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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
12:32pm Wednesday 9th July 2014
A&P Falmouth has won a major contract to repair the Grimaldi Lines’ vessel Grande Atlantico and, according to the yard’s managing director Peter Child, another two ships from the company could be stemmed in the coming weeks.
12:07pm Wednesday 9th July 2014
9:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014
12:40pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014
Whilst the port of Falmouth remains in a state of limbo regarding the capital dredging scheme other ports in Western Europe are reaping huge benefits from improved infrastructure programmes to attract the major cruise companies.
12:33pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014
11:51am Wednesday 2nd July 2014
History has a habit of repeating itself in the port. The new Pendennis super yacht dock complex about to be built near the Eastern wharf adjacent to the Pendennis Shipyard is where the docks was first developed 153 years ago in 1861.
11:04am Wednesday 25th June 2014
10:58am Wednesday 25th June 2014
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5:12pm Monday 23rd June 2014
11:00am Friday 20th June 2014
9:00am Thursday 19th June 2014
3:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014
11:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014
After a ten-day work-up on-board HMS Illustrious around the Cornish coast, the Merlin Carrier Air Group (MCAG) prepare to “go deep” as they sail westwards out into the Atlantic in pursuit of submarines.
12:12pm Wednesday 11th June 2014
With a bone in her teeth HMS Illustrious, or “Lusty” as she is known in the Royal Navy, steamed out of Falmouth Bay on Monday after spending six hours at anchor operating with helicopters from RNAS Culdrose.
12:16pm Wednesday 4th June 2014
The first book I reviewed for the then Falmouth Packet, back in 1988, was West Country Cruising by Mark Fishwick. It became the definitive sailing guide for the waters of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and the Isles of Scilly.
12:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014
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