Tag Archives: ULCS

Real time departure: Ever Given makes fast to tug Svitzer Kent and lets go; 24 September 2019

On the breezy and rainy morning of Tuesday, 24 September, tug Svitzer Kent makes fast to ultra large container ship Ever Given, and she then lets go and leaves the…

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 Arctic Ocean sails with a fresh breeze, 6 March 2019

With a fresh SSW breeze blowing across Harwich Harbour, Ultra Large Container Ship CSCL Arctic Ocean requires requires 3 tugs to lift her off Felixstowe’s berth 8: at Felixstowe on…

Ultra Large MSC MAYA arrives at the Port of Felixstowe, 9/10/18

Just before 10am on a sunny Tuesday morning the 395m MSC Maya enters Harwich Harbour and with the assistance of 3 Svitzer tugs swings and berths on number 9. Filmed…

Sea monsters July 2018 part 1

We filmed more than the usual number of magaships over 365 metres overall in July 2018 – so here is part one of the month’s clips. Don’t miss part 2!

Sea Monsters, April 2018 – world’s largest container ships:

A compilation of the world’s largest container ships, over 365 metres long, calling at the Port of Felixstowe in April 2018:

Moscow Maersk sails in the rain after her maiden call, 30 August 17

After all the fuss and excitement of her Bank Holiday Monday maiden call, Maersk Line’s latest new Triple-E 2nd generation Ultra Large Container Ship sails quietly on the rainy morning…

MSC Jade maiden call at Felixstowe, 24 September 2016

MSC’s latest Ultra Large Container Ship, MSC Jade, makes her first call at Port of Felixstowe on the choppy afternoon of 24th September, 2016.

Ultra Large Container Ship MSC London inbound, 4 September 2016

2014-built 16,652 TEU MSC London arrives at the Port of Felixstowe on the breezy morning of Sunday, 4th September, 2016.

UASC Salahuddin sails from Felixstowe, 26 August, 2016

UASC’s !5,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship Salahuddin sailing from the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of 26th August, 2016.

Mighty MSC Maya sails at dusk, part 2, 22 August 2016

Once clear of the berth, Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Maya is manoevred to line up with the channel, then she goes ahead for her next port. Tug Svitzer Deben…

Mighty MSC Maya sails – up close, Part 1, 22 August 2016

Up close and personal as Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Maya prepares to sail, and tug Svitzer Stanford hooks up for her mammoth haul, evening of 22nd August, 2016.

3 tugs for Ultra Large CSCL Globe swinging and sailing, 14 August 2016.

The 19,100 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship CSCL Globe required 3 tugs to swing and sail from the Port of Felixstowe on the morning of Sunday, 14th August 2016

CSCL Saturn sailing from Felixstowe, 1 August 2016

14,300 TEU CSCL Saturn sailing from Felixstowe at around 7.30am on 1st August, 2016, attended by tugs Svitzer Shotley and Svitzer Deben.

3 tugs for UASC Ultra Large Al Zubara, breezy afternoon 7 July 2016

Svitzer Deben, Svitzer Shotley and Svitzer Sky were all employed to bring in UASC Ultra Large Container Ship Al Zubara on the breezy afternoon of 7th July 2016.

YM Wellness maiden call at Felixstowe, 7am, 25th September 2015

Yang Ming’s latest ULCS, YM Wellness, making her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe, 7am on Friday 25th September 2015: