Category Archives: Ferries

2 Ferries on the Thames, plus pilot transfer, 17 January 2020

With a strong breeze bringing life to the Thames, ro-ro ferries Adeline and Thuleland head up the river for their berths – Thuleland will be passing through the lock into…

Ro-ro Misida sails for the Hook of Holland, 19 January 2020

On the bright but cold morning of 19 January, ro-ro ferry Misida sails from Harwich International port, heading for the Hook of Holland. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does,…

Ro-ro Victorine sails from the Thames, 17 January 2020

On the windy and cold morning of 17 January, ro-ro ferry Victorine heads down the River Thames, passing the new Tilbury 2 terminal to the north, and Gravesend to the…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

Ferry morning: Somerset & DFDS Suecia Seaways sail, 26 July 2019

A total of 5 ro-ro freight ferries sail in and out of Harwich and Felixstowe to Rotterdam every day, with another 2 big ro-pax ferries also making the crossing. The…

Ro-ro ML FREYJA arrives in Harwich Harbour 5/7/19

Ro-Ro cargo ship ML Freyja arrives in Harwich Harbour heading for her berth at the old Harwich Navy Yard. Filmed by Paul Hiett

On the Thames: Ferry Tundraland approaching Tilbury, 5 July 2019

Ferry Tundraland approaches the Port of Tilbury on the River Thames, Friday 5 July 2019, passing in front of the works for the new Tilbury 2 ro-ro terminal with is…

Shipping TV Shipping & Logistics NEWS, Friday 21 June 2019

A new version of a twice weekly news show from Shipping TV, dealing with the wider shipping and logistics industries around Europe and the World.

APL Oregon and Suecia Seaways sail, sunny morning of 31 May 2019

New Shipping TV video: APL Oregon and Suecia Seaways sail, 31 May 2019 – looking tired and in need of some TLC, container ship APL Oregon sails from Felixstowe, followed…

New video: Port of Tilbury’s Tilbury 2 development

A short CGI movie showing the Port of Tilbury’s major Tilbury 2 development, with 2 ro-ro berths and a bulk berth, plus largescale shoreside facilities:

News: Red Kestrel IOW freight ferry enters service; 27 May 2019

Freight Ferry Red Kestrel, Red Funnel’s first dedicated freight vessel, entered service between Southampton and East Cowes on the Isle of Wight on the 24 May, 2019.

DFDS Suecia Seaways sails for Rotterdam, 22 May 2019

DFDS freight ro-ro Suecia Seaways heads out into the North Sea on her way to Rotterdam, on the breezy but bright morning of 22 May 2019. You can enjoy the…

Ferry Fandango at Woolwich, 10 May 2019

With high maneuverable, hi-tech ferryboats, and highly skilled and experienced masters and crews, the Woolwich Ferry presents a complex little dance each time the boats make a crossing. The northbound…

Just for fun: A trip on the Tilbury ferry; 10 May 2019

While filming on the Thames at Tilbury, we took the opportunity for a quick trip on the ferry – this runs to Gravesend, just over the river.

River Thames: Ro-ro Celestine sails for Vlissingen, 10 May 2019

Ro-ro ferry Celestine sails from Purfleet on the Thames towards Vlissingen, passing the waterfront of Gravesend, Kent.