Tag Archives: tugs

MSC Lausanne – ship with an odd-shaped stern; 20 February

During 2015, MSC Lausanne was widened – she had around 7.56 metres of beam added, being cut along her centreline, and box sections added to widen the hull. A new…

Duke of Normandy heads out, 21 February 2019

A Damen Shoalbuster tug and multipurpose vessel, Duke of Normandy is involved with the work going on around the EA1 windfarm shore connection, at Bawdsey, Suffolk, UK.

Tug AGAMA towing barge through Harwich Harbour, 19/2/19

Small 22m x 7m tug Agama heads through Harwich Harbour on the far side of the main shipping channel towing a barge heading for Mistley.

SEAGO BREMERHAVEN sails from Port of Felixstowe for Rotterdam 19/2/19

293m length Seago Bremerhaven heads out from the port of Felixstowe and heads off to her next call at Rotterdam.

Timelapse: Eleonora Maersk comes alongside, 17 February 2019

The 2007-built container ship Eleonora Maersk comes alongside at Felixstowe’ berth 9 – 3x timelapse.

Container ship Dali arrives at Felixstowe, 15 February 2019

The 9,971 TEU container ship Dali arrives at Felixstowe on the bright morning of 15 February 2019.

MSC Vigo arrives on the misty morning of 13 February 2019

The 5,582 TEU container ship MSC Vigo arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the misty morning of Wednesday, 13 February 2019.

Fugro 1200 jackup barge at work, 13 February 2019

Working on the East Anglia 1 offshore windfarm shore connector, off Bawdsey, Suffolk, the Fugro 1200 was filmed on the quiet morning of 12 February 2019:

Ultra Large MSC Anna sails, Part 2 – gathering way, 11 February 2019

Part 2 of our coverage of Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Anna as she begins to gather way in the harbour, releasing her bow tug, and keeping the stern tug…

Megaship MSC Anna sails, part 1 – leaving the quay, 11 February 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Anna leaves berth 9 at Felixstowe on the bright morning of 11 February 2019. See more in part 2.

Ultra Large OOCL Japan cuts and runs at dawn, 8 Feb 2019

The 21,413 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship OOCL Japan leaves Felixstowe in a “cut and run” – when the ship sails before all cargo operations have been completed. Cargo due…

E-class EMMA MAERSK departs Port of Felixstowe, 5/2/19

On a misty and overcast Tuesday the ultra large container ship Emma mMersk breaks away from berth 9 with the assistance of tugs Svitzer Kent and Svitzer Deben.

Container ship Navios Azure arrives, 5 February 2019

2007-built container ship Navios Azure arrives at Felixstowe on the misty morning of Tuesday, 5 February 2019:

EKMEN TRANS – general cargo ship heading into Ipswich 2/2/19

At around 4pm the 105m general cargo ship Ekmen Trans heads up the River Orwell and with assistance from tug Gray Salvor heads into the ABP Port of Ipswich.

MSC Emma (ex Maersk Enfield) arrives, 30 January 2018

The 2011-built and newly renamed MSC Emma arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the cold but bright morning of 20 January 2018. She was a regular caller on her…

Arklow Wave & Atlantic Mate pass, 27 January 2019

Arklow Wave, heading up the River Orwell for Ipswich, passes product tanker Atlantic Mate, which has just sailed from harwich, on the breezy morning of 27 January 2019.

Dutch naval vessel HNLMS Groningen sails, part 1; 28 Jan 2019

The 2013 Offshore Patrol Vessel HNLMS Groningen leaves the quay and gets under way after a visit to Ipswich, on the River Orwell.

30 knot winds mean 4 tugs for CSCL Pacific Ocean, 27 January 2018

With winds gusting to around 30 knots, and high container stacks generating massive windage, container ship CSCL Pacific Ocean required 4 tugs to lift her away from the quay at…

HNLMS GRONINGEN berths at Port of Ipswich on goodwill visit, 25/1/19

Dutch naval vessel HNLMS Groningen sails up the River Orwell, under the Orwell Bridge and berths on the old power station berth at the ABP Port of Ipswich for a…

MSC Margrit arrives in morning’s golden light; 24 January 2019

With the golden light of a rising sun reflecting from her hull, 2012-built container ship MSC Margrit arrives at the Port of Felixstowe, Thursday 24 January, 2019: