Tag Archives: Svitzer tugs

3 tugs for MSC Venice, breezy morning of 19 October 210

The pilot and master of 399m ultra large container ship MSC Venice decided to employed 3 tugs – Svitzer Kent, Svitzer Shotley and Svitzer Deben, to swing and berth her…

1st call: Mississauga Express arrives light in a strong breeze, 28 Sept

The 1998-built container ship Mississauga Express arrives high out of the water at the port of Felixstowe, with a force 6 strong breeze on the morning of Saturday 28 September…

Big Ships Up Close: Svitzer Shotley makes fast to Cosco Aquarius ; 12 June 2019

On the beautiful evening of Friday 12th July 2019, tug Svitzer Shotley makes fast to Cosco Shipping Aquarius, and the mooring party lets go of the the big ship’s mooring…

Maiden Call: Ultra Large Cosco Shipping Galaxy, 23 May – part 3: TIMELAPSE, coming alongside.

This final part of our coverage of Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Galaxy’s maiden arrival at Felixstowe is a timelapse study of her coming alongside berth 9.

Container ship Maersk Lavras arrives at Felixstowe, 14 April 2019

Looking tired and ready for a repaint, 7,450 TEU container ship Maersk Lavras arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on Sunday, 14 April, 2019.