Up Close: Merit arrives at Brightlingsea, part 1, 8 July 2019

Although we often disregard them, the UK’s smaller ports play a vital role in the pattern of trade and commence. At Brightlingsea, Oliver’s Wharf handles any kind of bulk cargo, most often scrap metal and in this instance, wood chipping biomass.

Please note that there may be a little camera instability in this film – we were on a floating pontoon to film this ship.