Category Archives: Ports

MSC Krystal arrives at Felixstowe, 4 February 2020

Container ship MSC Krystal arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the breezy morning of 4 February, 2020. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me a coffee! https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ShippingTV

Monte Olivia sails for Antwerp, 14 February 2020

On the beautiful morning of 14 February, container ship Monte Olivia sails from Felixstowe, heading towards Antwerp. Although Hamburg Sud are now owned by Maersk, Monte Olivia is still in…

General cargo ship AST MALTA sailing up the River Orwell for Ipswich 14/2/20

99.63m length coaster AST MALTA heads up the River Orwell on a grey Friday afternoon.Just after 4pm she sails under the Orwell Bridge and heads into the ABP port of…

Tanker Stavfjord sails from Purfleet; 12 February 2020.

On the bright and breezy morning of Wednesday 12 Feb, tanker Stavfjord steams past Gravesend, on her way towards Norway. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me a…

366m MSC Margrit arrives at Felixstowe, 13 February 2020

On the chilly morning of 13 Feb, 2012-built container ship MSC Margrit arrives at Felixstowe, from her previous call at Le Havre. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy…

2 tugs to help Tulipa Seaways sail; 13 February 2020

On the bright and breezy morning of 13 February 2020, DFDS ferry Tulipa Seaways employs two tugs to see her clear of the berth, and help get her under way….

Tug Svitzer Cecilia goes astern past Gravesend; 12 February 2020

On this bright but very breezy morning, 1991-built tug Svitzer Cecilia passes Gravesend running astern. On the other side of the river, you can see progress on the new Tilbury…

Ultra Large Ever Glory part 2: swing and berth, 8 February 2020

2019-built ultra large container ship Ever Glory swings and goes alongside at the port of Felixstowe, on the relatively quiet morning of 8th January, before the arrival of Storm Caira…

Ultra Large Ever Glory, pt 1: arriving before Storm Ciara at Felixstowe, 8 January 2020

2019-built ultra large container ship Ever Glory arrives at the port of Felixstowe, on the relatively quiet morning of 8th January, before the arrival of Storm Caira:

Dredger James Cook sails for the dumping ground 3 February 2020

After another dredging run along the main channel at Felixstowe, dredger Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger James Cook heads out towards the Sunk area, where the spoil is dumped. If you…

Ferry & Container Ship cross in Harwich Harbour; 7 February 2020

DFDS Britannia Seaways loiters until container ship Maersk Guatemala rounds Beach End turn, then gathers way to pass the much larger ship safely, close to Fort buoy on a straight…

BRITANNIA SEAWAYS – Ro-Ro cargo ship departing the port of Felixstowe 5/2/20

DFDS ro-ro cargo ship Britannia Seaways departs her berth at the port of Felixstowe and heads off to Vlaardingen, Rotterdam.

Vuoksi Maersk arrives at Felixstowe, 5 February 2020

On this beautiful morning, 2018-built ice-class feeder Vuoksi Maersk rounds Beach End turn with a tug astern, and collects her bow tug close by the Fort buoy. If you enjoy…

Coaster FAST WIL passing through Harwich Harbour outbound from Mistley, 5/2/20

After departing Mistley and heading down the River Stour the 79.79m length coaster Fast Will passes through Harwich Harbour and heads off to her next port – Antwerp. Filmed by…

Dredger James Cook drops her gear and goes to work, 4 February 2020

1992-built dredger James Cook returns to Felixstowe to start her next dredging run, dropping her gear and starting to dredge in the main Harwich Harbour entrance channel. If you enjoy…

What happened here? Dutch trawler, 3 February 2020

What happened here? Dutch FV Goede Hoop enters Harwich Harbour and immediately departs, returning to fish near the Sunk Deep Water Anchorage. I was left wondering exactly what the purpose…

Close shave for Ever Golden – crane stays down, 3 February 2020

One of Felixstowe berth 9’s cranes had to remain down while ultra large container ship Ever Golden left the quay. With a westerly 25 knot breeze, the proximity of the…

Maersk Edmonton – dawn departure, 2 February 2020

13,100 TEU container ship Maersk Edmonton sails at around 7am from the Port of Felixstowe, heading towards her next call at Rotterdam. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy…

Tug VENTURE tows crane barge through Harwich Harbour with 2 Svitzer tugs 30/1/20

25m x 8m tug Venture arrives at Harwich Harbour towing crane barge BD6072 and with assistance from Svitzer Shotley and Svitzer Sky heads for berthing along side ro-ro3 at the…

Tug Special 3: Svitzer Sky and Gray Test.

In the third of our Tug Specials, Svitzer Sky takes the heaving line from container ship MSC Regulus, ready to pass up her rope to take position at centre lead…

APL MINNESOTA sails from the Port of Felixstowe 30/1/20

On an overcast and misty Thursday the APL Minnesota heads out from the port of Felixstowe heading for her next port of Bremerhaven. Filmed by Paul Hiett.