NS2876 : Jack-up barge Commander at Greenock

taken 8 months ago, near to Greenock, Inverclyde, Great Britain

Jack-up barge Commander at Greenock
Jack-up barge Commander at Greenock
Rosneath TV transmitter can be seen in the distance.
Jack-up barge Commander at Greenock

Owned and operated by Jack-up GB LinkExternal link , Commander is a Mono-hull 600t Self Elevating Platform, currently working on the early stages of construction of a berthing terminal for the many cruise ships which visit Greenock.

Greenock Cruise Ship Centre :: NS2776

A berth for large cruise ships and a visitor centre for their passengers are under construction at Greenock Waterfront. The cost of the 20m project is being shared by Peel Ports (owners of the adjacent Greenock Ocean Terminal), the Glasgow City Region City Deal Fund and the George Wyllie Foundation via arts funder the Dunard Trust. The project is being led by Inverclyde Council.

The new facility will enable up to 150,000 passengers a year to pass through Greenock Ocean Terminal, where in addition to the cruise ship facilities they can explore a purpose-built gallery celebrating the work of the late Gourock artist George Wyllie. There will also be a restaurant with panoramic views of the Clyde.

It is scheduled to open in the summer of 2020, which will be a challenge as ground is only being broken in January 2020.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 October, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 October, 2019
Geographical Context
Construction, Development  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Barge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2803 7669 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.1420N 4:45.3514W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2809 7651
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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