Technical trouble in English Channel
The 'Celtic Venture', en route from Hull to Poole, suffered an issue with the main engine safety system in position 52 43 42 N, 01 49 15.6 E, on Nov 1, 2019, at 10.10 a.m. The ship dropped anchor to carry out repairs and the master is in contact with the company office. After investigations and repairs the ship resumed the voyage to Poole with an ETA as of Nov 2, 7 p.m.
Cork Dockyard Receives Former Dublin Dry Dock Business
Cork Dockyard, now the only large dry-dock in the Republic following the closure of the Dublin facility earlier this year, is today to receive a vessel of a client that used the capital’s last dry-dock, writes Jehan Ashmore. The arrival of Arklow Rose to Cork Dockyard saw the 2,999 gross tonnage general cargoship enter dry-dock at 11 o’clock this monring. Arklow Shipping, were one of the major clients of the Dublin Graving Docks that generated around €2.5m annually and handed around 20 ships. The Dutch flagged ship is one of oldest in the Arklow Shipping fleet, dating to 2002, while the latest newbuild, Arklow Valley was launched in the Netherlands only last month. http://afloat.ie/port-news/cork-harbour-news/item/33334-cork-dockyard-receives-former-dublin-dry-dock-business
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