Tag Archives: MSC

From Baltimore, USA: MSC Vigo arrives, 14 April 2019

Container ship MSC Vigo arrives at port of Baltimore, USA, on the morning of 14 April, 2019.

MSC Ruby arrives at Felixstowe, 17 April 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Ruby arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the misty morning of 17 April 2019.

MSC Topaz arrives, breezy morning of 7 March 2019

Container ship MSC Topaz, previously Hanjin Europe, arrives at Felixstowe on the breezy morning of Thursday, 7 March 2019.

Maiden Call: Ultra Large Maastricht Maersk arrives, 24 February 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Maastricht Maersk arrives on her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe, on the calm morning of Sunday, 24 February 2019

MSC Camille sails from Felixstowe, 21 February 2019

The 14,000 TEU container ship MSC Camille sails from the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of Thursday, 21 February 2019.

MSC Lausanne – ship with an odd-shaped stern; 20 February

During 2015, MSC Lausanne was widened – she had around 7.56 metres of beam added, being cut along her centreline, and box sections added to widen the hull. A new…

MSC Vigo arrives on the misty morning of 13 February 2019

The 5,582 TEU container ship MSC Vigo arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the misty morning of Wednesday, 13 February 2019.

Ultra Large MSC Anna sails, Part 2 – gathering way, 11 February 2019

Part 2 of our coverage of Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Anna as she begins to gather way in the harbour, releasing her bow tug, and keeping the stern tug…

Megaship MSC Anna sails, part 1 – leaving the quay, 11 February 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Anna leaves berth 9 at Felixstowe on the bright morning of 11 February 2019. See more in part 2.

MSC Emma (ex Maersk Enfield) arrives, 30 January 2018

The 2011-built and newly renamed MSC Emma arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the cold but bright morning of 20 January 2018. She was a regular caller on her…

MSC Margrit arrives in morning’s golden light; 24 January 2019

With the golden light of a rising sun reflecting from her hull, 2012-built container ship MSC Margrit arrives at the Port of Felixstowe, Thursday 24 January, 2019:

2M permanently switch TA4 service from Felixstowe to Liverpool; 15 January 2019

After moving Transatlantic service TA4 temporarily from Felixstowe to Liverpool due to problems at Felixstowe, 2M have made the port change permanent.

Nearly full of Empties – MSC Chloe sails, 9 January 2018

With stacks of empty containers aboard, MSC Chloe needs just a single tug and her own bowthrusters to clear away from the berth at Felixstowe on the sunny 9 January…

MSC ZOE docks in Bremerhaven after losing 270 containers.

Footage filmed in Bremerhaven on Thursday shows the cargo ship MSC Zoe which lost around 270 containers in stormy seas off the Dutch coast.

First call of 2019 – MSC Gaia at Felixstowe; 1 January 2019

The first vessel to call at the Port of Felixstowe in 2019, MS Gaia arrives during the morning, to await the port returning to full operation on 2nd January 2019.

MSC Oliver sails from Felixstowe, 10 December 2018

After moving away from Felixstowe’s berth 9, MSC Oliver heads out towards her next port; 10 December, 2018.

MSC Oliver arrives; Part 4 – swing timelapse

MSC Oliver slows down and swings, in this timelapse clip, prior to being pushed towards the berth; 6 December 2018.

MSC Oliver arrives: Part 3 – towards the berth

MSC Oliver completes her turn into Harwich Harbour, with the bow tug hitching up for her swing, when she reaches the widest part of the channel.

MSC Oliver arrives, Part 2: Beach End Turn timelapse; 6 Dec 2018

Beach End Turn at the entrance to Harwich Harbour is a tight nearly right-angle turn, requiring precise control from the tugs and the vessel itself when a 400m ship is…

MSC Oliver arrives – part 1: in the misty Harwich Approach Channel; 6 Dec 18

On the misty morning of 6 December 2018, MSC Oliver arrives at Felixstowe – here, she’s in the Harwich Approach channel, collecting her tugs.

MSC Ilona arrives, 30 November 2018

The 2001-built container ship MSC Ilona arrives at Felixstowe on the sunny but breezy morning of 30 November 2018.