Shipping notes No. 198 (September).

In Port – Bideford Quay.

Bideford Trinity House vessel Mair at Bideford Quay, 2 – 4/9 ; then sailed approx 17.30.

Fehn Caledonia – built 2013; flag St. Johns, Antigua; owners German; crew Russian & Latvian; from Waterford to Castellon; arrived 17/9, sailed 21/9; loaded 2,400 tons ball clay.

Yelland Quay.

No shipping.

Appledore.

No news of any orders. A tug may be due early October.

Bristol Channel Observations.

1/9 at 0537 cargo vessel Ammon, 3,800 tons d.w., owners Ammon Beheer BV Netherlands, outward bound from Newport having sailed at 23.29 31st.    At 05.17 cargo vessel Danica Hav, 2,310 tons d.w., owners Hav Shipping Norway, outward bound from Newport having sailed at 23.14 31st.     At 06.17 vehicle carrier Autosun, 6,670 tons d.w., owners United European Car Carriers Norway, outward bound from Portbury having sailed at 00.07.    At 0855 cargo vessel Fri Porsgrunn, 3,780 tons d.w., owners Vealos A/s Norway, inward bound for Swansea.    At 11.30 cargo vessel Pinta, 2,795 tons d.w., owners Pinta Intersea Shipping GMBh Germany, inward bound for Birdport. (Seen again11.43 3rd outward bound having sailed at 04.41).     At 17.10 bulk carrier Yuka D, 34,268 tons d.w., owners Yuka D BV Netherlands, inward bound for Newport. (Seen again at 05.55 8th having sailed from Newport at 19.51).

2/9 at 05.10 tanker Lemonia, 15,160 tons d.w., owners Lemonia Schiffharts Germany, inward bound for Avonmouth.    At 13.00 cargo vessel Wilson Luga, 2,518 tons d.w., owners Wilson Shipowning A/S Norway, inward bound for Avonmouth.    At 20.34 cargo vessel Anka Sun, 4,216 tons d.w., owners Gimli Shipping Inc Marshall Islands, outward bound from Newport having sailed at 15.45.    At 21.45 vehicle carrier Adriatic Highway, 18,868 tons d.w., owners Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd Japan, inward bound for Portbury.

3/9 at 09.53 cargo vessel Salar, 3,432 tons d.w., owners Salar Shipping Ltd Latvia, outward bound from Newport having sailed at 02.24.    At 10.17 bitumen tanker Iver Brilliant, 6,239 tons d.w., owners Vroon B.v. Netherlands, inward bound for Newport.   At 11.25 hrs cruise ship Britannia, 134,750 tons gross, owners P & O Cruise Ltd Southampton, outward bound from Liverpool; she did a circuit of Lundy Island before returning to her home port of Southampton.

4/9 at 06.55 cruise ship Hebridean Sky, 4,200 tons gross, owners Hebridean Shipping Inc USA, inward bound for Lundy. She sailed from the Western side of the island about 18.00, bound for Fowey.      At 10.39 vehicle carrier Grande Portogallo, 12,594 tons d.w., owners Grimaldi Line of Italy, inward bound for Portbury.    At 20.13 bulk carrier Maran Astronomer, 179,719 tons d.w., owners Maggiore Shipping Inc Greece, inward bound for Port Talbot.

7/9 at 11.40 vehicle carrier Euphony Ace, 18,944 tons d.w., owners Aurora Car Maritime Trans SS Japan, outward bound from Portbury having sailed at 07.54.     At 12.31 cruise vessel Britannia, 134,750 tons d.w., owner, P & O Cruise Southampton. The Master decided to have a change of direction this trip, going round the island anti-clockwise; all the other trips have been clockwise. She then continued on her cruise to Liverpool.

8/9 at 17.45 vehicle carrier Autosun, 6,670 tons d.w,. owners United European car Carriers Norway, outward bound from Portbury having sailed at 12.16.

9/9 at 10.30 cargo vessel Marie, 2,974 tons d.w., owners Rederij AD & C Inv Belgium, outward bound from Swansea having sailed at 06.42.     At 10.55 four Nato Warships spotted inward bound for Cardiff; they were M 924 (Belgian Navy) Primula , M1069 (German Navy) Homburg, M06 (Latvian Navy) Talivalis, A536 KMM Olav Tryggvason (Norwegian Navy).

