Maersk Taurus outbound Felixstowe, 26th Oct 2013

Maersk Taurus outbound from Felixstowe, on the breezy morning of 26th October, 2013. Heading towards Suez and Singapore.

P3 Alliance member announces first plans

P3 Alliance member MSC has announced the first service plans from the new alliance, which includes Maersk, MSC and CMA-CGM, the world’s 3 largest shipping lines:

Majestic Maersk outbound from Felixstowe, 7th October 2013

After an ad-hoc call to collect around 2,000 empty boxes, Majestic Maersk sets off on the return leg of her first Asia-Europe-Asia rotation, in what we hope will be a…

World’s largest container ship reaches UK port

Majestic Maersk, the second example of Maersk Lines Triple-E class of container vessels, made her first UK call at the Port of Felixstowe today, 7th October 2013.

Steve Pryce of DB Schenker says it’ll be an interesting year . .

Steve Pryce, Head of Business Analysis Logistics with DB Schenker, says the shipping and port industry is in for an exciting time . .

DB Schenker name new loco for new port:

Railfreight specialist DB Schenker named a new Type 66 locomotive for the new Port of London Gateway on the 1st of October in a small ceremony at the port.

More cranes for London Gateway

London Gateway, the brand new container port on the Thames Estuary, greeted its third batch of 3 ship-to-shore container cranes from Chinese manufacturer ZPMC. Shipping TV was there to see…

OPDR start new Bilbao – N Europe service

Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei (OPDR) and Feeder and Container Operator Team Lines are setting up a new domestic and feeder service between the ports of Bilbao, Felixstowe and Rotterdam. The new service…

Ever Libra berthing at Felixstowe, 22nd September

Ever Libra entering Felixstowe, swinging, and going astern to her trinity Terminal berth at Felixstowe, 22nd September, 2013.

Exclusive: into Rotterdam aboard Majestic Maersk

Join Europoort pilot Robert Blonk aboard the pilot launch, and on the bridge of Majestic Maersk as she makes her first call at Rotterdam in this unique assembly of photos…

World’s largest container ship to call at Felixstowe:

Majestic Maersk, one the world’s largest container ships, will be making a one-off UK call at the Port of Felixstowe in October.

Ferry operations, Calais to Dover.

Pride of Kent and Spirit of Britain at Calais this September, 2013. Also includes arrival at berth, Dover. Filmed by Mark Reid.

St Katherines Dock classic boat festival, 2013

Join photographer Jason White for a stroll around the recent St Katherines Dock Classic Boat Festival, 2013.

MSC Agrigento, 1st UK call

MSC Agrigento makes her first call at the Port of Felixstowe, Wednesday 18th September 2013.

Costa Concordia parbuckle animation . . .

If you’ve been watching the Costa Concordia being raised, and want a simple guide as to how this complex and expensive operation works, here’s a great animation:

Ever Leader 1st call at Felixstowe:

Ever Leader arriving at the Port of Felixstowe on her first call – 15th September, 2013

Zim Rotterdam diverted from Felixstowe to London gateway

Diverted from Felixstowe after a fire in her cargo containers, 10,070 TEU Zim Rotterdam will be the largest container vessel to enter the Thames as she berths at the new…

London Gateway latest time-lapse movie

Here’s the latest stop-motion video from DP World’s new port at London Gateway, as their opening date creeps closer.

London Gateway moves up training . .

The UK’s newest port, DP World’s London Gateway, has just taken a larger vessel alongside for more training and testing, HS Beethoven, built 2002. There’s also some improved imagery of…

Midweek Shipspotter’s: Cosco France 1st call.

On a beautiful late summer morning, Cosco France (13,350TEU) makes her first call at the Port of Felixstowe.