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.

MTS Xplorer heading out along the great wall to sea.

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.




Some pictures of visitors to our shores of late for exercises off RAF Valley. Vessels on task this year HMS Richmond, SD Northern River and RFA Argus, all these being visible mainly at distance at various locations around the Holy Island coast during the past week.

SD Northern River shortly after arrival on the 7th September 2014.

RFA Argus on task pictured off Rhoscolyn head 8th September 2014.



HMS Richmond at anchor North of the breakwater yesterday. Pictures by J Peers.




SD Northern River at anchor North of the breakwater yesterday, Picture by J Peers.


HMS Richmond arriving back at the pilot station yesterday evening for a crew change.