Tag Archives: storm

Wind & Rain – Triple E Mette Maersk arrives, dismal morning of 15 March 2019

During a week of strong winds and gales, Triple E Mette Maersk arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on a rainy and windy morning, employing all 4 of the port’s…

Lightly laden Triple-E Madison Maersk sails in a strong breeze, 15 March 2019

With a westerly wind at between 21 and 25 knots, Madison Maersk employs 3 of Felixstowe’s Svitzer tugs to clear the berth and get under way, on the morning of…

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

Strong winds stop Ship-to-Shore cranes,12 March 2019

Strong winds are causing container handling problems at ports across Northern Europe, including the Port of Felixstowe, on the UK’s east coast. This video filmed between 8am and 9am on…

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.

30 knot winds mean 4 tugs for CSCL Pacific Ocean, 27 January 2018

With winds gusting to around 30 knots, and high container stacks generating massive windage, container ship CSCL Pacific Ocean required 4 tugs to lift her away from the quay at…

MSC ZOE docks in Bremerhaven after losing 270 containers.

Footage filmed in Bremerhaven on Thursday shows the cargo ship MSC Zoe which lost around 270 containers in stormy seas off the Dutch coast.

Evelyn Maersk arrives from Colombo, 20 September 2018

Around 11 years old but still looking good, Evelyn Maersk arrives well loaded from Colombo, for the start of the Northern European leg of her rotation, on the breezy morning…

CSCL Arctic Ocean arrives at Felixstowe, 21 September 2018

Arriving at Felixstowe, her final Northern European call on this rotation before returning to the far east, CSCL Arctic Ocean appears in Harwich Approach Channel mid-morning Friday 21 September 2018.

Maren Maersk sails: clearing the quay, 20 September 2018

Triple-E Maren Maersk clears the quay at Felixstowe with the aid of 4 Svitzer tugs on the windy morning of 20 September 2018:

Svitzer fleet out in force for Maren Maersk, 20 September 2018

With a strong SSW breeze blowing, Felixstowe’s whole fleet of four Svitzer tugs are turned out to lift Maren Maersk away from the quay at Felixstowe, 20 September 2018.

YM Efficiency loses 83 containers off Australian coast:

Conatiner ship YM Efficiency situated off the coast at Dee Why (northern Sydney, Australia) after losing 83 containers off the Newcastle coast:

Sheltering in the Downs during Storm Georgina, 24 Jan 2018

Filmed from Deal beach during Storm Georgina, dredger Barent Zanen and reefer Baltic Clipper ride out the strong wind in the Downs, a historic anchorage and storm shelter between Kent’s…

Calais Seaways turns hard at Dover, Storm Georgina, 24 Jan 2018

DFDS Calais Seaways makes a hard turn to port, assisted by DHB tug Dauntless, to set herself up to leave Dover Harbour’s Eastern Entrance, during Storm Georgina on the morning…

Suntis passing through Harwich Harbour, 17 Jan 2018

New Shipping TV video: General cargo vessel Suntis outbound after her regular call at Ipswich wet dock with timber for Anglo Norden distribution. Apologies for shake at the start of…

Watch: ‘MV FAME’ adrift in force 10 gale: 14 December, 2017

Yesterday afternoon, just before 5.30pm, HM Coastguard received a Pan Pan VHF Radio broadcast from the ‘MV FAME’ reporting that it had engine failure and was drifting 1.2 nm offshore…

P&O Ferry Pride of Kent grounds inside Calais harbour, 10 December 2017

The Port of Calais has been forced to close due to heavy weather after a passenger ferry ran aground. A total of 316 people, including 208 passengers, are reported to…

Spectacular pilot boarding – would you like the job?

It takes a lot more than rough seas to put off a pilot – here’s a very clear demonstration of skill and ability, combined with a healthy dose of self-confidence…

Rock n Roll car carrier, Durban, SA

The combination of a high-sided automotive carrier and adverse weather conditions believed to be caused by a tropical cyclone Enawo, gave Port of Durban’s marine pilot Rainer Rauntenberg an interesting…

Seafarers Awareness: 10 Reasons Why Maritime SUCKS (Things To Consider Before Joining Merchant Marine)

A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor. Working at sea is not easy. In this Vlog ship’s officer JeffHK talks about the harsh reality, and some of the difficulties…