Tag Archives: Svitzer

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.

Jackup platform PARAGON C20051 being towed by 4 tugs to Harwich, 25/8/18

Jackup platform Paragon c20051 slowly makes her way into Harwich Harbour with tugs Zeus of Finland and Thor, and Felixstowe-based tugs Svitzer Kent and Svitzer Shotley, and heads for Harwich…

CSCL Pacific Ocean needs extra grunt, 19 August 2018

On the windy morning of 19 August 2018, ultra large container ship CSCL Pacific Ocean is struggling to clear her berth at Felixstowe with two tugs at the stern and…

New Damen design RSD 2513 tug at work at Felixstowe; 2 August 2018

A new tug design from Damen, the RSD 2513 (Reverse Stern Drive) “Innovation” is at work at Felixstowe for a short while on a sales tour of European ports –…

Svitzer Sky & Deben heading out to work, 21 July 2016

Felixstowe Svitzer tugs Sky and Deben head out of the harbour to bring in MSC Cordoba on the morning of 21st July 2016.

New tug Svitzer Deben working with MSC Marina, 3rd Dec, 2015

Svitzer’s new Felixstowe-based Svitzer Intrepid working with Svitzer Intrepid to berth MSC Marina, around 8am on the morning of 3rd December 2015.

New Felixstowe tug Svitzer Deben arrives – 12 November 2015

New Shipping TV video: Svitzer Deben, a brand new tug built in Vietnam, arrived to start work at the Port of Felixstowe today, 12th November 2014: