Tag Archives: Ferries

Ferry Fandango at Woolwich, 10 May 2019

With high maneuverable, hi-tech ferryboats, and highly skilled and experienced masters and crews, the Woolwich Ferry presents a complex little dance each time the boats make a crossing. The northbound…

FERRY NEW AWASHIMA – Awashima-Line brand new passenger ship

The AWASHIMA-LINE brand new passenger ship FERRY NEW AWASHIMA sailed the Kanmon Strait from Miura Shipbuilding, Oita to Awashima Island, Niigata. Filmed by binmei.jp

DFDS Suecia Seaways sails, windy morning of 15 March 2019

Although Roro ferries are among the most maneuverable ships, DFDS Suecia Seaways engaged a tug to assist her from her ramp on the windy morning of Friday, 15 March 2019

Photos: Isle of Inishmore in drydock, 18 February 2019

A couple of excellent up-close pictures of the Ferry Isle of Inishmore in drydock on the Mersey, taken by David Oates: Photos copyright David Oates, 2019

Port of Felixstowe & DFDS Ferries sign new 15-year deal; 21 January 2019

Good news for Felixstowe as they sign new deal with DFDS and install new ferry linkspan.

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…

4-ship morning: Stena Britannica heads for Rotterdam; 12 December 2018

North Sea ferry Stena Britannica turns into Harwich Harbour from the River Stour, and heads out – next stop, Hook of Holland.

4 -ship morning: Ro-Ro Somerset sails from Harwich, 12 December 2018

On the bright but cold morning of 12 December 2018, ro-ro freight ferry Somerset heads out into the North Sea.

CMA CGM Nerval emerges from the mist; 10 October 2018

The good looking 2010-built container ship CMA CGM Nerval emerges from the mist as she arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 10 October 2018.

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:

DFDS Britannia Seaways sails 30 Aug 18

DFDS 2000-built freight ro-ro ferry Britannia Seawways leaves the berth and heads out for Vlaadingen basin, just outside Rotterdam, on the morning of 30 August 2018.

Ro-Ro Misana sails for Rotterdam, 30 August 2018

Cargo Ro-Ro Misana sails from Harwich International Port heading towards Rotterdam. She seems like a relatively small ship for this route, which has had a variety of ferries working it…

DFDS Gardenia Seaways sails for Vlaadingen, 27 July 2018

2017-built ro-ro ferry Gardenia Seaways heads away from Felixstowe towards Vlaadingen, Rotterdam on the bright morning of 27 July 2018.

Ro-Ro ML Freyja sails for Cuxhaven, 15 July 2018

Mann Line’s ML Freyja sails from Harwich towards Cuxhaven on the late afternoon of 15 July 2018. She passes through the Kiel Canal on her way to Baltic ports on…

Stena Scotia rounds the Guard, heads for Harwich, 29 June 2018

Stena Line ferry Stena Scotia rounds the Guard buoy and heads up the River Stour for Harwich International Port on the afternoon of 29 June, 2018.

Ferry Stena Scotia arrives for Harwich, 21 June 2018

North Sea ferry Stena Scotia arrives to pass through the harbour, heading for Parkeston Quay – or Harwich International Port, as we call it now . . late afternoon of…

Stena Britannica builds to service speed, 5 June 2018

Harwich – Hook ferry Stena Britannica rounds Beach end Turn, and builds her speed up to her cruising speed for the run – between 17 and 18 knots.

Tuesday rush-hour: MSC Antigua arrives, 2 ferries sail, 17 April 2018.

At around 8am on the morning of Tuesday 17 April, MSC Antigua arrives at Felixstowe as Stena Forerunner and DFDS Britannia Seaways are sailing:

Classic Shipping TV – North Sea ro-ro, part 5; back to the UK

Classic Shipping TV video: part 5 of Shipping TV’s 2015 series, North Sea Ro-Ro, arriving back at Felixstowe, where we have a close encounter with a massive Maersk Triple-E container…

Ultra short ferry crossing – the Woolwich ferry, River Thames; 15 March 2018

Join us on a 44 tonne HGV aboard the Woolwich Ferry, crossing the River Thames in London – it’s an unusual and interesting experience, aboard one of the trio of…

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…