Tag Archives: strong wind

Newsclip: Gale force winds at the Port of Felixstowe, noon, 2 Nov 2019

A quick on-the-spot report from the Port of Felixstowe at noon, as winds are gusting to force 7 and gale 8 on the quayside. Not good conditions to be at…

4 tugs for MSC Istanbul, windy morning of 29 September 2019

its unusual to see all 4 of Felixstowe’s Svitzer fleet in action with the same ship, but perhaps it was the massive windage of this inbound vessel and a good…

Cosco Belgium sails in a Force 6 breeze; 4 September 2019

With an WNW strong breeze blowing the ship onto the berth, a pair of Svitzer tugs have to work hard to get 365m Cosco Belgium clear of berth 8 at…

2004-built MSC Nerissa sails with a strong breeze, 11 August 2019

With a force 6 West by South wind, container ship MSC Nerissa leaves her berth and sails for Antwerp on the morning of Sunday 11 August, 2019

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…

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…