Tag Archives: River Orwell

Wilson Odra part 2: approaching Ipswich, 17 February 2019

General cargo vessel Wilson Odra passing under the Orwell Bridge as she approaches Ipswich, on the morning of Sunday, 17 Feb 2019. She has an elevating wheelhouse, to improve her…

Wilson Odra, part 1: Just passing through; 17 February 2019

General cargo vessel Wilson Odra passing through Harwich Harbour on her way to Ipswich, on the morning of Sunday, 17 Feb 2019. She has an elevating wheelhouse, to improve her…

Burgtor arrives ABP Port of Ipswich, 12 February 2019

30 years old and still working hard, general cargo vessel Burgtor arrives at the head of the Orwell on the morning of Tuesday, 12 February 2019:

Bon Vivant arrives in a gale, 7 February 2019

General cargo vessel Bon Vivant arrives at Harwich Harbour with a westerly wind gusting to around 37 knots on the morning of 7 February, 2019:

Sormovskiy 3058 enters in a gale, 7 February 2019

With a westerly wind blowing at between 26 – 36 knots at around 10am on 7 February 2019, general cargo vessel Sormovskiy 3058 enters harbour, and heads towards Ipswich.

Coaster CHRISTINE heading into the port of Ipswich 6/2/19

89.8m length Christine heads up a misty River Orwell and heads into the ABP port of Ipswich.

EKMEN TRANS – general cargo ship heading into Ipswich 2/2/19

At around 4pm the 105m general cargo ship Ekmen Trans heads up the River Orwell and with assistance from tug Gray Salvor heads into the ABP Port of Ipswich.

Arklow Wave & Atlantic Mate pass, 27 January 2019

Arklow Wave, heading up the River Orwell for Ipswich, passes product tanker Atlantic Mate, which has just sailed from harwich, on the breezy morning of 27 January 2019.

Part 2: Dutch naval vessel HNLMS Groningen sails, 28 January 2019

HNMLS Groningen steaming down Lower Reach of the River Orwell, then entering Harwich Harbour, and passing the berthed container ships at Felixstowe, as she sails from Ipswich out into the…

ARKLOW VIKING & RMS TWISTEDEN on the River Orwell at dusk 8/1/19

At 4pm and with darkness rapidly approaching the general cargo vessel Arklow Viking departs the port of Ipswich while RMS Twisteden heads up the River Orwell. Filmed by Paul Hiett.

QAMUTIK departs the port of ipswich 2/1/19

After a 2 week visit to the port of Ipswich the 136m length Qamutik departs around 13:00. With the assistance of tug Gray Salvor she heads under the Orwell Bridge…

136m length QAMUTIK arrives/berths at Port of Ipswich, 24/12/18

At around 12.30pm on Christmas Eve the 136m length vessel Qamutik heads up the River Orwell and enters the port of Ipswich. With assistance from tugs Gray Salvor and Svitzer…

Tanker AMETHYST heads into ABP Port of ipswich 14/12/18

Chemical/oil products tanker Amythyst heads up the River Orwell,under the Orwell Bridge and arrives at the Port of Ipswich just behind Arklow Fortune. Filmed by Paul Hiett.

89.9m length ARKLOW FORTUNE heading into the Port of Ipswich 14/12/18

On an overcast and cold Friday afternoon the general cargo vessel Arklow Fortune heads up the River Orwell,sails under the Orwell Bridge and arrives at the ABP port of Ipswich.

ARKLOW CAPE – General cargo vessel arriving at ABP port of Ipswich 4/12/18

87.4m length Arklow Cape heads up the River Orwell and passes under the Orwell Bridge to arrive at the port of Ipswich.

Historic lightship LV18 under tow, 23 November 2018

After a few weeks alongside Orwell Quay at Ipswich while her regular berth at Harwich is being dredged, historic lightship LV18 was tow back home by Gray Salvor on 23…

MAPLE LIV – General cargo ship arriving at ABP Port of Ipswich, 21/11/18

138m general cargo vessel Maple Liv heads up the River Orwell and sails under the Orwell Bridge and with the assistance of tug Gray Salvor she berths at no.1 shed…

Bulk carrier IDA departs Port of Ipswich 31/10/18

At around 12 noon the 148 metre bulk carrier Ida departs the 500ft berth after spending 10 days at the UK port and a little over 3metres lighter .With the…

BEAUTRITON – General cargo vessel heading to Port of Ipswich, 13/10/18

The 118m general cargo vessel Beautriton sails up the River Orwell passing the sailing barge THISTLE and then passes under the Orwell Bridge before reaching the port. Filmed by Paul…

Lightship LV18 arrives at her temporary Ipswich berth; 25 September, 2018.

Retired Trinity House Lightship LV arrives in Ipswich wet dock and comes alongside her temporary berth – she’ll be heading back to Harwich when her home berth is dredged. Filmed…

Lightship LV18 under tow up the River Orwell, 25 September 2018

Retired Trinity House Lightship LV18 under tow up the River Orwell to a temporary berth at Ipswich, where she will stay while her regular berth at Harwich is dredged. Filmed…