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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…

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