Category Archives: News

New video: Port of Tilbury’s Tilbury 2 development

A short CGI movie showing the Port of Tilbury’s major Tilbury 2 development, with 2 ro-ro berths and a bulk berth, plus largescale shoreside facilities:

Vaga Maersk sails after first call at Felixstowe, 30 May 2019

Ice class superfeeder Vaga Maersk sails from the Port of Felixstowe after completing her first call, on the morning of 30 May 2019.

CSCL Neptune, first call at Felixstowe, 29 May 2019

2012-built container ship CSCL Neptune arrives for her first call at the Port of Felixstowe on the evening of 29 May 2019.

First Call: MSC Ambition alongside, 28 May 2018

Previously Hyundai Ambition, container ship MSC Ambition arrived at Felixstowe for her first call at the port, early on the morning of 28 May, and is shown working boxes alongside…

News: Red Kestrel IOW freight ferry enters service; 27 May 2019

Freight Ferry Red Kestrel, Red Funnel’s first dedicated freight vessel, entered service between Southampton and East Cowes on the Isle of Wight on the 24 May, 2019.

Arklow Falcon sailing light from Ipswich, 24 May 2019

The 2010-built general cargo vessel Arklow Falcon, sailing light, leaves Ipswich and the River Orwell and enters Harwich Harbour, heading for her next port, Invergordon, and passing her much bigger…

Maiden Call: Ultra Large Cosco Shipping Galaxy, 23 May – part 3: TIMELAPSE, coming alongside.

This final part of our coverage of Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Galaxy’s maiden arrival at Felixstowe is a timelapse study of her coming alongside berth 9.

Maiden Call: Ultra Large Cosco Shipping Galaxy, 23 May – part 2, entering harbour.

Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Galaxy completes Beach End turn to enter Harwich Harbour for her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe on the afternoon of 23 May,…

Maiden Call: Ultra Large Cosco Shipping Galaxy, 23 May – part 1, in the approach channel

Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Galaxy arrives in Harwich Approach Channel for her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe on the afternoon of 23 May, 2019. Part 2…

DFDS Suecia Seaways sails for Rotterdam, 22 May 2019

DFDS freight ro-ro Suecia Seaways heads out into the North Sea on her way to Rotterdam, on the breezy but bright morning of 22 May 2019. You can enjoy the…

Ultra Large Ever Grade gathers way, 19 May 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Grade sails from Felixstowe on Sunday 19 May 2019, heading for her next call at Rotterdam.

SEABED WORKER – Offshore support/supply vessel outbound from Harwich 16/5/19

88m length offshore supply/support vessel passes through Harwich Harbour after departing the port of Harwich and heads back out to the EA1 windfarm.

Seacat Courageous arrives at Great Yarmouth, 16 May 2019

Working for Great Yarmouth’s busy windfarm industry, Seacat Courageous arrives at Great Yarmouth’s River Harbour on the afternoon of 16 May 2019.

Water injection dredger Jetsed leaves Gt Yarmouth, 14 May 2019

Designed to disturb sediment so tidal forces can remove it, water injection dredger Jetsed leaves Great Yarmouth river entrance to head round to the outer harbour to begin work ….

Border Force Vigilant in dock, 13 May 2019

Looking like a minature warship, Border Force patrol vessel Vigilant is shown undergoing work at the SMS Group dry dock at Lowestoft, Suffolk.

Coaster VALENTINA heading into ABP port of ipswich 12/5/19

On a sunny Sunday afternoon the 100.56m length vessel Valentina heads up the River Orwell,passes under the Orwell Bridge and arrives at the UK port of Ipswich.

Feeder Pengalia arrives at Tilbury, 10 May 2019

The 690 TEU feeder Pengalia passes Gravesend on her way to Tilbury Dock on the Thames, approaching low water on Friday, 10 May 2019.

Just for fun: A trip on the Tilbury ferry; 10 May 2019

While filming on the Thames at Tilbury, we took the opportunity for a quick trip on the ferry – this runs to Gravesend, just over the river.

River Thames: Ro-ro Celestine sails for Vlissingen, 10 May 2019

Ro-ro ferry Celestine sails from Purfleet on the Thames towards Vlissingen, passing the waterfront of Gravesend, Kent.

Shipping TV News, 9 May 2019

A brief update on the latest from Shipping TV itself, and reminders on how to contact us, and what’s happening next.

Oil/chemical tanker SAPPHIRE arriving/berthing at ABP port of Ipswich, 8/5/19

Tanker Sapphire heads up the River Orwell and with assistance of tugs Gray Salvor and Gray Test she heads under the Orwell Bridge and enters the port of Ipswich. After…