Category Archives: General cargo

Shipping TV NEWSCLIPS, 17 April 2019

First of a trial run of weekly new clips from Shipping TV – if you have news photos, video clips or stories, we love to hear from you – get…

Baltica Hav comes alongside at Mistley, 11 April 2019

General cargo vessel Baltica Hav arrives alongside at the Port of Mistley, at the head of the tidal River Stour in Essex.

H&S Bravery leaves Mistley, astern, 11 April 2019

While light ships often go astern from the quay when sailing, H&S Bravery was fully laden. Mistley usually suggests ships alongside to load come in astern and sail ahead when…

First Call: general cargo and container ship Aal Kobe; 13 April 2019

With a chilly North Easterly breeze and sunshine, geared general cargo and container-equipped vessel Aal Kobe arrives at the Port of Felixstowe for her first call on the morning of…

H&S Bravery aground, 11 April 2019

General cargo vessel H & S Bravery went aground for a short time after leaving the quay going astern at Mistley on the afternoon of 11 April 2019. Looked like…

Thames Traffic: Delfborg heading for Erith, 5 April 2019

General cargo vessel Delfborg heading up the River Thames towards Erith, Friday 5 April 2019. Filmed by RAS

FRONTERA – General cargo ship outbound from port of Ipswich, 29/3/19

106m length general cargo vessel Frontera departs the River Orwell utbound from the ABP port of Ipswich and heads through Harwich Harbour and out to anchor to await orders.

RMS Duisburg leaves the Orwell, 29 March 2019

With a low sun reflecting on her hull plating, general cargo ship RMS Duisburg leaves the River Orwell after making her call at Ipswich, heading for Rotterdam.

3 ships passsing by, 27 March 2019: Speciality, APL Oregon, Arklow Fern

A busy 15 minutes at Harwich Harbour on the morning of 27 March, 2019, as chemical/oil tanker Speciality heads in for Harwich, container ship APL Oregon sails from Felixstowe, and…

Frontera arrives, heading for Ipswich; 27 March 2019

General Cargo vessel Frontera arrives at Harwich Harbour, heading for the ABP port of Ipswich on the morning of 27 March, 2019.

Sun Discoverer heads for Harwich Navyard, 26 March 2019

Geared general cargo vessel Sun Discoverer heads into Harwich Harbour, to berth alongside at the historic Harwich Navyard dock. If a new proposed development goes ahead, Navyard dock will be…

Quiet quays at Felixstowe, 26 March 2019

Felixstowe’s quays were very quiet this morning (26 March 2019) at 9am, with just one ship alongside . . .

Progres towed into Harwich, 24 March 2019

After experiencing problems on her way to Peterhead, general cargo vessel Progres is towed into Harwich Harbour by tugs Grey Test and Svitzer Shotley. Filmed at last light, 7pm, on…

SORMOVSKIY 3067 – Russian coastal ship departing ABP Port of Ipswich 6/3/19

29year old Russian vessel Sormovskiy 3067 breaks away from her berth at Ipswich,swings and heads out down the River Orwell passing under the Orwell Bridge as she leaves.

Wilson Odra part 2: approaching Ipswich, 17 February 2019

General cargo vessel Wilson Odra passing under the Orwell Bridge as she approaches Ipswich, on the morning of Sunday, 17 Feb 2019. She has an elevating wheelhouse, to improve her…

Wilson Odra, part 1: Just passing through; 17 February 2019

General cargo vessel Wilson Odra passing through Harwich Harbour on her way to Ipswich, on the morning of Sunday, 17 Feb 2019. She has an elevating wheelhouse, to improve her…

Burgtor arrives ABP Port of Ipswich, 12 February 2019

30 years old and still working hard, general cargo vessel Burgtor arrives at the head of the Orwell on the morning of Tuesday, 12 February 2019:

Bon Vivant arrives in a gale, 7 February 2019

General cargo vessel Bon Vivant arrives at Harwich Harbour with a westerly wind gusting to around 37 knots on the morning of 7 February, 2019:

Sormovskiy 3058 enters in a gale, 7 February 2019

With a westerly wind blowing at between 26 – 36 knots at around 10am on 7 February 2019, general cargo vessel Sormovskiy 3058 enters harbour, and heads towards Ipswich.

Coaster CHRISTINE heading into the port of Ipswich 6/2/19

89.8m length Christine heads up a misty River Orwell and heads into the ABP port of Ipswich.

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.