Tag Archives: Calais

P&O Ferry Pride of Kent grounds inside Calais harbour, 10 December 2017

The Port of Calais has been forced to close due to heavy weather after a passenger ferry ran aground. A total of 316 people, including 208 passengers, are reported to…

STV FERRY WEEK: Sailing from Calais aboard Pride of Burgundy, 3 Oct 2017

Sailing from Calais aboard P&O Ferries Pride of Burdundy, with Pride of Canterbury coming up to the ramp – about 6pm on 3rd October 2017.

STV FERRY WEEK: Now that’s what you call a bowthruster! 3 October 2017

Filmed from the car lanes at Calais, Spirit of France gives a bowthruster power demo as she swings on the spot before sailing, around 5pm local time on 3rd October…

STV Ferry Week: Calais Seaways sails, 3 Oct 2017

1991-built DFDS Ferry Calais Seaways sails from the Port of Calais, 3rd October, 2017 You can now become a patron of Shipping TV for just $1 a month, getting extra…

STV Ferry Week: Pride of Kent sailing from Calais, 3 Oct 2017

1992-built P&O ferry Pride of Kent leaving the ramp and sailing from Calais, breezy morning of 3rd October 2017. You can now become a patron of Shipping TV for just…

STV Ferry Week: DFDS Calais Seaways arrives at Calais, 3 Oct 2017

Built in 1991 and with several name changes since, Calais Seaways enters the Port of Calais and heads for the ramp on Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017. Her previous names have…

STV Ferry Week: Sailing from Dover + Calais passing traffic, 2 October 2017

Filmed with a hand-held camera aboard the Spirit of Britain, leaving the Port of Dover, and then seeing passing ferry traffic as we make the approach in towards Calais on…

STV Ferry Week: European Seaway sailing from Calais, 3 October 17

P&O freight ferry European Seaway sailing from Calais on the breezy morning of Tuesday, 3rd October 2017:

STV Ferry Week: Cotes des Flandres arrives Calais, 2nd Oct 17

Ferry Week: DFDS Cote des Flandre arrives at the Port of Calais, 2 October 2017:

STV Ferry WeeK: Pride of Canterbury arrives at Calais, 2 Oct

1991-built P&O ferry Pride of Canterbury arrives at the port of Calais, breezy Monday 2nd October 2017.

STV Ferry Week 2017: Cote des Dunes sails from Calais, 2nd Oct 2017

2001-built ferry DFDS Cote des Dunes sails from the port of Calais into a 20 knot westerly, Monday 2nd October 2017.

Spirit of Britain arriving Calais, 2nd Oct 2017

Shipping TV Ferry Week – Spirit of Britain arrives Calais, with a 20 knot westerly breeze, 2 October, 2017:

Ferry Week: Big Sister’s Little Sister passes by, 2nd October 2017

Freight Ferry European Seaway filmed from the stern deck of Spirit of Britain as they pass in the Calais approach channel:

STV blog from Calais, 2nd October 2017

Just a little chat about this trip to France – First webcast on Facebook live about 2pm:

MyFerryLink finally sold to DFDS

Eurotunnel, who took over SeaFrance’s ferries after that business failed, forced to sell MyFerryLink to DFDS after a long legal battle:

Myferrylink still in rough water as litigation continues . .

The latest court decisions in the Myferrylink cross-channel ferry battle seems to be continuing right up to the wire . .

MyFerrylink faces more rough seas . . 10 January, 2014

MyFerrylink faces more rough seas as owner Eurotunnel is ordered to sell or close ferry operation within 6 months. Background video is ferries entering and leaving Dover during rough weather,…

Live animal exports – sad trade at dying port

The near-derelict port of Ramsgate in Kent is the last port in the UK to service a trade in live animal exports to Europe – where the worn-out aged sheep…

MyFerryLink ordered to close Dover-Calais service, but will fight on . .

27th June 2014: Ferry operator MyFerryLink, owned by Channel Tunnel owner Eurotunnel, has been order to stop service within 6 months – but says it will appeal.

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…