'Encofrador' Manisty cutting 16th February 2017
Although the weather was now a bit dull i called in on my way back from Wales to catch the 'Encofrador' (built 1982) bringing in bulk cement for Runcorn docks. Due to a wall collapse at the docks these vessels have had to unload at Runcorn lay-by via a pipeline to the storage silos. With a tanker occupying that berth she had to go alongside at the port before moving up in the early hours next day. She is seen exiting Manisty cutting before berthing at Ellesmere Port north wall.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, f/7.1 @ 400 mm, 1/250, ISO 800, No Flash
John Eyres © Manchester Ship Canal & Mersey