London Gateway gets new West Africa service

DP World London Gateway has gained a new UK call from the West African service operated by Hapag-Lloyd (WAX) and MOL (ARN), starting 22nd July 2014.

Bumpy day for small craft, 3rd July 2014

With a good breeze blowing in Harwich Harbour (UK), its a bit bumpy for the Harwich Ferry and a harbour launch.

Ever Lucent, 1st call, maiden call; 2nd July 2014

The 8,200 TEU container ship Ever Lucent makes her first call and maiden call, at Felixstowe, around 11am on Wednesday, 2nd July 2014.

Cosco France sailing from Felixstowe, 1st July 2014

Cosco France sailing from Felixstowe, on 1st July, 2014. She looks heavily laden with boxes – but they are mostly empties. Note that despite the size of the vessel, she…

MSC Altamira arriving Felixstowe,1st July, 2014

The 8,900 TEU containership MSC Altamira arriving at the Port of Felixstowe, on the morning of 1st July, 2014:

Selandria Seaways sailing from Felixstowe, 1st July, 2014

Selandria Seaways sailing from Felixstowe in service on the Felixstowe-Rotterdam roro service, 1st July, 2014

Aboard Seadancer up the Clyde:

Join pilot Gillan Locke as he takes Suezmax crude tanker Seadancer through Firth of Clyde Channel and Loch Long, berthing at Finnart Ocean Terminal, on 24th June, 2014. Assisted by…

MyFerryLink ordered to close Dover-Calais service, but will fight on . .

27th June 2014: Ferry operator MyFerryLink, owned by Channel Tunnel owner Eurotunnel, has been order to stop service within 6 months – but says it will appeal.

Sea Action: Icelandic rescue in stormy seas

A startling and dramatic view of a helicopter rescue by Icelandic rescue services, in storm seas, back in late 2012.

Rotterdam shipping 20th June 2014

Join expert shipping film-maker Fred Vloo watching just a small sample of Rotterdam’s shipping traffic on 20th June, 2014.

Ever Develop arriving at Port Elizabeth, NJ

Ever Develop inbound for Port Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA, filmed by Meow Man and his quadcopter:

Maersk Pittsburgh sailing through the Kills

The Kills, a 16-mile channel winding between northern New Jersy and Staten Island, carries more traffic than the Panama Canal . . and here’s Maersk Pittsburgh steaming though the channel,…

Ten-minute ferry trip, 10th June 2014

On the Tilbury Ferry to Gravesend – it’s just 5 minutes each way, with a break at either end! But around high water, there’s lots of activity to see.

Inside London Gateway, pt 2 – on the quay

In the 2nd part of our visit to the UK’s newest port, London Gateway, we’re on the quay . . home of giant machines . . and try a little…

Part 1: Inside London Gateway – 6 months on!

Getting an inside view of a modern container port seems pretty impossible – until Shipping TV and DP World London Gateway got together to show you how it all works….

UPDATE: Woman’s body recovered after yacht sinks:

Suffolk Constabulary have now released a statement, further to the collision between dredger Shoreway and a yacht: The body of a woman has been recovered from the water, off the…

Shoreway and yacht collision: AIS track animation

Here’s the latest on the collision between a yacht and the dredger Shoreway: an animation showing the ships track, and revealing just how quickly rescue craft reached the scene: Please…

Woman missing in dredger and yacht collision off Felixstowe

A woman is missing after the dredger Shoreway and a yacht collided about 1 mile off the coast at Felixstowe, Suffolk, UK. The accident happened at about 1.30pm on Sunday,…

Dredger Shoreway working at Felixstowe, 6th June, 2014

Royal Dutch Boskalis trailing suction hopper dredge Shoreway, IMO 9420344, working at Felixstowe preparing for the start of construction of the finger quay extension, due to start construction summer 2014

Eleonora Maersk into Felixstowe, 7am on 6th June 2014

The mighty Eleonora Maersk (15,500 TEU, 170,000 tons gross) sails into Felixstowe on the beautiful sunny morning of Friday 6th June, 2014.

Chastine Maersk & dredger Shoreway at Felixstowe, 4th June 2014

Chastine Maersk arriving at Felixstowe, as dredger Shoreway is steaming out with another load of spoil for the North Sea, Wednesday 4th June, 2014