Tag Archives: coaster

Up Close: Suntis berths at Ipswich, 10 November 2019

A look at the Port of Ipswich’s wet dock, including temporary resident Noah’s Ark, but concentrating on the last of the wet dock’s regular callers, general cargo vessel Suntis –…

Arklow Valley hustles through Harwich Harbour, 9 November 2019

General cargo ship Arklow Valley enters Harwich Harbour on the morning of 9 November 2019, heading towards the River Orwell and the ABP Port of Ipswich.

Feeder ship SPICA J makes 1st call to the port of Felixstowe 10/11/19.

Feeder container ship Spica J arrives in Harwich Harbour on approach to the port of Felixstowe on her first call to the area.

Coaster PATRON heading into the port of Ipswich 4/11/19

118m length coaster Patron heads up the River Orwell, sails under the Orwell bridge and heads into the port of Ipswich.

EX-Baltic Trader Queen Galadriel heads out, 25 October 2019

Still earning her living after being built in 1937 and having a hardworking life, Queen Galadriel is now a training ship, operated by the Cirdan Trust, and taking crews of…

General cargo ship MANISA HAMUTO passing through Harwich Harbour 5/10/19

After abandoning a previous attempt to leave the anchorage off Felixstowe due to engine problems the day before, the general cargo vessel Manisa Hamuto heads through Harwich Harbour and with…

6am – Oder arrives for Ipswich as Svitzer Shotley heads for Ever Given; 21 September 2019.

Just as the sun gets up to the horizon, general cargo vessel Oder enters Harwich Harbour making for Ipswich, while tug Svitzer Shotley heads out to Beach End, where she’ll…

Coaster RACHEL passing through Harwich Harbour for Ipswich 31/8/19

99.8m length coaster Rachel arrives in Harwich Harbour heading for the ABP port of Ipswich.

Vintage tanker Zapadnyy arrives at Felixstowe; 24 August 2019

Built in 1970, tanker Zapadnyy is fast approaching her 50th birthday, which makes her an “antique”, according to some experts – but we prefer the word “vintage”. She has always…

Coaster ARINA outbound from the port of Ipswich 15/8/19

104.79m length coaster Arina heads through Harwich Harbour after leaving the ABP port of Ipswich and heads off to her next call in Rotterdam. Filmed by Paul Hiett

Coaster ALIZEE passing through Harwich Harbour heading for Ipswich 15/8/19

On a breezy Thursday morning the 88.3m length coaster Elizee arrives in Harwich Harbour on her way up to the ABP port of Ipswich.

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

Coaster LILY-B passing through Harwich Harbour heading for Ipswich

81.44m length coaster Lily-b arrives in Harwich Harbour on her way up to the ABP port of Ipswich. Filmed by Paul Hiett.

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