Category Archives: Shipspotting

Shipping TV News Roundup, 8 December 2019

Our expanding regular weekly news roundup, including new LNG-fueled ships, some great stills, port news, and links to interesting maritime content! Join us every Sunday to keep in touch.

MSC Rapallo sails, windy morning of 6 December 2019

With a strong breeze blowing from the South West, container ship MSC Rapallo sails from Felixstowe on the morning of Friday 6 December 2019.

MSC Regulus rounds Beach End; 4 December. 2019

Looking almost empty as she arrives at Felixstowe on the late afternoon of 4 December 2015, Regulus rounds Beach End turn and makes her way towards her berth. If you…

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.

A ship called Barry; 2 December 2019

I’ve always liked ships with slightly odd names, and this geared container ship, Barry, just hits my funny bone. In reality, of course, she’s probably named for the Welsh coal…

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…

OOCL Indonesia clears the quay and sails, 30 November 2019

With tugs made fast fore and aft, Shotley forward and Deben astern, the ultra large container ship OOCL Indonesia uses her thrusters and tug power to move out into the…

Up Close: Svitzer Shotley makes fast to OOCL Indonesia; 30 November 2019

On the beautifully sunny morning of 30 November, tug Svitzer Shotley hustles to make fast to OOCL Indonesia, as she prepares to sail for her next port – Zeebrugge. More…

Maersk Eindhoven sails at dawn, 27 November 2019

On the rainy and dull morning of 27 November, 2010-built Maersk Eindhoven heads out into the cold North Sea, on the next leg of her never-ending journey between East and…

Little ship – big berth – Spica J sails, 27 November 2019

It’s unusual to see a ship designed to carry under 1,000 TEU alongside a berth built to handle ship of in excess of 20,000 TEU – Spica J is a…

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…

Navios Indigo rounds Beach End Turn; 23 November 2019

Arriving from her last call at Salerno, Italy, 2004-built container ship Navios Indigo looks smart in her red livery, against a dull grey winter background.

MSC Fabienne arrives at Felixstowe, morning of 19 November 2019.

Working on a rotation which links the eastern end of the Med with Northern Europe, container ship MSC Fabienne arrives at Felixstowe. Its a windy and chilly morning . ….

Tug Svitzer Sky cruises out, 21 Nov 2019

On the dull morning of Thursday, 21 November, tug Svitzer Sky heads out to the harbour mouth to meet her next ship, the 2004-buit MSC Fabienne.

G H Brickfielder sails on Maersk Line’s Port Said shuttle, 15 November 2019

With the 2M consortium (Maersk Line and MSC) suspending their AE2/Swan service for 10 weeks, Maersk have set up a special feeder shuttle for UK customers, bringing in a weekly…

Stacked-up with Christmas: MSC Eva arrives at dawn, 19 November, 2019

Looking full of boxes and drawing over 14m as she arrives from Colombo, ultra large container ship MSC Eva makes an impressive sight as she arrives at Felixstowe at dawn…

STV News: Tilbury 2 linkspan installation, 18 Nov 2019

The latest stage of development at the UK’s newest major ro-ro port, Tilbury 2 on the River Thames. Photos by kind permission of David Burns

Evergreen sisters at Felixstowe, part 3: Ever Golden swings and berths, 16 November 2019

Ever Golden swings with 3 Svitzer tugs, and then is moved gently into position alongside Felixstowe’s berth 9, ready to work boxes.

Evergreen sisters at Felixstowe, part 2: Ever Glory alongside, Ever Golden arrives, 16 Nov 2019

Ever Glory has been alongside for over an hour, as sister ship Ever Golden rounds Beach End Turn into Harwich Harbour, and slows down preparatory to making her swing.

Evergreen sisters at Felixstowe: Ever Golden at Dawn, 16 November 2019

7am on Saturday 16 November, and the sun is just rising a Felixstowe, as Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Goslden arrives at Felixstowe, shown here collecting 2 of the 3…