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#744944 - 21st Nov 2012 9:42pm New Brighton River Mersey Ship In Trouble ?
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Tuesday morning around 10-12 am. Largish ship seemed to have lost power and was being monouevred back up the mersey with 5 tugs and the fire tug. Ship looked low in the water but thay may just have been the type of ship. Seemed to have some containers or heavy equipment on the deck.The tugs turned the ship 180 degrees mid river. The fire tug was spraying water onto the sea so may have been priming its pumps just in case or spraying oil dispersant.


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#744982 - 22nd Nov 2012 1:47am Re: New Brighton River Mersey Ship In Trouble ? [Re: fish5133]
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#745002 - 22nd Nov 2012 9:43am Re: New Brighton River Mersey Ship In Trouble ? [Re: fish5133]
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Wally1,

Was she actually laying cable at the time?

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#745012 - 22nd Nov 2012 10:32am Re: New Brighton River Mersey Ship In Trouble ? [Re: Tatey]
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Wally1,

Was she actually laying cable at the time?


Looks like she is in Gladston Dock at the moment.

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#745119 - 22nd Nov 2012 7:31pm Re: New Brighton River Mersey Ship In Trouble ? [Re: fish5133]
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Seen her coming in on Tuesday, VTS/Mersey radio said they were waiting for another ship, I think an ACL one was behind the windmills and they were waiting for that before going into Langton lock, they do like to fill those locks up before opening/closing.

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#745144 - 22nd Nov 2012 8:32pm Re: New Brighton River Mersey Ship In Trouble ? [Re: fish5133]
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CABLE ENTERPRISE is a cable laying barge and is working on the windfarm projects out in Liverpool Bay. Being a barge she is towed and not self powered so one would expect her to be under tow. I have some pictures on the Irish Sea Shipping web site of her on the Mersey last month. There is a link from that page to her owner's page with tech details etc.

http://www.merseyshipping.co.uk/photofea...prise061012.htm


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#745205 - 23rd Nov 2012 1:02am Re: New Brighton River Mersey Ship In Trouble ? [Re: Tatey]
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Originally Posted By: Tatey
Originally Posted By: Tatey
Wally1,

Was she actually laying cable at the time?


Looks like she is in Gladston Dock at the moment.



As far as I know she is part of the fleet working on the
Gwynt Y Mor windfarm off Llandudno. I think she is just in
for servicing etc in Gladstone. There was nothing wrong as
she came in as far as I know, just getting themselves into
Gladstone. I put a few photos onto ShipsAIS.

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#745870 - 25th Nov 2012 10:35pm Re: New Brighton River Mersey Ship In Trouble ? [Re: fish5133]
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Yep. That was the ship (barge). Thanks for the info. Can look a smart -a when i tell the lads next tuesday. Not sure why a boat or tug was using its water cannon someway behind the ship?

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#745898 - 26th Nov 2012 8:49am Re: New Brighton River Mersey Ship In Trouble ? [Re: fish5133]
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Wally1 & others ... Cheers for the info.

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