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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.

MSC Vigo arrives on the misty morning of 13 February 2019

The 5,582 TEU container ship MSC Vigo arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the misty morning of Wednesday, 13 February 2019.

Tanker AMARANTH (ex Defne-s) departing ABP port of ipswich 6/2/18

Oil/chemical tanker Amaranth (ex Defne-s) breaks away from the tanker berth at the Port of Ipswich, swings and heads down the River Orwell passing under the Orwell Bridge.

EKMEN TRANS – general cargo ship heading into Ipswich 2/2/19

At around 4pm the 105m general cargo ship Ekmen Trans heads up the River Orwell and with assistance from tug Gray Salvor heads into the ABP Port of Ipswich.

Dredger Strandway working at Newhaven, 28 December 2018

Filmed on a beautiful and calm December day, trailing suction hopper dredger Strandway working on the approach channel to the port of Newhaven; 28 December, 2018.

4-ship morning: Stena Britannica heads for Rotterdam; 12 December 2018

North Sea ferry Stena Britannica turns into Harwich Harbour from the River Stour, and heads out – next stop, Hook of Holland.

Maersk Gairloch arrives, breezy morning of 7 November, 2018

Still looking good despite her hard-working career, the 2003-built Maersk Gairloch arrives at Felixstowe on the morning of 7 November, 2018

Maersk Saltoro emerges from the mist at Felixstowe, 5 November 2018

10,000 TEU container ship Maersk Saltoro emerges from the November Morning mist at the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 5 November, 2018.