Tag Archives: cross-channel

UK’s most barbaric seatrade continues; 12 January 2019

Live animal export for fattening and slaughter is a trade that the UK seems to want to end, but so far hasn’t . . . the latest episode has seen…

Will Ramsgate finally get a Ferry? 4 January 2019

According to reports, Ramsgate is about to get a ferry to Ostend – and the operators also get a major pay-day if they can do it by 29 March, and…

Ro-ro Somerset sails from Harwich; 26 September 2018

Looking like she lives a hard life, ro-ro freight ferry Somerset heads off for Rotterdam on her run for Stena Line . . 26 September 2018:

Stena Forerunner heading for Rotterdam, 17 May 2018

Looking smart in the morning sunshine, ferry Stena Forerunner passes through Harwich Harbour on her way towards Rotterdam, 17 May 2018:

Stena Gothica arrives Harwich, passing Skandi Constructor, 23 March 2018

Ferry Stena Gothica arrives at Harwich harbour from Rotterdam, passing Well Stimulation Vessel Skandi Constructor on her way in, 23 March 2018.

Classic Shipping TV: North Sea Ro-ro part 3.

Part 3 of Shipping TV’s 2015 series, North Sea Ro-Ro, as we complete the North Sea crossing and head up the New Waterway towards the Vulcaanhaven basin at Vlaadingen, where…

Stena Britannica heads out, 6 March 2018

The very smart looking Stena Britannica heads out of Harwich on her daily run to the Hook of Holland, on the bright morning of Tuesday 6 March 2018:

Classic Shipping TV: North Sea Ferry, part 2

Classic Shipping TV video: part 2 of Shipping TV’s 2015 series, North Sea Ro-Ro, as we sail across a quiet North Sea aboard DFDS ro-ro ferry Suecia Seaway, meeting the…

STV Classic: North Sea Ferry, part 1: Felixstowe outbound

Classic Shipping TV video: part 1 of Shipping TV’s 2015 series, North Sea Ro-Ro, filmed aboard DFDS Seaways freight ferries Suecia Seaways and Sealandia Seaways, working between Felixstowe and Vlaardingen,…

Friday rush hour – 3 ships in a few moments; 23 Feb 2018

Friday morning rush hour, featuring Stena Forerunner, DFDS Suecia Seaways, and MSC Kalina on the morning of 23 February 2018; Suecia Seaways holds back to let Stena Forerunner pass, and…

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: Spirit of France sails from Calais, 3 Oct 2017

STV Ferry Week video: P&O’s 2011-built superferry Spirit of France departs from the Port of Calais on the breezy morning of Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017: You can now become a…

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: P&O Pride of Burgundy astern to the ramp at Dover. 2 Oct 2017

P&O cross-channel ferry Pride of Burgundy approaching the ramp at Dover, at around 9.30am on the breezy morning of 2nd October, 2017.

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: