Tag Archives: Marco Polo

Cruise ship MARCO POLO arriving at Tilbury 23/10/18

At around 07:30 on Tuesday 23rd October the 176m cruise ship Marco Polo arrives at London Cruise Terminal at Tilbury, and with the assistance of tugs Svitzer London and Svitzer…

Olympian Sir Ben opens Southampton’s new berth:

Sir Ben Ainslie, winner of 4 Olympic Gold Medals for sailing, opened DP World Southampton’s new SCT5 berth on 31st March, 2014.

P3 Alliance member announces first plans

P3 Alliance member MSC has announced the first service plans from the new alliance, which includes Maersk, MSC and CMA-CGM, the world’s 3 largest shipping lines:

Alexander Von Humboldt maiden call, Southampton

CMA CGM Alexander Von Humboldt, 175343 GRT, 16,020 TEU, made her maiden call into Southampton on 25th May. She is a new 2013 build and has been in service for…

London Gateway berth 1 gets more cranes . .

London Gateway receives its second batch of container cranes – completing the key equipment for the first berth, so the new port is another step closer to being ready for…

CMA-CGM rate rises early 2013

Listing details of the CMA-CGM price increases announced in January 2013.

Rotterdam Shipping, 16 Dec 2012, with Fred Vloo

Outstanding shipspotters video from Rotterdam, filmed by Fred Vloo on the 16th December 2012. This video ncludes: CMA CGM Marco Polo, Edith Maersk, Svitzer Marken, Serra-Mert, Wilson Husum, OOCL London,…

CMA CGM Marco Polo in Southampton

First published by Felixstowe News on 9th December, 2012: CMA CGM Marco Polo made her European Maiden call at DP World, Southampton, on Sunday, 9th December 2012. This video also…

Newest, biggest container ship . .

First Published in Felixstowe News, 7th November 2012; for the next few months, French container line GMA CGM will hold the record for the largest capacity container ship in the…

CMA CGM Marco Polo

The shipping line’s own video of the world’s current largest container vessel, the CMA CGM Marco Polo, flmed while shw was on her maiden voyage at Port Keland, 19th November,…