Wednesday 24th April 2013

Abis Belfast Due today. Antares due early Friday am

mv ABIS BELFAST specialist and cargo ship arrives this afternoon to load steel sections of the second aircraft carrier project to sail to ROSYTH on the Saturday PM tide.at APPLEDORE middle yard. She is arriving from El Ferrol in Spain.

mv ANTARES  is due on Friday am tide to load Ball Clay now for Moerdijk. She will load about 1500 tonnes, and is the smallest ship that Bideford has had for some considerable time. She has just five crew of varying nationalities and is at present in BELFAST. She will load on Friday and sail on the first available tide therafter.