Tag Archives: tug

MSC Geneva arrives in the early morning sun, 2 September 2019

Arriving soon after sunrise on the 2 September 2019, MSC Geneva arrives in Harwich Harbour.

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.

MSC Bhavya sails towards Antwerp; 24 August 2019

The 2005-built container ship MSC Bhavya sails from Felixstowe towards Antwerp on the beautiful morning of 24 August 2019.

Tired-looking Triple-E Margrethe Maersk sails from berth 8; 13 August 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Magrethe Maersk, looking tired and worn and in need of some shipyard TLC, leaves her berth at Felixstowe and heads out into the North Sea, on…

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…

Safety afloat – tug Shotley has a word; 5 August 2019

Although the majority of recreational craft – yachts and motor boats – take good care to keep out of the way of Felixstowe’s big ships, it is easy for visitors…

Dead Slow Astern: MSC Alicante goes astern to berth 7, Felixstowe; 3 August 2019

After swinging in the entrance of the River Stour from Harwich Harbour, MSC Alicante goes astern to Felixstowe’s berth 7, at the up-river end of Felixstowe’s Trinity Terminal. Larger ships…

Maiden voyage COSCO SHIPPING STAR arrival/berthing at port of Felixstowe 1/8/19

399.87m length Cosco Shipping Star arrives in Harwich Harbour on her maiden voyage from Singapore and with Felixstowe tugs Svitzer Shotley, Svitzer Sky and Svitzer Deben in assistance she swings…

Tug Viking heads for Harwich, 26 July 2019

Employed on windfarm operations around the North Sea and Thames Estuary, tug Viking hustles into Harwich Harbour on the mroning of 26 July 2019.

Feeder Elke arrives at Felixstowe, 19 July 2019

Feeder container ships are a vital part of the container shipping industry – they deliver boxes brought from the far east by ultra large ships to much smaller ports the…

MALIY B.S. – Geared general cargo ship heading into ABP port of Ipswich 15/7/19.

138.11m length MALIY B.S. heads up the River Orwell with small tug Gray Test made fast astern from the port of Felixstowe. She passes under the Orwell Bridge and heads…

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.

Sunday Sailing: THV Alert tows a Light Vessel towards Lowestoft; 20 June 2019

Assisted through Harwich Harbour by tug Gray Test, Trinity House Vessel Alert tows a redundant Light Vessel towards Lowestoft on the bright and breezy morning of Sunday, 30 June 2019.We’re…

UP Close: Svitzer Deben makes fast to Ever Gifted, 25 June 2019

As Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Gifted prepares to sail from Felixstowe, ASD tug Svitzer Deben picks up the ship’s heaving line and sends up her towline to make fast.

Delphis Finland arrives light, passing DFDS ro-ro Suecia Seaways; 14 June 2019

Ice-class container ship Delphis Finland arrives at the Port of Felixstowe, looking very light, on the breezy morning of 14 June 2019. She passes DFDS freight ro-ro Suecia at the…

MSC Alicante sails from Felixstowe, 10 June 2019.

On the overcast and rainy morning of 10 June 2019, container ship MSC Alicante sails from Felixstowe, heading towards her next port, Bremerhaven.

Container ship Europe (ex CSCL Europe) arrives at Felixstowe, 25 April, 2019

Container ship Europe (renamed from CSCL Europe) arrives at Felixstowe on the breezy afternoon of 25 April, 2019.

Tug Svitzer Deben & container ship Bremen Belle, 24 April 2019

An up-close view of tug Svitzer Deben making fast to container ship Bremen Belle on the sunny morning of 24 April 2019, at the Port of Felixstowe.

First Call: Annalisa P enters harbour with tug Gray Test to assist; 16 April 2019

The 2008-built feeder Annalisa P makes her first call at the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 16 April 2019, collecting the tug Gray Test to assist her to…

First Call: general cargo and container ship Aal Kobe; 13 April 2019

With a chilly North Easterly breeze and sunshine, geared general cargo and container-equipped vessel Aal Kobe arrives at the Port of Felixstowe for her first call on the morning of…

Tug SVITZER KENT heads back to the Port of Felixstowe, 27/2/19

After assisting the maiden departure of Maastricht Maersk out of Harwich Harbour the Svitzer Kent heads back through the harbour and into the Port of Felixstowe to wait for her…