10/9 at 06.30 bulk carrier Dione, 81,145 tons d.w., owners Sea 230 Leasing Co Ltd Greece, inward bound for Portbury.     At 07.05 cargo vessel River Trader, 1,399 tons d.w., owners River Trader Marine SA London, outward bound from Avonmouth having sailed at 22.25 9th.     At 14.07 cargo vessel Patria, 3,519 tons d.w., owners Patria Interscan Redderij Germany, inward bound for Portbury.

11/9 at 06.08 cruise vessel Hebridean Sky, 4,200 tons gross, owners Hebridean Shipping Inc USA, inward bound for Lundy.     At 11.23 dredger UKD Bluefin, 5,500 tons d.w., owners Associated British Ports London, inward bound for Cardiff.     At 16.35 vehicle carrier Grande Houston, 15,883 tons d.w., owners Grimaldi Line of Italy, inward bound for Portbury. (Seen again at 18.30 12th outward bound having sailed from Portbury at 13.57 12th).

12/9 at 11.04 vehicle carrier Neptune Dynamis, 6,850 tons d.w., owners Dynamis Shpping Co Ltd of Greece, inward bound for Portbury.     At 18.40 cargo vessel Eems Dollard, 3,850 tons d.w., owners Eems Dollard BV Netherlands, outward bound from Newport having sailed at 12.33.

13/9 at 05.11 cargo vessel Tim, 3,450 tons d.w., owners Tim Interscan Shipmanagement Germany, outward bound from Newport having sailed at 23..37 12th.     At 16.03 vehicle carrier Autosun, 6,670 tons d.w., owners United European Car Carriers Norway, inward bound for Portbury.     At 19.35 Neptune Galene, 11,260 tons d.w., owners Aristotle Navigation Ltd Greece, outward bound from Portbury having sailed 07.07 25th (and had been at Blue Anchor Bay awaiting orders).

14/9 at 16.11 cargo vessel Wilson Heron, 4,228 tons d.w., owners Wilson Shipowning A/S Norway, inward bound for Newport. (Seen again at 10.15 17th having sailed from Newport at 03.54).     At 17.10 container vessel MSC Joy, 31,160 tons d.w., owners Joy Naviero Co SA Switzerland, inward bound for Portbury.

15/9 at 18.33 vehicle carrier Thalatta, 23,786 tons d.w., owners Wallenius Wilhelmsen Sweden and Norway, outward bound from Portbury having sailed at 14.00.     At 18.45 cargo vessel Sarah-B, 2,300 tons d.w., owners Sophie-B Schiffahtrs GMBH Germany, outward bound from Port Talbot having sailed at 15.03.     At 20.16 cargo vessel Arklow Faith, 4,950 tons d.w., owners Invermore Shipping Ltd Eire, inward bound for Birdport.

16/9 at 07.04 vehicle carrier Coral Leader, 12,164 tons d.w., owners Fujyukuri Maritima Ltd Norway, inward bound for Portbury.      At 07.04 cargo vessel Marie Elise, 6,050 tons d.w., owner Angela Schiffahrts UG Germany, outward bound from Avonmouth having sailed at 00.17.

17/9 at 07.39 cargo vessel BBC Louise, 12,100 tons d.w., owners Rhederburg Briese Schiffahrts Germany, outward bound from Newport having sailed at 02.07.     At 09.42 cargo vessel Valerie, 4,450 tons d.w., owners Valerie BV Netherlands, outward bound from Newport having sailed at 03.48.     At 11.25 cruise vessel Britannia, 134,750 tons gross, owners P & O Cruise Southampton, outward bound from Greenock, cruising round Lundy prior to proceeding to her home port of Southampton.

18/9 at 08.30 cargo vessel Toto BR, 7,697 tons d.w., owners Barone Shipping Co Spa Italy, inward bound for Newport. (Seen again at 14.05 20th outward bound having sailed from Newport at 08.12).     At 12.10 cement carrier Cembay, 4,216 tons d.w., owners Cembay Schiffahrts Germany, inward bound for Newport. (Seen again at 11.56 21st having sailed from Newport at 05.47).     At 15.15 cargo vessel Baltic Moon, 3,850 tons d.w., owners Baltic Bulk A/S Norway, outward bound from Sharpness having sailed at 06.38.   At 18.24 cargo vessel Stad, 3,233 tons d.w., owners Stad Shipping Ltd Turkey, inward bound for Sharpness.     At 19.20 vehicle carrier Canadian Highway, 18,581 tons d.w., owners Amethyst Sea Carriers SA Japan, inward bound for Portbury.

19/9 at 10.56 vehicle carrier Grande Italia, 12,594 tons d.w., owners Grimaldi Line of Italy, inward bound Portbury.     At 12.02 cargo vessel Amber Spirit, 5,558 tons d.w., owners Amber Spirit Ltd Portugal, inward bound for Swansea.     At 12.02 bulk carrier Aasfjord, 6,649 tons d.w., owners Aasen Bulk Norway, inward bound for Avonmouth.   At 12.42 vehicle carrier Seine Highway, 8,100 tons d.w., owners Seine Highway Ltd Germany, outward bound from Portbury having sailed at 08.49.     At 15.57 cargo vessel Maestro, 2,953 tons d.w., owners Caribbean Shipping Ltd Lithuania, inward bound for Newport.     At 18.37 cargo vessel R.M.S Wanheim, 2,620 tons d.w., owners Wanheim Shipping SA Greece, inward bound for Newport.

20/9 at 11.27 cargo vessel Talis, 2,646 tons d.w., owners We Ships Inc Turkey, inward bound for Avonmouth.     At 13.07 vehicle carrier Autosun, 6,670 tons d.w., owners United European Car Carriers Norway, inward bound for Portbury.     At 13.12 vehicle carrier Grand Duke, 18,315 tons d.w., owners Excellion Maritime Inc China, inward bound for Portbury.     At 15.32 bulk carrier Hanze Gdansk, 35,000 tons d.w., owners Hanzevest Shipping 6 BV Netherlands, inward bound for Newport.

21/9 at 15.49 cargo vessel RMS Saimaa, 2,634 tons d.w., owners RMS Schiffivest GMBH & Co Germany, outward bound from Newport having sailed at 09.59.

22/9 at 08.27 vehicle carrier Grande Benelux, 12,594 tons d.w., owners Grimaldi Line of Italy, inward bound for Portbury. (Seen again at 05.25 24th having sailed from Portbury at 00.37).     At 20.18 bulk carrier Coral Opal, 78,090 tons d.w., owners Shintoku Panama SA Greece, inward bound for Port Talbot. (Seen again at 11.07 24th having sailed at 07.07.

23/9 at 20.15 cargo vessel Begonia S, 12,118 tons d.w., owners Marencro Shipping Ltd Turkey, inward bound for Newport.

25/9 at 10.55 cargo vessel Bulker Bee, 101,3089 tons d.w. owners Bulker Bee 10 Shipping BV Netherlands, inward bound for Newport.

26/9 at 14.46 bulk carrier Aasvik, owners Aasen Bulk A/S Norway, inward bound for Port Talbot. (Seen again at 13.34 27th outward bound having sailed from Port Talbot at 09.58).     At 16.22 hrs vehicle carrier Grande Florida, 15,853 tons d.w., owners Grimaldi Line of Italy, inward bound for Portbury.

27/9 at 16.19 vehicle carrier Autosun, 6,670 tons d.w., owners United Eurpoean Car Carriers Norway, inward bound for Portbury.

28/9 at 16.42 cargo vessel Drait, 3,650 tons d.w., owners Aciric CV Netherlands, inward bound for Newport.     At 18.25 vehicle carrier Neptune Galene, 11,260 tons d.w., owners Aristotle Navigation Co Ltd Greece, inward bound for Portbury.

29/9 at 16.48 vehicle carrier Vega Leader, 16,396 tons d.w., owners Aires Del Mar Compania SA Japan, inward bound for Portbury.

30/9 at 06.33 cruise vessel Island Sky, 4,200 gross tons, owners Island Sky Shipping Inc USA, inward bound for Swansea.     At 18.45 vehicle carrier Grande Portogallo, 12,594 tons d.w., owners Grimaldi Line of Italy, inward bound for Portbury.

Regards,
Norman.

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