Category Archives: Container Vessels

Pilotage: into Rotterdam aboard Hyundai Tenacity

Join Rotterdam pilot Robert Blonk aboard the 366 metre, 12,562 TEU Hyundai Tenacity entering the Port of Rotterdam . . .

Storm-damaged Maersk Stepnica in Felixstowe

8,750 TEU Maersk Stepnica has been diverted from her regular run into Felixstowe so that salvage can be carried out on stacks of containers badly damaged as she was passing…

Fred Vloo’s Rotterdam Report – 5th January, 2014

Shipping entering and leaving Rotterdam, filmed on the 5th of January, 2014, by Fred Vloo. Includes: Emma Maersk, Elly Maersk, Wilpride, E.R. Pusan, ZIM Antwerp, Pride of Hull, CMA CGM…

Rough weather wins Felixstowe traffic for Gateway

Delays and congestion at the Port of Felixstowe has gained important ad-hoc calls for DP World’s new London Gateway port.

40% of roll in mid-Atlantic?

The 2,992 TEU container ship, OOCL Belgium was caught in the middle of the North Atlantic early in January, experiencing first-hand winter storm Hercules, a huge low pressure system that…

Cetus J starts feeder services at London Gateway

The 630 TEU Cetus J, operated by BG Freight Line, made a call at London Gateway new port on 27th December, 2013.

Cosco Nagoya loses 79 boxes overboard

Sailing from Rotterdam to New York, Cosco Nagoya lost 79 containers overboard on 23rd December, 2013.

Gateway gets first Far East ship alongside

DP World’s new UK port, london Gateway, took its first vessel direct from the Far East alongside at about midnight, on Sunday 22nd December, 2013. The 5,618 TEU Nedlloyd Drake’s…

MSC Vandya arrival and swing. 20th December, 2013

On a chilly and breezy Friday morning, MSC Vandya arriving at Felixstowe and swinging to berth.

Cosco England inbound at Felixstowe, 16th December 2013

On a chilly,breezy morning, Cosco England inbound at the Port of Felixstowe:

Transport Minister checks out progress at Southampton’s new berth

Transport Minister Stephen Hammond visited Southampton earlier this week to see progress on Sotuhampton Container Terminal’s new SCT5 berth, and to officially open a new vehicle handling facility.

MSC Brianna, THV Galatea & Maersk Montana inbound Felixstowe

2 medium container vessels, and the Trinity House buoy maintenance vessel Galatea inbound at Felixstowe, on the beautiful winter morning of 11th December 2013.

YM Unanimity inbound at Felixstowe, 7th Dec 2013

Yang Ming’s YM Unanimity inbound at the Port of Felixstowe, Saturday 7th December 2013.

Xin Hong Kong inbound at Felixstowe, 4th December, 2013

China Shipping Line’s Xin Hong Kong inbound at Felixstowe, UK, 4th december, 2013. Tugs Svitzer Intrepid and Svitzer Shotley.

OPDR transfers services from Felixstowe to Tilbury

Specialist short-sea operator OPDR, which provides services between the Iberian peninsula, North Africa and the Canary Island and Northern Europe, is moving 200 calls a year from HPUK’s Port of…

CSCL Long Beach, Maersk Edmonton, MSC Katrina; 22nd Nov 2013

Felixstowe shipping on the sunny but cold afternoon of Friday, 22nd November 2013. CSCL Long Beach, Maersk Edmonton and MSC Katrina.

Panama Canal Expansion – November 2013 update:

The latest video made by the Panama Canal, showing their latest progress in the construction process . .

Alongside at Felixstowe, Sunday 10th November, 2013

Maersk Kithira, Maersk Salina, Hanjin Baltimore, Maersk Bentonville and MSC Bettina alongside at the Port of Felixstowe, Sunday 10th November, 2013.

Maersk Eubank 1st call at Felixstowe, 8th November 2013

Maersk Eubank inbound on her 1st call at Felixstowe; Arklow Faith heading towards Ipswich, Hanse Vision inbound, and Noura M outbound from Ipswich. Noura M is missing from the onscreen…

DP World London Gateway opens with MOL Caledon alongside

After years of planning, and years of hard work, DP World’s new London Gateway container port berth No 1 officially opened for traffic this morning.