Category Archives: Ferries

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…

European Seaway arrives during Storm Georgina, 24 Jan 2018

P & O freight ferry European Seaway arriving at the Port of Dover at around 10.45am on the morning of 24 January 2018, during Storm Georgina:

Ro-ro Undine heads up the Thames, 22 Jan 2018

New Shipping TV video: Ro-ro ferry Undine heading up the River Thames towards Ford’s Dagenham terminal, which handles their own and 3rd party cargo:

New London port Tilbury 2 comes closer; 18 Dec 2017

New Shipping TV news video: New ro-ro and bulker port Tilbury 2 moves a step closer – intended to open in the 2nd quarter of 2020:

Suecia Seaways arrives at dusk, 14 Dec 17

DFDS Suecia Seaways arrives on her regular run from Vlaardingen at dusk on 14 December, 2017. Experience a round trip between Felixstowe and Vlaardingen aboard this class of ship: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGpLOh2lZwxvd_djhCv0pd3Oryb9dhNvC

Stena Britannica and President Cleveland pass in narrow channel, 15 Dec 2017

New Shipping TV video: Ferry Stena Britannica and container ship President Cleveland pass in the narrow Harwich approach channel. The 2 vessels have a combined closing speed of around 25…

P&O Ferry Pride of Kent grounds inside Calais harbour, 10 December 2017

The Port of Calais has been forced to close due to heavy weather after a passenger ferry ran aground. A total of 316 people, including 208 passengers, are reported to…

Video: Ted Ingham’s Shipping Highlights of 2017

A 10 minute video by the excellent Ted Ingham of shipping highlights he filmed through the lens of the Panasonic Lumix FZ 1000 from the shoreline and from his Colvic…

Gardenia Seaways and Cardiff cross at Harwich, 1 Nov 2017

DFDS latest freight RoRo Gardenia Seaways and container ship Cape Tainaro cross in Harwich Harbour, 1st November, 2017.

River Ferry: Reedham chain ferry, Norfolk UK, 19 October 2017

It isn’t exactly deep-sea, but it is a commercial vessel earning its living afloat – Reedham Ferry in the heart of rural Norfolk, UK. There’s been a ferry here since…

STV FERRY WEEK: Sailing from Calais aboard Pride of Burgundy, 3 Oct 2017

Sailing from Calais aboard P&O Ferries Pride of Burdundy, with Pride of Canterbury coming up to the ramp – about 6pm on 3rd October 2017.

STV FERRY WEEK: Now that’s what you call a bowthruster! 3 October 2017

Filmed from the car lanes at Calais, Spirit of France gives a bowthruster power demo as she swings on the spot before sailing, around 5pm local time on 3rd October…

STV Ferry Week: Calais Seaways sails, 3 Oct 2017

1991-built DFDS Ferry Calais Seaways sails from the Port of Calais, 3rd October, 2017 You can now become a patron of Shipping TV for just $1 a month, getting extra…

STV Ferry Week: Spirit of France sails from Calais, 3 Oct 2017

STV Ferry Week video: P&O’s 2011-built superferry Spirit of France departs from the Port of Calais on the breezy morning of Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017: You can now become a…

STV Ferry Week: Pride of Kent sailing from Calais, 3 Oct 2017

1992-built P&O ferry Pride of Kent leaving the ramp and sailing from Calais, breezy morning of 3rd October 2017. You can now become a patron of Shipping TV for just…