Category Archives: ship visits

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Ultra Large Maastricht Maersk swings for berth 9 (part 2) 24 February 2019

Making her maiden call at Felixstowe, Ultra Large Container Ship Maastricht Maersk swings to come alongside berth 9.

Container ship Dali arrives at Felixstowe, 15 February 2019

The 9,971 TEU container ship Dali arrives at Felixstowe on the bright morning of 15 February 2019.

Ultra Large Container Ship Taurus arrives at Felixstowe, 10 July 2018

2016-built container ship Taurus arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 10 July 2018.

Elly Maersk sails from berth 8, Felixstowe; 28 May 2018

The 2007-built Elly Maersk sails from Felixstowe’s berth 8 on the misty morning of 28 May 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…

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 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,…

Classic Shipping TV: Mark Prior to London, part 4

New Shipping TV Classic on Facebook: part 4, the final part of our four part series filmed aboard the 1969-built Mark Prior, as we get to our destination at Deptford…

Classic Shipping TV: Mark Prior to London, part 3

Shipping TV Classic: part 3 of our four part series, as we pass Southend pier and start our passage up the River Thames, aboard the 1969-built Mark Prior. Our skipper,…

Classic Shipping TV: Mark Prior to London, part 2

Shipping TV Classic: part 2 of our four part series filmed aboard sand barge Mark Prior, taking us from the River Colne estuary south to the mouth of the River…

Classic Shipping TV: aboard Mark Prior to London, part 1

Shipping TV Classic: part 1 of our four part series, sailing from Fingringhoe on the River Colne in Essex, up the River Thames to Deptford aboard the 1969-built Mark Prior,…

Shipping TV Classic – bow to bow aboard Svitzer Shotley, part 1

Shipping TV Classic! The ultimate up-close shipping video, filmed aboard tug Svitzer Shotley back in April 2015, as she goes bow-to-bow with the mighty Maersk Edinburgh to make fast at…

Up Close: Pilot disembarking from Bulk Carrier “NORD VIRGO”, River Plate, January 2018

Pilot Boat Sea Pilot – maneuvering to disembark the Rio de La Plata Pilot from the outbound Bulk Carrier Nord Virgo:

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…

FERRY WEEK 2017: Ferry Week 2017: Suecia Seaways swings and berths at Vlaardingen.

Timelapse movie filmed as part of our 2015 series, North Sea Ro-Ro – Captain Ole Nielsen swings Suecia Seaways, and takes her astern into the berth at Vlaardingen. You can…

Ipswich Maritime 2017 – summing up . . .

Although I was only there for a couple of hours, it looked like a fantastic event with plenty of room for growth and improvement! Be good to see more ships,…

Aboard 1963-built Tug Touchstone at Maritime Ipswich, 2017

Join us for a chat with Rob Chandler, the owner of the preserved tug Touchstone, built in 1963; and take a brief look at the engine room of this beautifully…

MSC Atlantic arriving Felixstowe with Svitzer Deben astern, 30 January 2017

The 1991 built container ship MSC Atlantic arriving at the Port of Felixstowe, morning of 30th January 2017. Svitzer Deben hustles out to take stern position.

Spirit of Tasmania in a bumpy sea . . 5 November, 2016

Some high quality shots of ferry Spirit of Tasmania, as she sails her regular route across Bass Strait: Spirit of Tasmania 5Nov16 from Lester on Vimeo.

Steam Tug Portwey on the River Thames – 30/07/2016

A little cruise on the River Thames aboard the preserved Steam-Tug “Portwey” from the Isle of Dogs up to Tower Bridge and then back past Greenwich to The O2 on…