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First Snow of Winter 2015

It’s 29th January and the first snow of the winter falls on Felixstowe – just in time for the rush hour. Here are a few pictures from the gathering gloom…

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Stena Line gets great North Sea results for 2014

Stena Line have just announced good-looking results for their Harwich – Hook of Holland service in 2013 – figures up, plus 1100% reliability. We also note that we can’t find…

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Sajir sailing from Felixstowe after Maiden Call

!5,000 TEU UASC Sajir sails from the Port of Felixstowe on the cold and breezy afternoon of 24th January, 2015. This vessel is said be LNG-ready, but does not have…

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Eleonora Maersk sailing, 24th January 2015

15,500 TEU Eleonora Maersk sailing from Felixstowe on the chilly and breezey afternoon of 24th January, 2015

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New signboards tell the Martello P story

An excellent video from Mark Reid: New interpretation boards have been put up in Martello Park to tell a 200 year story of the significance of this site for defence….

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Indirect escorting comes to Felixstowe:

Indirect towage will become the norm for the largest ships now calling at Felixstowe, say Harwich Harbour pilots.

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Pentalver adds London Gateway base

Container service operator Pentalver, already with a base at Felixstowe, has announced plans to develop a permanent container depot at DP World London Gateway. Pentalver has been providing empty storage,…

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MSC Alghero, 1st call Felixstowe, 20th Jan 2015

8,800 TEU MSC Alghero arriving on her 1st call at Felixstowe, on the breezy morning of 20th January, 2015

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Cosco Netherlands arriving Felixstowe, 19th January, 2015

New Shipping TV video: Cosco Netherlands arriving Felixstowe, assisted by tug Svitzer Shotley, on the chilly morning of 19th January, 2015:

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Aboard Sailing Barge Victor in local waters . .

Enjoy a half-hour aboard the Ipswich-based sailing barge Victor as she carries some RSPB birdwatchers up the Stour, and then returns to her home berth, alongside the Custom House at…