Wednesday 11th June 2014

Celtic Pioneer

mv CELTIC PIONEER berthed early this morning at first light. She was from Avonmouth where she landed her previous cargo of marble chippings from Italy.

Her Polish crew readied the ship on arrival at BIDEFORD QUAY to load her cargo of 2800 tons of Ball Clay for CASTELLON in SPAIN.

TDC Crane driver Mike Pryer has loaded at least half the cargo today beng supplied by lorry from PETERSMARLAND QUARRY.

The ship will complete and sail tomorrow night at 1800 hrs.  The WILLIES of Cardiff ship is of a very manoevrable design.

Celtic Pioneer at Bideford at sunrise

mv WELSH PIPER is due tomorrow PM at YELLAND