Category Archives: Container Vessels

2-ship morning, part 1: ultra large Ever Gentle sails, 15 July 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Gentle sails from the port of Felixstowe at 8.55am on the morning of 15th July 2019, heading for her next call at Hamburg. In our…

Big Ships Up Close: Cosco Shipping Aquarius clears the quay and gets under way; 12 June 2019

Cosco Shipping’s latest sea-monster, Aquarius, is cleared from the quayside by the tugs and her own thrusters, and swings to line up for the start of the Beach End Turn,…

Big Ships Up Close: Svitzer Shotley makes fast to Cosco Aquarius ; 12 June 2019

On the beautiful evening of Friday 12th July 2019, tug Svitzer Shotley makes fast to Cosco Shipping Aquarius, and the mooring party lets go of the the big ship’s mooring…

VUOKSI MAERSK departing the port of felixstowe 11/7/19

200m length ice-class Vuoksi Maersk departs the UK Port of Felixstowe and heads off for her next stop of Kotka in Finland.

Timelapse: Cosco Shipping Aquarius berthing, 3x timelapse; 11 July 2019

Taking all the time they need, and a great deal of care, the pilot and master of the Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Aquarius lay her gently alongside the…

Slow TV: Cosco Shipping Aquarius swings on her first call at Felixstowe, 11 July 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Aquarius swings in real time preparatory to coming alongside for her maiden call at berth 9, at the port of Felixstowe, on the morning…

Maiden Call: Ultra Large Cosco Shipping Aquarius arrives direct from Singapore, 11 July 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Aquarius arrives to make her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe, stacked with boxes direct from her last port, Singapore, and from other…

STV Shipping & Logistics News, 11 July 2019

Shipping TV News for11 July 2019: MSC Gulsun deployed to Silk service; ICL USA – Europe service moves from Liverpool to Southampton. and more!

The world’s largest container ship: 23,756 TEU MSC Gulsun starts her journey . . .

The world’s largest container ship, MSC Gulsun, has now been delivered to her owners and will commence loading her first containers in China before heading towards Northern Europe. Unlike previous…

Containership MSC CORDOBA departing the Port of Felixstowe, 5/7/19

274.98m length MSC Cordoba heads out from the Port of Felixstowe and heads off for her next port, Antwerp.

Containership OLAND departing Port of Felixstowe 5/7/19

137.5m length feeder containership Oland departs the Port of Felixstowe and starts her journey to her next stop of Tyne, in the north east of the UK.

Maersk Horsburgh making 16 knots down the Thames, 3 July 2019

Sailing from her UK call at London Gateway, Maersk Horsburgh makes a comfortable 16 knots down the River Thames, with Southend on Sea in the background.

MSC Krystal sails for Hamburg, 30 June 19

2008-built container ship MSC Krystal heads out into the North sea towards her next call on this rotation, Hamburg.

Slow TV: CSCL Pacific Ocean approaches the berth; 27 June 2019

Most video clips abbreviate the action, but in this film, we follow the whole sequence of events in real time as the 400m CSCL Pacific Ocean approaches the berth at…

Stacked-up: CSCL Pacific Ocean arrives at Felixstowe, 27 June 2019

2014-built Ultra Large Container Ship CSCL Pacific Ocean arrives at the UK port of Felixstowe,, on the sunny but windy morning of 27 June, 2019.

STV Shipping & Logistics News, 28 June 2019

Shipping TV’s latest news update: All-weather Lifeboat Daniel L Gibson heading out towards Ramsgate . . Trinity House to demolish Royal Sovereign offshore lighthouse . . . Scrubbers on boxships…

Ever Gifted gathers way and sails for Hamburg, 25 June.

After clearing the  berth, Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Gifted goes ahead and gathers way, heading out towards the North Sea, and Hamburg, her next port on this rotation.

UP close: Ever Gifted lets go and clears the quay; 25 June 2019

An up-close view of Felixstowe’s mooring party letting go of Ever Gifted’s stern ropes, and the ship easing away from the quayside at berth 9.

Shipping TV Shipping & Logistics News, 26 June 2019

A news update from Shipping TV: Cruise Liner gets a bump on her way out to sea . . . Road Freight – 931 thefts from road transport trucks in…

UP Close: Svitzer Deben makes fast to Ever Gifted, 25 June 2019

As Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Gifted prepares to sail from Felixstowe, ASD tug Svitzer Deben picks up the ship’s heaving line and sends up her towline to make fast.

Triple-E Mette Maersk gathers way and sails for Antwerp, 24 June 2019

After reaching a safe position well clear of the quay, Mette Maersk goes ahead and sails toward her next call on this rotation, on Monday 24 June 2019. Please note…