Category Archives: Container Vessels

London Gateway gets new West Africa service

DP World London Gateway has gained a new UK call from the West African service operated by Hapag-Lloyd (WAX) and MOL (ARN), starting 22nd July 2014.

Ever Lucent, 1st call, maiden call; 2nd July 2014

The 8,200 TEU container ship Ever Lucent makes her first call and maiden call, at Felixstowe, around 11am on Wednesday, 2nd July 2014.

Cosco France sailing from Felixstowe, 1st July 2014

Cosco France sailing from Felixstowe, on 1st July, 2014. She looks heavily laden with boxes – but they are mostly empties. Note that despite the size of the vessel, she…

MSC Altamira arriving Felixstowe,1st July, 2014

The 8,900 TEU containership MSC Altamira arriving at the Port of Felixstowe, on the morning of 1st July, 2014:

Rotterdam shipping 20th June 2014

Join expert shipping film-maker Fred Vloo watching just a small sample of Rotterdam’s shipping traffic on 20th June, 2014.

Ever Develop arriving at Port Elizabeth, NJ

Ever Develop inbound for Port Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA, filmed by Meow Man and his quadcopter:

Maersk Pittsburgh sailing through the Kills

The Kills, a 16-mile channel winding between northern New Jersy and Staten Island, carries more traffic than the Panama Canal . . and here’s Maersk Pittsburgh steaming though the channel,…

Inside London Gateway, pt 2 – on the quay

In the 2nd part of our visit to the UK’s newest port, London Gateway, we’re on the quay . . home of giant machines . . and try a little…

Part 1: Inside London Gateway – 6 months on!

Getting an inside view of a modern container port seems pretty impossible – until Shipping TV and DP World London Gateway got together to show you how it all works….

Eleonora Maersk into Felixstowe, 7am on 6th June 2014

The mighty Eleonora Maersk (15,500 TEU, 170,000 tons gross) sails into Felixstowe on the beautiful sunny morning of Friday 6th June, 2014.

Chastine Maersk & dredger Shoreway at Felixstowe, 4th June 2014

Chastine Maersk arriving at Felixstowe, as dredger Shoreway is steaming out with another load of spoil for the North Sea, Wednesday 4th June, 2014

Maule & MSC Trieste inbound Felixstowe, 3rd June, 2014

Maule and MSC Trieste entering Port of Felixstowe on Tuesday, 3rd June, 2014. Unusual to see a box ship as fully loaded as MSC Trieste these days . . things…

MSC Ludovica inbound, 16th Mary 2014

MSC Ludovica inbound at Felixstowe on the morning of Friday, 16th May, 2014.

2nd berth opens Gateway for more traffic

DP World London Gateway has just opened its 2nd berth, enabling it to handle much more traffic . .

London Gateway quayside timelapse – 2 ships alongside

A new quayside video from DP World London Gateway, with their second berth in use, filmed in May 2014.

Multimodal 2014 freight show a record-breaker . .

A look at Multimodal 2014, and a chat with show director Robert Jervis about the event and its success.

Tanker Paxoi & MSC Paris entering Felixstowe, 12th May 2014

Product tanker Paxoi and container ship MSC Paris entering Felixstowe on the breezy morning of 12th May, 2014.

Seago Bremerhaven, Causeway & Nor Feeder 9th May, 2014

Seago Bremerhaven arriving, dredger Causeway working, and Nor Feeder sailing, Felixstowe, 9th May 2014 – a windy and bumpy day.

MSC Mykonos outbound Port Elizabeth, New Jersey

Another film from the Meow Man, with excellent aerial shots of MSC Mykonos sailing from Port Elizabeth, escorted by tug Miriam Moran. For the best image, ensure your Youtube player…