Tag Archives: ro-ro ferry

Ferry Friday 1: Somerset passes Harwich and heads for Rotterdam, 17 April 2020

The first of 3 ferry sailings from Harwich and Felixstowe on the morning of Friday, 17 April – these are the ships that keep the UK fed! Stena-operated ferry Somerset…

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…

2 tugs to help Tulipa Seaways sail; 13 February 2020

On the bright and breezy morning of 13 February 2020, DFDS ferry Tulipa Seaways employs two tugs to see her clear of the berth, and help get her under way….

Ferry & Container Ship cross in Harwich Harbour; 7 February 2020

DFDS Britannia Seaways loiters until container ship Maersk Guatemala rounds Beach End turn, then gathers way to pass the much larger ship safely, close to Fort buoy on a straight…

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 Misida sails for the Hook of Holland, 19 January 2020

On the bright but cold morning of 19 January, ro-ro ferry Misida sails from Harwich International port, heading for the Hook of Holland. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does,…

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

Ferry morning: Somerset & DFDS Suecia Seaways sail, 26 July 2019

A total of 5 ro-ro freight ferries sail in and out of Harwich and Felixstowe to Rotterdam every day, with another 2 big ro-pax ferries also making the crossing. The…

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…

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…

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.

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 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…

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…

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,…