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Timelapse: Santa Isabel swings, 27 November 2018

Timelapse 3x as Hamburg Sud’s Santa Isabel swings prior to coming alongside at Felixstowe’s berth 9.

First call at first light – Santa Isabel arrives, 27 November 2018

7,100 TEU container ship Santa Isabel arrives for her first call at the Port of Felixstowe at first light on Tuesday, 27 November 2018.

RMS Cuxhaven goes astern from Mistley Quay, 25 November, 2018.

Filmed at the small UK port of Mistley, on the River Stour in Essex, RMS Cuxhaven goes astern from the berth, before swinging some distance downriver, on the chilly afternoon…

Quick clip: Not a box in sight: 25 November 2018

Quuick clip – not a box in sight: Triple-E Merete Maersk is ready to go alongside, 25 November 2018

Historic lightship LV18 under tow, 23 November 2018

After a few weeks alongside Orwell Quay at Ipswich while her regular berth at Harwich is being dredged, historic lightship LV18 was tow back home by Gray Salvor on 23…

Bremen Belle sails, 24 November 2018

The oddly-named container ship Bremen Belle (ex Bremen Bridge and Thailand Express) sails from Felixstowe on the dismal morning of 24 November 2018.

MAPLE LIV – General cargo ship arriving at ABP Port of Ipswich, 21/11/18

138m general cargo vessel Maple Liv heads up the River Orwell and sails under the Orwell Bridge and with the assistance of tug Gray Salvor she berths at no.1 shed…

MSC Diana sails from Felixstowe for the last time; 22 November 2018.

With the move of the AE7/Condor service from the Port of Felixstowe to DP World London Gateway, this will be the last call of MSC Diana while she is employed…

MSC Candice completes her swing and sails, 21 November 2018

On the cold and breezy morning of 21 November 2018, MSC Candice swings away from Felixstowe’s berth 8 and heads for the North Sea.

Barent Zanen at work, 19 November, 2018

Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Barent Zanen has returned to work at Felixstowe, carrying out maintenance dredging of the Harwich Haven berths and approaches until around the end of November 2018.

Maersk Horsburgh sails, part 2 , off the quay, gathering way; 13 November 2018

2017-built Maersk Horsburgh sails from Felixstowe on the sunny morning of 13 November, 2018, heading for her next port, Antwerp.

Maersk Horsburgh sails, part 1; 13 November 2018

Up close as Maersk Horsburgh prepares to leave Felixstowe’s berth 9 on the morning of Tuesday, 13 November 2018.

Maersk & MSC move major Far East service away from Felixstowe; 12 November 2018

The 2M shipping consortium, formed by Maersk Line and MSC, are moving their AE7/Condor service UK port from Felixstowe to London Gateway:

MSC Perle sails towards the rising sun, 10 November 2018

MSC Perle sails from Felixstowe, heading towards the rising sun on the morning of 10 November 2018.

Maersk Gairloch arrives, breezy morning of 7 November, 2018

Still looking good despite her hard-working career, the 2003-built Maersk Gairloch arrives at Felixstowe on the morning of 7 November, 2018

Arklow Brave heads for Harwich, 6 November 2018

General cargo vesssel Arklow Brave passes through the harbour on her way to Harwich, morning of 6 November, 2018.

Maersk Saltoro emerges from the mist at Felixstowe, 5 November 2018

10,000 TEU container ship Maersk Saltoro emerges from the November Morning mist at the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 5 November, 2018.

Container ship POLAR ARGENTINA on the River Thames 23/10/18

Hamburg sud’s 3,800 TEU container ship Polar Argentina sails along the River Thames,past of whats left of the old Tilbury power station heading for Northfleet Container Terminal on 23 October…

Vehicle carrier Don Carlos arrives for Portbury, 18 October 2018

The 1997-built vehicle carrier Don Carlos passes Battery Point at Portishead, on her way to Royal Portbury Dock.

Apollon Leader arrives for Portbury 17 October 2018

2008-built vehicle carrier Apollon Leader passes Battery Point at Portishead, collecting her Svitzer tugs as she heads for the lock at Portbury.

Dredgers City of Cardiff & Welsh Piper pass Portishead, 18 October 2018

Filmed from Battery Point, Portishead, Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers City of Cardiff and Welsh Piper head downstream.