Friday 19th february 2016


Pike Ward main shipping agents report that a clay ship is due at BIDEFORD for week commencing 7th March to load some 2,800 tonnes of Ball Clay for CASTELLON in Spain.

Survey vessel SEVERN SEA sailed from BIDEFORD BANK END after a successful repair to her sterngland last Sunday PM tide. She sailed  for WHITEHAVEN where she has been undergoing coastal survey work all week.

Contractor's for TDC are to paint the railings and lamp posts at Bank End stating early next week weather permitting. Boat owners are asked to remove any ladder lashings that may encumber this work. The company will minimise any paint waste and have a suction machine to collect chippings. Small areas of railings will be cordoned off during this work.


Edzard Cirksena at BidQuayNov15
mv EDZARD CIRKSENA at the quay last year.