Category Archives: News

MSC Topaz arrives, breezy morning of 7 March 2019

Container ship MSC Topaz, previously Hanjin Europe, arrives at Felixstowe on the breezy morning of Thursday, 7 March 2019.

SORMOVSKIY 3067 – Russian coastal ship departing ABP Port of Ipswich 6/3/19

29year old Russian vessel Sormovskiy 3067 breaks away from her berth at Ipswich,swings and heads out down the River Orwell passing under the Orwell Bridge as she leaves.

CSCL Arctic Ocean sails with a fresh breeze, 6 March 2019

With a fresh SSW breeze blowing across Harwich Harbour, Ultra Large Container Ship CSCL Arctic Ocean requires requires 3 tugs to lift her off Felixstowe’s berth 8: at Felixstowe on…

E R Pusan arrives at Felixstowe, breezy morning of 4 March 2019

On the bright and breezy morning of Monday 4 March 2019, E R Pusan arrives at Felixstowe. This vessel entered service in 2000, but is still paying her way and…

Maiden Call: Cosco Shipping Pisces alongside; 2 March 2019

Big, blue and very new – Cosco Shipping’s latest ultra large container ship Cosco Shipping Pisces alongside on her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe on Saturday 2 March…

Vehicles carrier VIKING AMBER arriving at Great Yarmouth 1/3/19

An unusual visitor arrives off the Great Yarmouth/Gorleston coast as vehicle carrier VIKING AMBER heads for the outer harbour.With the assistance of. Lowestoft tug EMS BOXER and visiting tug VIKING…

World’s Largest Container Ships, January 2019

A selection of the world’s largest container ships, arriving at and sailing from the UK Port of Felixstowe, in the month of January, 2019. All the ships in this video…

Tanker ANTARES passing through Harwich Harbour 27/2/19

79m chemical/oil tanker Antares arrives at a misty Harwich Harbour on her way to berth at the port of Harwich.

Maiden Call completed; Maastricht Maersk sails 27 February 2019

After completing her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe, the last of Maersk Line’s 2nd generation Triple-E container ships gathers way and heads out towards her next call –…

Dawn Arrival part 2; Ever Grade maiden call – coming alongside; 25 February 2019

A closer-up view as Ultra Large Container ship Ever Grade comes alongside berth 9 at Felixstowe on her maiden call, 25 February 2015.

Dawn Arrival part 1; Ever Grade maiden call – the swing, timelapse; 25 February 2019

A 3x timelapse of Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Grade swinging at Felixstowe on her maiden call, before coming alongside at berth 9 at dawn on 25 February, 2019. Part…

Ultra Large Maastricht Maersk swings for berth 9 (part 2) 24 February 2019

Making her maiden call at Felixstowe, Ultra Large Container Ship Maastricht Maersk swings to come alongside berth 9.

Maiden Call: Ultra Large Maastricht Maersk arrives, 24 February 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Maastricht Maersk arrives on her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe, on the calm morning of Sunday, 24 February 2019

MSC Camille sails from Felixstowe, 21 February 2019

The 14,000 TEU container ship MSC Camille sails from the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of Thursday, 21 February 2019.

MSC Lausanne – ship with an odd-shaped stern; 20 February

During 2015, MSC Lausanne was widened – she had around 7.56 metres of beam added, being cut along her centreline, and box sections added to widen the hull. A new…

Tug AGAMA towing barge through Harwich Harbour, 19/2/19

Small 22m x 7m tug Agama heads through Harwich Harbour on the far side of the main shipping channel towing a barge heading for Mistley.

SEABED WORKER passing through Harwich Harbour 19/2/19

Multi Purpose Support Vessel Seabed Worker arrives in Harwich Harbour on her way into the port of Harwich.

Photos: Isle of Inishmore in drydock, 18 February 2019

A couple of excellent up-close pictures of the Ferry Isle of Inishmore in drydock on the Mersey, taken by David Oates: Photos copyright David Oates, 2019

Container ship Dali arrives at Felixstowe, 15 February 2019

The 9,971 TEU container ship Dali arrives at Felixstowe on the bright morning of 15 February 2019.

Fugro 1200 jackup barge at work, 13 February 2019

Working on the East Anglia 1 offshore windfarm shore connector, off Bawdsey, Suffolk, the Fugro 1200 was filmed on the quiet morning of 12 February 2019:

Burgtor arrives ABP Port of Ipswich, 12 February 2019

30 years old and still working hard, general cargo vessel Burgtor arrives at the head of the Orwell on the morning of Tuesday, 12 February 2019: