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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
4:10pm Monday 25th November 2013
Falmouth Town Council fully on board for 2014 Tall Ships Regatta Falmouth Town Council has long been a supporter of Tall Ships events in Falmouth and is one of the founding Official Partners of the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta in 2014.
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
10:00am Friday 16th August 2013
4:00pm Thursday 8th August 2013
4:20pm Wednesday 7th August 2013
12:51pm Wednesday 7th August 2013
9:00am Friday 2nd August 2013
9:00am Friday 2nd August 2013
2:30pm Thursday 1st August 2013
3:48pm Wednesday 31st July 2013
9:00am Sunday 28th July 2013
Members of Falmouth’s close-knit waterfront fraternity joined family and friends at Penmount on Tuesday to say “bon voyage” to 71 year old Derek Smith, who slipped his anchor after a long illness fought with immense fortitude.
1:00pm Friday 26th July 2013
Odyssey Marine Exploration, a company with strong links to Falmouth, has recovered a further 61 tons of silver bullion this month from a wreck site, 300 miles south west of Ireland, working at a depth of nearly three miles.
9:00am Friday 26th July 2013
2:57pm Thursday 25th July 2013
12:33pm Wednesday 17th July 2013
1:00pm Saturday 13th July 2013
How to get rid of an unwanted marina and its occupants? Our In Port guru David Barnicoat has found a little video that is sure to send shivers down the spines of marina operators and boat owners. The incident occurred last week at Levanger Marina in Trondheimsfjorden, Norway, when it looks as if the tug assisting the cement carrier Cyprus Cement lost power.
11:00am Friday 12th July 2013
9:00am Friday 12th July 2013
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