Tag Archives: Felixstowe

Svitzer Kent cruises out to meet S Santiago, 27 September.

Felixstowe’s most recent tug, the Damen-built ASD 3212 azimuth drive tug Svitzer kent, heads out to meet container ship S Santiago as she arrives at the port on the breezy…

MSC Benedetta arrives, breezy morning; 25 September 2019

With a 20 knot Southwesterly breeze stirring up the harbour, 366m MSC Benedetta arrives at Felixstowe on the morning of 25 September, 2019

Real time departure: Ever Given makes fast to tug Svitzer Kent and lets go; 24 September 2019

On the breezy and rainy morning of Tuesday, 24 September, tug Svitzer Kent makes fast to ultra large container ship Ever Given, and she then lets go and leaves the…

Real time swing: Ultra Large Ever Given swings, 21 September 2019

Swinging a massive 400m long, 200,000+ ton container ship drawing 11.3m through 180° is not a fast process – with a fresh breeze blowing in Harwich Harbour, ultra large container…

Ultra Large Ever Given arrives as the sun rises; 21 September 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Given is spotlighted by the rising sun as she arrives at the UK port of Felixstowe on the morning of 21 September 2019

Timelapse: Dock at Dawn; 20 September 2019

Filmed close to the start of nautical twilight on the morning of Friday, 20 September 2019, as the first light began to enter the night sky over the port of…

Dawn arrival – Cap San Vincent sails in, 20 September 2019

As the sky lightens over the North Sea at dawn on 20 September 2019, Cap San Vincent rounds Beach End and enters Harwich Harbour, greeted by tug Svitzer Sky.

Dawn sequence, 20 September 2019 – Svitzer Sky awaits her next job.

At around 6am on Friday, 20 September 2019, Svitzer tug Sky is awaiting her next job – she’ll be bow tug on the soon-to-arrive Cap San Vincent, at the UK…

MSC Ariane leaves the berth, swings and sails; 6 September 2019

365 metre container ship MSC Ariane leaves berth 9 at Felixstowe, swings and sails on the morning of 6 September 2019, heading next for Rotterdam.

World’s Biggest Container Ship: MSC Gulsun clears the berth; 7 September 2019

Slow TV as ultra large container ship MSC Gulsun’s tugs make fast, her bow lines are cast off, and tugs begin to move her away from berth 8 at the…

World’s Biggest Container Ship – MSC Gulsun sails from Felixstowe, 7 Sept 2019

Capable of carrying a staggering 23,756 TEU of containers, the world’s biggest container ship, MSC Gulsun sails after her ad-hoc call at the UK Port of Felixstowe, heading back to…

Costa Magica arrives at dawn; 6 September 2019

Cruise ship Costa Magica arrives in the harbour for her call at Harwich, just after dawn on 6 September 2019

World’s biggest container ship MSC Gulsun alongside at Felixstowe, 6 September 2019

The latest claimant for the title of “World’s Largest Container Ship” MSC Gulsun is the first of a series of 11 sisterships due to be delivered to MSC. She finally…

Cosco Belgium sails in a Force 6 breeze; 4 September 2019

With an WNW strong breeze blowing the ship onto the berth, a pair of Svitzer tugs have to work hard to get 365m Cosco Belgium clear of berth 8 at…

MSC Geneva arrives in the early morning sun, 2 September 2019

Arriving soon after sunrise on the 2 September 2019, MSC Geneva arrives in Harwich Harbour.

Timelapse: Maribo Maersk swing and berths; 31 August 2019

3x timelapse as ultra large container ship Maribo Maersk swings and comes alongside at berth 8 at the port of Felixstowe.

Ultra large EVER GLORY arriving/berthing at the Port of Felixstowe 31/8/19

Evergreen’s Ever Glory arrives in Harwich Harbour from Rotterdam and with 3 of Felixstowe’s Svitzer tugs she swings and berths on number9.

Triple-E Maribo Maersk arrives at Felixstowe, 31 August 2019

Arriving from Rotterdam on the beautiful morning of Saturday 31 August, ultra large container ship Maribo Maersk enters Harwich Harbour and makes her way towards berth 8.

Tug Shotley hustles out to meet Maribo Maersk; 31 August 2019

On the beautiful morning of Saturday 31 August 2019, tug Svitzer Shotley hustles out to the harbour entrance to meet ultra large container ship, Triple-E Maribo Maersk.

Vayenga Maersk making 10 knots, 29 August 2019

With Ultra Large Container Ships from the Port of Felixstowe getting up to 7 or 8 knots to round Beach End Turn at the entrance to Harwich Harbour, its good…

Ultra Large MSC Sveva sails, 27 August 2019

Coming in at 395m overall against 400m for most of her kind, Ultra Large Container ship MSC Sveva slowly gathers way as she sails from Felixstowe on the morning of…