Category Archives: News

Tug Special 2: Svitzer Sky makes fast at dawn

In the second of our Tug Specials, Svitzer Sky makes fast to container ship Cap San Vincent, after waiting for her to round Beach End Turn, as day breaks on…

China Shipping Azalea arrives before the storm, 14 January 2020

With winds of around 40+ knots expected in the afternoon, China Shipping Azalea took the opportunity of arriving just after noon, employing 3 tugs to ensure a safe swing and…

Bilbao Bridge sails from Felixstowe, 13 January 2020

On the bright morning of 13 January 2020, before the arrival of Storm Brendan, container ship Bilbao Bridge sails from Felixstowe, on her way to her next call at Hamburg….

MSC Madrid sails, 10 January 2019

MSC Madrid sails, 10 January 2019MSC Madrid sails from the port of Felixstowe the chilly and breezy morning of 10 January, 2010.Unusually, we recorded some good engine sound between 1.45…

Synergy Busan arrives at dawn, 11 January 2019

The 2009-built, 4,253 TEU container ship Synergy Busan arrives at Felixstowe as day breaks over the North Sea. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me a coffee! https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ShippingTV…

Port of Felixstowe gains new rail service to East Midlands Gateway; 11 January 2019

Port of Felixstowe has just gained its 36th rail service – this one links the port with Maritime Transport’s strategic rail interface at the new East Midlands Gateway logistics park….

Slow TV: OOCL Japan slows and swings, 9 January 2019

Ultra large container ship OOCL Japan slows to a standstill, and starts her swings to go alongside at Felixstowe’s berth 8. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me…

OOCL Japan arrives from Singapore, 9 January 2019

With a 25 knot SW breeze raising a chop in Harwich Harbour, 2017-built Ultra Large Container Ship OOCL Japan arrives at Felixstowe after her long voyage from Singapore. If you…

Tugs Special 1: Shotley, Deben and Kent, filmed January 2020

Specially for tug fans – Svitzer Shotley pushing Ever Globe as she slowly picks up speed with a strong beam wind; Svitzer Deben driving hard indirect to help Globe get…

CSCL Saturn sails at dawn, 8 January 2020

366 metre ultra large container ship CSCL Saturn sails from Felixstowe, just before dawn on Wednesday 8 January 2020. This video includes some colour night vision footage. If you enjoy…

Ultra Large Ever Globe sails for Hamburg, 6 January 2020

After a two-day call at Felixstowe, ultra large container ship Ever Globe heads off towards her next call at Hamburg. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me a…

CSCL Saturn approaches Beach End turn, 6 January 2019

Under a dark winter sky, 2011-built container ship CSCL Saturn steams towards Felixstowe’s Beach End turn, employing 3 tugs in windy conditions.

Ultra Large Ever Globe swings and comes alongside, part 3, 4 January 2020

Evergreen’s latest ultra large container ship, Ever Globe, employs 3 tugs to swing and take her alongside Felixstowe’s berth 9. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me a…

MSC Bhavya arrives on Boxing Day, 26 December 2019

The UK’s Christmas break grows shorter and shorter, with new vessels arriving alongside late in the evening of Christmas Day – here’s MSC Bhavya arriving at Felixstowe from the Eastern…

STV News: Port of Felixstowe engineers strike averted; 26 December 2019

With the first day of a strike scheduled for 27 December, HPUK’s Port of Felixstowe and engineers represented by Unite trade union have decided to pull back and talk some…

Feeder Escape arrives very light; 23 December 2019

On the sunny and bright morning of 23rd December, feeder Escape arrives a Felixstowe very lightly laden – she’ll be sailing again on Christmas Eve, heading off toward the icy…

Sunrise over the Himalayas on Christmas Eve; 24 December 2019

Yes, it’s sunrise over the 366m Cosco Shipping Himalayas on Christmas Eve morning at around 8.20am, as she sails from Felixstowe on her way to her next Northern European port…

Maersk Evora rounds Beach End Turn, 22 December 2019

2011-built container ship Maersk Evora arrives at the Port of Felixstowe, rounding Beach End turn and heads towards the mouth of the River Orwell and berth 7.

Harwich Lifeboat returns to base – 22 December, 2019

After Sunday morning at sea, Harwich RNLI lifeboat passes through the harbour on the way back to her station to await the next shout. In the past, lifeboats were crewed…

MSC Kanoko sails after maiden call; 21 December 2019

2019-built container ship MSC Kanoko sails from the port of Felixstowe after completing her maiden call, mid-morning of 21 December 2019.

MSC Kanoko swings and comes alongside; 18 December 2019

Slowing down as she enters Harwich Harbour, 366m container ship MSC Kanoko makes her swing and very gently comes alongside at Felixstowe’s berth 9.