Category Archives: News

What happened here? Dutch trawler, 3 February 2020

What happened here? Dutch FV Goede Hoop enters Harwich Harbour and immediately departs, returning to fish near the Sunk Deep Water Anchorage. I was left wondering exactly what the purpose…

Maersk Edmonton – dawn departure, 2 February 2020

13,100 TEU container ship Maersk Edmonton sails at around 7am from the Port of Felixstowe, heading towards her next call at Rotterdam. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy…

Tug VENTURE tows crane barge through Harwich Harbour with 2 Svitzer tugs 30/1/20

25m x 8m tug Venture arrives at Harwich Harbour towing crane barge BD6072 and with assistance from Svitzer Shotley and Svitzer Sky heads for berthing along side ro-ro3 at the…

Tug Special 3: Svitzer Sky and Gray Test.

In the third of our Tug Specials, Svitzer Sky takes the heaving line from container ship MSC Regulus, ready to pass up her rope to take position at centre lead…

APL MINNESOTA sails from the Port of Felixstowe 30/1/20

On an overcast and misty Thursday the APL Minnesota heads out from the port of Felixstowe heading for her next port of Bremerhaven. Filmed by Paul Hiett.

Britannia Seaways heads towards Europe; 31 January 2020

Over the weekend when the UK “leaves” Europe, ferry services are running as usual, with no changes happening until the end of 2020 . . . and no-one knows what…

Heavily laden MAERSK EDMONTON arriving at the Port of Felixstowe 30/1/20

Ultra large and heavily laden Maersk Edmonton arrives at Harwich Harbour on a breezy and misty Thursday afternoon and with the assistance of Svitzer Kent, Svitzer Sky and Svitzer Deben…

13,092 TEU MSC Ruby sails towards Rotterdam; 30 January 2020

Container ship MSC Ruby heads out toward Rotterdam on the dismal morning of Thursday, 30 January 2020. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me a coffee! https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ShippingTV Discover…

Madison Maersk sails at dawn – an ultra light Ultra Large; 29 January 2020

With a draught of just 9.9 metres, Ultra Large Container Ship Madison Maersk sails from Felixstowe at dawn, heading for her next port of Wilhelmshaven. If you enjoy what Shipping…

Ultra Large MSC Febe maiden call – real time swing; 25 January 2019

A 21 minute clip showing 23,756 TEU megaship MSC Febe swinging for berth 8 at Felixstowe, and manoevering towards the berth. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me…

MSC Febe maiden call, part 2, rounding Beach End; 25 January 2020

Maiden call of MSC’s latest megaship – MSC Febe, a 400m vessel capable of carrying 23,756 TEU. This clip shows her rounding beach End turn, and crossing Harwich Harbour prior…

Ultra Large MSC Febe maiden call, part 1, 25 January 2020

Maiden call of MSC’s latest megaship – MSC Febe, a 400m vessel capable of carrying 23,756 TEU. This clip shows her passing along the Harwich Approach Channel, and arriving at…

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…

Slow TV: MSC Katrina sails for Le Havre; 23 January 2020

On the quiet morning of 23 January, container ship MSC Katrina crosses Harwich Harbour and sails from Felixstowe, on her way to Le Havre. you enjoy what Shipping TV does,…

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.

Seaspan Jakarta sails for Hamburg, 20 January 2020

In brilliant January sunshine, the smart-looking Seaspan Jakarta heads out towards her next call – Hamburg. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me a coffee! https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ShippingTV Discover more…

Aasfjord passing through Harwich Harbour, 20 January 2020

After completing her call at Ipswich, general cargo vessel Aasfjord heads towards the North Sea, making for Holland

2 Ferries on the Thames, plus pilot transfer, 17 January 2020

With a strong breeze bringing life to the Thames, ro-ro ferries Adeline and Thuleland head up the river for their berths – Thuleland will be passing through the lock into…

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,…

Ro-ro Victorine sails from the Thames, 17 January 2020

On the windy and cold morning of 17 January, ro-ro ferry Victorine heads down the River Thames, passing the new Tilbury 2 terminal to the north, and Gravesend to the…

Externo passes the new Tilbury 2 terminal, 17 January 2020

With a strong and very chillly breeze cutting across the Kent and Essex marshes, container ship Externo arrives at Tilbury, on the Thames. She is one of a string of…