Category Archives: News

MSC Kanoko maiden call at dawn;18 December 2019

MSC’s latest vessel to arrive from Colombo and the Far East, MSC Kanoko, arrives at Felixstowe just as the sun is about to rise from behind a cloud bank. https://youtu.be/HaxfLbhRGCk

STV Newsclip, 17 December 2019

What’s happening at the UK’s biggest container port – every berth empty, while DP World’s London Gateway and Southampton Container Terminal both have plenty of trade, and Liverpool 2 has…

Feeders Henneke Rambow & Containerships Aurora pass Gravesend on the Thames; 11 December 2019

Feeder container ship Henneke Rambow outbound from Tilbury, and LNG- fuelled feeder Containerships Aurora inbound for the same port, on the morning of 11 December 2011.

OOCL Germany swings with 3 tugs; 14 December 2019

With a 20 – 25 knot breeze blowing, ultra large container ship OOCL Germany employs 3 tugs to lift her immense bulk away from the quayside at berth 9 at…

Svitzer Kent and Deben make fast to OOCL Germany; 14 December 2019

As OOCL Germany prepares to sail for her next call at Zeebrugge, tugs Svitzer Kent and Svitzer Deben make fast astern, ready to ease her away from the quay, and…

Tug Gray Test goes out to meet Spica J; 12 Dec

On the breezy morning of 12 December, tug Gray Test cruises out to make fast astern of feeder Spica J, as she arrives at Felixstowe from her last call at…

Shipping TV News Roundup, 8 December 2019

Our expanding regular weekly news roundup, including new LNG-fueled ships, some great stills, port news, and links to interesting maritime content! Join us every Sunday to keep in touch.

MSC Rapallo sails, windy morning of 6 December 2019

With a strong breeze blowing from the South West, container ship MSC Rapallo sails from Felixstowe on the morning of Friday 6 December 2019.

MSC Regulus rounds Beach End; 4 December. 2019

Looking almost empty as she arrives at Felixstowe on the late afternoon of 4 December 2015, Regulus rounds Beach End turn and makes her way towards her berth. If you…

Lucy Essberger arrives at sunset; 4 December 2019

With the sun just touching the horizon, oil/chemical product tanker Lucy Essberger passes through Harwich Harbour on her way to the Haltermann Carless jetty at Harwich International Port.

A ship called Barry; 2 December 2019

I’ve always liked ships with slightly odd names, and this geared container ship, Barry, just hits my funny bone. In reality, of course, she’s probably named for the Welsh coal…

Shipping TV News Roundup, 1 December 2019

Our expanding regular weekly news rooundup, including new ships, some great stills, port news, and links to interesting maritime content! Join us every Sunday to keep in touch If you…

OOCL Indonesia clears the quay and sails, 30 November 2019

With tugs made fast fore and aft, Shotley forward and Deben astern, the ultra large container ship OOCL Indonesia uses her thrusters and tug power to move out into the…

Up Close: Svitzer Shotley makes fast to OOCL Indonesia; 30 November 2019

On the beautifully sunny morning of 30 November, tug Svitzer Shotley hustles to make fast to OOCL Indonesia, as she prepares to sail for her next port – Zeebrugge. More…

Shipping TV vlog, 29 November, 2019

An update from Shipping TV, a ship called Barry, and some upcoming information! And if you enjoy what you see on Shipping TV, you can buy me a coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/shippingtv

Maersk Eindhoven sails at dawn, 27 November 2019

On the rainy and dull morning of 27 November, 2010-built Maersk Eindhoven heads out into the cold North Sea, on the next leg of her never-ending journey between East and…

Little ship – big berth – Spica J sails, 27 November 2019

It’s unusual to see a ship designed to carry under 1,000 TEU alongside a berth built to handle ship of in excess of 20,000 TEU – Spica J is a…

Paper Star arrives at dawn, 25 November 2019

Just as dawn breaks, general cargo ship Paper Star passes through Harwich Harbour and heads towards the ABP Port of Ipswich, at he head of the River Orwell.

Shipping TV News Roundup, 24 November 2019

Our expanding regular weekly news rooundup, including new ships, some great stills, port news, and links to interesting maritime content! Join us every Sunday to keep in touch: Historic film…

Navios Indigo rounds Beach End Turn; 23 November 2019

Arriving from her last call at Salerno, Italy, 2004-built container ship Navios Indigo looks smart in her red livery, against a dull grey winter background.

MSC Fabienne arrives at Felixstowe, morning of 19 November 2019.

Working on a rotation which links the eastern end of the Med with Northern Europe, container ship MSC Fabienne arrives at Felixstowe. Its a windy and chilly morning . ….