10:20am Thursday 18th September 2014
Work on the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Mounts Bay, Falmouth’s adopted vessel, stepped up a gear this week at the docks as workers began an intensive programme to refit the ship prior to its next major deployment.
2:22pm Wednesday 17th September 2014
7:00am Monday 15th September 2014
7:00am Sunday 14th September 2014
2:30pm Friday 12th September 2014
11:30am Friday 12th September 2014
10:00am Thursday 11th September 2014
In the sheltered waters of Falmouth Docks the crews of the barge Excalibur and the tug MTS Vanguard are finalising preparations for a mammoth, 8,300-miles tow to Coquimbo, Chile, where both vessels will be engaged in a major drilling contract being undertaken by Falmouth-based Fugro Seacore.
9:00am Friday 5th September 2014
7:00am Friday 5th September 2014
7:00am Monday 1st September 2014
7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014
Flushing boatyard repairs storm damage described as 'like a graffiti artist with a knife had run free'
1:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014
7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014
7:00am Friday 29th August 2014
Falmouth owes a huge debt of gratitude once again to the A&P Group and the management at the docks for committing their two prime ship repair berths to accommodate the visiting tall ships fleet this week.
1:47pm Thursday 28th August 2014
11:45am Thursday 28th August 2014
Memories will be rekindled in Falmouth and the Helford River with the arrival with the tall ships fleet of the French sailing vessel Mutin, the oldest ship in the French navy, which has strong wartime links with this area.
7:00am Sunday 24th August 2014
Thomson Cruises cruise ship Thomson Spirit made an impressive entry into the inner harbour on Monday under the direction of pilot Nick Martin. The vessel is the former Holland and America ship, Nieuw Amsterdam, is on a round Britain cruise.
7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014
9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014
Falmouth and Brixham based MTS Marine and Towage Services latest tug MTS Vanguard paid a fleeting visit to the port to tow the Windsor Castle to Leith where she will be a floating hotel net to the former Royal Yacht Britannia.
4:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
9:00am Monday 18th August 2014
8:00am Sunday 17th August 2014
1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014
3:00pm Friday 15th August 2014
The large semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Black Marlin (58,000 tons) is expected in Falmouth Bay on Saturday morning for bunkers after a two month long voyage from Shanghai via the Cape of Good Hope.
11:15am Wednesday 13th August 2014
4:10pm Friday 8th August 2014
4:30pm Wednesday 6th August 2014
3:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014
10:37am Wednesday 6th August 2014
10:14am Wednesday 6th August 2014
7:00am Sunday 3rd August 2014
7:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014
7:00am Friday 1st August 2014
Work is still underway to make changes to “dangerous and faulty” ladders on Falmouth quays. Captain Mark Sansom, chief executive of Falmouth Harbour Commissioners and harbour master, has issued another statement regarding the state of quayside ladders at North Quay and Customs House quay.
7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014
2:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014
11:56am Wednesday 30th July 2014
6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014
Black Rock, the iconic navigation mark that roughly divides the entrance of the harbour into two distinct channels, the eastern deep water channel and the western more shallow channel, has been given a new top mark painted with an IALA designated isolated danger mark.
4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014
The River Fal lay-up berths has welcomed another customer when the reefer (refrigerated cargo vessel) Brazilian Reefer arrived from Kronshtadt near St Petersburg to lay up. She joins the reefers Summer Bay and Summer Wind. Next week the Summer Meadow will arrive for lay-up.
4:30pm Friday 25th July 2014
A&P Falmouth has won a second important contract with Grimaldi Lines to repair the ro-ro Grande Sierra Leone that arrives next month. The company is also actively chasing other contracts with the Italian conglomerate.
11:01am Friday 25th July 2014
Tuesday, July 15 Liberian bulker Cape Alexandros (92,744/10) sailed from Falmouth Bay for St Lawrence Seaway, Canada Panamanian research vessel Horizon Geobay (3,502/78) sailed from County Wharf to Falmouth Bay and returned to County wharf.
10:50am Sunday 20th July 2014
The Maritime Museum in Falmouth welcomed a crew from UWC Atlantic College who called in half way through a journey from their home in Wales to Bexhill-on-Sea, in what is believed to be one of the earliest examples of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RIB).
8:00am Sunday 20th July 2014
8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014
7:00am Friday 18th July 2014
12:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014
Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) have fallen foul of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after local boat owner Andrew Campbell reported the Commissioners to the HSE regarding what he felt were faulty ladders on North Quay and Customs House Quay.
10:39am Wednesday 16th July 2014
10:29am Wednesday 16th July 2014
10:30am Friday 11th July 2014
Times may still be difficult for many, but that has not stopped visitors to the maritime museum in Falmouth from digging deep and donating almost £7,000 for the rescue services over the past few months.
4:37pm Wednesday 9th July 2014
4:32pm Wednesday 9th July 2014
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