Tuesday 17th September 2013

Celtic Challenger due in early hours of tomorrow.

mv CELTIC CHALLENGER one of Chas M Willeys ships of Wales is due at around midnight ready for her Pilot who will board at 0445 hrs approx. She is carrying some 3800 tonnes of stone and stone dust in two grades for NOTTS CONTRACTORS of YELLAND. She was loaded during last night at GLENSANDA, SCOTLAND direct from the quarry.

She will discharge tomorrow ready for sailing at 1715hrs. using JST mobile crane and NOTTS lorries.

Sea conditions are rough with a westerly 28 knots wind at present and 2.5m swells. Pilot boat Two Rivers II went to check the boarding position with Pilot R. Hioad relief Pilot Paul Gyurgyak and Rel Cox Thom Flaxman this evening.

The ship has a Polish crew with one Romanian aboard.