Category Archives: Coaster

Coaster RACHEL passing through Harwich Harbour for Ipswich 31/8/19

99.8m length coaster Rachel arrives in Harwich Harbour heading for the ABP port of Ipswich.

Coaster ARINA outbound from the port of Ipswich 15/8/19

104.79m length coaster Arina heads through Harwich Harbour after leaving the ABP port of Ipswich and heads off to her next call in Rotterdam. Filmed by Paul Hiett

Coaster ALIZEE passing through Harwich Harbour heading for Ipswich 15/8/19

On a breezy Thursday morning the 88.3m length coaster Elizee arrives in Harwich Harbour on her way up to the ABP port of Ipswich.

SLOMAN DISCHARGER – General cargo ship heading for Harwich 15/8/19

138.07m length Sloman Discharger arrives in Harwich Harbour after spending 2 days out in the Bawdsey anchorage waiting for a berth at Harwich. Filmed by Paul Hiett

Shipping TV milestone: 14,000 Subscribers, 5.5 million views, 1,500 clips!

A Huge thank-you from Chris to all our subscribers and viewers as we exceed totals of 14,000 subscribers, 5.5 million views and 1,500 video clips on shipping TV – and…

Coaster ARKLOW CASTLE arrives at the port of Lowestoft 12/8/19

Just before 8pm and with the sun setting, the 87.4m length Arklow Castle heads through the open bascule bridge and heads into the inner harbour. Just off the silo quay…

Fri Tide sails and tanker Ardea arrives, 9 August 2019

On the windy morning of Friday 9 August 2019, general cargo ship Fri Tide passes through Harwich Harbour on her way from Ipswich to Terneuzen, while tanker Ardea is inbound,…

Coaster FRI OCEAN outbound from ABP Port of Ipswich 30/7/19.

89m length Fri Ocean heads out from the port of Ipswich and heads down the River Orwell and off to her next stop of Boston, Lincolnshire. Filmed by Paul Hiett

Tanker ACQUAMARINA heads up the River Orwell for ABP Port of Ipswich 30/7/19

On a very blustery Tuesday morning the 136m length tanker heads up the River Rrwell with Felixstowe Tug Svitzer Sky astern and heads into the ABP Port of Ipswich. Filmed…

Tugs Svitzer Kent and Gray Test to the rescue as Atlantic Comet has engine trouble, 21 July 2019.

Feeder Atlantic Comet was towed into Harwich Harbour and berthed at Felixstowe by tugs Svitzer Kent and Gray Test after apparently suffering engine trouble on her way south from Grangemouth,…

Beautiful moment; 20 July 2019

A hundred years ago, you’d have seen dozens of these Thames Barges crossing Harwich Harbour on every tide, heading for Ipswich, Pin Mill , London river or dozens of other…

MALIY B.S. – Geared general cargo ship heading into ABP port of Ipswich 15/7/19.

138.11m length MALIY B.S. heads up the River Orwell with small tug Gray Test made fast astern from the port of Felixstowe. She passes under the Orwell Bridge and heads…

Coaster LILY-B passing through Harwich Harbour heading for Ipswich

81.44m length coaster Lily-b arrives in Harwich Harbour on her way up to the ABP port of Ipswich. Filmed by Paul Hiett.

Up Close: Merit swings and comes alongside at Brightlingsea , part 2; 8 July 2019

General cargo vessel Merit swings against the bank at Brightlingsea, with a helpful nudge on the quarter from the harbour launch. Comes alongside and makes fast bow facing out, ready…

Up Close: Merit arrives at Brightlingsea, part 1, 8 July 2019

Although we often disregard them, the UK’s smaller ports play a vital role in the pattern of trade and commence. At Brightlingsea, Oliver’s Wharf handles any kind of bulk cargo,…

History Afloat: Coasting voyage up the Thames aboard Mark Prior.

Join Shipping TV’s Chris Gosling for a voyage from the River Colne near Colchester to Brewers Wharf, Deptford Creek, on the Thames, filmed in 2015 aboard the 1969-built aggregate carrier…

Coaster RMS DUISBURG passing through Harwich Harbour for Ipswich

99.9m length RMS Duisburg arrives in Harwich Harbour heading towards the mouth of the River Orwell, leading to the Associated British Ports port of Ipswich, on the 5th July 2019.