Ever Lotus 1st call at Felixstowe, 27th January, 2013

Evergreen Line’s Ever Lotus, the fifteenth of the line’s L-type vessels built by Samsung Heavy Industries, makes her 1st call at the Port of Felixstowe..

Port Wars: London Gateway takes 3 services from Tilbury

DP World’s new port of London Gateway on the Thames has won 3 Hamburg Sud services from nearby rival Tilbury . . . in the UK’s ongoing “Port Wars” ….

London Gateway twin spreader will increase productivity:

DP World’s new London Gateway port is increasing productivity with new twin lift spreaders, and gained extra ship calls during December 2013’s bad weather.

Blyth-built workboats make the worldwide grade

Northumberland-based boatbuilder Alnmaritec constructs aluminium workboats, both mono and multihull, for a worldwide customerbase. Here’s a look at their latest launch, pilot boat SL Cachimba – due for export to…

Felixstowe shipping on a misty afternoon, 21st January 2014

Susan Maersk, IMO 9120853, and MSC Rafaela, IMO 9129885, inbound, and MSC Yokohama, IMO 9285665, outbound at Felixstowe on the misty afternoon of Tuesday, 21st January, 2014.

24 hours at the Port of Liverpool

A time-lapse clip from Peel Ports Port of Liverpool – worth watching, we thought: start: 150

THV Galatea with standby light vessel in tow

It’s not often we see a light vessel under tow in or out of Harwich Harbour – but it happen today, as THV Galatea towed this standby light vessel out…

Brittany Ferries orders new LNG ferry for 2017

Western Channel ferry operator, Brittany Ferries, have just ordered a new £225m 52,500GT LNG-powered ferry for their UK -Spain routes . . due to start service in 2017.

New straddle carriers at DP World Southampton

As DP World Southampton prepares to open a new berth, they receive a new £3.6m batch of 6 3-high twin lift straddle carriers . . .

Into the graving dock – Spirit of Vancouver Island

Filmed by Captain Keith McLaren, this ship is ro-ro passenger vehicle ferry, MV Spirit of Vancouver Island, which is the largest ship in the BC Ferry fleet. She was in…

Fred Vloo’s Rotterdam Report – 12th January, 2014

Shipping entering and leaving Rotterdam, filmed on the 12th of January, 2014, by Fred Vloo. Includes: Zhen Hua 14 (large cranes), Zeelandia, Alva Rickmers, Nariva, Hanse Vision, Shoreway (dredger), DS…

Pilotage: into Rotterdam aboard Hyundai Tenacity

Join Rotterdam pilot Robert Blonk aboard the 366 metre, 12,562 TEU Hyundai Tenacity entering the Port of Rotterdam . . .

Storm-damaged Maersk Stepnica in Felixstowe

8,750 TEU Maersk Stepnica has been diverted from her regular run into Felixstowe so that salvage can be carried out on stacks of containers badly damaged as she was passing…

Fred Vloo’s Rotterdam Report – 5th January, 2014

Shipping entering and leaving Rotterdam, filmed on the 5th of January, 2014, by Fred Vloo. Includes: Emma Maersk, Elly Maersk, Wilpride, E.R. Pusan, ZIM Antwerp, Pride of Hull, CMA CGM…

Rough weather wins Felixstowe traffic for Gateway

Delays and congestion at the Port of Felixstowe has gained important ad-hoc calls for DP World’s new London Gateway port.

40% of roll in mid-Atlantic?

The 2,992 TEU container ship, OOCL Belgium was caught in the middle of the North Atlantic early in January, experiencing first-hand winter storm Hercules, a huge low pressure system that…

Smaller Ports: Whitstable, Kent

Join Shipping TV for the first in a series of visits to small UK ports – this time, we’re at Whitstable, in Kent. This video includes footage of the UK…

Aboard Scot Venture in rough weather

Here’s a brief video filmed from the bridge of the 90metre long, 2602GT Scot Venture, heading into the North Sea waves during December, 2013.

Rough Day at Dover, part 3: 31 December 2013

The final part of Shipping TV’s 3 part series filmed at the Port of Dover on 31st December, 2012. Includes P & O Spirit of Britain, and My Ferry Link…

Rough Day at Dover, part 2, 31 Dec 2013

Part 2 of Shipping TV’s 3 part series filmed at the Port of Dover on 31st December, 2012. Includes Dover Seaways, Calais Seaways and Pride of Canterbury. Part 3 follows…