Category Archives: News

Verity arrives Avonmouth,18 October 2018

Bristol Channel: General cargo vessel Verity passes Battery Point at Portishead, heading towords Avonmouth dock.

First Northern Sea Route passage-maker Venta Maersk sails from Felixstowe, 11 October, 2018.

One of Maersk Line’s new ice-class Baltic superfeeders, Venta Maersk, became the first major container ship to make the east-west passage of the Northern Sea Route to the north of…

CMA CGM Nerval emerges from the mist; 10 October 2018

The good looking 2010-built container ship CMA CGM Nerval emerges from the mist as she arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 10 October 2018.

Marseille Maersk sails at dawn, 9 October 2018

2nd generation Triple-E Marseille Maersk sails from the Port of Felixstowe at dawn on Tuesday 9 October 2018.

GPS Battler and MTS Terramare head out, 3 October 2018

Both engaged on work relating to the shore connection for the East Anglia 1 windfarm, multicat GPS Battler and landing craft MTS Terramare sail from Harwich, morning of 3rd October…

Ice-Class superfeeder Vayenga Maersk sails, 4 October 2018

Now settling into her routine rotation, Vayenga Maersk sails from Felixstowe after her second call. Filmed late afternoon, 4 October 2018:

Forth Ports taken over by Canadian Pension Fund manager; 4 October, 2018

Canadian Pension Fund manager PSP, a long-time sharehold in UK ports group Forth Ports, has purchased control of the business.

Cosco Shipping Himalayas gathers way, 3 October 2018

Looking very smart on Cosco Shipping’s new blue hull colour, Cosco Shipping Himalayas gathers way and heads out into the North Sea, 3 October 2018.

UK Ports in trouble in run-up to Christmas, 3 October

Shipping lines are still diverting important ships away from Felixstowe, Southampton is suffering congestion, and UK businesses are suffering in the vital run-up to Christmas . . .

MSC Lausanne arriving at Felixstowe, 1 October 2018

4,860 TEU container ship MSC Lausanne arriving at the port of Felixstowe on the morning of 1st October 2018 – a lovely sunny morning, with a cold NNW wind at…

2nd look: Maersk Connector laying cable, part 2, 27 September 2018

In response to a number of requests for additional coverage of Maersk Connector at work, we went up the coast to catch some additional footage of her at work. Filmed…

Ro-ro Somerset sails from Harwich; 26 September 2018

Looking like she lives a hard life, ro-ro freight ferry Somerset heads off for Rotterdam on her run for Stena Line . . 26 September 2018:

Hooking up to the mains – Maersk Connector, 26 September 2018

Filmed at a range of 5 to 6km, Maersk Connector is off Bawdsey, Suffolk, completing a windfarm cable lay. Filmed 26 September 2018.

EGE BEY – General cargo vessel heading for port of Ipswich 25/9/18

130m length Ege Bey sails up the River Orwell,under the Orwell Bridge and into the ABP port of Ipswich.

Lightship LV18 arrives at her temporary Ipswich berth; 25 September, 2018.

Retired Trinity House Lightship LV arrives in Ipswich wet dock and comes alongside her temporary berth – she’ll be heading back to Harwich when her home berth is dredged. Filmed…

Lightship LV18 under tow up the River Orwell, 25 September 2018

Retired Trinity House Lightship LV18 under tow up the River Orwell to a temporary berth at Ipswich, where she will stay while her regular berth at Harwich is dredged. Filmed…

Triple-E Maren Maersk gathers way and departs; 20 September 2018

Triple-E Maren Maersk gathers way and sails from the Port of Felixstowe, on the breezy morning of Thursday, 20 September 2018.

CSCL Arctic Ocean arrives at Felixstowe, 21 September 2018

Arriving at Felixstowe, her final Northern European call on this rotation before returning to the far east, CSCL Arctic Ocean appears in Harwich Approach Channel mid-morning Friday 21 September 2018.

Maren Maersk sails: clearing the quay, 20 September 2018

Triple-E Maren Maersk clears the quay at Felixstowe with the aid of 4 Svitzer tugs on the windy morning of 20 September 2018:

Seago Istanbul arrives at Felixstowe, 15 September 2018.

Just arriving from Haifa, Seago Istanbul arriving at Felixstowe, joined by Svitzer Kent and Svitzer Deben, beautiful morning of 15 September 2018

Offshore supply vessel NORMAND FLOWER heading for Harwich 14/9/18

93.1m length offshore vessel arrives in Harwich Harbour on her way to the port of Harwich.