Tag Archives: tugs

24 hours at the Port of Liverpool

A time-lapse clip from Peel Ports Port of Liverpool – worth watching, we thought: start: 150

Into the graving dock – Spirit of Vancouver Island

Filmed by Captain Keith McLaren, this ship is ro-ro passenger vehicle ferry, MV Spirit of Vancouver Island, which is the largest ship in the BC Ferry fleet. She was in…

Fred Vloo’s Rotterdam Report – 12th January, 2014

Shipping entering and leaving Rotterdam, filmed on the 12th of January, 2014, by Fred Vloo. Includes: Zhen Hua 14 (large cranes), Zeelandia, Alva Rickmers, Nariva, Hanse Vision, Shoreway (dredger), DS…

Pilotage: into Rotterdam aboard Hyundai Tenacity

Join Rotterdam pilot Robert Blonk aboard the 366 metre, 12,562 TEU Hyundai Tenacity entering the Port of Rotterdam . . .

MSC Vandya arrival and swing. 20th December, 2013

On a chilly and breezy Friday morning, MSC Vandya arriving at Felixstowe and swinging to berth.

Cosco England inbound at Felixstowe, 16th December 2013

On a chilly,breezy morning, Cosco England inbound at the Port of Felixstowe:

MSC Brianna, THV Galatea & Maersk Montana inbound Felixstowe

2 medium container vessels, and the Trinity House buoy maintenance vessel Galatea inbound at Felixstowe, on the beautiful winter morning of 11th December 2013.

Big ship – small river 2: Hanji Istanbul inbound

Join pilot Gillan Locke as he takes Hanji Istanbul through the Firth of Clyde Channel and River Clyde, berthing at Shieldhall Riverside Quay. Assisted by tugs AYTON CROSS + BRUISER…

YM Unanimity inbound at Felixstowe, 7th Dec 2013

Yang Ming’s YM Unanimity inbound at the Port of Felixstowe, Saturday 7th December 2013.

Xin Hong Kong inbound at Felixstowe, 4th December, 2013

China Shipping Line’s Xin Hong Kong inbound at Felixstowe, UK, 4th december, 2013. Tugs Svitzer Intrepid and Svitzer Shotley.

DP World London Gateway opens with MOL Caledon alongside

After years of planning, and years of hard work, DP World’s new London Gateway container port berth No 1 officially opened for traffic this morning.

Dutch tug operator Kotug sets up on the Thames

With a period of growth expected on the Thames as London Gateway approaches opening, and Thames Oil Port gets closer to operation, Dutch tug operator Kotug has started work on…

4 tugs to bring in Thalassa Hellas on 1st call

Svitzer’s entire Felixstowe fleet of tugs turned out to bring Evergreen Line’s first 13,806 TEU container ship, Thalassa Hellas, for her 1st Felixstowe call on the blowy morning of 27th…

St Katherines Dock classic boat festival, 2013

Join photographer Jason White for a stroll around the recent St Katherines Dock Classic Boat Festival, 2013.

Cosco Excellence swings and sails, 13th August 2013

3 Svitzer tugs lift Cosco Excellence from her berth at Felixstowe, she swings and sails for Rotterdam, early evening, 13th August 2013.

Historic Vessels at Chatham Maritime . . .

Motor Tug Kent and tosher Fearnought, along with tug Barking, are moored at Chatham Marina, part of Chatham Maritime. They’re kept in exceptional condition by The South Eastern Tug Society,…