Category Archives: Container Vessels

MSC Ariane leaves the berth, swings and sails; 6 September 2019

365 metre container ship MSC Ariane leaves berth 9 at Felixstowe, swings and sails on the morning of 6 September 2019, heading next for Rotterdam.

World’s Biggest Container Ship: MSC Gulsun clears the berth; 7 September 2019

Slow TV as ultra large container ship MSC Gulsun’s tugs make fast, her bow lines are cast off, and tugs begin to move her away from berth 8 at the…

World’s Biggest Container Ship – MSC Gulsun sails from Felixstowe, 7 Sept 2019

Capable of carrying a staggering 23,756 TEU of containers, the world’s biggest container ship, MSC Gulsun sails after her ad-hoc call at the UK Port of Felixstowe, heading back to…

World’s biggest container ship MSC Gulsun alongside at Felixstowe, 6 September 2019

The latest claimant for the title of “World’s Largest Container Ship” MSC Gulsun is the first of a series of 11 sisterships due to be delivered to MSC. She finally…

Cosco Belgium sails in a Force 6 breeze; 4 September 2019

With an WNW strong breeze blowing the ship onto the berth, a pair of Svitzer tugs have to work hard to get 365m Cosco Belgium clear of berth 8 at…

MSC Geneva arrives in the early morning sun, 2 September 2019

Arriving soon after sunrise on the 2 September 2019, MSC Geneva arrives in Harwich Harbour.

Timelapse: Maribo Maersk swing and berths; 31 August 2019

3x timelapse as ultra large container ship Maribo Maersk swings and comes alongside at berth 8 at the port of Felixstowe.

Ultra large EVER GLORY arriving/berthing at the Port of Felixstowe 31/8/19

Evergreen’s Ever Glory arrives in Harwich Harbour from Rotterdam and with 3 of Felixstowe’s Svitzer tugs she swings and berths on number9.

Triple-E Maribo Maersk arrives at Felixstowe, 31 August 2019

Arriving from Rotterdam on the beautiful morning of Saturday 31 August, ultra large container ship Maribo Maersk enters Harwich Harbour and makes her way towards berth 8.

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.

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.

Up Close: Ultra Large Ever Govern sails for Hamburg; 19 August, 2019

After completing cargo operations at Berth 9 at Felixstowe, brand new ultra large container ship Ever Govern makes fast to her tugs, and clears the quayside on this breezy morning.

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…

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.

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