Tag Archives: tugs

MSC Rapallo sails, windy morning of 6 December 2019

With a strong breeze blowing from the South West, container ship MSC Rapallo sails from Felixstowe on the morning of Friday 6 December 2019.

MSC Regulus rounds Beach End; 4 December. 2019

Looking almost empty as she arrives at Felixstowe on the late afternoon of 4 December 2015, Regulus rounds Beach End turn and makes her way towards her berth. If you…

OOCL Indonesia clears the quay and sails, 30 November 2019

With tugs made fast fore and aft, Shotley forward and Deben astern, the ultra large container ship OOCL Indonesia uses her thrusters and tug power to move out into the…

MSC Fabienne arrives at Felixstowe, morning of 19 November 2019.

Working on a rotation which links the eastern end of the Med with Northern Europe, container ship MSC Fabienne arrives at Felixstowe. Its a windy and chilly morning . ….

Evergreen sisters at Felixstowe, part 3: Ever Golden swings and berths, 16 November 2019

Ever Golden swings with 3 Svitzer tugs, and then is moved gently into position alongside Felixstowe’s berth 9, ready to work boxes.

Evergreen sisters at Felixstowe: Ever Golden at Dawn, 16 November 2019

7am on Saturday 16 November, and the sun is just rising a Felixstowe, as Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Goslden arrives at Felixstowe, shown here collecting 2 of the 3…

Cosco Shipping Andes sails for Singapore, 13 November 2019

After completing her round of Northern European ports at Felixstowe, UK, Cosco Shipping 2018-built 366m container ship Andes clears the berth and departs . . .

Ultra large OOCL United Kingdom departs Felixstowe; 4 November 2019

After completing her swing off berth 9 at Felixstowe, ultra large container ship OOCL United Kingdom gathers way and heads out of Harwich Harbour towards her next call at Zeebrugge.

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.

Timelapse: OOCL United Kingdom swings, 4 November 2019

Ultra large container ship OOCL United Kingdom leaves the quay at Felixstowe, and swings in this 3x timelapse video.

CSCL Jupiter arrives looking tired and hard-worked; 4 November 2019

366m container ship CSCL Jupiter arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 4 November 2019, looking well due for a good paint and clean up . ….

Ultra Large Ever Govern arrives just before the gale: 2 November 2019

Evergreen ultra large container ship Ever Govern arrives at the UK port of Felixstowe at around 8am – just a couple of hour before a southerly gale, blowing force 7…

Newsclip: Ever Govern sneeks in, 2 Nov 2019

A quick on-the-spot report as Ever Govern arrives at Felixstowe – wind forecast to increase to gale force as the morning progresses . . . Full video on her arrival…

Ultra Large Maastricht Maersk comes alongside in real time; 26 October 2019

Filmed in real time, Maersk Line Triple-E Maastricht Maersk takes around 20 minutes to come alongside berth 9 at the Port of Felixstowe, employing 4 tugs in a force 6…

Maastricht Maersk swings in a strong breeze, 26 Oct

With a force 6 south-westerly, Maastricht Maersk employs 4 tugs to swing after entering Harwich Harbour – and with that amount of power, added to the wind, she really swings…

4 tugs for Maastricht Maersk in a force 6; 26 October 2019

With a SW force 6 breeze blow straight onto berth 9 at Felixstowe, the pilot and master of Triple-E Maastricht Maersk elect to employ all 4 of Felixstowe’s Svitzer fleet…

MSC Venice berths in real time; 19 October 2019

Moving a 400m long container ship sideways, up to her berth, is hard work, yet it needs a delicate and gentle touch – laying over 170,000 tonnes of steel and…

3 tugs for MSC Venice, breezy morning of 19 October 210

The pilot and master of 399m ultra large container ship MSC Venice decided to employed 3 tugs – Svitzer Kent, Svitzer Shotley and Svitzer Deben, to swing and berth her…

Cosco Shipping Denali arrives at Felixstowe, 19 October 2019

Looking good in her dark blue livery, 366 metre container ship Cosco Shipping Denali arrives at the Port of Felixstowe around mid-day on the 19 October 2019

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…