Tag Archives: short-sea

Duke of Normandy heads out, 21 February 2019

A Damen Shoalbuster tug and multipurpose vessel, Duke of Normandy is involved with the work going on around the EA1 windfarm shore connection, at Bawdsey, Suffolk, UK.

Tug AGAMA towing barge through Harwich Harbour, 19/2/19

Small 22m x 7m tug Agama heads through Harwich Harbour on the far side of the main shipping channel towing a barge heading for Mistley.

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.

Amaranth out to anchor, 5 February 2019

Oil and Chemical tanker Amaranth heads out toward the anchorage after completing cargo operations at Harwich, to wait until she can go up the River Orwell to Ipswich, her next…

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.

Oil/chemical tanker ORALUNA heading for Port of Felixstowe 20/1/19

103m tanker Oraluna arrives at Harwich Harbour heading for the Port of Felixstowe and to berth on Trinity 2.

UK’s most barbaric seatrade continues; 12 January 2019

Live animal export for fattening and slaughter is a trade that the UK seems to want to end, but so far hasn’t . . . the latest episode has seen…

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.

SP Venture arrives at dawn, 8 January 2019

General cargo vessel SP Venture passes through Harwich Harbour on her way to Ipswich, dawn on Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Will Ramsgate finally get a Ferry? 4 January 2019

According to reports, Ramsgate is about to get a ferry to Ostend – and the operators also get a major pay-day if they can do it by 29 March, and…

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…

Dredger Strandway working at Newhaven, 28 December 2018

Filmed on a beautiful and calm December day, trailing suction hopper dredger Strandway working on the approach channel to the port of Newhaven; 28 December, 2018.

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…

FWN PAULA departs port of ipswich at last light 14/12/18

At 15:30 and with the last light of the day fading rapidly the 142m length FWN PAULA departs the port of Ipswich with tug Gray Test for company and heads…

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.