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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
2:34pm Thursday 24th October 2013
1:00pm Tuesday 15th October 2013
3:00pm Thursday 10th October 2013
1:00pm Thursday 10th October 2013
12:00pm Thursday 10th October 2013
10:35am Thursday 10th October 2013
Tuesday, 1st October: Antiguan general cargo vessel Embdens Welvaart (30,570/07) sailed from Falmouth Bay for Poland Danish tanker Torm Rosetta (28,567/03) arrived from Cuba for bunkers in Falmouth Bay and sailed for Antwerp.
7:00am Monday 30th September 2013
1:00pm Saturday 28th September 2013
3:30pm Thursday 26th September 2013
11:20am Thursday 26th September 2013
2:20pm Thursday 5th September 2013
Falmouth Mission was delighted to have the mix of three crews visiting the Falmouth Centre last Thursday with crews from AIDAcara (cruise ship), Star Quality (reefer) and Elliott Bay (general cargo) dropping in for a bit of rest and relaxation The Chinese crew of Elliott Bay were very happy to practice their English, and the crews of AIDAcara and Star Quality were happy to sit in the mission garden and enjoy the scenery whilst using the centre’s free wi-fi.
12:00pm Thursday 5th September 2013
1:00pm Wednesday 4th September 2013
10:45am Wednesday 4th September 2013
8:00am Sunday 1st September 2013
Futuristic catamaran Turanor PlanetSolar, the world’s largest solar powered vessel, made a quick pit stop in the port on Monday when she arrived from Saint John, Newfoundland, to collect spares at Mylor Dockyard before heading off up the Channel.
4:00pm Saturday 31st August 2013
3:25pm Wednesday 28th August 2013
12:00pm Thursday 22nd August 2013
2:00pm Wednesday 21st August 2013
2:00pm Friday 16th August 2013
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