Ships and shipping, page 2

River Mersey and docks

Loaded crude oil tanker Anna Knutsen heading for Tranmere oil terminal.

Pioneer is assisted out of Alfred lock, Birkenhead by tugs Zeebrugge and Smit Waterloo, September 2016.

Before the Liverpool cruise terminal was active the visiting vessels anchored out in the river.  A shuttle service to the Pier Head was provided by Mersey Ferries.  Royal Iris is seen here tendering to Prinsendam.

The last of the Isle of Man's classic ships 'Lady of Man' seen in 2002.

Kapitan Mironov makes its way through the Liverpool docks system assisted by tug Canada.

Norse Merchant were forerunners to Stena line on services to Ireland, although today only Belfast is served.

Surely the ugliest ships afloat are these monster car carriers?  Asian Empire seen in April 2002.

Hannah seen on a very windy day off New Brighton.

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