Category Archives: General cargo

Wilson Perth passing on her way to Ipswich, 17 May 2020

As well as being the location for Felixstowe, the UK’s biggest container port, Harwich Navy yard ferry terminal and Harwich International Port (Parkeston Quay, as was), Harwich Habour also acts…

Coaster WILSON PERTH (Ex ARKLOW RESOLVE) departs the Port of Ipswich 19/5/20

The former Arklow Resolve, now Wilson Perth, general cargo vessel departs her berth at the ABP port of Ipswich and heads down the River Orwell and off to her next…

SIDER LIU – Large General cargo ship sailing up the River Orwell 19/5/20

138.9m large general cargo ship Sider Liu sailing up the River Orwell for the ABP port of Ipswich.With the assistance of 2 small tugs, Gray Salvor and Gray Test, she…

Coaster FRI OCEAN passing through Harwich Harbour heading for Ipswich 15/5/20

Coaster FRI OCEAN arrives in Harwich Harbour from Ireland on her way to the ABP port of Ipswich. Filmed by Paul Hiett

Coaster JOHANNE on slow approach to the port of Ipswich 17/3/20.

Coaster Johanne heads up the river orwell and with Lingedijk still berthing at the port of Ipswich, the vessel slows down on approach and under the Orwell Bridge. Filmed by…

Coaster LINGEDIJK sailing up the Orwell towards Ipswich 17/3/20.

89.95m length Lingedijk heads up the River Orwell and passes under the Orwell Bridge for the port of Ipswich. Filmed by Paul Hiett

AASLI – General cargo ship outbound from Ipswich 11/3/20

General cargo ship AASLI passes through Harwich Harbour after departing the port of Ipswich. Filmed by Paul Hiett

General cargo vessel Klaipeda inbound passing Gravesend, 3 March 2020

The 1995-built general cargo ship Klaipeda heading up the River Thames, passing between Gravesend and the new Tilbury 2 ferry terminal. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me…

Sarah-B arrives for Ipswich on breezy Sunday, 1 March 2020

With a 25 to 30 knot WSW breeze blowing across Harwich Harbour as she arrives, general cargo vessel Sarah-B passes through on her way to the River Orwell and the…

Rush hour at Harwich Harbour; 24 February 2020

On the dull morning of Monday, 24 February, general cargo vesssel Nautica arrives for Ipswich and passes close by Stena Hollandica in the harbour, and then Frisiana also arrives for…

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…

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….

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…

Smoky ARKLOW FUTURE sailing up the River Orwell towards Ipswich 23/1/20

A slightly smoky Arklow Future heads up the River Orwell on an overcast but very calm Thursday afternoon on her way to berth at the ABP port of Ipswich. Filmed…

Coaster ARKLOW RAVEN heads up the River Orwell for Ipswich 23/1/20

89.99m length coaster Arklow Raven sails up the River Orwell, passes under the Orwell Bridge and arrives at the ABP port of Ipswich. Filmed by Paul Hiett.

Ro-ro Misida sails for the Hook of Holland, 19 January 2020

On the bright but cold morning of 19 January, ro-ro ferry Misida sails from Harwich International port, heading for the Hook of Holland. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does,…

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 –…