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Up Close: Merit swings and comes alongside at Brightlingsea , part 2; 8 July 2019

General cargo vessel Merit swings against the bank at Brightlingsea, with a helpful nudge on the quarter from the harbour launch. Comes alongside and makes fast bow facing out, ready…

Up Close: Merit arrives at Brightlingsea, part 1, 8 July 2019

Although we often disregard them, the UK’s smaller ports play a vital role in the pattern of trade and commence. At Brightlingsea, Oliver’s Wharf handles any kind of bulk cargo,…

History Afloat: Coasting voyage up the Thames aboard Mark Prior.

Join Shipping TV’s Chris Gosling for a voyage from the River Colne near Colchester to Brewers Wharf, Deptford Creek, on the Thames, filmed in 2015 aboard the 1969-built aggregate carrier…

Coaster RMS DUISBURG passing through Harwich Harbour for Ipswich

99.9m length RMS Duisburg arrives in Harwich Harbour heading towards the mouth of the River Orwell, leading to the Associated British Ports port of Ipswich, on the 5th July 2019.

Peak Bremen passes through Kingsferry bridge, 3 July 2019

General cargo ship Peak Bremen passing under the Swale Crosssing flyover and then through Kingsferry Bridge on her way to Ridham Dock. NAABSA is an abbreviation for the term: ‘Not…

General cargo vessel Klaipeda sails from Ipswich, 29 May 2019

Built in 1995 but still looking good, general cargo vessel Klaipeda sails light from the ABP Port of Ipswich on the breezy morning of 29 May 2019.

Baltica Hav comes alongside at Mistley, 11 April 2019

General cargo vessel Baltica Hav arrives alongside at the Port of Mistley, at the head of the tidal River Stour in Essex.

Thames Traffic: Delfborg heading for Erith, 5 April 2019

General cargo vessel Delfborg heading up the River Thames towards Erith, Friday 5 April 2019. Filmed by RAS

RMS Duisburg leaves the Orwell, 29 March 2019

With a low sun reflecting on her hull plating, general cargo ship RMS Duisburg leaves the River Orwell after making her call at Ipswich, heading for Rotterdam.

Beaumonde under the Orwell Bridge for Ipswich, 10 April 2018

General cargo vessel Beaumonde sails under the Orwell Bridge, to load at the ABP port of Ipswich, 10 April 2018:

Amy sails out onto a tranquil North Sea, 9 March 2018

General cargo vessel Amy heads out towards Ijmuiden on a very calm North Sea, on the 9th March 2018:

Arklow Flair departing Lowestoft for Rotterdam 22/7/16.

89.95m x 14.4m Arklow Flair heading through the open road bridge at Lowestoft and along the narrow bridge channel to the open sea and then onto Rotterdam.

Flinter Rose departing Harwich Harbour, 8 July 2016

After sailing from Ipswich, short sea trader Flinter Rose is heading towards Cork, Eire, on the breezy evening of 8th July, 2016.

Feeder India and RMS Laar leaving harbour, 21 June 2016

Feeder India sailing from Felixstowe and RMS Laar passing through Harwich Harbour, 21st June 2016:

Siegfried Lehmann heading for Ipswich, 19 May 2016

Short sea trader Siegfried Lehmann passing Felixstowe on her way up the Orwell to Ipswich, 19 May 2016.

Freighter hits bridge, Greece, 9th January 2016

General cargo ship OLGA M allided with Halkida Evripos bridge, Evia, Greece, at around 01:00 LT on January 9. The OLGA M is 2039-dwt general cargo ship, built in 1971,…

Smaller Ports: Whitstable, Kent

Join Shipping TV for the first in a series of visits to small UK ports – this time, we’re at Whitstable, in Kent. This video includes footage of the UK…