Photos: Isle of Inishmore in drydock, 18 February 2019

A couple of excellent up-close pictures of the Ferry Isle of Inishmore in drydock on the Mersey, taken by David Oates: Photos copyright David Oates, 2019

Wilson Odra part 2: approaching Ipswich, 17 February 2019

General cargo vessel Wilson Odra passing under the Orwell Bridge as she approaches Ipswich, on the morning of Sunday, 17 Feb 2019. She has an elevating wheelhouse, to improve her…

Wilson Odra, part 1: Just passing through; 17 February 2019

General cargo vessel Wilson Odra passing through Harwich Harbour on her way to Ipswich, on the morning of Sunday, 17 Feb 2019. She has an elevating wheelhouse, to improve her…

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:

Burgtor arrives ABP Port of Ipswich, 12 February 2019

30 years old and still working hard, general cargo vessel Burgtor arrives at the head of the Orwell on the morning of Tuesday, 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.

Tanker AMARANTH (ex Defne-s) departing ABP port of ipswich 6/2/18

Oil/chemical tanker Amaranth (ex Defne-s) breaks away from the tanker berth at the Port of Ipswich, swings and heads down the River Orwell passing under the Orwell Bridge.

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…

Bon Vivant arrives in a gale, 7 February 2019

General cargo vessel Bon Vivant arrives at Harwich Harbour with a westerly wind gusting to around 37 knots on the morning of 7 February, 2019:

Sormovskiy 3058 enters in a gale, 7 February 2019

With a westerly wind blowing at between 26 – 36 knots at around 10am on 7 February 2019, general cargo vessel Sormovskiy 3058 enters harbour, and heads towards Ipswich.

Coaster CHRISTINE heading into the port of Ipswich 6/2/19

89.8m length Christine heads up a misty River Orwell and heads into the ABP port of Ipswich.

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.

Amaranth out to anchor, 5 February 2019

Oil and Chemical tanker Amaranth heads out toward the anchorage after completing cargo operations at Harwich, to wait until she can go up the River Orwell to Ipswich, her next…

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…