Category Archives: Ferries

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.

Shipping TV News, Sunday 28 April 2019 – new Red Funnel Ferry:

Last week saw the naming of a new Southampton – Isle of Wight freight-only ferry for Red Funnel Ferries – here’s the latest news and video of the ship:

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.

Shipping TV NEWSCLIPS, 17 April 2019

First of a trial run of weekly new clips from Shipping TV – if you have news photos, video clips or stories, we love to hear from you – get…

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

DFDS Suecia Seaways sails, windy morning of 15 March 2019

Although Roro ferries are among the most maneuverable ships, DFDS Suecia Seaways engaged a tug to assist her from her ramp on the windy morning of Friday, 15 March 2019

Vehicles carrier VIKING AMBER arriving at Great Yarmouth 1/3/19

An unusual visitor arrives off the Great Yarmouth/Gorleston coast as vehicle carrier VIKING AMBER heads for the outer harbour.With the assistance of. Lowestoft tug EMS BOXER and visiting tug VIKING…

Photos: Isle of Inishmore in drydock, 18 February 2019

A couple of excellent up-close pictures of the Ferry Isle of Inishmore in drydock on the Mersey, taken by David Oates: Photos copyright David Oates, 2019

Port of Felixstowe & DFDS Ferries sign new 15-year deal; 21 January 2019

Good news for Felixstowe as they sign new deal with DFDS and install new ferry linkspan.

Will Ramsgate finally get a Ferry? 4 January 2019

According to reports, Ramsgate is about to get a ferry to Ostend – and the operators also get a major pay-day if they can do it by 29 March, and…

4-ship morning: Stena Britannica heads for Rotterdam; 12 December 2018

North Sea ferry Stena Britannica turns into Harwich Harbour from the River Stour, and heads out – next stop, Hook of Holland.

4 -ship morning: Ro-Ro Somerset sails from Harwich, 12 December 2018

On the bright but cold morning of 12 December 2018, ro-ro freight ferry Somerset heads out into the North Sea.

Ro-ro Somerset sails from Harwich; 26 September 2018

Looking like she lives a hard life, ro-ro freight ferry Somerset heads off for Rotterdam on her run for Stena Line . . 26 September 2018:

DFDS Britannia Seaways sails 30 Aug 18

DFDS 2000-built freight ro-ro ferry Britannia Seawways leaves the berth and heads out for Vlaadingen basin, just outside Rotterdam, on the morning of 30 August 2018.

Ro-Ro Misana sails for Rotterdam, 30 August 2018

Cargo Ro-Ro Misana sails from Harwich International Port heading towards Rotterdam. She seems like a relatively small ship for this route, which has had a variety of ferries working it…

Ferry DFDS Gardenia Seaways requires 2 tugs, 8 August 2018

Looking as if she may be suffering mechanical or technical problems, Ro-Ro ferry DFDS Gardenia Seaways employs 2 tugs to enter harbour and to berth at Felixstowe on the evening…

Thalassa Pistis arrives at Felixstowe, 3 August 2018

Ferries DFDS Gardenia Seaways and Stena Forerunner hold position in the harbour as container ship Thalassa Pistis rounds Beach End turn, on the beautiful morning of 3 August, 2018: