Tag Archives: MSC Venice

MSC Venice berths in real time; 19 October 2019

Moving a 400m long container ship sideways, up to her berth, is hard work, yet it needs a delicate and gentle touch – laying over 170,000 tonnes of steel and…

MSC Venice; real time swing, 19 0ctober 2019

Most ships arriving at Felixstowe swing before coming alongside their berth, and its a long process – this film runs for about 9 minutes, but there’s a four or five…

3 tugs for MSC Venice, breezy morning of 19 October 210

The pilot and master of 399m ultra large container ship MSC Venice decided to employed 3 tugs – Svitzer Kent, Svitzer Shotley and Svitzer Deben, to swing and berth her…

Ultra Large MSC Venice arrives ultra light, 14 July 2017

The 2016-built Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Venice arrives very lightly laden at the Port of Felixstowe on the breezy afternoon of 14th July, 2017:

ULCS MSC Venice arrives Felixstowe, 21 September 2016

15,908 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship arrives at Felixstowe on the dull morning of 22nd September 2016

MSC Venice departing Felixstowe after maiden call:

Latest of MSC’s ultra large container ships, the 399m x 54m MSC Venice departing Felixstowe on Friday 22nd April 2016 after her maiden/first call. Filmed by Paul Hiett.