Tag Archives: River Thames

Shipping TV Archive: VIC96 passing through Harwich Harbour and arriving at Ipswich

History Afloat: 1945-built steam-powered Victualling Inshore Craft (VIC) 96, passes through Harwich Harbour on the 14 August 2015, passes under the Orwell Bridge and enters Ipswich Wet Dock, to join…

Ferry Norsky passes down Lower Hope on the Thames; 3 March 2020

P&O-operated freight ferry Norsky passes down Lower Hope Reach on the River Thames, on her regular route between Tilbury and Zeebrugge. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me…

General cargo vessel Klaipeda inbound passing Gravesend, 3 March 2020

The 1995-built general cargo ship Klaipeda heading up the River Thames, passing between Gravesend and the new Tilbury 2 ferry terminal. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me…

Deep water dredger Spauwer heading up the Thames, 3 March 2020

Built in 2017, dredger Spauwer is designed for and gravel extraction from beyond the continental shelf, at depths of up to 65 metres. She is also equipped for self-discharging at…

Cap San Antonio & City of London sail down the Thames; 3 March 2020

After completing her call at DP World London Gateway, container ship Cap San Antonio is making 14 knots heading down the Thames, overtaking dredger City of London. If you enjoy…

Tanker Stavfjord sails from Purfleet; 12 February 2020.

On the bright and breezy morning of Wednesday 12 Feb, tanker Stavfjord steams past Gravesend, on her way towards Norway. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me a…

Tug Svitzer Cecilia goes astern past Gravesend; 12 February 2020

On this bright but very breezy morning, 1991-built tug Svitzer Cecilia passes Gravesend running astern. On the other side of the river, you can see progress on the new Tilbury…

2 Ferries on the Thames, plus pilot transfer, 17 January 2020

With a strong breeze bringing life to the Thames, ro-ro ferries Adeline and Thuleland head up the river for their berths – Thuleland will be passing through the lock into…

Ro-ro Victorine sails from the Thames, 17 January 2020

On the windy and cold morning of 17 January, ro-ro ferry Victorine heads down the River Thames, passing the new Tilbury 2 terminal to the north, and Gravesend to the…

Externo passes the new Tilbury 2 terminal, 17 January 2020

With a strong and very chillly breeze cutting across the Kent and Essex marshes, container ship Externo arrives at Tilbury, on the Thames. She is one of a string of…

Feeders Henneke Rambow & Containerships Aurora pass Gravesend on the Thames; 11 December 2019

Feeder container ship Henneke Rambow outbound from Tilbury, and LNG- fuelled feeder Containerships Aurora inbound for the same port, on the morning of 11 December 2011.

STV News: Tilbury 2 linkspan installation, 18 Nov 2019

The latest stage of development at the UK’s newest major ro-ro port, Tilbury 2 on the River Thames. Photos by kind permission of David Burns

History Afloat: Coasting voyage up the Thames aboard Mark Prior.

Join Shipping TV’s Chris Gosling for a voyage from the River Colne near Colchester to Brewers Wharf, Deptford Creek, on the Thames, filmed in 2015 aboard the 1969-built aggregate carrier…

On the Thames: Ferry Tundraland approaching Tilbury, 5 July 2019

Ferry Tundraland approaches the Port of Tilbury on the River Thames, Friday 5 July 2019, passing in front of the works for the new Tilbury 2 ro-ro terminal with is…

Maersk Horsburgh making 16 knots down the Thames, 3 July 2019

Sailing from her UK call at London Gateway, Maersk Horsburgh makes a comfortable 16 knots down the River Thames, with Southend on Sea in the background.

Ferry Fandango at Woolwich, 10 May 2019

With high maneuverable, hi-tech ferryboats, and highly skilled and experienced masters and crews, the Woolwich Ferry presents a complex little dance each time the boats make a crossing. The northbound…

Feeder Pengalia arrives at Tilbury, 10 May 2019

The 690 TEU feeder Pengalia passes Gravesend on her way to Tilbury Dock on the Thames, approaching low water on Friday, 10 May 2019.

Just for fun: A trip on the Tilbury ferry; 10 May 2019

While filming on the Thames at Tilbury, we took the opportunity for a quick trip on the ferry – this runs to Gravesend, just over the river.

River Thames: Ro-ro Celestine sails for Vlissingen, 10 May 2019

Ro-ro ferry Celestine sails from Purfleet on the Thames towards Vlissingen, passing the waterfront of Gravesend, Kent.

Thames Traffic: Delfborg heading for Erith, 5 April 2019

General cargo vessel Delfborg heading up the River Thames towards Erith, Friday 5 April 2019. Filmed by RAS