Category Archives: Ships

Oil/chemical tanker ARDEA outbound from harwich 11/3/20

Oil/chemical tanker Ardea heads through Harwich Harbour after departing the oil jetty at Harwich International Port. Filmed by Paul Hiett.

Ultra large Ever Grade arrives with very few boxes; 11 March 2020

The effects of the recent close-down of much of Chinese industry are plain to see as the massive ultra large container ship arrives at the Port of Felixstowe . ….

MSC Emma arrives at Felixstowe, 10 March 2020

2011-built container ship MSC Emma arrives at Felixstowe from her previous call at Sines, Portugal. She is operating on a rotation which brings her to Northern Europe from Sri Lanka,…

Ferry Norsky passes down Lower Hope on the Thames; 3 March 2020

P&O-operated freight ferry Norsky passes down Lower Hope Reach on the River Thames, on her regular route between Tilbury and Zeebrugge. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me…

Seago Bremerhaven collects her tugs, 9 March 2020

On the bright and breezy morning of Monday 9 March, Seago Line container ship Seago Bremerhaven arrives at Felixstowe, collecting her pair of tugs as she goes. If you enjoy…

Very lightly laden MSC Rosa M arrives at low water, 7 March 2020

With a draught of just 9.7m, MSC Rosa M arrives at Felixstowe at around low water, employing 3 tugs. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me a coffee!…

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…

MSC Flaminia arrives at Felixstowe, 4 March 2020

With 19 years of service since her build in 2001, and a major fire in 2012, MSC Flaminia arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the dismal morning of 4…

Deep water dredger Spauwer heading up the Thames, 3 March 2020

Built in 2017, dredger Spauwer is designed for and gravel extraction from beyond the continental shelf, at depths of up to 65 metres. She is also equipped for self-discharging at…

Smokey APL Minnesota arrives at Felixstowe, 4 March 2020

Smokey APL Minnesota arrives at Felixstowe, 4 March 2020On the beautiful morning of Wednesday 4 March, container ship APL Minnesota arrives at the port of Felixstowe. Soon aftter her arrival…

Cap San Antonio & City of London sail down the Thames; 3 March 2020

After completing her call at DP World London Gateway, container ship Cap San Antonio is making 14 knots heading down the Thames, overtaking dredger City of London. If you enjoy…

MSC Sao Paulo arrives at Felixstowe, 2 March 2020

1998-built container ship MSC Sao Paulo rounds Beach End Turn at around 10 knots on her way in towards the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 2nd March 2020.If…

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…

Tanker Dee Fisher sails for Amsterdam, 28 February 2020

On the breezy morning of 28 February, oil/chemical tanker Dee Fisher heads out into the cold North Sea, towards her next call at Amsterdam. If you enjoy what Shipping TV…

Gerda Maersk rounds Beach End and arrives at Felixstowe; 27 February 2020

As the sun sets over NE Essex, Gerda Maersk rounds Beach End Turn, and passes through Harwich Harbour on her way to Felixstowe berth 6.

Triple-E Marseille Maersk in Harwich Approach Channel; 25 February 2020

Ultra Large Container Ship Marseille Maersk passes through Harwich Approach Channel on her way in to the Port of Felixstowe, collecting two of her tugs on the way. If you…

Maersk Enshi (ex Hanjin America) sails towards Bremerhaven; 25 February 2020

With bright sunshine and a chilly breeze, container ship Maersk Enshi heads out along the Harwich Approach Channel, heading for her next call, at the German port of Bremerhaven. If…

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…

Ultra large Ever Greet swings and comes alongside; 19 February 2020

With a draught of just 10.2 metres, ultra large container ship Ever Greet swings and comes alongside at Felixstowe’s berth 9.

Ultra Large OOCL Indonesia arrives, part 2 – swing and berth; 17 February 2020

On this breezy afternoon, ultra large container ship OOCL Indonesia completes her swing and comes alongside the quay at Felixstowe.

Santa Rita sails after her 1st call; 18 February 2020

Looking smart in her red livery, container ship Santa Rita sails from Felixstowe in the late afternoon of 18 February. It will interesting to see if Maersk Line change all…