a picture of Wave Sentinel anchored off Porthdafarch beach. After appearing here on the 18th November with her destination on Marine traffic as cable repair site, the 138 mtr vessel operated by Global Marine Systems hasn`t moved or been put to task since then and quite often when these type of vessels appear here they work very close in to the beach entrance.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Pictured arriving in to the public quay this morning was 12 mtr Brixham registered fishing vessel Emulate. The fishing vessel a recent visitor to Holyhead, was alongside just before 09:00 and commenced unloading to a waiting lorry and also took the chance while berthed to perform some maintenance.
Emulate in between the Admiralty and South quay piers.
Passing port control to the public quay.
Unloading the latest catch.
Emulate taking the chance for maintenance while alongside.
Arrived at the pilot station this morning at 08:40 to collect a pilot was the 90 mtr cargo vessel Altamar. With the pilot onboard the vessel headed for the refit berth only to abort due to weather conditions. The ship having come from Raynes jetty headed back out until a shore crew was assembled for a change of berth to the Rio Tinto jetty. Once all fast alongside at 10:50 she duly continued with her purpose of visit, bunkering at Holyhead.
Altamar turning away after aborting her entrance to the inner harbour.
Altamar on a course for the open sea and awaiting staff at the Rio Tinto jetty.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Friday, October 31, 2014
Arrived in to the public quay this evening, Saturnus. The 27 mtr Wexford registered beam trawler headed in from fishing grounds North East of Anglesey where she`d been fishing of late with a few other Irish vessels.
In amongst all the local boats returning to the South quay yesterday was Rising Dawn, The 10 mtr Brixham registered fishing vessel was pictured receiving some help from Jessica Grace off the fuelling berth
Rising Dawn at the South Quay.
On the move Rising Dawn under the guidance of Jessica Grace.
The two fishing vessels just off the South quay.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Pictured at the marina this morning Holyhead Towing vessel Norse 1050, The vessel a fast survey support craft is at 10 metres one of the smallest in this large companies fleet.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Arrived in to the public quay this morning from her anchorage North East of the breakwater light, Royal Netherlands naval minehunter Makkum. The 52 mtr vessel entered the port with a welcoming flotilla of local craft for a stay of approximately four days marking the commemoration and unveiling of the Dutch sailors memorial situated on Newry waterfront.
HNLMS Makkum rounding the Salt Island dolphin.
The minehunter and a welcoming flotilla of local craft.
HNLMS Makkum passing port control in to the inner harbour.
Under guidance of pilot Tudor Jones, completing a swing off the public quay
Makkum`s final approach to the public quay.
The Dutch navy jack looking resplendent in the morning sunshine.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Pictured arriving in to the marina yesterday 18 mtr windfarm support vessel EMS Viking, The vessel belonging to Excel Marine services in Kent, is one in their fleet of five varying size workboats.
EMS Viking approaching the marina inside the great wall.
Unsure of where to berth as of choppy North Easrterlies towards the marina
EMS Viking backing towards a berth.
EMS Viking at an outer berth.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
One in and one out today in the outer harbour, Windfarm vessel Gardian 3 pictured first heading out on route to Mostyn after a journey from the South coast which included a stop at Milford Haven. Next up, Pictured arriving in to the boatyard from Barrow 20 mtr windfarm support vessel Bayard 7.
Gardian 3 heading out to sea past terminal 4.
Bayard 7 just off terminal 4 heading for the boatyard.
Bayard 7`s final approach to the boatyard with a lunchtime backdrop of the Stena Adventurer.
Entering the lift area at the boatyard.
Sunday, October 05, 2014
Pictured at the marina on the 3rd October the latest newbuild from Holyhead boatyard 16 mtr pilot boat Sinclair.
Sinclair alongside at the marina.
Sinclair moving off the berth.
Sinclair turning and heading back to the yard for some finishing touches.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Pictured at and then departing from the public quay this evening Milford Haven registered fishing vessel Prosperity. The 17 mtr vessel when pictured alongside was receiving some maintenance before heading out to sea at 19:30.
Prosperity receiving attention alongside at the public quay.
Departing the public quay.
Prosperity heading out between the Admiralty and South quay piers.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Another of Marine & Towage Services vessels visited Holyhead yesterday, MTS Xplorer arrived in to the marina during the small hours and after re-fuelling the 12 mtr survey vessel headed out to sea at 09:15.
Arrived in to the refit berth this morning from her anchorage just North of the breakwater light SD Northern River, The 103 mtr vessel all fast alongside at 10:20, has been on task off Cymyran bay during the past week and has arrived in to the port to remove some equipment and perform a small crew change.
SD Northern River approaching the entrance to the port.
Rounding the Salt Island dolphin.
SD Northern River passing port control.
Final approach to the refit berth.