Tag Archives: Ultra Large Container Ship

World’s LARGEST Container Ships, 2019

After a long period when OOCL Hong Kong and her sisters held the crown as the world’s biggest container ships, with a 21,413 TEU capacity, MSC Gulsun and MSC Isabella…

Very light MSC Regulus sails from Felixstowe, 12 October 2019

With her bow bulb high out of the water, the very light MSC Regulus heads out into the North Sea towards her next call at Hamburg.

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…

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…

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…

Real time swing: Ultra Large Ever Given swings, 21 September 2019

Swinging a massive 400m long, 200,000+ ton container ship drawing 11.3m through 180° is not a fast process – with a fresh breeze blowing in Harwich Harbour, ultra large container…

6am – Oder arrives for Ipswich as Svitzer Shotley heads for Ever Given; 21 September 2019.

Just as the sun gets up to the horizon, general cargo vessel Oder enters Harwich Harbour making for Ipswich, while tug Svitzer Shotley heads out to Beach End, where she’ll…

MSC Ariane leaves the berth, swings and sails; 6 September 2019

365 metre container ship MSC Ariane leaves berth 9 at Felixstowe, swings and sails on the morning of 6 September 2019, heading next for Rotterdam.

Cosco Belgium sails in a Force 6 breeze; 4 September 2019

With an WNW strong breeze blowing the ship onto the berth, a pair of Svitzer tugs have to work hard to get 365m Cosco Belgium clear of berth 8 at…

Timelapse: Maribo Maersk swing and berths; 31 August 2019

3x timelapse as ultra large container ship Maribo Maersk swings and comes alongside at berth 8 at the port of Felixstowe.

Triple-E Maribo Maersk arrives at Felixstowe, 31 August 2019

Arriving from Rotterdam on the beautiful morning of Saturday 31 August, ultra large container ship Maribo Maersk enters Harwich Harbour and makes her way towards berth 8.

STV News, 30 August: World’s biggest MSC Gulsun to call at Felixstowe next week.

It was recently reported that the latest “World’s biggest container ship” MSC Gulsun is now due to make an ad-hoc call at the Port of Felixstowe, 5-7 September 2019. Full…

Maiden Call: Ever Govern arrives at Felixstowe, 17 August 2019

Maiden call from Evergreen’s latest Ultra Large Container Ship, Ever Govern, arriving in a strong breeze on the afternoon of Saturday, 17 August 2019. This is one of the slowly…

Ultra Large Cosco Shipping Galaxy sails from Felixstowe, 17 August 2019

Now on her second rotation around Northern European ports, Cosco Shipping Galaxy clears berth 9 at Felixstowe, and heads out towards the North Sea and Zeebrugge, her next port.

Tired-looking Triple-E Margrethe Maersk sails from berth 8; 13 August 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Magrethe Maersk, looking tired and worn and in need of some shipyard TLC, leaves her berth at Felixstowe and heads out into the North Sea, on…

Port News: London Gateway goes for 4th berth; 12 August 2019

Having opened its first berth in 2013, it’s second in 2015 and it 3rd in 2017, DP World London Gateway has recently requested tenders for the construction of it’s 4th…

Cosco Shipping Star sails after completing her maiden call at Felixstowe; 3 August 2019

Cosco Shipping’s latest 400m ultra large container ship, the 21,237 TEU Cosco Shipping Star, completes her Northern European maiden call at Felixstowe, and departs towards Zeebrugge, on the beautiful morning…

2-ship morning, part 1: ultra large Ever Gentle sails, 15 July 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Ever Gentle sails from the port of Felixstowe at 8.55am on the morning of 15th July 2019, heading for her next call at Hamburg. In our…

Slow TV: Cosco Shipping Aquarius swings on her first call at Felixstowe, 11 July 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Aquarius swings in real time preparatory to coming alongside for her maiden call at berth 9, at the port of Felixstowe, on the morning…

Maiden Call: Ultra Large Cosco Shipping Aquarius arrives direct from Singapore, 11 July 2019

Ultra Large Container Ship Cosco Shipping Aquarius arrives to make her maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe, stacked with boxes direct from her last port, Singapore, and from other…

Stacked-up: CSCL Pacific Ocean arrives at Felixstowe, 27 June 2019

2014-built Ultra Large Container Ship CSCL Pacific Ocean arrives at the UK port of Felixstowe,, on the sunny but windy morning of 27 June, 2019.