Category Archives: News

CSCL Jupiter arrives looking tired and hard-worked; 4 November 2019

366m container ship CSCL Jupiter arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 4 November 2019, looking well due for a good paint and clean up . ….

CPO Baltimore arriving from Salerno; 3 November 2019

Operating on a rotation linking North East Europe with Turkey Greece and Italy, CPO Baltimore arrives at Felixstowe from her last call at Salerno, Italy.

Ultra Large Ever Govern arrives just before the gale: 2 November 2019

Evergreen ultra large container ship Ever Govern arrives at the UK port of Felixstowe at around 8am – just a couple of hour before a southerly gale, blowing force 7…

Newsclip: Gale force winds at the Port of Felixstowe, noon, 2 Nov 2019

A quick on-the-spot report from the Port of Felixstowe at noon, as winds are gusting to force 7 and gale 8 on the quayside. Not good conditions to be at…

Newsclip: Ever Govern sneeks in, 2 Nov 2019

A quick on-the-spot report as Ever Govern arrives at Felixstowe – wind forecast to increase to gale force as the morning progresses . . . Full video on her arrival…

Ancient & Modern – sailing trawler Excelsior at Lowestoft; 31 October 2019

The restored 1923 sailing trawler Excelsior, LT472 enters Lowestoft inner harbour through the Bascule Bridge, and a look at a trio of more modern vessels alongside the quays.

Putford Worker leaves Great Yarmouth, 29 October 2019

44 years old, but still going strong and handling the North Sea’s most hostile weather, offshore supply vessel Putford Worker pushes out into the cold expanses after rounding Brush Turn.

Putford Voyager running astern at Lowestoft; 29 October 2019:

Offshore Service vessel Putford Voyager running astern towards her berth through Lowestoft inner harbour on the morning of Tuesday 29 October, 2019.

Ultra Large Maastricht Maersk comes alongside in real time; 26 October 2019

Filmed in real time, Maersk Line Triple-E Maastricht Maersk takes around 20 minutes to come alongside berth 9 at the Port of Felixstowe, employing 4 tugs in a force 6…

Maastricht Maersk swings in a strong breeze, 26 Oct

With a force 6 south-westerly, Maastricht Maersk employs 4 tugs to swing after entering Harwich Harbour – and with that amount of power, added to the wind, she really swings…

Cap San Sounio sails after her first call; 25 October 2019

Looking smart in her red and white livery, 2014-built container ship Cap San Sounio departs from Felixstowe’s berth 9, heading towards Rotterdam. Like to help us produce more shipping video?…

4 tugs for Maastricht Maersk in a force 6; 26 October 2019

With a SW force 6 breeze blow straight onto berth 9 at Felixstowe, the pilot and master of Triple-E Maastricht Maersk elect to employ all 4 of Felixstowe’s Svitzer fleet…

EX-Baltic Trader Queen Galadriel heads out, 25 October 2019

Still earning her living after being built in 1937 and having a hardworking life, Queen Galadriel is now a training ship, operated by the Cirdan Trust, and taking crews of…

MSC Venice berths in real time; 19 October 2019

Moving a 400m long container ship sideways, up to her berth, is hard work, yet it needs a delicate and gentle touch – laying over 170,000 tonnes of steel and…

MSC Venice; real time swing, 19 0ctober 2019

Most ships arriving at Felixstowe swing before coming alongside their berth, and its a long process – this film runs for about 9 minutes, but there’s a four or five…

Cap San Sounio working containers, 22 October 2019

Among the smartest ships calling at Felixstowe, these Hamburg Sud 333 metre container ship are now being used in traffic between the Far East and North East Europe – owned…

Dredging on Cooking Oil: Dredger Willem van Oranje becomes first cooking-oil fueled ship . . .

After carrying out tests over a period of time, dredging company Boskalis have decided to operate one of their ships, Willem van Oranje, on waste cooking oil. This simple action…

3 tugs for MSC Venice, breezy morning of 19 October 210

The pilot and master of 399m ultra large container ship MSC Venice decided to employed 3 tugs – Svitzer Kent, Svitzer Shotley and Svitzer Deben, to swing and berth her…

Cosco Shipping Denali arrives at Felixstowe, 19 October 2019

Looking good in her dark blue livery, 366 metre container ship Cosco Shipping Denali arrives at the Port of Felixstowe around mid-day on the 19 October 2019

World’s LARGEST Container Ships, 2019

After a long period when OOCL Hong Kong and her sisters held the crown as the world’s biggest container ships, with a 21,413 TEU capacity, MSC Gulsun and MSC Isabella…

Feeder Dornbusch arrives from Rotterdam; 15 October

1996-built feeder container ship Dornbusch arrives at Felixstowe on her regular North Sea circuit . . . morning of Tesday, 15 October 2019