Category Archives: Coaster

Shipping TV Archive: VIC96 passing through Harwich Harbour and arriving at Ipswich

History Afloat: 1945-built steam-powered Victualling Inshore Craft (VIC) 96, passes through Harwich Harbour on the 14 August 2015, passes under the Orwell Bridge and enters Ipswich Wet Dock, to join…

Coaster JOHANNE on slow approach to the port of Ipswich 17/3/20.

Coaster Johanne heads up the river orwell and with Lingedijk still berthing at the port of Ipswich, the vessel slows down on approach and under the Orwell Bridge. Filmed by…

Coaster LINGEDIJK sailing up the Orwell towards Ipswich 17/3/20.

89.95m length Lingedijk heads up the River Orwell and passes under the Orwell Bridge for the port of Ipswich. Filmed by Paul Hiett

Oil/chemical tanker ARDEA outbound from harwich 11/3/20

Oil/chemical tanker Ardea heads through Harwich Harbour after departing the oil jetty at Harwich International Port. Filmed by Paul Hiett.

General cargo vessel Klaipeda inbound passing Gravesend, 3 March 2020

The 1995-built general cargo ship Klaipeda heading up the River Thames, passing between Gravesend and the new Tilbury 2 ferry terminal. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me…

Sarah-B arrives for Ipswich on breezy Sunday, 1 March 2020

With a 25 to 30 knot WSW breeze blowing across Harwich Harbour as she arrives, general cargo vessel Sarah-B passes through on her way to the River Orwell and the…

Rush hour at Harwich Harbour; 24 February 2020

On the dull morning of Monday, 24 February, general cargo vesssel Nautica arrives for Ipswich and passes close by Stena Hollandica in the harbour, and then Frisiana also arrives for…

General cargo ship AST MALTA sailing up the River Orwell for Ipswich 14/2/20

99.63m length coaster AST MALTA heads up the River Orwell on a grey Friday afternoon.Just after 4pm she sails under the Orwell Bridge and heads into the ABP port of…

Coaster FAST WIL passing through Harwich Harbour outbound from Mistley, 5/2/20

After departing Mistley and heading down the River Stour the 79.79m length coaster Fast Will passes through Harwich Harbour and heads off to her next port – Antwerp. Filmed by…

Smoky ARKLOW FUTURE sailing up the River Orwell towards Ipswich 23/1/20

A slightly smoky Arklow Future heads up the River Orwell on an overcast but very calm Thursday afternoon on her way to berth at the ABP port of Ipswich. Filmed…

Coaster ARKLOW RAVEN heads up the River Orwell for Ipswich 23/1/20

89.99m length coaster Arklow Raven sails up the River Orwell, passes under the Orwell Bridge and arrives at the ABP port of Ipswich. Filmed by Paul Hiett.

Aasfjord passing through Harwich Harbour, 20 January 2020

After completing her call at Ipswich, general cargo vessel Aasfjord heads towards the North Sea, making for Holland

Externo passes the new Tilbury 2 terminal, 17 January 2020

With a strong and very chillly breeze cutting across the Kent and Essex marshes, container ship Externo arrives at Tilbury, on the Thames. She is one of a string of…

Feeder Escape arrives very light; 23 December 2019

On the sunny and bright morning of 23rd December, feeder Escape arrives a Felixstowe very lightly laden – she’ll be sailing again on Christmas Eve, heading off toward the icy…

Feeders Henneke Rambow & Containerships Aurora pass Gravesend on the Thames; 11 December 2019

Feeder container ship Henneke Rambow outbound from Tilbury, and LNG- fuelled feeder Containerships Aurora inbound for the same port, on the morning of 11 December 2011.

Tug Gray Test goes out to meet Spica J; 12 Dec

On the breezy morning of 12 December, tug Gray Test cruises out to make fast astern of feeder Spica J, as she arrives at Felixstowe from her last call at…

Lucy Essberger arrives at sunset; 4 December 2019

With the sun just touching the horizon, oil/chemical product tanker Lucy Essberger passes through Harwich Harbour on her way to the Haltermann Carless jetty at Harwich International Port.

Shipping TV News Roundup, 1 December 2019

Our expanding regular weekly news rooundup, including new ships, some great stills, port news, and links to interesting maritime content! Join us every Sunday to keep in touch If you…

Paper Star arrives at dawn, 25 November 2019

Just as dawn breaks, general cargo ship Paper Star passes through Harwich Harbour and heads towards the ABP Port of Ipswich, at he head of the River Orwell.

Shipping TV News Roundup, 24 November 2019

Our expanding regular weekly news rooundup, including new ships, some great stills, port news, and links to interesting maritime content! Join us every Sunday to keep in touch: Historic film…

STV News Roundup, Sunday 17 November 2019

The second edition of Shipping TV’s regular news presentation, with stories you might have missed from the past week. This time, a special look at the new Tilbury 2 terminal,…