Saturday, 14 February 2009


In recent weeks, tankers belonging to companies not previously seen regularly on the Clyde have been calling both at Finnart and at Rothesay Dock, and it was to the former that this ship, TORM CLARA, was seen heading today. Built in Korea by STX Shipbuilding in 2000, she was delivered as HIGH SVART FALK, later renamed SVART FALK, and since August 2005, she has carried her present name. Now owned by the Danish company A/S Dampskibsselskabet Torm, TORM CLARA is 182.94 metres in length, and has a deadweight of  44,946 tonnes. She is due to laod a cargo of reformate and was arriving from Belfast.