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Evergreen sisters at Felixstowe, part 2: Ever Glory alongside, Ever Golden arrives, 16 Nov 2019

Ever Glory has been alongside for over an hour, as sister ship Ever Golden rounds Beach End Turn into Harwich Harbour, and slows down preparatory to making her swing.

Evergreen sisters at Felixstowe: Ever Golden at Dawn, 16 November 2019

7am on Saturday 16 November, and the sun is just rising a Felixstowe, as Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Goslden arrives at Felixstowe, shown here collecting 2 of the 3…

Bremen Belle sails, mid-morning of 15 November 2019

One of those ships who’s name amuses me – I have a mental picture of a German lady, a bit broad on the beam, but still looking good . ….

Suction dredger HAM 316 working off the port of Felixstowe; 13/11/19

Dredger Ham 316 arrives back at Harwich Harbour on another dredging run on the approaches to berth’s 8&9 at the port of Felixstowe.

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…

Cosco Shipping Andes sails for Singapore, 13 November 2019

After completing her round of Northern European ports at Felixstowe, UK, Cosco Shipping 2018-built 366m container ship Andes clears the berth and departs . . .

Small tug JEAN T towing barge through Harwich Harbour 13/11/19

16.89m length tug/workboat JEAN T heads through Harwich Harbour towing a barge after departing Harwich. Filmed by Paul Hiett

Tug Svitzer Deben makes fast at the bow; 13 November 2019

Up close: tug Svitzer Deben makes fast to the bow of 366m ultra large container ship Cosco Shipping Andes, prior to her sailing for her next port – Singapore, via…

How it works: Tug Bommel plough dredging at Felixstowe, 12 November 2019

Plough dredging isn’t a recognisable activity unless you know what you’re looking at – but it is vital to most ports and harbours. Here’s a quick run-down.

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 –…

Tug MTS Victory sails from Ipswich, 10 November 2019

After towing a massive but still half-size “replica” of Noah’s Ark up to Ipswich wet dock, tug MTS Victory starts up and swings prior to heading out through the lock…

Containership HERON HUNTER heads for a quiet port of Felixstowe 10/11/19

262m length Heron Hunter arrives in Harwich Harbour with Svitzer Shotley asterm, and heads for her berth at a very quiet port of Felixstowe.

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.

Feeder ship SPICA J makes 1st call to the port of Felixstowe 10/11/19.

Feeder container ship Spica J arrives in Harwich Harbour on approach to the port of Felixstowe on her first call to the area.

Offshore diving support vessel BOKA DA VINCI heading for Harwich 10/11/19.

115m length offshore support vessel Boka da Vinci arrives in Harwich Harbour on her way to berth at the port of Harwich.

Pilot edition – STV News Roundup, 10 November 2019

Pilot edition of our Sunday morning news show, with news stories from the past 7 days. We’re looking for constructive comments and suggestions, and for stories and news from all…

Hobby Hunter inbound at Felixstowe, 9 November 2019

Container ship Hobby Hunter arrives from Salerno, Italy, on the cold but bright morning of 9 November 2019, bring us chilly northern europeans a touch of Mediterranean warmth!

Ultra large OOCL United Kingdom departs Felixstowe; 4 November 2019

After completing her swing off berth 9 at Felixstowe, ultra large container ship OOCL United Kingdom gathers way and heads out of Harwich Harbour towards her next call at Zeebrugge.

Ultra Large Ever Govern gathers way; 5 November 2019

2019-built and scrubber-equipped ultra large container ship Ever Govern gathers way after sailing from berth 8 at Felixstowe, on the dull and misty morning of 5 November, 2019.

Ultra large MARGRETHE MAERSK arriving/berthing at the port of Felixstowe 5/11/19

399m long Margrethe Maersk arrives in Harwich Harbour on approach to the port of Felixstowe and with 3 Svitzer tugs she swings and berths on Felixstowe number 8.

Timelapse: OOCL United Kingdom swings, 4 November 2019

Ultra large container ship OOCL United Kingdom leaves the quay at Felixstowe, and swings in this 3x timelapse video.