Tag Archives: container ship

CMA CGM Marco Polo in Southampton

First published by Felixstowe News on 9th December, 2012: CMA CGM Marco Polo made her European Maiden call at DP World, Southampton, on Sunday, 9th December 2012. This video also…

Shipspotters Sunday Special 5

First published by Felixstowe News on the 29th November 2012: this week, we’re looking back at Cosco America leaving Felixstowe on 27th November 2012. The feeder Gertrud was also steaming…

HPUK’s Bathside (Harwich) terminal under threat

Published on the 26th November 2012: HPUK, owner of the Port of Felixstowe, has withdrawn its most recent planning application for changes on its Bathside Bay terminal project, after the…

Newest, biggest container ship . .

First Published in Felixstowe News, 7th November 2012; for the next few months, French container line GMA CGM will hold the record for the largest capacity container ship in the…

Felixstowe vs London Gateway, part 2

Published on 26th October 2012 – the second part of our “Rival Ports” story. Last time we looked at the shipping logistics of London Gateway and Felixstowe – this time,…

Rival ports row in the Telegraph . . .

Published by Felixstowe News on 25th October, 2012: the Port of Felixstowe and London Gateway chiefs get their arguements out in the Telegraph . . and we look at the…

Missed crane collapse, and Houston Bridge . .

On the 5th of October 2012 – a bit of a disaster! We just missed the strategic second when the 2nd crane went down, so to make up for it,…

CMA CGM Marco Polo

The shipping line’s own video of the world’s current largest container vessel, the CMA CGM Marco Polo, flmed while shw was on her maiden voyage at Port Keland, 19th November,…

Shipspotters Sunday Special 3

Felixstowe News Shipspotters Sunday special number 3, filmed on a misty mid-morning 17th November 2012, showing Yang Ming Uberty entering Felixstowe, and starting to swing with 2 tugs.

Shipspotters Sunday Special 2

Published on Felixstowe News on the 10th November, 2012, our second Shipspotters Sunday special, filmed mid-afternoon on 8th November 2012, showing MSC Fillipa entering Felixstowe and taken into berths 8/9…

London Gateway – port plans

Originally published by Felixstowe News on 4 Aug 2012: Join Chris Gosling as he looks ahead to next year’s opening of the new prt at London Gateway – and watch…

Shipspotters Sunday Special 1

Originally posted on Felixstowe News, on 3rd November 2012,  MSC Ariane entering Felixstowe and taken into berths 8/9 by 3 tugs.