Shipspotters Sunday Special 5

First published by Felixstowe News on the 29th November 2012: this week, we’re looking back at Cosco America leaving Felixstowe on 27th November 2012. The feeder Gertrud was also steaming…

HPUK’s Bathside (Harwich) terminal under threat

Published on the 26th November 2012: HPUK, owner of the Port of Felixstowe, has withdrawn its most recent planning application for changes on its Bathside Bay terminal project, after the…

Newest, biggest container ship . .

First Published in Felixstowe News, 7th November 2012; for the next few months, French container line GMA CGM will hold the record for the largest capacity container ship in the…

Felixstowe vs London Gateway, part 2

Published on 26th October 2012 – the second part of our “Rival Ports” story. Last time we looked at the shipping logistics of London Gateway and Felixstowe – this time,…

Shipspotters Sunday Special 4

Published on Sunday 25th November, 2012 – despite high winds gusting 46mph and stopping Port of Felixstowe container operations, Stena Britannica sailed on time at 10am from Harwich International Port….

Rival ports row in the Telegraph . . .

Published by Felixstowe News on 25th October, 2012: the Port of Felixstowe and London Gateway chiefs get their arguements out in the Telegraph . . and we look at the…

Dredging continues as Port battle commences . .

First posted on Felixstowe News on the 15th October 2012, to a backdrop of ongoing dredging to maintain Felixstowe’s premier position as a container port, there’s a battle going on…

Missed crane collapse, and Houston Bridge . .

On the 5th of October 2012 – a bit of a disaster! We just missed the strategic second when the 2nd crane went down, so to make up for it,…

Harwich Haven traffic, 26th Sept 2012

Filmed on the 26th September 2012, we take a look at vessels passing through Harwich Harbour – here’s Seatruck Progress heading for a Ro-ro berth at Felixstowe, chartered in for…

CMA CGM Marco Polo

The shipping line’s own video of the world’s current largest container vessel, the CMA CGM Marco Polo, flmed while shw was on her maiden voyage at Port Keland, 19th November,…

Shipspotters Sunday Special 3

Felixstowe News Shipspotters Sunday special number 3, filmed on a misty mid-morning 17th November 2012, showing Yang Ming Uberty entering Felixstowe, and starting to swing with 2 tugs.

Knock down that crane!

First Published on 21st September 2012 0n Felixstowe News – how do you knock down a container crane? Here’s a lesson from Felixstowe dock . .

Shipspotters Sunday Special 2

Published on Felixstowe News on the 10th November, 2012, our second Shipspotters Sunday special, filmed mid-afternoon on 8th November 2012, showing MSC Fillipa entering Felixstowe and taken into berths 8/9…

London Gateway – port plans

Originally published by Felixstowe News on 4 Aug 2012: Join Chris Gosling as he looks ahead to next year’s opening of the new prt at London Gateway – and watch…

Shipspotters Sunday Special 1

Originally posted on Felixstowe News, on 3rd November 2012,  MSC Ariane entering Felixstowe and taken into berths 8/9 by 3 tugs.