Tag Archives: tugboat

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…

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…

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…

Tug MTS Victory sails from Ipswich, 10 November 2019

After towing a massive but still half-size “replica” of Noah’s Ark up to Ipswich wet dock, tug MTS Victory starts up and swings prior to heading out through the lock…

Hobby Hunter inbound at Felixstowe, 9 November 2019

Container ship Hobby Hunter arrives from Salerno, Italy, on the cold but bright morning of 9 November 2019, bring us chilly northern europeans a touch of Mediterranean warmth!

Ultra Large Ever Govern gathers way; 5 November 2019

2019-built and scrubber-equipped ultra large container ship Ever Govern gathers way after sailing from berth 8 at Felixstowe, on the dull and misty morning of 5 November, 2019.

Ultra large MARGRETHE MAERSK arriving/berthing at the port of Felixstowe 5/11/19

399m long Margrethe Maersk arrives in Harwich Harbour on approach to the port of Felixstowe and with 3 Svitzer tugs she swings and berths on Felixstowe number 8.

S Santiago arrives in a strong breeze; 27 September 2019

With a strong breeze kicking up a chop in Harwich Harbour, 2006-built container ship S Santiago arrives on the morning of 27 September 2019.

Dawn arrival – Cap San Vincent sails in, 20 September 2019

As the sky lightens over the North Sea at dawn on 20 September 2019, Cap San Vincent rounds Beach End and enters Harwich Harbour, greeted by tug Svitzer Sky.

Dawn sequence, 20 September 2019 – Svitzer Sky awaits her next job.

At around 6am on Friday, 20 September 2019, Svitzer tug Sky is awaiting her next job – she’ll be bow tug on the soon-to-arrive Cap San Vincent, at the UK…

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.

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…