Tag Archives: River Orwell

Geared general cargo ship COPENHAGEN heading into Ipswich 14/6/19

With the sun setting the 108m length Copenhagen heads up the River Orwell, sailing under the Orwell bridge and heads into the ABP Port of Ipswich.

General cargo vessel Klaipeda sails from Ipswich, 29 May 2019

Built in 1995 but still looking good, general cargo vessel Klaipeda sails light from the ABP Port of Ipswich on the breezy morning of 29 May 2019.

Arklow Falcon sailing light from Ipswich, 24 May 2019

The 2010-built general cargo vessel Arklow Falcon, sailing light, leaves Ipswich and the River Orwell and enters Harwich Harbour, heading for her next port, Invergordon, and passing her much bigger…

Coaster VALENTINA heading into ABP port of ipswich 12/5/19

On a sunny Sunday afternoon the 100.56m length vessel Valentina heads up the River Orwell,passes under the Orwell Bridge and arrives at the UK port of Ipswich.

Oil/chemical tanker SAPPHIRE arriving/berthing at ABP port of Ipswich, 8/5/19

Tanker Sapphire heads up the River Orwell and with assistance of tugs Gray Salvor and Gray Test she heads under the Orwell Bridge and enters the port of Ipswich. After…

FRONTERA – General cargo ship outbound from port of Ipswich, 29/3/19

106m length general cargo vessel Frontera departs the River Orwell utbound from the ABP port of Ipswich and heads through Harwich Harbour and out to anchor to await orders.

Tug HANDFAST heads through Harwich Harbour, 29/3/19

Jenkins Marine tug Handfast heads through Harwich Harbour and up the River Orwell on her way to Woolverstone Marina. Filmed by Paul Hiett

RMS Duisburg leaves the Orwell, 29 March 2019

With a low sun reflecting on her hull plating, general cargo ship RMS Duisburg leaves the River Orwell after making her call at Ipswich, heading for Rotterdam.

3 ships passsing by, 27 March 2019: Speciality, APL Oregon, Arklow Fern

A busy 15 minutes at Harwich Harbour on the morning of 27 March, 2019, as chemical/oil tanker Speciality heads in for Harwich, container ship APL Oregon sails from Felixstowe, and…

Frontera arrives, heading for Ipswich; 27 March 2019

General Cargo vessel Frontera arrives at Harwich Harbour, heading for the ABP port of Ipswich on the morning of 27 March, 2019.

SORMOVSKIY 3067 – Russian coastal ship departing ABP Port of Ipswich 6/3/19

29year old Russian vessel Sormovskiy 3067 breaks away from her berth at Ipswich,swings and heads out down the River Orwell passing under the Orwell Bridge as she leaves.

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.