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9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014
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2:49pm Wednesday 16th April 2014
9:30am Thursday 10th April 2014
7:00am Thursday 10th April 2014
A familiar friend in the port, RFA Argus, returns to Falmouth on Saturday after taking part in the major military operation Exercise Joint Warrior off Scotland, involving more than half a dozen nations, 13,000 personnel and over 30 ships – a dozen of them British.
1:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014
9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014
1:00pm Friday 4th April 2014
1:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014
10:56am Thursday 3rd April 2014
12:20pm Friday 21st March 2014
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4:30pm Thursday 20th March 2014
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7:00am Thursday 20th March 2014
Millions of pounds in cruise ship revenue is being lost by businesses in Cornwall as companies operating mega cruise ships continue to turn their backs on the port, says the Packet's In Port expert David Barnicoat.
12:11pm Friday 14th March 2014
2:00pm Thursday 6th March 2014
11:18am Friday 28th February 2014
12:30pm Thursday 20th February 2014
Two well-known cruise ships that frequently call in to Falmouth, the Marco Polo and Discovery, operated by Cruise Maritime, have been in the spotlight after they encountered problems at sea during the bad storms last week.
10:48am Friday 14th February 2014
12:28pm Tuesday 11th February 2014
Tuesday, 28th January Bahamian bulker Altair (40,523/01) arrived from Newcastle for bunkers in Falmouth Bay. Isle of Man lpg tanker Philine Schulte (6,051/98) arrived from Milford Haven to for bunkers in the Carrick Roads. Liberian bunkering tanker Kithnos ( 3,220/07) arrived from Portland to Falmouth Bay. Swiss tanker San Padre Pio (5,422/12) arrived from the Kiel Canal to Falmouth Bay.
12:26pm Tuesday 11th February 2014
THE self-elevating platform JB115 remains at anchor east of the number five buoy awaiting a fine weather window to resume her tow to Holyhead. The state of the art vessel was towed into port to seek shelter by the tug Vortex assisted by the tug Bugsier 21.
12:23pm Tuesday 11th February 2014
3:20pm Friday 31st January 2014
Potholes, half closed car parks, bird droppings, verdigris, disrepair, the countdown is on for the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Race in August, but what will the thousands of people who visit to see the South West’s largest maritime event this year think of the town, asks In Port expert David Barnicoat.
9:00am Friday 17th January 2014
2:00pm Thursday 16th January 2014
12:00pm Friday 10th January 2014
10:00am Friday 10th January 2014
2:00pm Thursday 9th January 2014
The Royal Australian naval vessel HMAS Choules has undergone a successful dry-docking at the Garden Island dockyard in Sydney. The work was carried out with assistance from A&P Falmouth’s marine operations manager Nigel Fearn.
12:39pm Thursday 9th January 2014
On November 11 last year 53-year-old Andrew Halcrow slipped quietly and unannounced out of port in his 30-foot yacht Elsi, on the start of a single-handed, 40,000-mile Falmouth to Falmouth west about circumnavigation.
10:00am Friday 3rd January 2014
9:00am Friday 13th December 2013
6:00am Tuesday 10th December 2013
RFA Lyme Bay, one of the four Cluster ships assigned to Falmouth, is expected to berth next week after returning from her deployment to the Middle East as part of the Cougar 2013 Response Force Task Group (RFTG).
3:10pm Thursday 5th December 2013
2:03pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
12:00pm Saturday 30th November 2013
3:00pm Friday 29th November 2013
Next February marks the centenary of the sinking at Gull Rock of the German barque Hera. The Falmouth lifeboat Bob Newbon, under the command of Samuel Hingston, managed to rescue five crew members from the ship in tough conditions.
2:19pm Thursday 28th November 2013
9:00am Friday 22nd November 2013
Keen travellers can take a holiday on the classic cruise liner Funchal next year from Falmouth Docks to Norway, Madeira, the Canaries, France, Spain, Portugal, Morocco and the Mediterranean when cruising from the port returns.
10:30am Friday 15th November 2013
The Costa Concordia shipwreck, a modern day Titanic without the huge loss of life, has generated immense interest from around the world and Falmouth-based company Fugro Seacore had a key role with a 12-man team carrying out drilling work associated with the parbuckling operation for the best part of a year.
11:30am Thursday 14th November 2013
1:10pm Wednesday 13th November 2013
3:00pm Friday 8th November 2013
1:07pm Thursday 7th November 2013
2:36pm Thursday 31st October 2013
3:30pm Friday 25th October 2013
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1:00pm Thursday 10th October 2013
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