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Coaster ARINA outbound from the port of Ipswich 15/8/19

104.79m length coaster Arina heads through Harwich Harbour after leaving the ABP port of Ipswich and heads off to her next call in Rotterdam. Filmed by Paul Hiett

MSC Valeria sails, dismal morning of 9 August 2019

13,998 TEU container ship MSC Valeria sails for Rotterdam on the windy and rainy morning of 9 August, 2019:

Ferry morning: Somerset & DFDS Suecia Seaways sail, 26 July 2019

A total of 5 ro-ro freight ferries sail in and out of Harwich and Felixstowe to Rotterdam every day, with another 2 big ro-pax ferries also making the crossing. The…

Feeder Elke arrives at Felixstowe, 19 July 2019

Feeder container ships are a vital part of the container shipping industry – they deliver boxes brought from the far east by ultra large ships to much smaller ports the…

MSC Altair arrives direct from Colombo, 16 July 2019

On the beautiful morning of 16 July 2019, MSC Altair arrives at the Port of Felixstowe direct from Colombo, having passed through the Suez Canal.

2-ship morning, part 2: ultra large Triple-E Merete Maersk sails, 15 July 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Merete Maersk sails from the port of Felixstowe at 9.255am on the morning of 15th July 2019, looking tired and in need of some TLC. She’s…

Slow TV: Cosco Shipping Aquarius swings on her first call at Felixstowe, 11 July 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Aquarius swings in real time preparatory to coming alongside for her maiden call at berth 9, at the port of Felixstowe, on the morning…

Rare footage! A long way up – Lifeboat Recovery aboard OOCL Hong Kong; 14 June 2019

Rare footage of a routine job aboard an Ultra Large Container Ship, OOCL Hong Kong as she recovers a lifeboat after test launching, engine and systems test, while the ship…

Maersk Exeter (ex Hyundai Speed) First Call, part 2: dead slow astern; 10 June 2019

After swinging, Maersk Exeter goes astern up to her berth, No 7 at Felixstowe, and a touch of ahead brings her to a stop. The, using tugs and thrusters, she…

STV holiday movies: beach-launched fishing boats at Dungeness, UK

Filmed while on holiday at Dungeness, a foreland on the UK’s south coast: specially modified beach-launched fishing craft dragged up on the beach, just above the high-tide mark.

General cargo vessel Klaipeda sails from Ipswich, 29 May 2019

Built in 1995 but still looking good, general cargo vessel Klaipeda sails light from the ABP Port of Ipswich on the breezy morning of 29 May 2019.

New video: Port of Tilbury’s Tilbury 2 development

A short CGI movie showing the Port of Tilbury’s major Tilbury 2 development, with 2 ro-ro berths and a bulk berth, plus largescale shoreside facilities:

SEABED WORKER – Offshore support/supply vessel outbound from Harwich 16/5/19

88m length offshore supply/support vessel passes through Harwich Harbour after departing the port of Harwich and heads back out to the EA1 windfarm.

Water injection dredger Jetsed leaves Gt Yarmouth, 14 May 2019

Designed to disturb sediment so tidal forces can remove it, water injection dredger Jetsed leaves Great Yarmouth river entrance to head round to the outer harbour to begin work ….

Coaster VALENTINA heading into ABP port of ipswich 12/5/19

On a sunny Sunday afternoon the 100.56m length vessel Valentina heads up the River Orwell,passes under the Orwell Bridge and arrives at the UK port of Ipswich.

Stena Hollandica heads for the Hook, 27 February 2019

On the sunny and calm morning of Wednesday 27 February, ferry Stena Hollandica builds speed as she heads out into the North Sea towards the Hook of Holland.

Tug SVITZER KENT heads back to the Port of Felixstowe, 27/2/19

After assisting the maiden departure of Maastricht Maersk out of Harwich Harbour the Svitzer Kent heads back through the harbour and into the Port of Felixstowe to wait for her…

Maiden Call completed; Maastricht Maersk sails 27 February 2019

After completing her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe, the last of Maersk Line’s 2nd generation Triple-E container ships gathers way and heads out towards her next call –…

Duke of Normandy heads out, 21 February 2019

A Damen Shoalbuster tug and multipurpose vessel, Duke of Normandy is involved with the work going on around the EA1 windfarm shore connection, at Bawdsey, Suffolk, UK.