Tag Archives: Thames

New video: Port of Tilbury’s Tilbury 2 development

A short CGI movie showing the Port of Tilbury’s major Tilbury 2 development, with 2 ro-ro berths and a bulk berth, plus largescale shoreside facilities:

Feeder Pengalia arrives at Tilbury, 10 May 2019

The 690 TEU feeder Pengalia passes Gravesend on her way to Tilbury Dock on the Thames, approaching low water on Friday, 10 May 2019.

2 Historic Trading Barges, 27 June 17

Coastal and river traffic was a vital part of commerce in the past, and Humber trading barges like Waterdog, built in 1876, and Thames Sailing Barge Repertor, built in 1924,…

Tanker Nicos Tomasos passing Canvey, 31 March 2017.

Greek Tanker Nicos Tomasos heading upstream towards Purfleet, passing Canvey Island, Friday 31st March 2017.

Thames Skills Academy – new skills training for Thames skippers and crews

Shipping TV attended the launch of the new Thames Skills Academy, created to enhance and improve the skills training and knowledge of the next generation of River Thames Boatmasters and…

Grande Amburgo outbound on the Thames, 30 March 2016

Grimaldi lines vessel Grande Amburgo, built 2003, passing Tilbury outbound for Antwerp on the sunny morning of 30th March, 2016. Passing Tilbury Landing Stage, filmed by Paul Hiett.

MBNA Clippers launch new commuter boats on the Thames:

Two new high speed catamarans that have travelled over 15,000 miles from where they were built in Tasmania, Australia, have today arrived in their new home the River Thames in…

Historic steamship VIC96 down the Thames – part 2, down river . .

More unique video footage filmed aboard 70 year-old steamship VIC96, sailing down the Thames and up the River Medway. Part 2 – as we gently leave the berth, and steam…

Historic steamship VIC96 down the Thames – part 1, firing up.

Unique video footage filmed aboard 70 year-old steamship VIC96, sailing down the Thames and up the River Medway. Part 1 – lighting up the boiler and building steam for the…

Kotug adds 1 new tug for Thames, 2 for Bremerhaven

Rotterdam towage operator has added 3 new tugs to its fleet – 1 for the Thames, and 2 for Bremerhaven.

New Thames workboat launch for PLA

Watch the launch of London Titan, the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new £7 million ship which has been built to keep the Thames clear of obstructions, marked and safe…

Landmark London cranes moved downriver

The coal grab cranes at Battersea Power Station are going for restoration as the site is beginning a major development.

Ten-minute ferry trip, 10th June 2014

On the Tilbury Ferry to Gravesend – it’s just 5 minutes each way, with a break at either end! But around high water, there’s lots of activity to see.

New Thames estuary pilot launches Ramsgate:

Estuary Services Ltd, who provide pilotage for the Thames, Medway and Ramsgate, officially named 2 £1 million pilot launches today at Ramsgate Harbour – includes underway footage.

Dutch tug operator Kotug sets up on the Thames

With a period of growth expected on the Thames as London Gateway approaches opening, and Thames Oil Port gets closer to operation, Dutch tug operator Kotug has started work on…