Tag Archives: crane

Fugro 1200 jackup barge at work, 13 February 2019

Working on the East Anglia 1 offshore windfarm shore connector, off Bawdsey, Suffolk, the Fugro 1200 was filmed on the quiet morning of 12 February 2019:

Ultra Large MSC Anna sails, Part 2 – gathering way, 11 February 2019

Part 2 of our coverage of Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Anna as she begins to gather way in the harbour, releasing her bow tug, and keeping the stern tug…

RMS Cuxhaven goes astern from Mistley Quay, 25 November, 2018.

Filmed at the small UK port of Mistley, on the River Stour in Essex, RMS Cuxhaven goes astern from the berth, before swinging some distance downriver, on the chilly afternoon…

Sun Discoverer heads for Harwich,10 November 2018

General cargo vessel Sun Discoverer heads for Harwich to load for La Spezia, Italy, on the morning of 10 November 2018, with tug Gray Test making fast to assist her…

CEMI – General cargo vessel passing through Harwich Harbour for Ipswich, 21/10/18

88m length Cemi arrives at Harwich Harbour on her way up to the ABP port of Ipswich. Filmed by Paul Hiett.

GPS Battler and MTS Terramare head out, 3 October 2018

Both engaged on work relating to the shore connection for the East Anglia 1 windfarm, multicat GPS Battler and landing craft MTS Terramare sail from Harwich, morning of 3rd October…

2nd look: Maersk Connector laying cable, part 2, 27 September 2018

In response to a number of requests for additional coverage of Maersk Connector at work, we went up the coast to catch some additional footage of her at work. Filmed…

Felixstowe loses 2 more services, despite software “progress” claims, 1 September, 2018.

Felixstowe loses 2 more services, despite software “progress” claims: in the past few day, OOCL and CMA-CGM have switched services away from the port of Felixstowe due to software problems,…

Jackup platform PARAGON C20051 being towed by 4 tugs to Harwich, 25/8/18

Jackup platform Paragon c20051 slowly makes her way into Harwich Harbour with tugs Zeus of Finland and Thor, and Felixstowe-based tugs Svitzer Kent and Svitzer Shotley, and heads for Harwich…

Multi Purpose Offshore Vessel Olympic Artemis sails, 23 August 2018

OLYMPIC ARTEMIS sailing from Harwich – she is an Inspection, Maintenance and Repair Vessel with diesel electric frequency controlled propulsion, highly efficient azimuth thruster and a dynamic positioning system. The…

Lowestoft: Atlantic Explorer in drydock, Ievoli Cobalt alongside; 19 August, 2018.

A quick visit to Lowestoft, Suffolk: 1981-buit Research and Survey Vessel Atlantic Explorer in dry dock, and smart-looking Offshore Sipply and Service vessel Ievoli Cobalt alongside at the ABP port…

OSV Dina Merkur enters Great Yarmouth astern, 17 August 2018

2006-built Offshore Supply Vessel Dina Merkur enters Great Yarmouth’s river port going astern, early evening of Friday, 17 August 2018.

Peel’s Liverpool2 plans to impress as 2 services switch

Liverpool2, Peel Ports flagship container terminal at Liverpool, is due to welcome 2 transatlantic services – TA2 from the 2M Alliance, Maersk and MSC, and Maesk’s own Columbia Express on…

Update from Felixstowe, 16 July

Another update from the mighty Port of Felixstowe . . . there are some fascinating rumblings out there . . .

Geared container ship Westermoor in Harwich Approach Channel, 22 May 2018

Geared container ship Westermore in Harwich Approach channel, heading for Felixstowe. She’s making around 15 knots as we first see her, reducing to around 8 knots as she reaches Beach…

Megaship Morning: OOCL Hong Kong sails at 6.50am, 10 May 2018

Heading back towards the Far East through the Suez Canal, Ultra Large Container Ship OOCL Hong Kong sails from Felixstowe early on the morning of 10 May, 2018:

Sea Monsters, April 2018 – world’s largest container ships:

A compilation of the world’s largest container ships, over 365 metres long, calling at the Port of Felixstowe in April 2018:

Felixstowe gets remote control STS cranes; 10 April 2018

The latest pair of immense ship-to-shore cranes at Felixstowe will be remotely operated, says port:

MCS Ailsa heads towards Avonmouth, 4 April 2018

From the Bristol Channel, as utility vessel MCS Ailsa heads towards Avonmouth Docks, morning of 4 April 2018.

Sea Monsters, March 2018 – World’s Largest Container Ships

Sea Monsters, March 2018 – a selection of the Ultra Large Container Ships calling at the Port of Felixstowe in March 2018, filmed by Shipping TV:

Zhen Hua 23 moved to berths 8 & 9 ready to unload, 27 March 2018

Crane carrier Zhen Hua 23 moved to berths 8 and 9 at Felixstowe, ready to unload 2 ship-to-shore cranes. Filmed on the afternoon of 27 March 2018, the cranes’ seafastenings…