Category Archives: News

STV News, 30 August: World’s biggest MSC Gulsun to call at Felixstowe next week.

It was recently reported that the latest “World’s biggest container ship” MSC Gulsun is now due to make an ad-hoc call at the Port of Felixstowe, 5-7 September 2019. Full…

Vayenga Maersk making 10 knots, 29 August 2019

With Ultra Large Container Ships from the Port of Felixstowe getting up to 7 or 8 knots to round Beach End Turn at the entrance to Harwich Harbour, its good…

Ultra Large MSC Sveva sails, 27 August 2019

Coming in at 395m overall against 400m for most of her kind, Ultra Large Container ship MSC Sveva slowly gathers way as she sails from Felixstowe on the morning of…

Navios Dorado arrives at Felixstowe, 25 August 2019.

2010-built container ship Navios Dorado arrives at Felixstowe on the bright morning of 25 August, 2019, assisted by Felixstowe’s largest tugs, Svitzer Deben and Svitzer Kent.

Vintage tanker Zapadnyy arrives at Felixstowe; 24 August 2019

Built in 1970, tanker Zapadnyy is fast approaching her 50th birthday, which makes her an “antique”, according to some experts – but we prefer the word “vintage”. She has always…

MSC Bhavya sails towards Antwerp; 24 August 2019

The 2005-built container ship MSC Bhavya sails from Felixstowe towards Antwerp on the beautiful morning of 24 August 2019.

CMA CGM Nerval arrives from Tanger Med

Container ship CMA CGM Nerval arrives at Felixstowe on the bright morning of 22 August 2019. The ship is deployed on the SSLMED Femex 1 – Aegean Shuttle, a 5-ship…

Heron Hunter sails from Felixstowe, 19 August 2019

The unusually-named container ship Heron Hunter sails from Felixstowe on the morning of 19 August, 2019.

MSC Laurence arrives, breezy morning of Sunday, 18 August 2019

Bright sunshine and a strong breeze for the arrival of MSC Laurence on the morning of Sunday 18 August 2019. She was built in 2011 and has a capacity of…

Coaster ARINA outbound from the port of Ipswich 15/8/19

104.79m length coaster Arina heads through Harwich Harbour after leaving the ABP port of Ipswich and heads off to her next call in Rotterdam. Filmed by Paul Hiett

Maiden Call: Ever Govern arrives at Felixstowe, 17 August 2019

Maiden call from Evergreen’s latest Ultra Large Container Ship, Ever Govern, arriving in a strong breeze on the afternoon of Saturday, 17 August 2019. This is one of the slowly…

Ultra Large Cosco Shipping Galaxy sails from Felixstowe, 17 August 2019

Now on her second rotation around Northern European ports, Cosco Shipping Galaxy clears berth 9 at Felixstowe, and heads out towards the North Sea and Zeebrugge, her next port.

Coaster ALIZEE passing through Harwich Harbour heading for Ipswich 15/8/19

On a breezy Thursday morning the 88.3m length coaster Elizee arrives in Harwich Harbour on her way up to the ABP port of Ipswich.

SLOMAN DISCHARGER – General cargo ship heading for Harwich 15/8/19

138.07m length Sloman Discharger arrives in Harwich Harbour after spending 2 days out in the Bawdsey anchorage waiting for a berth at Harwich. Filmed by Paul Hiett

Offshore supply/support vessel OLYMPIC TAURUS heading for Harwich 15/8/19

On a breezy Thursday morning the 93.8m length Olympic Taurus arrives in Harwich Harbour from Rotterdam and heads for the port of Harwich. Filmed by Paul Hiett.

Maersk Kobe arrives, beautiful morning of 15 August 2019

Looking good in the bright morning sun, 2000-built Maersk Kobe rounds Beach End, and heads in towards her berth at around 7am

Shipping TV milestone: 14,000 Subscribers, 5.5 million views, 1,500 clips!

A Huge thank-you from Chris to all our subscribers and viewers as we exceed totals of 14,000 subscribers, 5.5 million views and 1,500 video clips on shipping TV – and…

Tired-looking Triple-E Margrethe Maersk sails from berth 8; 13 August 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Magrethe Maersk, looking tired and worn and in need of some shipyard TLC, leaves her berth at Felixstowe and heads out into the North Sea, on…

Coaster ARKLOW CASTLE arrives at the port of Lowestoft 12/8/19

Just before 8pm and with the sun setting, the 87.4m length Arklow Castle heads through the open bascule bridge and heads into the inner harbour. Just off the silo quay…

Valencia Express swings off the berth and sails; 12 August 2019

Employing 2 tugs, Valencia Express comes off the berth astern and swings before getting under way. Most ships swing before berthing, so this is quite an unusual way for getting…

Port News: London Gateway goes for 4th berth; 12 August 2019

Having opened its first berth in 2013, it’s second in 2015 and it 3rd in 2017, DP World London Gateway has recently requested tenders for the construction of it’s 4th…