Tag Archives: tugs

UP close: Ever Gifted lets go and clears the quay; 25 June 2019

An up-close view of Felixstowe’s mooring party letting go of Ever Gifted’s stern ropes, and the ship easing away from the quayside at berth 9.

Triple-E Mette Maersk gathers way and sails for Antwerp, 24 June 2019

After reaching a safe position well clear of the quay, Mette Maersk goes ahead and sails toward her next call on this rotation, on Monday 24 June 2019. Please note…

Timelapse: Triple-E Mette Maersk leaves the quay, 24 June 2019

One of the last of the 1st generation of Triple_E container ships, Mette Maersk leaves berth 8 at the Port of Felixstowe, employing 2 Svitzer tugs and her own thrusters,…

Smart-looking Cap San Juan arrives Felixstowe, 21 June 2019

Looking very smart in her red livery, 10,600 TEU container ship Cap San Juan arrives at the Port of Felixstowe early on the bright morning of 21 June 2019.

Maersk Eureka swings and berths on her first call at Felixstowe; 18 June 2019

Ex-Hanjin Hooso, now Maersk Eureka swings and goes alongside at Felixstowe, on her first call at the UK port.

First Call: Maersk Eureka arrives at Felixstowe. 18 June 2019.

Previously the Hanjin Hooso, 13092 TEU container ship Maersk Eureka arrives direct from Colombo for her first call at the Port of Felixstowe on Tuesday, 18 June 2019.

Ever Glory sails from Felixstowe at 06.00, 18 June 2019

After completing her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe, Ultra Large Container ship Ever Glory heads out into the North Sea. Her scrubber installation, the white structure just ahead…

Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Glory swings and berths at Felixstowe. 16 June 2019

Part 2 of our coverage of the arrival of Ever Glory, Evergreen Line’s later new Ultra Large Container Ship, at the port of Felixstowe on the morning of 16 June…

Cosco Azalea sails for Singapore; 13 June 2019

After completing her maiden call at Felixstowe, Cosco Shipping Azalea casts off her lines and leaves the quay, assisted by tugs. Her next port will be Singapore, after which she’ll…

Maersk Exeter (ex Hyundai Speed) First Call, part 2: dead slow astern; 10 June 2019

After swinging, Maersk Exeter goes astern up to her berth, No 7 at Felixstowe, and a touch of ahead brings her to a stop. The, using tugs and thrusters, she…

Maiden Call: Cosco Shipping Azalea at Felixstowe, 11 June 2019

The latest Ultra Large Container Ship from the far east, Cosco Shipping Azalea, made her UK maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 11 June, 2019

Maersk Exeter (ex Hyundai Speed) 1st call at Felixstowe, pt 1: timelapse swing, 10 June 2019.

Maersk Exeter (ex Hyundai Speed) first call at Felixstowe,, part 1: timelapse as Maersk Exeter swings in Harwich Harbour, before going astern towards berth 7. Part 2 shows her making…

CSCL Neptune sails 31 May 2019, part 2: Getting under way.

After clearing the berth after her first call at Felixstowe (see part 1), CSCL Neptune goes ahead and drops of both her bow and stern tugs as she leave the…

CSCL Neptune sails, 31 May 2019: part 1 – Off the Berth

After completing cargo operations on her first call here, CSCL Neptune clears berth 9 with the assistance of 2 Svitzer tugs, on the morning of 31 May, 2019

CSCL Neptune, first call at Felixstowe, 29 May 2019

2012-built container ship CSCL Neptune arrives for her first call at the Port of Felixstowe on the evening of 29 May 2019.

Maiden Call: Ultra Large Cosco Shipping Galaxy, 23 May – part 3: TIMELAPSE, coming alongside.

This final part of our coverage of Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Galaxy’s maiden arrival at Felixstowe is a timelapse study of her coming alongside berth 9.

Maiden Call: Ultra Large Cosco Shipping Galaxy, 23 May – part 2, entering harbour.

Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Galaxy completes Beach End turn to enter Harwich Harbour for her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe on the afternoon of 23 May,…

Maiden Call: Ultra Large Cosco Shipping Galaxy, 23 May – part 1, in the approach channel

Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Galaxy arrives in Harwich Approach Channel for her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe on the afternoon of 23 May, 2019. Part 2…

Big Sisters Sailing Day, part 2: Ever Gentle sails after maiden call, 6 May 2019

After completing her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe on the afternoon on Monday 6 May 2019, Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Gentle heads away towards the North Sea…

Big Sisters Sailing Day, part 1: Ever Genius sails, 6 May 2019

With 2 of Evergreen Line’s Ultra Large Container Ships alongside at Felixstowe, Ever Genius’s departure on the morning of 6 May 2019 gives an opportunity for an up-close look at…

Maiden Call: Ever Gentle alongside working boxes; 5 May 2019

On the sunny afternoon of 5 May 2019, the very new and shiny Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Gentle lies alongside at the Port of Felixstowe on her maiden call,…