Tag Archives: big ship

Cosco Portugal leaves the berth and gathers way; 1 August 2019

366 metre container ship Cosco Portugal leaves berth 9 at Felixstowe, and gathers way, heading back towards the Far East to complete this rotation.

Wide Bravo sails towards Antwerp; 1 August 2019

On the breezy morning of 1 August, 2019, container ship Wide Bravo sails from Felixstowe.

Maiden Call: Cosco shipping Star arrives direct from Singapore, 1 August 2019

Steaming along the Harwich approach channel, brand new Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Star heads towards Beach End turn and Harwich Harbour, making for berth 9 at Felixstowe for…

Coaster FRI OCEAN outbound from ABP Port of Ipswich 30/7/19.

89m length Fri Ocean heads out from the port of Ipswich and heads down the River Orwell and off to her next stop of Boston, Lincolnshire. Filmed by Paul Hiett

Stacked-up Maersk Edirne arrives at Felixstowe, 30 July 2019

Container ship Maersk Edirne, previously Hanjin Asia, arrives direct from Colombo with a a peak season load, stacked up to bridge level on the forward section of the ship. Maersk…

MSC Kalina sails for Rotterdam; 26 July 2019

On the morning of 26 July, container ship MSC Kalina sails for the port of Rotterdam. There’s just a spot of rain in the air, and you can hear it…

Ferry morning: Somerset & DFDS Suecia Seaways sail, 26 July 2019

A total of 5 ro-ro freight ferries sail in and out of Harwich and Felixstowe to Rotterdam every day, with another 2 big ro-pax ferries also making the crossing. The…

Heading for a career at sea – Jack Ibbotson

It’s rare to meet a young person these days who wants to go to sea for a living, but we met Jack Ibbotson a few months ago, and his enthusiasm…

Maersk Kingston arrives from Algeciras, 24 July

2003-built container ship Maersk Kingston arrives at the UK Port of Felixstowe, from her last port of Algeciras, Spain, on the beautiful morning of 24 July 2019.

Slow TV: China Shipping Rose swings and berths at Felixstowe, 23 July 2019

Putting a 366 metre container ship, with massive windage, through a 180 degree swing, and then laying her gently alongside the quay is not a quick operation – so here…

First Call: Cosco Shipping Rose at Felixstowe, 22 July 2019

Making her first call at Felixstowe, 366 metre long container ship Cosco Shipping Rose looks smart in her mid-blue livery – showing up well in the strong summer sun. This…

Cable layer Isaac Newton sails from Harwich, 21 July 2019

Windfarm developments require a whole range of specialist vessels to deal with specific jobs – Isaac Newton was specifically designed to install subsea power cables for offshore wind farms and…

ISAAC NEWTON – Cable laying ship arriving in Harwich Harbour, 18 July 2019.

Multi purpose offshore cable laying vessel Isaac Newton arrives in Harwich Harbour on her way to berth at Harwich Navy Yard. Filmed by Paul Hiett.

Slow TV: MSC Altair swings and comes alongside in real time; 16 June 2019

A unique feature, showing MSC Altair swinging, and being taken into berth 8 at Felixstowe in real time – 18 minutes and 45 seconds, with only a minute or so…

MSC Altair arrives direct from Colombo, 16 July 2019

On the beautiful morning of 16 July 2019, MSC Altair arrives at the Port of Felixstowe direct from Colombo, having passed through the Suez Canal.

2-ship morning, part 2: ultra large Triple-E Merete Maersk sails, 15 July 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Merete Maersk sails from the port of Felixstowe at 9.255am on the morning of 15th July 2019, looking tired and in need of some TLC. She’s…

2-ship morning, part 1: ultra large Ever Gentle sails, 15 July 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Gentle sails from the port of Felixstowe at 8.55am on the morning of 15th July 2019, heading for her next call at Hamburg. In our…

Big Ships Up Close: Cosco Shipping Aquarius clears the quay and gets under way; 12 June 2019

Cosco Shipping’s latest sea-monster, Aquarius, is cleared from the quayside by the tugs and her own thrusters, and swings to line up for the start of the Beach End Turn,…

Big Ships Up Close: Svitzer Shotley makes fast to Cosco Aquarius ; 12 June 2019

On the beautiful evening of Friday 12th July 2019, tug Svitzer Shotley makes fast to Cosco Shipping Aquarius, and the mooring party lets go of the the big ship’s mooring…

VUOKSI MAERSK departing the port of felixstowe 11/7/19

200m length ice-class Vuoksi Maersk departs the UK Port of Felixstowe and heads off for her next stop of Kotka in Finland.

Slow TV: Cosco Shipping Aquarius swings on her first call at Felixstowe, 11 July 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Aquarius swings in real time preparatory to coming alongside for her maiden call at berth 9, at the port of Felixstowe, on the morning…