Tag Archives: London

Shipping TV Archive: VIC96 passing through Harwich Harbour and arriving at Ipswich

History Afloat: 1945-built steam-powered Victualling Inshore Craft (VIC) 96, passes through Harwich Harbour on the 14 August 2015, passes under the Orwell Bridge and enters Ipswich Wet Dock, to join…

New video: Port of Tilbury’s Tilbury 2 development

A short CGI movie showing the Port of Tilbury’s major Tilbury 2 development, with 2 ro-ro berths and a bulk berth, plus largescale shoreside facilities:

Thames Skills Academy – new skills training for Thames skippers and crews

Shipping TV attended the launch of the new Thames Skills Academy, created to enhance and improve the skills training and knowledge of the next generation of River Thames Boatmasters and…

Historic steamship VIC96 down the Thames – part 1, firing up.

Unique video footage filmed aboard 70 year-old steamship VIC96, sailing down the Thames and up the River Medway. Part 1 – lighting up the boiler and building steam for the…

Aboard Mark Prior, Up the Thames – part 3

We’ve rounded Shoeburyness, passed the mighty Southend Pier, and we’re on the home run for central London, aboard Mark Prior, a 295 tonne dwt sand carrier. Join Skipper Peter Barc,…

Landmark London cranes moved downriver

The coal grab cranes at Battersea Power Station are going for restoration as the site is beginning a major development.

RNLI to the rescue in London . .

Tower lifeboat crew rush to help a man clinging to a rubbish catcher in the River Thames.

DP World London Gateway opens with MOL Caledon alongside

After years of planning, and years of hard work, DP World’s new London Gateway container port berth No 1 officially opened for traffic this morning.