Category Archives: Shipspotting

MSC Diana sails from Felixstowe for the last time; 22 November 2018.

With the move of the AE7/Condor service from the Port of Felixstowe to DP World London Gateway, this will be the last call of MSC Diana while she is employed…

MSC Candice completes her swing and sails, 21 November 2018

On the cold and breezy morning of 21 November 2018, MSC Candice swings away from Felixstowe’s berth 8 and heads for the North Sea.

Barent Zanen at work, 19 November, 2018

Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Barent Zanen has returned to work at Felixstowe, carrying out maintenance dredging of the Harwich Haven berths and approaches until around the end of November 2018.

Seago Antwerp arrives, 12 Nov 2018

Still working hard after 12 years afloat, Seago Antwerp arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the dull morning of 12 November 2018.

Sun Discoverer heads for Harwich,10 November 2018

General cargo vessel Sun Discoverer heads for Harwich to load for La Spezia, Italy, on the morning of 10 November 2018, with tug Gray Test making fast to assist her…

Maersk Horsburgh sails, part 2 , off the quay, gathering way; 13 November 2018

2017-built Maersk Horsburgh sails from Felixstowe on the sunny morning of 13 November, 2018, heading for her next port, Antwerp.

Maersk Horsburgh sails, part 1; 13 November 2018

Up close as Maersk Horsburgh prepares to leave Felixstowe’s berth 9 on the morning of Tuesday, 13 November 2018.

Maersk & MSC move major Far East service away from Felixstowe; 12 November 2018

The 2M shipping consortium, formed by Maersk Line and MSC, are moving their AE7/Condor service UK port from Felixstowe to London Gateway:

Maersk Kobe sails, 12 November 2018

The 2000-built container ship Maersk Kobe sails from Felixstowe, morning of Monday, 12 November 2018:

MSC Perle sails towards the rising sun, 10 November 2018

MSC Perle sails from Felixstowe, heading towards the rising sun on the morning of 10 November 2018.

Maersk Gairloch arrives, breezy morning of 7 November, 2018

Still looking good despite her hard-working career, the 2003-built Maersk Gairloch arrives at Felixstowe on the morning of 7 November, 2018

Tug Svitzer Sky hustles back to the pontoon, 7 November2018

Felixstowe-based tug Svitzer Sky heads back to the tug pontoon on the dismal and rainy morning of 7 November 2018.

Arklow Brave heads for Harwich, 6 November 2018

General cargo vesssel Arklow Brave passes through the harbour on her way to Harwich, morning of 6 November, 2018.

Maersk Saltoro emerges from the mist at Felixstowe, 5 November 2018

10,000 TEU container ship Maersk Saltoro emerges from the November Morning mist at the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 5 November, 2018.

Little Sister: Fluvius Otter passes Felixstowe berths, 3 November 2018

Fluvius Otter sails from Ipswich, passing the berths at Felixstowe on the breezy morning of 3 November 2018.

Bulk carrier IDA departs Port of Ipswich 31/10/18

At around 12 noon the 148 metre bulk carrier Ida departs the 500ft berth after spending 10 days at the UK port and a little over 3metres lighter .With the…

Astrid Schulte sails, breezy morning of 26 October 18

The 2009-built container ship Astrid Schulte sails from Felixstowe on the chilly morning of 26 October, 2018

Cruise ship MARCO POLO arriving at Tilbury 23/10/18

At around 07:30 on Tuesday 23rd October the 176m cruise ship Marco Polo arrives at London Cruise Terminal at Tilbury, and with the assistance of tugs Svitzer London and Svitzer…

Patricia Essberger sails from Harwich, 25 October 2018

Oil and Chemical tanker Patricia Essberger sails from Harwich International port, on the bright morning of 25 October 2018:

Container ship POLAR ARGENTINA on the River Thames 23/10/18

Hamburg sud’s 3,800 TEU container ship Polar Argentina sails along the River Thames,past of whats left of the old Tilbury power station heading for Northfleet Container Terminal on 23 October…

Vehicle carrier Don Carlos arrives for Portbury, 18 October 2018

The 1997-built vehicle carrier Don Carlos passes Battery Point at Portishead, on her way to Royal Portbury Dock.