Monday, 30 March 2009


Also sailing on Monday afternoon was the bulk carrier PERUVIAN EXPRESS, which had been at Hunterston discharging a cargo of coal from Colombia. Seen passing Little Cumbrae with the Pilot Cutter MOUNT STUART giving chase, this ship, which was built in Japan in 2007 and is owned by the well-known Dutch Vroon company, is managed by Fleet Management Ltd in Hong Kong. She is 229 metres long with a deadweight of 82,329 tonnes. Her next port is scheduled to be Newport News, in the USA.