Category Archives: Container Vessels

Wind & Rain – Triple E Mette Maersk arrives, dismal morning of 15 March 2019

During a week of strong winds and gales, Triple E Mette Maersk arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on a rainy and windy morning, employing all 4 of the port’s…

Lightly laden Triple-E Madison Maersk sails in a strong breeze, 15 March 2019

With a westerly wind at between 21 and 25 knots, Madison Maersk employs 3 of Felixstowe’s Svitzer tugs to clear the berth and get under way, on the morning of…

Strong winds stop Ship-to-Shore cranes,12 March 2019

Strong winds are causing container handling problems at ports across Northern Europe, including the Port of Felixstowe, on the UK’s east coast. This video filmed between 8am and 9am on…

MSC Topaz arrives, breezy morning of 7 March 2019

Container ship MSC Topaz, previously Hanjin Europe, arrives at Felixstowe on the breezy morning of Thursday, 7 March 2019.

CSCL Arctic Ocean sails with a fresh breeze, 6 March 2019

With a fresh SSW breeze blowing across Harwich Harbour, Ultra Large Container Ship CSCL Arctic Ocean requires requires 3 tugs to lift her off Felixstowe’s berth 8: at Felixstowe on…

Container ship MONTE AZUL departing the Port of Felixstowe, 5/3/19

On a sunny but breezy Tuesday morning Hamburg Sud container ship Monte Azul departs Felixstowe with the assistance of 2 Svitzer tugs and heads off for her next port of…

E R Pusan arrives at Felixstowe, breezy morning of 4 March 2019

On the bright and breezy morning of Monday 4 March 2019, E R Pusan arrives at Felixstowe. This vessel entered service in 2000, but is still paying her way and…

Maiden Call: Cosco Shipping Pisces alongside; 2 March 2019

Big, blue and very new – Cosco Shipping’s latest ultra large container ship Cosco Shipping Pisces alongside on her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe on Saturday 2 March…

World’s Largest Container Ships, January 2019

A selection of the world’s largest container ships, arriving at and sailing from the UK Port of Felixstowe, in the month of January, 2019. All the ships in this video…

Maiden Call completed; Maastricht Maersk sails 27 February 2019

After completing her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe, the last of Maersk Line’s 2nd generation Triple-E container ships gathers way and heads out towards her next call –…

Dawn Arrival part 2; Ever Grade maiden call – coming alongside; 25 February 2019

A closer-up view as Ultra Large Container ship Ever Grade comes alongside berth 9 at Felixstowe on her maiden call, 25 February 2015.

Dawn Arrival part 1; Ever Grade maiden call – the swing, timelapse; 25 February 2019

A 3x timelapse of Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Grade swinging at Felixstowe on her maiden call, before coming alongside at berth 9 at dawn on 25 February, 2019. Part…

Ultra Large Maastricht Maersk swings for berth 9 (part 2) 24 February 2019

Making her maiden call at Felixstowe, Ultra Large Container Ship Maastricht Maersk swings to come alongside berth 9.

Maiden Call: Ultra Large Maastricht Maersk arrives, 24 February 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Maastricht Maersk arrives on her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe, on the calm morning of Sunday, 24 February 2019

MSC Camille sails from Felixstowe, 21 February 2019

The 14,000 TEU container ship MSC Camille sails from the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of Thursday, 21 February 2019.

MSC Lausanne – ship with an odd-shaped stern; 20 February

During 2015, MSC Lausanne was widened – she had around 7.56 metres of beam added, being cut along her centreline, and box sections added to widen the hull. A new…

Feeder Wes Janine sails for the Baltic, 20 February 2019

Looking smart as she sails from the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 20 February 2019, feeder Wes Janine heads across the north Sea towards the Baltic and Gothenburg.

SEAGO BREMERHAVEN sails from Port of Felixstowe for Rotterdam 19/2/19

293m length Seago Bremerhaven heads out from the port of Felixstowe and heads off to her next call at Rotterdam.

Timelapse: Eleonora Maersk comes alongside, 17 February 2019

The 2007-built container ship Eleonora Maersk comes alongside at Felixstowe’ berth 9 – 3x timelapse.

Container ship Dali arrives at Felixstowe, 15 February 2019

The 9,971 TEU container ship Dali arrives at Felixstowe on the bright morning of 15 February 2019.

Ultra Large MSC Anna sails, Part 2 – gathering way, 11 February 2019

Part 2 of our coverage of Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Anna as she begins to gather way in the harbour, releasing her bow tug, and keeping the stern tug…