Tag Archives: tugs

Bremen Belle gathers way and sails from Felixstowe; 12 October 2019

On the dismal morning of Saturday 13 October, container ship Bremen Belle sails from the Port of Felixstowe, heading for Antwerp.

Maiden Call: Ultra Large MSC Isabella enters harbour, part 2, 5 October 2019

The brand new Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Isabella rounds Beach End turn to enter Harwich Harbour, greeted by Svitzer Kent’s fire-fighting display – and it looks great! MSC Isabella…

Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Isabella arrives at dawn, part 1, 5 October 2019

Under a dramatic morning sky, just as the sun is rising, brand new Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Isabella arrives in Harwich approach channel to make her maiden call at…

MSC Maria Saveria inbound, Andromeda J outbound, 30 September 2019

366m container ship MSC Maria Saveria arrives from Le Havre, passing feeder Andromeda J, heading out towards Grangemouth.

3 tugs for Maersk Enping (ex Hyundai Smart) as she sails, 4 October 2019

Look scruffy and in need of a paint job, Maersk Enping employs 3 tugs to clear berth 8 at Felixstowe, and sails towards her next call, Rotterdam, on the morning…

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.

Burgundy arrives very light; 1 October 2019

Container ship Burgundy arriving at the Port of Felixstowe on the autumn morning of Tuesday, 1 October 2019.

4 tugs for MSC Istanbul, windy morning of 29 September 2019

its unusual to see all 4 of Felixstowe’s Svitzer fleet in action with the same ship, but perhaps it was the massive windage of this inbound vessel and a good…

MSC Benedetta arrives, breezy morning; 25 September 2019

With a 20 knot Southwesterly breeze stirring up the harbour, 366m MSC Benedetta arrives at Felixstowe on the morning of 25 September, 2019

Real time swing: Ultra Large Ever Given swings, 21 September 2019

Swinging a massive 400m long, 200,000+ ton container ship drawing 11.3m through 180° is not a fast process – with a fresh breeze blowing in Harwich Harbour, ultra large container…

Ultra Large Ever Given arrives as the sun rises; 21 September 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Given is spotlighted by the rising sun as she arrives at the UK port of Felixstowe on the morning of 21 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.

MSC Ariane leaves the berth, swings and sails; 6 September 2019

365 metre container ship MSC Ariane leaves berth 9 at Felixstowe, swings and sails on the morning of 6 September 2019, heading next for Rotterdam.

World’s Biggest Container Ship: MSC Gulsun clears the berth; 7 September 2019

Slow TV as ultra large container ship MSC Gulsun’s tugs make fast, her bow lines are cast off, and tugs begin to move her away from berth 8 at the…

Cosco Belgium sails in a Force 6 breeze; 4 September 2019

With an WNW strong breeze blowing the ship onto the berth, a pair of Svitzer tugs have to work hard to get 365m Cosco Belgium clear of berth 8 at…

Timelapse: Maribo Maersk swing and berths; 31 August 2019

3x timelapse as ultra large container ship Maribo Maersk swings and comes alongside at berth 8 at the port of Felixstowe.

Ultra large EVER GLORY arriving/berthing at the Port of Felixstowe 31/8/19

Evergreen’s Ever Glory arrives in Harwich Harbour from Rotterdam and with 3 of Felixstowe’s Svitzer tugs she swings and berths on number9.

Triple-E Maribo Maersk arrives at Felixstowe, 31 August 2019

Arriving from Rotterdam on the beautiful morning of Saturday 31 August, ultra large container ship Maribo Maersk enters Harwich Harbour and makes her way towards berth 8.

Ultra Large MSC Sveva sails, 27 August 2019

Coming in at 395m overall against 400m for most of her kind, Ultra Large Container ship MSC Sveva slowly gathers way as she sails from Felixstowe on the morning of…

Navios Dorado arrives at Felixstowe, 25 August 2019.

2010-built container ship Navios Dorado arrives at Felixstowe on the bright morning of 25 August, 2019, assisted by Felixstowe’s largest tugs, Svitzer Deben and Svitzer Kent.

CMA CGM Nerval arrives from Tanger Med

Container ship CMA CGM Nerval arrives at Felixstowe on the bright morning of 22 August 2019. The ship is deployed on the SSLMED Femex 1 – Aegean Shuttle, a 5-ship…