Tag Archives: tug

Cosco Shipping Andes sails for Zeebrugge, part 1; 5 May 2020

On the beautiful but breezy morning of Tuesday 5 May, container ship Cosco Shipping Andes clears the quay at Felixstowe berth 9. In part 2, Andes gathers way and heads…

MP the Edelman arrives; 30 April 2020

Previously named Margrit Rickmers, MP the Edelman is named for Edelman the wide receiver, a player with the New England Patriots – the 2017 Super Bowl winners.

Maiden call – MSC Samar: big – but no longer biggest! 25 April 2020

At 23,756 TEU, MSC’s current-building class of Ultra Large Container Ships have been pushed into second-largest place with the launch of 24,000 TEU HMM Algeciras recently. But MSC Samar, seen…

Shipping TV Archive: Svitzer Intrepid checks out fire-fighting gear; 24 August 2014

From STV’s 1,800 video clip library, here’s a look at the Japanese-built tug Svitzer Intrepid running-up her fire-fighting monitors, in August 2014. It was filmed from the Landguard Fort at…

Tug special 4: Svitzer Kent in a force 6, 12 March 2020

Heading out into the entrance of Harwich Harbour to hook up with her next job, the unusually named container ship “MP The Brady”, 80-tonne BP tug Svitzer Kent cruises through…

Seago Bremerhaven collects her tugs, 9 March 2020

On the bright and breezy morning of Monday 9 March, Seago Line container ship Seago Bremerhaven arrives at Felixstowe, collecting her pair of tugs as she goes. If you enjoy…

Maersk Enshi (ex Hanjin America) sails towards Bremerhaven; 25 February 2020

With bright sunshine and a chilly breeze, container ship Maersk Enshi heads out along the Harwich Approach Channel, heading for her next call, at the German port of Bremerhaven. If…

Ultra Large OOCL Indonesia arrives, part 1; 17 February 2020

On this breezy afternoon, ultra large container ship OOCL Indonesia arrives at Felixstowe, and starts to mek her swing towards berth 9. See also the second part of this video,…

Close shave for Ever Golden – crane stays down, 3 February 2020

One of Felixstowe berth 9’s cranes had to remain down while ultra large container ship Ever Golden left the quay. With a westerly 25 knot breeze, the proximity of the…

Tug Special 3: Svitzer Sky and Gray Test.

In the third of our Tug Specials, Svitzer Sky takes the heaving line from container ship MSC Regulus, ready to pass up her rope to take position at centre lead…

Tug Special 2: Svitzer Sky makes fast at dawn

In the second of our Tug Specials, Svitzer Sky makes fast to container ship Cap San Vincent, after waiting for her to round Beach End Turn, as day breaks on…

Synergy Busan arrives at dawn, 11 January 2019

The 2009-built, 4,253 TEU container ship Synergy Busan arrives at Felixstowe as day breaks over the North Sea. If you enjoy what Shipping TV does, buy me a coffee! https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ShippingTV…

Tugs Special 1: Shotley, Deben and Kent, filmed January 2020

Specially for tug fans – Svitzer Shotley pushing Ever Globe as she slowly picks up speed with a strong beam wind; Svitzer Deben driving hard indirect to help Globe get…

Feeder Escape arrives very light; 23 December 2019

On the sunny and bright morning of 23rd December, feeder Escape arrives a Felixstowe very lightly laden – she’ll be sailing again on Christmas Eve, heading off toward the icy…

Tug Gray Test goes out to meet Spica J; 12 Dec

On the breezy morning of 12 December, tug Gray Test cruises out to make fast astern of feeder Spica J, as she arrives at Felixstowe from her last call at…

A ship called Barry; 2 December 2019

I’ve always liked ships with slightly odd names, and this geared container ship, Barry, just hits my funny bone. In reality, of course, she’s probably named for the Welsh coal…

Up Close: Svitzer Shotley makes fast to OOCL Indonesia; 30 November 2019

On the beautifully sunny morning of 30 November, tug Svitzer Shotley hustles to make fast to OOCL Indonesia, as she prepares to sail for her next port – Zeebrugge. More…

Navios Indigo rounds Beach End Turn; 23 November 2019

Arriving from her last call at Salerno, Italy, 2004-built container ship Navios Indigo looks smart in her red livery, against a dull grey winter background.

Tug Svitzer Sky cruises out, 21 Nov 2019

On the dull morning of Thursday, 21 November, tug Svitzer Sky heads out to the harbour mouth to meet her next ship, the 2004-buit MSC Fabienne.

Evergreen sisters at Felixstowe, part 2: Ever Glory alongside, Ever Golden arrives, 16 Nov 2019

Ever Glory has been alongside for over an hour, as sister ship Ever Golden rounds Beach End Turn into Harwich Harbour, and slows down preparatory to making her swing.

Small tug JEAN T towing barge through Harwich Harbour 13/11/19

16.89m length tug/workboat JEAN T heads through Harwich Harbour towing a barge after departing Harwich. Filmed by Paul Hiett