Tag Archives: DFDS

NORTH SEA RO-RO, part 1: Sailing from Felixstowe

Join Shipping TV on the 16th of June 2015, aboard DFDS line’s Suecia Seaways, a 197.5 metre freight-only ro-ro ferry, making her regular trip to Rotterdam. This is the first…

New Video Series launches: North Sea Ro-Ro!

A new multi-part series titled North Sea Ro-Ro is starting on Shipping TV this week, with the first episode going online on Friday 19th June, 2015. Subsequent episodes will go…

DFDS announce extra Felixstowe – Rotterdam sailing every Friday:

DFDS, who operate freight ferries to Rotterdam from the Port of Felixstowe, have just announced that they are adding an extra sailing every Friday to cope with demand on this…

MyFerryLink finally sold to DFDS

Eurotunnel, who took over SeaFrance’s ferries after that business failed, forced to sell MyFerryLink to DFDS after a long legal battle:

Myferrylink still in rough water as litigation continues . .

The latest court decisions in the Myferrylink cross-channel ferry battle seems to be continuing right up to the wire . .

Rotterdam shipspotting, 10th May, 2015 – by Fred Vloo

A relatively rare new film from top Dutch videographer Fred Vloo, who had to reduce his shipspotting activities when he lost his employment some time ago. His high-quality work has…

Dover Seaways hits the wall, 9th November 2014

DFDS ferry Dover Seaways struck the outer harbour wall when leaving Dover on her 0800 sailing for Dunkerque, on Sunday, 9th November 2014. 4 people were taken to hospital, with…

Fred Vloo’s Rotterdam Shipspotting, 1st Nov 2014

Fred Vloo’s latest shipspotting video from Rotterdam – as ever, a great selection filmed over a day, by top European shipping film-maker Fred Vloo.

Selandia Seaways and Stena Britannica sailing, 9th October 2014

DFDS Selandia Seaways sailing from Felixstowe, and Stena Britannica sailing from Harwich on the breezy morning of 9th October, 2014:

Selandria Seaways sailing from Felixstowe, 1st July, 2014

Selandria Seaways sailing from Felixstowe in service on the Felixstowe-Rotterdam roro service, 1st July, 2014

MyFerryLink ordered to close Dover-Calais service, but will fight on . .

27th June 2014: Ferry operator MyFerryLink, owned by Channel Tunnel owner Eurotunnel, has been order to stop service within 6 months – but says it will appeal.

Rotterdam shipping 20th June 2014

Join expert shipping film-maker Fred Vloo watching just a small sample of Rotterdam’s shipping traffic on 20th June, 2014.

New EU fuel regs and costs close UK-Denmark ferry route

The 140 year old ferry route between Harwich, UK and Esbjerg in Denmark is closing, mainly due to the EU’s decision to enforce new low-sulphur fuel regs that would cost…

Rough Day at Dover, part 3: 31 December 2013

The final part of Shipping TV’s 3 part series filmed at the Port of Dover on 31st December, 2012. Includes P & O Spirit of Britain, and My Ferry Link…

Rough Day at Dover, part 2, 31 Dec 2013

Part 2 of Shipping TV’s 3 part series filmed at the Port of Dover on 31st December, 2012. Includes Dover Seaways, Calais Seaways and Pride of Canterbury. Part 3 follows…

Rough day at Dover: Force 7; 31 December, 2013, part 1

Part 1 of a 3-part special filmed at the Port of Dover on Tuesday, 31st December, 2013. It was blowing a force 7 breeze . . This part includes My…

King Seaways returns to port after cabin fire

DFDS King Seaways, sailing her regular overnight run from South Shields to the Netherlands, returned to port at early on the morning of 29th December, after a cabin fire.

Sirena Seaways collides with berth . .

DFDS Sirena Seaways collided with her berth when arriving at Harwich today, Saturday 22nd June 2013. She was damaged below the waterline, and passengers were kept aboard until the ship…

Shipspotters Sunday Special 31: Night sailing

Back in 2008, film-maker Chris Gosling was privileged to be invited onto the bridge of DFDS ferry Princess of Norway (now Princess Seaways) as Captain Jesper Bern took her out…