Tag Archives: big ship

Cosco Netherlands clears the quay and gathers way; 7 August 2019

Looking smart in her blue livery, 366 metre container ship Cosco Netherlands clears berth 9 at Felixstowe, and gathers way to leave the harbour – the next time her screw…

Up Close: Svitzer Kent makes fast to Cosco Netherlands; 7 August 2019

With a fresh breeze, gusting to 18 knots WSW, tug Svitzer Kent makes fast at the bow Cosco Netherland, which then casts off and starts to move away from berth…

Dimitris Y arrives from Valencia; 5 August 2019

2000-built container ship Dimitris Y arrives at Felixstowe from Valencia, on the breezy and overcast morning of 5 August, 2019.

Safety afloat – tug Shotley has a word; 5 August 2019

Although the majority of recreational craft – yachts and motor boats – take good care to keep out of the way of Felixstowe’s big ships, it is easy for visitors…

Dead Slow Astern: MSC Alicante goes astern to berth 7, Felixstowe; 3 August 2019

After swinging in the entrance of the River Stour from Harwich Harbour, MSC Alicante goes astern to Felixstowe’s berth 7, at the up-river end of Felixstowe’s Trinity Terminal. Larger ships…

Cosco Shipping Star sails after completing her maiden call at Felixstowe; 3 August 2019

Cosco Shipping’s latest 400m ultra large container ship, the 21,237 TEU Cosco Shipping Star, completes her Northern European maiden call at Felixstowe, and departs towards Zeebrugge, on the beautiful morning…

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.