Category Archives: Ferries

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:

DFDS Gardenia Seaways sails for Vlaadingen, 27 July 2018

2017-built ro-ro ferry Gardenia Seaways heads away from Felixstowe towards Vlaadingen, Rotterdam on the bright morning of 27 July 2018.

Harwich Harbour Rush Hour 26 July

A surprising busy morning at Harwich – as well as 2 container ships, which feature in their own clips, we see UKD Orca, Offshore service vessel Go Electra, ferry Stena…

Ro-Ro ML Freyja sails for Cuxhaven, 15 July 2018

Mann Line’s ML Freyja sails from Harwich towards Cuxhaven on the late afternoon of 15 July 2018. She passes through the Kiel Canal on her way to Baltic ports on…

Stena Scotia rounds the Guard, heads for Harwich, 29 June 2018

Stena Line ferry Stena Scotia rounds the Guard buoy and heads up the River Stour for Harwich International Port on the afternoon of 29 June, 2018.

Ferry Stena Scotia arrives for Harwich, 21 June 2018

North Sea ferry Stena Scotia arrives to pass through the harbour, heading for Parkeston Quay – or Harwich International Port, as we call it now . . late afternoon of…

Stena Britannica builds to service speed, 5 June 2018

Harwich – Hook ferry Stena Britannica rounds Beach end Turn, and builds her speed up to her cruising speed for the run – between 17 and 18 knots.

Stena Forerunner heading for Rotterdam, 17 May 2018

Looking smart in the morning sunshine, ferry Stena Forerunner passes through Harwich Harbour on her way towards Rotterdam, 17 May 2018:

Stena Gothica arrives Harwich, passing Skandi Constructor, 23 March 2018

Ferry Stena Gothica arrives at Harwich harbour from Rotterdam, passing Well Stimulation Vessel Skandi Constructor on her way in, 23 March 2018.

Classic Shipping TV – North Sea ro-ro, part 5; back to the UK

Classic Shipping TV video: part 5 of Shipping TV’s 2015 series, North Sea Ro-Ro, arriving back at Felixstowe, where we have a close encounter with a massive Maersk Triple-E container…

Ultra short ferry crossing – the Woolwich ferry, River Thames; 15 March 2018

Join us on a 44 tonne HGV aboard the Woolwich Ferry, crossing the River Thames in London – it’s an unusual and interesting experience, aboard one of the trio of…

Classic Shipping TV – North Sea ro-ro, part 4

New Classic Shipping TV video: part 4 of Shipping TV’s 2015 series, North Sea Ro-Ro, sailing home from Rotterdam aboard DFDS Selandia Seaways – slowly out of the Vulcaanhaven basin…

Classic Shipping TV: North Sea Ro-ro part 3.

Part 3 of Shipping TV’s 2015 series, North Sea Ro-Ro, as we complete the North Sea crossing and head up the New Waterway towards the Vulcaanhaven basin at Vlaadingen, where…

Stena Britannica heads out, 6 March 2018

The very smart looking Stena Britannica heads out of Harwich on her daily run to the Hook of Holland, on the bright morning of Tuesday 6 March 2018:

Classic Shipping TV: North Sea Ferry, part 2

Classic Shipping TV video: part 2 of Shipping TV’s 2015 series, North Sea Ro-Ro, as we sail across a quiet North Sea aboard DFDS ro-ro ferry Suecia Seaway, meeting the…

STV Classic: North Sea Ferry, part 1: Felixstowe outbound

Classic Shipping TV video: part 1 of Shipping TV’s 2015 series, North Sea Ro-Ro, filmed aboard DFDS Seaways freight ferries Suecia Seaways and Sealandia Seaways, working between Felixstowe and Vlaardingen,…

Friday rush hour – 3 ships in a few moments; 23 Feb 2018

Friday morning rush hour, featuring Stena Forerunner, DFDS Suecia Seaways, and MSC Kalina on the morning of 23 February 2018; Suecia Seaways holds back to let Stena Forerunner pass, and…

Calais Seaways turns hard at Dover, Storm Georgina, 24 Jan 2018

DFDS Calais Seaways makes a hard turn to port, assisted by DHB tug Dauntless, to set herself up to leave Dover Harbour’s Eastern Entrance, during Storm Georgina on the morning…