Thursday, March 17, 2016

Pictured at the marina this morning relief lifeboat David Robinson, The 14 mtr Tyne class lifeboat is one of 40 built and entered service at the Lizard lifeboat station in 1988. From 2011 the last five years of her career has been spent in the Tyne class relief fleet.


RNLB David Robinson basking in glorious sunshine at the marina this morning.




Over the past week some movements captured at the Rio Tinto jetty, Firstly the arrival of the AHT Pegasus. The 48 mtr vessel was charged with the task of returning the jack up rig JB115 back to Amsterdam. Pegasus had in tow Sarens group' 100 mtr barge to carry the rig which eventually reached Holyhead with the tugs Thorax and Vortex after freeing a leg from the seabed.

Pegasus arrival at the Rio Tinto Jetty on the 11th March 2016. Picture by Mike Thomas

Pegasus and Sarens barge Paula rounding the breakwater light on the 11th March 2016. Picture by Mike Thomas.

A busy Rio Tinto jetty on the 12th March 2016 readying JB115 for the journey to Amsterdam. Picture by Chris Garner.

13th March 2016, JB115 raised above the sea onboard the barge Paula. Picture by Mike Thomas.

14th March 2016, The morning of departure all five vessels lighting up the outer harbour.