Category Archives: General cargo

Paper Star arrives at dawn, 25 November 2019

Just as dawn breaks, general cargo ship Paper Star passes through Harwich Harbour and heads towards the ABP Port of Ipswich, at he head of the River Orwell.

Shipping TV News Roundup, 24 November 2019

Our expanding regular weekly news rooundup, including new ships, some great stills, port news, and links to interesting maritime content! Join us every Sunday to keep in touch: Historic film…

Shipping TV Vlog: Ships with odd-sounding names; 15 Nov 19

Welcome to the STV Vlog with Chris Gosling – I always enjoy filming ships with names that sound a little odd – I expect they are usually names by owners…

Up Close: Suntis berths at Ipswich, 10 November 2019

A look at the Port of Ipswich’s wet dock, including temporary resident Noah’s Ark, but concentrating on the last of the wet dock’s regular callers, general cargo vessel Suntis –…

Arklow Valley hustles through Harwich Harbour, 9 November 2019

General cargo ship Arklow Valley enters Harwich Harbour on the morning of 9 November 2019, heading towards the River Orwell and the ABP Port of Ipswich.

Coaster PATRON heading into the port of Ipswich 4/11/19

118m length coaster Patron heads up the River Orwell, sails under the Orwell bridge and heads into the port of Ipswich.

General cargo ship MANISA HAMUTO passing through Harwich Harbour 5/10/19

After abandoning a previous attempt to leave the anchorage off Felixstowe due to engine problems the day before, the general cargo vessel Manisa Hamuto heads through Harwich Harbour and with…

Arklow Faith sails from Ipswich; 2 October 2019

General cargo ship Arklow Faith sails fully laden from the ABP Port of Ipswich on the afternoon of Wednesday, 2nd October 2019.

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

SLOMAN DISCHARGER – General cargo ship heading for Harwich 15/8/19

138.07m length Sloman Discharger arrives in Harwich Harbour after spending 2 days out in the Bawdsey anchorage waiting for a berth at Harwich. Filmed by Paul Hiett

Shipping TV milestone: 14,000 Subscribers, 5.5 million views, 1,500 clips!

A Huge thank-you from Chris to all our subscribers and viewers as we exceed totals of 14,000 subscribers, 5.5 million views and 1,500 video clips on shipping TV – and…

Coaster ARKLOW CASTLE arrives at the port of Lowestoft 12/8/19

Just before 8pm and with the sun setting, the 87.4m length Arklow Castle heads through the open bascule bridge and heads into the inner harbour. Just off the silo quay…

Fri Tide sails and tanker Ardea arrives, 9 August 2019

On the windy morning of Friday 9 August 2019, general cargo ship Fri Tide passes through Harwich Harbour on her way from Ipswich to Terneuzen, while tanker Ardea is inbound,…

AASLI – General cargo ship heading for the ABP port of Ipswich 7/8/19

100.7m length general cargo ship Aasli heads up the River Orwell, passes under the Orwell Bridge and heads into the ABP Port of Ipswich. Filmed by Paul Hiett.

Coaster FRI OCEAN outbound from ABP Port of Ipswich 30/7/19.

89m length Fri Ocean heads out from the port of Ipswich and heads down the River Orwell and off to her next stop of Boston, Lincolnshire. Filmed by Paul Hiett

MALIY B.S. – Geared general cargo ship heading into ABP port of Ipswich 15/7/19.

138.11m length MALIY B.S. heads up the River Orwell with small tug Gray Test made fast astern from the port of Felixstowe. She passes under the Orwell Bridge and heads…

Tugs turn out for Bokabarge 9 arriving for Harwich; 16 July 2019.

Three of the Felixstowe Svitzer tug fleet turn out to assist tug Viking bring Deck Cargo Pontoon Bokabarge 9 into Harwich Harbour and up to her berth safely and without…

Up Close: Merit swings and comes alongside at Brightlingsea , part 2; 8 July 2019

General cargo vessel Merit swings against the bank at Brightlingsea, with a helpful nudge on the quarter from the harbour launch. Comes alongside and makes fast bow facing out, ready…

Up Close: Merit arrives at Brightlingsea, part 1, 8 July 2019

Although we often disregard them, the UK’s smaller ports play a vital role in the pattern of trade and commence. At Brightlingsea, Oliver’s Wharf handles any kind of bulk cargo,…

History Afloat: Coasting voyage up the Thames aboard Mark Prior.

Join Shipping TV’s Chris Gosling for a voyage from the River Colne near Colchester to Brewers Wharf, Deptford Creek, on the Thames, filmed in 2015 aboard the 1969-built aggregate carrier…

Coaster RMS DUISBURG passing through Harwich Harbour for Ipswich

99.9m length RMS Duisburg arrives in Harwich Harbour heading towards the mouth of the River Orwell, leading to the Associated British Ports port of Ipswich, on the 5th July 2019.