Tag Archives: Felixstowe

Shipspotters Sunday 16: Little & Large

Ships from both ends of the size spectrum this weekend, a couple under 2,000 tons, and 2 more larger vessels, 40,000+ tons and 90,000+ tons GRT, departing Felixstowe. We’s got…

Shipspotters Sunday 15: Felixstowe traffic

Felixstowe traffic on Saturday, 9th February 2013: Maersk Kimi, inbound; Dette G outbound, and dredger Geopotes15, working.

Shipspotters Sunday 14: MSC Vega

Filmed on Saturday, 2nd February 2013, MSC Vega entering Felixstowe, swinging, and berthing at berths 8/9. Difficult berthing due to strong NW breeze, about 20 knots, on the vessels starboard…

Midweek shipspotters special . .

First in our new occasional series of midweek shipping films, this edition features the CSCL Europe, a 2004 vessel, departing from Felixstowe on the 27th January 2013 after making her…

Shipspotters Sunday Special 12: Felixstowe traffic 19/01/13

Traffic at the Port of Felixstowe filmed on 19th January 2013, including Ever Lambent inbound, and Maersk Surabaya and YM Unison outbound.

Shipspotters Sunday Special 10: Outbound, 4th January

Susan Maersk, HS Mozart and Sloman Discoverer outbound from Felixstowe and Harwich, 4th January, 2013.

Shipspotters Sunday Special 7b: MSC Cristina

Published on 16th december by Felixstowe News: on Saturday 15th December, MSC Cristina entering harbour at Felixstowe, and coming alongside in a fresh breeze:

Shipspotters Sunday Special 7a: Botswana

Published 16th December 2012, Botswana chartered by MSC, coming into Felixstowe on Saturday, 15th December

DP World opening 2 new UK berths . .

Published by Felixstowe news, 13th December 2012: Within the next 12 to 15 months, port operator DP WQorld will be opening 2 new berths in the UK – the first…

Shipspotters Sunday Special 6

First published in Felixstowe News, 9th December 2012. This Sunday we’ve got Wilson Lista, passing through on her way from Ipswich to Immingham, and Svitzer Stanford, testing her firefighting monitors…

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Published on the 26th November 2012: HPUK, owner of the Port of Felixstowe, has withdrawn its most recent planning application for changes on its Bathside Bay terminal project, after the…

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…

Dredging continues as Port battle commences . .

First posted on Felixstowe News on the 15th October 2012, to a backdrop of ongoing dredging to maintain Felixstowe’s premier position as a container port, there’s a battle going on…

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,…

Harwich Haven traffic, 26th Sept 2012

Filmed on the 26th September 2012, we take a look at vessels passing through Harwich Harbour – here’s Seatruck Progress heading for a Ro-ro berth at Felixstowe, chartered in for…

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.

Knock down that crane!

First Published on 21st September 2012 0n Felixstowe News – how do you knock down a container crane? Here’s a lesson from Felixstowe dock . .

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…

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.