Tag Archives: tugs

Mayview Maersk sailing from Felixstowe, 22nd February, 2015

Triple-E Mayview Maersk sailing from the Port of Felixstowe after her first call, on the bright morning of 22nd February, 2015, with Svitzer Stanford providing some indirect steering effect for…

Bridge view – as Majestic Maersk comes alongside, 13th Feb 2015

An unusual viewpoint from the bridge of the 18,270 TEU Majestic Maersk, as she comes alongside her berth at the Port of Felixstowe:

Maersk Majestic arriving at Felixstowe, 13th February 2015

A very breezy afternoon at Felixstowe, so Majestic Maersk employed 3 of the local Svitzer fleet to ensure a safe entry and berthing at the Port of Felixstowe’s berths 8…

Hoegh Osaka sails for repair – 10th February, 2015

The car carrier Hoegh Osaka was able to leave Southampton for Falmouth, where she will be repaired after the January grounding before returning to service – filmed by Patrica Dempsey…

London Gateway says 3rd berth to open in 2nd half 2016

DP World’s new UK port, London Gateway, says its 3rd berth will open for trade during the 2nd half of 2016.

Kotug wins G6 towage deal in Rotterdam

Tug operator Kotug has just won a new contract for the provision of towage services to 5 of the 6 members of the G6 Alliance in the Port of Rotterdam.

Sajir sailing from Felixstowe after Maiden Call

!5,000 TEU UASC Sajir sails from the Port of Felixstowe on the cold and breezy afternoon of 24th January, 2015. This vessel is said be LNG-ready, but does not have…

Eleonora Maersk sailing from Felixstowe, 24th January 2015

The 15,500 TEU Eleonora Maersk sailing from the Port of Felixstowe on the chilly and breezey afternoon of 24th January, 2015:

Indirect escorting comes to Felixstowe:

Indirect towage will become the norm for the largest ships now calling at Felixstowe, say Harwich Harbour pilots.

MSC Alghero, 1st call Felixstowe, 20th Jan 2015

8,800 TEU MSC Alghero arriving on her 1st call at Felixstowe, on the breezy morning of 20th January, 2015:

Cosco Netherlands arriving Felixstowe, 19th January, 2015

Cosco Netherlands arriving Felixstowe, assisted by tug Svitzer Shotley, on the chilly morning of 19th January, 2015

Al Riffa – 1st call, maiden call Felixstowe, 16 January, 2014

UASC’s 13,296 TEU Al Riffa making her maiden call at Felixstowe on the chilly morning of 16th January, 2015.

Pieter Schelte arriving Rotterdam – aerial sequence

Platform installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pieter Schelte arriving at Rotterdam, to have her final special equipment installed. Pictures by kind permission of KOTUG, photography by Van der Kloet.

Morten Maersk maiden call, 1st call at Felixstowe 8th January 2014

While all of the fanfares were going on for the CSCL Globe on her maiden call at Felixstowe, Morten Maersk came into Felixstowe on her maiden call, too, with no…

CSCL Globe sailing from Felixstowe, 9 January, 2015

19,100 TEU CSCL Globe sailing from Felixstowe after her maiden call, heading for Hamburg . .

Christmas & New Year at sea on an ERRV, 2014

Join the Captain and crew aboard an ERRV in the northern North Sea as they celebrate Christmas 2014 and the New Year . .

Aboard the mighty CSCL Globe at Felixstowe:

Shipping TV’s editor, Chris Gosling, felt privileged to be allowed on the bridge of the world’s largest container ship, CSCL Globe, shortly after she berthed at the Port of Felixstowe….

World’s biggest container ship CSCL Globe maiden call:

World’s biggest container ship coming alongside at the Port of Felixstowe – CSCL Globe’s maiden call at Felixstowe, 7th January, 2014. Filmed from the quayside.

A month at sea, Christmas & New Year Special 2014

Join the Captain and crew at sea from a month of ERRV duty – aboard their Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel, standing by rigs in the Northern North Sea. It…

Hoegh Osaka grounding – UK Maritime Pilots statement

Captain Don Cockrill, Chairman of the UK Maritime Pilots Association released this statement about the Hoegh Osaka grounding: Maritime pilotage is the core profession within UK ports and coastal waters…

Aerial footage of Hoegh Osaka aground . .

An interesting aerial view of Hoegh Osaka, as she lays aground: