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February 2012 Blog Posts (8)

'Port Hawkesbury'

Along time ago, possibly late 60’s early 70’s, I was a ships agent working for a company called Scottish Ship Management Ltd.

During this time I was involved in providing normal agents work for a ship called ‘Port Hawkesbury’ owned at the time by CP Shipping, Canada.

She was the first 250,000 D/W vessel to discharge at Finart, Firth of Clyde, Scotland.

At the time it was big news, but I have been unable to find any photos or info about her.

Are any members aware…


Added by John McLeish on February 29, 2012 at 3:27 — 2 Comments

New AIS Receiver - Caerfai Bay, Wales

We don't normally write about new receivers going online. However I thought I'd share the experience of this one.

We have been looking to improve our AIS coverage for South West Wales, including Milford Haven, for some time.

We were delighted to be contacted by Jane Kimberley of Caerfai Farm offering to host a system for us.

The farm is in a…


Added by Mark Daniels on February 26, 2012 at 18:00 — 3 Comments


Anyone interested ANZ2 ZK-OKQ ETA 10-16 AM LHR today 25/02/12

Added by Alan Cracknell on February 25, 2012 at 3:23 — No Comments

ADS-B reciever JFK

Appears to be up and running at 0145 GMT 25/02/12

Added by John McLeish on February 25, 2012 at 1:54 — 10 Comments

Comments on photographs

I can’t believe that a cracking video I watched tonight, uploaded in November 2010, had 393 views and the only member to like/comment was myself.

Come on guys and gals we all like a wee bit of encouragement and it doesn’t take too long to make a wee comment, or even a click on ‘I like’

A reciprocal comment should at least be the norm.

Added by John McLeish on February 23, 2012 at 0:19 — 2 Comments

Listening to New York and Newark air traffic.

I have read that some members are disapointed with the feeds from New York sectors.

Tonight I listened on line to the following, and was really not surprised to hear the vast amount of aircraft at these airports,as opposed to what we see on

This is not a moan but if you like to hear air traffic control follow this.

type in

on the web…


Added by John McLeish on February 21, 2012 at 23:00 — 1 Comment

Weather not predicted

Ardrossan - Brodick

Status : Disrupted

Reason : adverse weather

Further information : Ardrossan - Brodick 17/02/2012 disrupted/delayed This service is currently on amber alert and as such may be liable to disruptions or cancellations at short notice due to adverse weather conditions. MV Isle of Arran departed Brodick at 1850 with an expected time of arrival at Wemyss Bay of approx 2020hrs where she…


Added by John McLeish on February 18, 2012 at 19:30 — No Comments

Hi from Plymouth UK

Hello Everybody. Just to let you know I've started posting some of my ship photos taken here in Plymouth UK. Hope you like them. Regards to all ship fans. Ken

Added by Ken Trethewey on February 8, 2012 at 11:34 — No Comments

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