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Friday 12th February 2016

Keynvor Morlift's survey vessel arrived this morning at 0923 at Bank End mud berth to undertake work on her sternglands.

  • IMO: 8652043
  • Name: SEVERN SEA
  • MMSI: 235077754
  • Type: RESEARCH/SURVEY VESSEL
  • Gross Tonnage: 147
  • Build: 1947


 

The vessel was previously moored here in Bideford under previous ownership. She has been based for a couple of years in Scotland on tidal turbine contract. She was originally a Swedish mine operations vessel. She is likely to sail over the weekend, after having taken water.

The skipper is a local man.

mv ARCO DART is to make her first visit to Hanson's yard since last October, and has requested a pilot for her arrival, and departure this evening. Her Captain requires a pilot since he is new to the ship. Pilot will board at 1900 hours the ship berthing at about 1940 hrs, sailing at about 2140 hours. Weather and other commitments  permitting she may try for a second visit on Sunday says her Master.

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Dredger Arco Dart on a previous visit