Category Archives: Shipspotting

From Baltimore, USA: MSC Vigo arrives, 14 April 2019

Container ship MSC Vigo arrives at port of Baltimore, USA, on the morning of 14 April, 2019.

Wide Bravo sails from Felixstowe, 19 April 2019

The unusually named Wide Bravo was one of a series of 10 similarly named vessels – Wide Alpha to Wide Juliet – originally built to suit the new wide locks…

Ferry Somerset sails for Rotterdam, 19 April 2019

On the bright morning of 19 April 2019, freight ferry Somerset sails from Harwich for Rotterdam.

STV NEWSclips, 19 April 2019

2nd edition of our new ad-hoc news show – upcoming videos, new IOW ferry arrives at Southampton, new remote-control RTGs on the container park at Felixstowe.

MSC Ruby arrives at Felixstowe, 17 April 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Ruby arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the misty morning of 17 April 2019.

First Call: Annalisa P enters harbour with tug Gray Test to assist; 16 April 2019

The 2008-built feeder Annalisa P makes her first call at the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 16 April 2019, collecting the tug Gray Test to assist her to…

Baltica Hav comes alongside at Mistley, 11 April 2019

General cargo vessel Baltica Hav arrives alongside at the Port of Mistley, at the head of the tidal River Stour in Essex.

Maersk Lavras swings – 3x timelapse, 14 April,2019

7,450 TEU container ship Maersk Lavras swings for berth 9 after arriving at the Port of Felixstowe on Sunday, 14 April, 2019.

Container ship Maersk Lavras arrives at Felixstowe, 14 April 2019

Looking tired and ready for a repaint, 7,450 TEU container ship Maersk Lavras arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on Sunday, 14 April, 2019.

H&S Bravery leaves Mistley, astern, 11 April 2019

While light ships often go astern from the quay when sailing, H&S Bravery was fully laden. Mistley usually suggests ships alongside to load come in astern and sail ahead when…

First Call: general cargo and container ship Aal Kobe; 13 April 2019

With a chilly North Easterly breeze and sunshine, geared general cargo and container-equipped vessel Aal Kobe arrives at the Port of Felixstowe for her first call on the morning of…

First Call: 10,600 TEU Cap San Vincent arrives at Felixstowe, 12 April 2019

The 10,600 TEU container ship Cap San Vincent arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on her first call, on the morning of 12 April 2019.

H&S Bravery aground, 11 April 2019

General cargo vessel H & S Bravery went aground for a short time after leaving the quay going astern at Mistley on the afternoon of 11 April 2019. Looked like…

Ultra Large OOCL Germany approaches Beach End turn, Felixstowe , 10 April 2019

2017-built Ultra Large Container Ship OOCL Germany approaches Beach End turn in the Harwich Approach Channel with a force 6 strong breeze on the afternoon of 10 April 2019.

ACL ConRo Atlantic Star arriving at Baltimore April 1, 2019

The first of ACL’s new generation of container/roro ships (ConRo)which came into service in 2015, operating a transatlantic service between USA/Canada and Liverpool and Northern European ports. The ships can…

Dredger Sospan Dau working near berth 9, Felixstowe, 9 April 2019

Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Sospan Dau carrying out maintenance dredging off the berths 8 and 9 quay at Felixstowe on the afternoon of 9 April 2019

Thames Traffic: Delfborg heading for Erith, 5 April 2019

General cargo vessel Delfborg heading up the River Thames towards Erith, Friday 5 April 2019. Filmed by RAS

2 container ships, MSC Ingrid and ER Pusan, arrive at empty port of Felixstowe; 8 April 2019

With only a single ro-ro vessel, DFDS Britannia Seaways, alongside the Port of Felixstowe’s 3.27 kilometres of quayside, container ships MSC Ingrid and ER Pusan arrived within 5 minutes of…

FERRY NEW AWASHIMA – Awashima-Line brand new passenger ship

The AWASHIMA-LINE brand new passenger ship FERRY NEW AWASHIMA sailed the Kanmon Strait from Miura Shipbuilding, Oita to Awashima Island, Niigata. Filmed by binmei.jp

Container ship Maersk Sarat arrives at Felixstowe, 5 April 2019

The 2015 built container ship Maersk Sarat arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the sunny morning of Friday, 5 April 2019.

Ultra Large OOCL Hong Kong returns after a spell at anchor; 5 April 2019

After arriving at Felixstowe at 0607 on 3rd April, OOCL Hong Kong was sent out to anchor while another ship took the berth. She has now returned to complete cargo…