Dredging on Cooking Oil: Dredger Willem van Oranje becomes first cooking-oil fueled ship . . .

After carrying out tests over a period of time, dredging company Boskalis have decided to operate one of their ships, Willem van Oranje, on waste cooking oil. This simple action…

3 tugs for MSC Venice, breezy morning of 19 October 210

The pilot and master of 399m ultra large container ship MSC Venice decided to employed 3 tugs – Svitzer Kent, Svitzer Shotley and Svitzer Deben, to swing and berth her…

Cosco Shipping Denali arrives at Felixstowe, 19 October 2019

Looking good in her dark blue livery, 366 metre container ship Cosco Shipping Denali arrives at the Port of Felixstowe around mid-day on the 19 October 2019

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…

Feeder Dornbusch arrives from Rotterdam; 15 October

1996-built feeder container ship Dornbusch arrives at Felixstowe on her regular North Sea circuit . . . morning of Tesday, 15 October 2019

Tanker Sapphire sailing from Ipswich, 12 October 2019

After sailing from Ipswich, chemical and product tanker Sapphire sails across Harwich Harbour on the dull morning of 12 October 2019.https://youtu.be/qiev5L104Gs

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.

Bremen Belle gathers way and sails from Felixstowe; 12 October 2019

On the dismal morning of Saturday 13 October, container ship Bremen Belle sails from the Port of Felixstowe, heading for Antwerp.

Iceni Revenge sails from Gt Yarmouth, 11 October 2019

Windfarm service vessel Iceni Revenge rounds Brush Turn at Great Yarmouth’s river harbour and heads out into the North Sea, afternoon of 11 October 2019.

Timelapse: New Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Isabella, part 3, coming alongside; 5 October 2019

A 3x timelapse as ultra large container ship MSC Isabella comes alongside the quay at berth 8, Felixstowe, on her maiden call at the port.

Maiden Call: Ultra Large MSC Isabella enters harbour, part 2, 5 October 2019

The brand new Ultra Large Container Ship MSC Isabella rounds Beach End turn to enter Harwich Harbour, greeted by Svitzer Kent’s fire-fighting display – and it looks great! MSC Isabella…

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…

General cargo ship MANISA HAMUTO passing through Harwich Harbour 5/10/19

After abandoning a previous attempt to leave the anchorage off Felixstowe due to engine problems the day before, the general cargo vessel Manisa Hamuto heads through Harwich Harbour and with…

MSC Maria Saveria inbound, Andromeda J outbound, 30 September 2019

366m container ship MSC Maria Saveria arrives from Le Havre, passing feeder Andromeda J, heading out towards Grangemouth.

3 tugs for Maersk Enping (ex Hyundai Smart) as she sails, 4 October 2019

Look scruffy and in need of a paint job, Maersk Enping employs 3 tugs to clear berth 8 at Felixstowe, and sails towards her next call, Rotterdam, on the morning…

Arklow Faith sails from Ipswich; 2 October 2019

General cargo ship Arklow Faith sails fully laden from the ABP Port of Ipswich on the afternoon of Wednesday, 2nd October 2019.

S Santiago arrives in a strong breeze; 27 September 2019

With a strong breeze kicking up a chop in Harwich Harbour, 2006-built container ship S Santiago arrives on the morning of 27 September 2019.

Burgundy arrives very light; 1 October 2019

Container ship Burgundy arriving at the Port of Felixstowe on the autumn morning of Tuesday, 1 October 2019.

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…

1st call: Mississauga Express arrives light in a strong breeze, 28 Sept

The 1998-built container ship Mississauga Express arrives high out of the water at the port of Felixstowe, with a force 6 strong breeze on the morning of Saturday 28 September…

Sealand Michigan sails, breezey morning of 27 September 2019

The 2000-built container ship Sealand Michigan sails towards Antwerp, after completing her call at Felixstowe, with a WSW breeze at around 20 knots.