It waited for its load and prepared by submerging its deck to allow a laden barge to float on board, complete with Transformer-like cargo.
The loaded Swan set sail for China last night. It had arrived off Burntisland from Uruguay.
A month ago its sister ship Albatross (currently in Texas) collected a load here.
In the week that the Twinning visitors are here, it shows that Burntisland is quite well connected to the rest of the world!