Tag Archives: Southampton

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.

Shipping TV News, Sunday 28 April 2019 – new Red Funnel Ferry:

Last week saw the naming of a new Southampton – Isle of Wight freight-only ferry for Red Funnel Ferries – here’s the latest news and video of the ship:

One Grus – Ocean Network Express Container Ship maiden call at Southampton 25/03/19

The Ocean Network Express Container Ship “One Grus” arriving into Southampton on the 25th March 2019 from her last port call of Antwerp in Belgium for an estimated timed arrival…

Hapag-Lloyd/OOCL service returns to Felixstowe; 14 December 2018

After a few months operating into the DP World Southampton container terminal, the Hapag-Lloyd/OOCL EMX/NET service is returning to Felixstowe from 23 December 2018.

Felixstowe Update: MSC moves IPAK service from Felixstowe to Gateway; 8 September 2018

Despite the Port of Felixstowe’s claims that their TOS is working better, major shipping lines like MSC are still switching services to avoid delays to their customers . . .

Felixstowe Update as Levent service returns to port: 25 August 2018

As Rio Blanco arrives on 23 August, marking the return of the CMA-CGM, Seago Line and Hamburg Sud Levant service returning to Felixstowe, after a period at Southampton cause by…

HMM announces details of new AEX express service; 28 Feb 2018

Hyundai Merchant Marine have just announced more details of their AEX Asia-Europe Express service, including port calls and transit times, 28 February 2018:

CMA CGM Takes Delivery of 20,600 TEU CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupery.

French shipping company CMA CGM has taken delivery of its latest vessel, the 20,600 TEU capacity CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupery. She will enter into service on 6 February…

Thalassa Avra sails at dusk, 31st October 2017

2014-built container ship Thalassa Avra sailing from the Port of Felixstoweas evening approaches on the 31st October 2017.

Maiden Call: Cosco Shipping Himalayas at Felixstowe, 11 Sept 2017

The 2017 built China Shipping Himalayas makes her maiden call at Felixstowe on the very breezy morning of Monday, 11th September 2017

Merete Maersk departs Southampton Docks towards Singapore, 2 September 2017

Ultra Large Container Ship Merete Maersk arrived in Southampton Docks 2/9/17 from Rotterdam in the Netherlands for a 09:00am – 09:30am arrival and departed later in the early evening at…

Timelapse: MOL Tribute maiden arrival in Southampton, 27August 2017

Timelapse video showing arrival of MOL Tribute on her maiden arrival at DP World container terminal in Southampton. Filmed by Andrew Mcalpine.

MSC Rifaya Inbound Southampton 31 Aug 2017

The 2017-built Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Rifaya approaches the quay at DP World container terminal, Southampton on 31st August, 2017. Filmed by Pam Massey.

Sea Going Tug MTS Viscount arrives at Southampton, 16 June 2017:

Small Tug ‘MTS Viscount’ arrives in Southampton early morning on 16th June 2017 passing Town Quay for Mayflower Park at about 06:15 to move the platform barge ‘Skylift 3000’ and…

MOL TRUST New Build 2017, Maiden Call Southampton, 21 July 2017

MOL Trust making her maiden call to Southampton from her last port of call Tangier in Morocco. She is the second of 6 new ships in total all of which…

UASC Al Nasriyah container ship arrives DP World Southampton, 16 July 2017

UASC Container Ship the ‘Al Nasriyah’ arrives at Southampton from Antwerp for a scheduled arrival time of 15:15pm 16th July 2017. She has 3 Svitzer Tugs, Bargate the leading tug,…

Independence of The Seas sails on Mediterranean Cruise, 15 July 2017

Royal Caribbean International Cruise Ship ‘Independence of The Seas’ departs from Southampton’s City Cruise Terminal, 15th July 2017 at 16:23pm. Filmed by Steve Carrett.

UASC ‘Umm Qarn’ Container Ship arrives at Southampton, 9 July 2017

The 15,000 TEU UASC Container Ship Umm Qarn arrives in Southampton from Tangier, passing Town Quay for DP World Southampton berth SCT5 but she was a little earlier than expected….

Car Carrier ‘NOCC Baltic’ sailing from Southampton, 2 July 2017

The Norwegian Car Carrier ‘NOCC Baltic’ sailing from Southampton’s 102 berth at about 17:59pm 2nd July 2017 for Flushing (Vlissingen) in the Netherlands. She had arrived 1st July 2017 from…

Cosco Pride has engine failure in English Channel

Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Pride suffered engine failure at around midnight on 27 June, enroute from Felixstowe to Southampton, but has now been towed to Nab anchorage off the…

MSC Rifaya 1st call at DP World Southampton

MSC Container Ship the ‘MSC Rifaya’ arrived in Southampton today 13th June 2017 for scheduled arrival in DP World Container Terminal at about 17:45pm and is assisted by tugs Svitzer…