Tag Archives: Svitzer

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…

Triple-E Maribo Maersk arrives at Felixstowe, 31 August 2019

Arriving from Rotterdam on the beautiful morning of Saturday 31 August, ultra large container ship Maribo Maersk enters Harwich Harbour and makes her way towards berth 8.

Tug Shotley hustles out to meet Maribo Maersk; 31 August 2019

On the beautiful morning of Saturday 31 August 2019, tug Svitzer Shotley hustles out to the harbour entrance to meet ultra large container ship, Triple-E Maribo Maersk.

Ultra large OOCL UNITED KINGDOM departs a breezy port of Felixstowe 11/8/19

On a very breezy Sunday afternoon and with 3 Svitzer tugs in attendance the ultra large 399.87m length OOCL United Kingdom breaks away from berth 9 and heads off for…

Up Close: Svitzer Kent makes fast to Cosco Netherlands; 7 August 2019

With a fresh breeze, gusting to 18 knots WSW, tug Svitzer Kent makes fast at the bow Cosco Netherland, which then casts off and starts to move away from berth…

Dimitris Y arrives from Valencia; 5 August 2019

2000-built container ship Dimitris Y arrives at Felixstowe from Valencia, on the breezy and overcast morning of 5 August, 2019.

2-ship morning, part 2: ultra large Triple-E Merete Maersk sails, 15 July 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Merete Maersk sails from the port of Felixstowe at 9.255am on the morning of 15th July 2019, looking tired and in need of some TLC. She’s…

Tug Gray Test returns to the pontoon, 30 June 2019

After assisting THV Alert in taking a old LV out of the harbour, conventional twin-screw tug Gray Test returns to the tug pontoon at Felixstowe.

Slow TV: CSCL Pacific Ocean approaches the berth; 27 June 2019

Most video clips abbreviate the action, but in this film, we follow the whole sequence of events in real time as the 400m CSCL Pacific Ocean approaches the berth at…

Triple-E Mette Maersk gathers way and sails for Antwerp, 24 June 2019

After reaching a safe position well clear of the quay, Mette Maersk goes ahead and sails toward her next call on this rotation, on Monday 24 June 2019. Please note…

Timelapse: Triple-E Mette Maersk leaves the quay, 24 June 2019

One of the last of the 1st generation of Triple_E container ships, Mette Maersk leaves berth 8 at the Port of Felixstowe, employing 2 Svitzer tugs and her own thrusters,…

Maersk Eureka swings and berths on her first call at Felixstowe; 18 June 2019

Ex-Hanjin Hooso, now Maersk Eureka swings and goes alongside at Felixstowe, on her first call at the UK port.

Ultra Large Ever Genius arrives at Felixstowe, 4 May 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Genius arrives at Felixstowe on the very blustery morning of Saturday, 4 May 2019. All 4 of Felixstowe’s Svitzer tug fleet are employed.

Full of Empties: Cosco Italy sails for Suez, 1 May 2019

After completing her round of North European ports on this rotation, Cosco italy leaves Felixstowe heading for Suez and the Far East.

Maersk Lavras swings – 3x timelapse, 14 April,2019

7,450 TEU container ship Maersk Lavras swings for berth 9 after arriving at the Port of Felixstowe on Sunday, 14 April, 2019.

Ultra Large OOCL Germany approaches Beach End turn, Felixstowe , 10 April 2019

2017-built Ultra Large Container Ship OOCL Germany approaches Beach End turn in the Harwich Approach Channel with a force 6 strong breeze on the afternoon of 10 April 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…

CSCL Arctic Ocean sails with a fresh breeze, 6 March 2019

With a fresh SSW breeze blowing across Harwich Harbour, Ultra Large Container Ship CSCL Arctic Ocean requires requires 3 tugs to lift her off Felixstowe’s berth 8: at Felixstowe on…

Tug Svitzer Sky hustles back to the pontoon, 7 November2018

Felixstowe-based tug Svitzer Sky heads back to the tug pontoon on the dismal and rainy morning of 7 November 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.