Tag Archives: Ro-Ro

Ro-ro ML FREYJA arrives in Harwich Harbour 5/7/19

Ro-Ro cargo ship ML Freyja arrives in Harwich Harbour heading for her berth at the old Harwich Navy Yard. Filmed by Paul Hiett

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…

New video: Port of Tilbury’s Tilbury 2 development

A short CGI movie showing the Port of Tilbury’s major Tilbury 2 development, with 2 ro-ro berths and a bulk berth, plus largescale shoreside facilities:

News: Red Kestrel IOW freight ferry enters service; 27 May 2019

Freight Ferry Red Kestrel, Red Funnel’s first dedicated freight vessel, entered service between Southampton and East Cowes on the Isle of Wight on the 24 May, 2019.

DFDS Suecia Seaways sails for Rotterdam, 22 May 2019

DFDS freight ro-ro Suecia Seaways heads out into the North Sea on her way to Rotterdam, on the breezy but bright morning of 22 May 2019. You can enjoy the…

Ferry Somerset sails for Rotterdam, 19 April 2019

On the bright morning of 19 April 2019, freight ferry Somerset sails from Harwich for Rotterdam.

DFDS Suecia Seaways sails, windy morning of 15 March 2019

Although Roro ferries are among the most maneuverable ships, DFDS Suecia Seaways engaged a tug to assist her from her ramp on the windy morning of Friday, 15 March 2019

4 -ship morning: Ro-Ro Somerset sails from Harwich, 12 December 2018

On the bright but cold morning of 12 December 2018, ro-ro freight ferry Somerset heads out into the North Sea.

Ro-ro Somerset sails from Harwich; 26 September 2018

Looking like she lives a hard life, ro-ro freight ferry Somerset heads off for Rotterdam on her run for Stena Line . . 26 September 2018:

Ro-Ro Misana sails for Rotterdam, 30 August 2018

Cargo Ro-Ro Misana sails from Harwich International Port heading towards Rotterdam. She seems like a relatively small ship for this route, which has had a variety of ferries working it…

Ro-Ro ML Freyja sails for Cuxhaven, 15 July 2018

Mann Line’s ML Freyja sails from Harwich towards Cuxhaven on the late afternoon of 15 July 2018. She passes through the Kiel Canal on her way to Baltic ports on…

Tuesday rush-hour: MSC Antigua arrives, 2 ferries sail, 17 April 2018.

At around 8am on the morning of Tuesday 17 April, MSC Antigua arrives at Felixstowe as Stena Forerunner and DFDS Britannia Seaways are sailing:

Ultra short ferry crossing – the Woolwich ferry, River Thames; 15 March 2018

Join us on a 44 tonne HGV aboard the Woolwich Ferry, crossing the River Thames in London – it’s an unusual and interesting experience, aboard one of the trio of…

Classic Shipping TV – North Sea ro-ro, part 4

New Classic Shipping TV video: part 4 of Shipping TV’s 2015 series, North Sea Ro-Ro, sailing home from Rotterdam aboard DFDS Selandia Seaways – slowly out of the Vulcaanhaven basin…

Classic Shipping TV: North Sea Ferry, part 2

Classic Shipping TV video: part 2 of Shipping TV’s 2015 series, North Sea Ro-Ro, as we sail across a quiet North Sea aboard DFDS ro-ro ferry Suecia Seaway, meeting the…

STV Classic: North Sea Ferry, part 1: Felixstowe outbound

Classic Shipping TV video: part 1 of Shipping TV’s 2015 series, North Sea Ro-Ro, filmed aboard DFDS Seaways freight ferries Suecia Seaways and Sealandia Seaways, working between Felixstowe and Vlaardingen,…

New London port Tilbury 2 comes closer; 18 Dec 2017

New Shipping TV news video: New ro-ro and bulker port Tilbury 2 moves a step closer – intended to open in the 2nd quarter of 2020:

Storm Doris: Ro-ro Britannia Seaways leaves her berth with 2 tugs, 23 February 2017

Ro-ro Ferries like Britannia Seaways are designed to carry out all their manoeuvres under their own power, using their powerful bowthrusters and twin engines, and Becker rudders to control propeller…

Stena Foreteller arrives Harwich, 17 February 2017

Ro-ro Stena Foreteller arriving at Harwich for her regular call, Friday 17th February 2017.

vehicle carrier DONG-A METIS on the river thames 23/8/16

199m x 32m vehicle carrier DONG-A METIS swinging off Tilbury ro-ro berth with 2 tugs and heading out on the Thames in the sunshine for her next port of Bremerhaven….

Ramsgate Ro-Ro Revival, part 1 – new weekly PCTC service

After being unused since 2013, when Transeuropa Ferries ceased operation, Ramsgate ramps are back at work with a new weekly service from Zeebrugge . . and the port is planning…