Category Archives: ship visits

Aboard ships

Svitzer Kent cruises out to meet S Santiago, 27 September.

Felixstowe’s most recent tug, the Damen-built ASD 3212 azimuth drive tug Svitzer kent, heads out to meet container ship S Santiago as she arrives at the port on the breezy…

Heading for a career at sea – Jack Ibbotson

It’s rare to meet a young person these days who wants to go to sea for a living, but we met Jack Ibbotson a few months ago, and his enthusiasm…

History Afloat: Coasting voyage up the Thames aboard Mark Prior.

Join Shipping TV’s Chris Gosling for a voyage from the River Colne near Colchester to Brewers Wharf, Deptford Creek, on the Thames, filmed in 2015 aboard the 1969-built aggregate carrier…

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.

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,…