Category Archives: Coaster

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,…

Shipping TV Vlog: Ships with odd-sounding names; 15 Nov 19

Welcome to the STV Vlog with Chris Gosling – I always enjoy filming ships with names that sound a little odd – I expect they are usually names by owners…

Up Close: Suntis berths at Ipswich, 10 November 2019

A look at the Port of Ipswich’s wet dock, including temporary resident Noah’s Ark, but concentrating on the last of the wet dock’s regular callers, general cargo vessel Suntis –…

Arklow Valley hustles through Harwich Harbour, 9 November 2019

General cargo ship Arklow Valley enters Harwich Harbour on the morning of 9 November 2019, heading towards the River Orwell and the ABP Port of Ipswich.

Coaster PATRON heading into the port of Ipswich 4/11/19

118m length coaster Patron heads up the River Orwell, sails under the Orwell bridge and heads into the port of Ipswich.

EX-Baltic Trader Queen Galadriel heads out, 25 October 2019

Still earning her living after being built in 1937 and having a hardworking life, Queen Galadriel is now a training ship, operated by the Cirdan Trust, and taking crews of…

Tanker Sapphire sailing from Ipswich, 12 October 2019

After sailing from Ipswich, chemical and product tanker Sapphire sails across Harwich Harbour on the dull morning of 12 October 2019.https://youtu.be/qiev5L104Gs

General cargo ship MANISA HAMUTO passing through Harwich Harbour 5/10/19

After abandoning a previous attempt to leave the anchorage off Felixstowe due to engine problems the day before, the general cargo vessel Manisa Hamuto heads through Harwich Harbour and with…

Arklow Faith sails from Ipswich; 2 October 2019

General cargo ship Arklow Faith sails fully laden from the ABP Port of Ipswich on the afternoon of Wednesday, 2nd October 2019.

6am – Oder arrives for Ipswich as Svitzer Shotley heads for Ever Given; 21 September 2019.

Just as the sun gets up to the horizon, general cargo vessel Oder enters Harwich Harbour making for Ipswich, while tug Svitzer Shotley heads out to Beach End, where she’ll…

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…