Category Archives: Ships

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.

Tug HANDFAST heads through Harwich Harbour, 29/3/19

Jenkins Marine tug Handfast heads through Harwich Harbour and up the River Orwell on her way to Woolverstone Marina. Filmed by Paul Hiett

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.

Trinity House seamen to strike on 3 April 2019

The first strike by seamen working for Trinity House in more than 500 years is due to happen on Wednesday, 3rd April 2019:

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.

One Grus – Ocean Network Express Container Ship maiden call at Southampton 25/03/19

The Ocean Network Express Container Ship “One Grus” arriving into Southampton on the 25th March 2019 from her last port call of Antwerp in Belgium for an estimated timed arrival…

Seago Bremerhave sails, 27 March 2018

Although she was built around 12 years ago, container ship Seago Bremerhaven seems to have more attractive and sleek lines than most modern container vessels, as she sails from Felixstowe…

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 . . .

Cosco Denali sails, 25 March 2019

2018-built container ship Cosco Shipping Denali sails from Felixstowe on the bright and breezy morning of Monday 25 March, 2019.

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…

Coral Leader passes Battery Point, Portishead, 19 March 2019

Vehicle carrier Coral Leader passes Battery Point at Portishead, on the Severn Estuary, on her way to enter the Royal Portbury Dock.

THV ALERT arrives at ABP port of Lowestoft, 19/3/19

Utility/buoy handling vessel Alert heads back into Lowestoft after developing a few problems. After arriving in the outer harbour she waits for the bascule bridge to raise and heads into…

Wind & Rain – Triple E Mette Maersk arrives, dismal morning of 15 March 2019

During a week of strong winds and gales, Triple E Mette Maersk arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on a rainy and windy morning, employing all 4 of the port’s…

Lightly laden Triple-E Madison Maersk sails in a strong breeze, 15 March 2019

With a westerly wind at between 21 and 25 knots, Madison Maersk employs 3 of Felixstowe’s Svitzer tugs to clear the berth and get under way, on the morning of…

DFDS Suecia Seaways sails, windy morning of 15 March 2019

Although Roro ferries are among the most maneuverable ships, DFDS Suecia Seaways engaged a tug to assist her from her ramp on the windy morning of Friday, 15 March 2019

Tanker CHEMICAL PROVIDER outbound from Harwich in windy conditions, 12/3/19

134m oil/chemical tanker Chemical Provider passing through Harwich Harbour outbound from Harwich in the windy and rough conditions, heading for Rotterdam.

(AHTS) SIEM RUBY arrives at a windy Harwich Harbour 12/3/19

Offshore Anchor Handling Tug Supply ship arrives at a very windy and overcast Harwich Harbour on her way from the East Anglia 1 windfarm to the port of Harwich. Filmed…

Strong winds stop Ship-to-Shore cranes,12 March 2019

Strong winds are causing container handling problems at ports across Northern Europe, including the Port of Felixstowe, on the UK’s east coast. This video filmed between 8am and 9am on…

Noortruck sails in a strong breeze, 11 March 2019

Offshore supply ship Noortruck sails towards the EA1 windfarm on the breezy morning of 11 March 2019, after making a call at the ABP port of Ipswich.