Category Archives: Container Vessels

MSC Diana sails from Felixstowe for the last time; 22 November 2018.

With the move of the AE7/Condor service from the Port of Felixstowe to DP World London Gateway, this will be the last call of MSC Diana while she is employed…

MSC Candice completes her swing and sails, 21 November 2018

On the cold and breezy morning of 21 November 2018, MSC Candice swings away from Felixstowe’s berth 8 and heads for the North Sea.

Seago Antwerp arrives, 12 Nov 2018

Still working hard after 12 years afloat, Seago Antwerp arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the dull morning of 12 November 2018.

Maersk Horsburgh sails, part 2 , off the quay, gathering way; 13 November 2018

2017-built Maersk Horsburgh sails from Felixstowe on the sunny morning of 13 November, 2018, heading for her next port, Antwerp.

Maersk Horsburgh sails, part 1; 13 November 2018

Up close as Maersk Horsburgh prepares to leave Felixstowe’s berth 9 on the morning of Tuesday, 13 November 2018.

Maersk & MSC move major Far East service away from Felixstowe; 12 November 2018

The 2M shipping consortium, formed by Maersk Line and MSC, are moving their AE7/Condor service UK port from Felixstowe to London Gateway:

Maersk Kobe sails, 12 November 2018

The 2000-built container ship Maersk Kobe sails from Felixstowe, morning of Monday, 12 November 2018:

MSC Perle sails towards the rising sun, 10 November 2018

MSC Perle sails from Felixstowe, heading towards the rising sun on the morning of 10 November 2018.

Maersk Gairloch arrives, breezy morning of 7 November, 2018

Still looking good despite her hard-working career, the 2003-built Maersk Gairloch arrives at Felixstowe on the morning of 7 November, 2018

Maersk Saltoro emerges from the mist at Felixstowe, 5 November 2018

10,000 TEU container ship Maersk Saltoro emerges from the November Morning mist at the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 5 November, 2018.

Astrid Schulte sails, breezy morning of 26 October 18

The 2009-built container ship Astrid Schulte sails from Felixstowe on the chilly morning of 26 October, 2018

Container ship POLAR ARGENTINA on the River Thames 23/10/18

Hamburg sud’s 3,800 TEU container ship Polar Argentina sails along the River Thames,past of whats left of the old Tilbury power station heading for Northfleet Container Terminal on 23 October…

Monte Azul sails, breezy morning of 12 October 2018

2008-built container ship Monte Azul sails from Felixstowe on the breezy morning of 12th October, 2018.

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.

Ultra Large MSC MAYA arrives at the Port of Felixstowe, 9/10/18

Just before 10am on a sunny Tuesday morning the 395m MSC Maya enters Harwich Harbour and with the assistance of 3 Svitzer tugs swings and berths on number 9. Filmed…

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.

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:

Timelapse: Cosco Shipping Himalayas clears the berth, 3 October 2018

Employing 2 tugs, Cosco Shipping Himalayas clears the berth at Felixstowe’s berth 8 at around noon on 3 October 2018. Timelapse shown at 3x standard speed.

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…