Category Archives: Container Vessels

MSC Lisa sails for Hamburg 25 May 2020

On the beautifully calm morning of 25 May 2020, 2004-built container ship MSC Lisa cruises away from Felixstowe towards her next port, Hamburg. With good stacks of boxes aboard, and…

CMA CGM Nerval arrives from Tanger Med; 27 May 2020

Looking good in her dark blue livery and in the morning light, 2010-built container ship CMA CGM Nerval arrives at the Port of Felixstowe from Tanger Med.

Tanja Rickmers arrives from Salerno; 23 May 2020

On the very breezy morning of Saturday 23 May, 2009-built container ship Tanja Rickmers arrives at Felixstowe for the start of the Northern European leg of her rotation.

STV Vlog 25 May 2020 – empty quays, but trade picking up . . .

Join us again at the Port of Felixstowe on Bank Holiday Monday morning, where there’s only a ferry alongside – but 3 ships are due in later, and according to…

CSCL Venus sails for Zeebrugge in a strong breeze; 22 May 2020

With a very strong breeze blowing the ship onto the quay, Svitzer tugs Shotley, Sky and Deben have to work hard to lift 366m container ship CSCL Venus away frrom…

Catherine C arrives with a strong breeze; 22 May 2020

2001-built container ship Catherine C arrives at the Port of Felixstowe with a 25knot WSW breeze blowing across the harbour. Filmed by Chris Gosling for Shipping TV.

Lucy Essberger sails and Wide Bravo arrives, 20 May 2020

An early arrival at Felixstowe, container ship Wide Bravo heads towards the berth; a short while later, oil and chemical product tanker Lucy Essberger heads away, towards Stade in Germany….

Maersk Essex arrives from Colombo, 19 May 2020

On the morning of Tuesday 19 May 2020, 366 metre container ship Maersk Essex arrives direct from her last call, Colombo, having passed through the Suez Canal. If you like…

Victress storms past the mighty Maersk Essex, 19 May 2020

On the bright and sunny morning of Tuesday 19 May, general cargo vessel Victress cuts the corner at Beach End, passing outside of the mark at high water. This enables…

Massive and ultra-light ultra large MSC Arina sails from Felixstowe, 17 May 2020

With a massive amount of her antifouling exposed, ultra large container ship MSC Arina sails from the Port of Felixstowe on the very calm morning of 18 May 2020. If…

Container ship Hobby Hunter arrives from Salerno, 16 May 2020

Operating on part of the web of container ship routes which keep the UK and Northern Europe supplied with fresh fruit and vegetables, Hobby Hunter arrives at the Port of…

Ultra large MSC ARINA swings/berths at the Port of Felixstowe – 15/5/20

Ultra large MSC Arina already in Harwich Harbour starts her swing with the assistance of Svitzer tugs Deben and K ent, moving into position to berth at Felixstowe no.8. Filmed…

OOCL Indonesia sails towards Zeebrugge; 15 May 2020

On the calm and beautiful morning of 15 May, ultra large container ship OOCL Indonesia comes away from berth 9 at the port of Felixstowe, heading for Zeebrugge – the…

Shipping TV vlog – empty quays, 15th May 2020

A quick update from the port of Felixstowe after OOCL Indonesia sailed this morning at 07.15 – no container ships alongside the quays . . .

STV Vlog – and a ship with a famous name; 14 May 2020

With one stage of the lockdown lifted a little, Shipping TV is gradually getting back to usual. Here’s Chris with a look at how we’ve got through the first tough…

Seago Felixstowe arrives from Egypt; 11 May 2020

Fresh from her calls around the eastern end of the Mediterranean, Seago Felixstowe arrives on the windy morning of Monday 11 May 2020. If you like what Shipping TV does,…

MSC Madrid sails from Felixstowe, 7 May 2020

The 2011-built container ship MSC Madrid departs from Felixstowe, heading towards the Antwerp deep water anchorage.

MSC Anya arrives at Felixstowe; 7 May 2020

Container ship MSC Anya arrives at Felixstowe on the morning of Thursday, 7 May 2020. Webcam footage used by kind permission of Harwich Haven Authority. If you like what Shipping…

OOCL Hong Kong arrives direct from Singapore, 6 May 2020

Ultra large container ship OOCL Hong Kong arrives at Felixstowe on the bright morning of 6 May 2020. Webcam footage used by kind permission of Harwich Haven Authority. If you…

Container ship Monte Cervantes arrives from the Med; 6 May 2020

Just after 6am LT, container ship Monte Cervantes rounds Beach End Turn and enters Harwich Harbour, heading for berth 3 on Felixstowe’s Trinity Terminal.

Cosco Shipping Andes sails for Zeebrugge, part 2, getting under way; 5 May 2020

After clearing the berth, container ship Cosco Shipping Andes settles on her heading to leave harbour and starts to gather way. If you like what Shipping TV does, you can…