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Southampton container port has welcomed it's biggest visitor to date. At 400 metres long and almost 60 metres wide, M.O.L. Triumph can carry the equivalent of 20,170 twenty foot containers. Laid end to end they would be 76 miles long. She was named in a ceremony in China in March. She has visited 8 ports in the far east, Southampton is her first port of call in Europe on her maiden voyage. But bringing a ship of this size into port is no mean feat. As BBC Radio Solent's Neil Sackley found out when he joined the pilots from ABP Southampton on board. Audio first broadcast on BBC Radio Solent, 11 May 2017
On Friday, June 9, 2017 the world's second largest container vessel, the Madrid Maersk, berthed in the Deurganckdok at the Port of Antwerp. This second generation Triple E vessel has quite an impressive fact sheet:⠀ 20,568 TEU, 399m long, 76m high, 16m draught and equipped with an ingenious Waste Heat Recovery system. To celebrate the arrival of the Madrid Maersk, there was an official welcoming of the crew and the ship by the Port Authority and some government officials. On Saturday June 10, a public event took place at the Groenplaats in Antwerp. In this aftermovie you see how we welcomed the Madrid Maersk. Enjoy!
400 metre CSCL Indian Ocean starboard side to Felixstowe Berth 9 prepares to sail for her next port of Rotterdam. The Harwich Haven pilot boards from the shore side up the gangway. The last of the lashing gang disembarks and the gangway is lifted and secured. Once onboard the pilot requests the three tugs and the mooring gang. As the last crane booms up the tugs are made fast. Svitzer Shotley makes fast on the port shoulder, Svitzer Deben makes fast on the port quarter and Svitzer Kent makes fast centre lead aft. The pilot radios the aft tugs to say they were going to tick over the engine ahead and astern again before they single up. Engines tested the crew begin to single up and the mooring gang releases them from the bollards one by one. The last lines to go was the springs fore a...
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UECC Vehicles Carrier 'Auto Eco' seen here rounding past Dockhead after moving from berth 31 in the old Eastern Docks to 104 berth in the Western Docks area of the port of Southampton being assisted by Itchen Marine tug 'Wyestorm' , as she is approaching Town Quay from where I was she sounded her ships horn about 5 times to alert a small yacht that was in her path to move out of the way.
The weekend of Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th August 2017 is to be one of the busiest if not THE busiest weekend of the year for cruise ships in Southampton Docks. Over the two days, ten cruise ships will be docked in the port using all of the Terminals plus the temporary terminal at Berth 102. Our first video shows the five ships that were in on Saturday 19th. They are shown departing in the following order. - "Navigator of the Seas" (Royal Caribbean International) from the City Cruise Terminal at 16:43 heading off on a 6-night cruise to Western Europe. - "Queen Mary 2" (CUNARD) from the Ocean Cruise Terminal at 17:17 heading off on a 12-night cruise to Norway. - "Azura" (P&O Cruises) from the Mayflower Cruise Terminal at 17:49 heading off on a 2-night mini-cruise to St Peter Port, Guernsey...
Early this morning saw the arrival of five cruise ships, Navigator of the Seas, Aurora, Seven Seas Voyager, Aidaprima and Astoria. First to arrive was Navigator of the Seas from Stavanger and the berth time was 04:58am at City Cruise Terminal. Second to arrive was the Aurora from Zeebrugge and the berth time was 06:53am at the Mayflower Cruise Terminal. The third in line to arrive was the Seven Seas Voyager from Bordeaux and berth time was 06:28am at the QEll Cruise Terminal. The fourth ship to arrive was the Aidaprima from Hamburg and berth time was 08:30am at 102 berth after reversing all the way to her berth from Ocean dock swinging ground in front of Town Quay from where this video was shot from. And finally the last to arrive from Zeebrugge at 09:14am at the Ocean ...
The SS Shieldhall which is a preserved ship built and was launched in Glasgow 1955 was used as a sludge carrier on the Clyde in Glasgow and now operates in and out of Southampton carrying passengers on short cruises in the Solent moves between berths from 110 to 48 passing Mayflower Park and Town Quay.
Port Castries is now ready for Mega Cruise ships History has been made here with St. Lucia hosting the largest cruise ship ever to sail into Port Castries. The Anthem of the Seas and its over 4000 passengers were given a celebratory welcome. The ship berthed at a just completed multi-million dollar port extension at Pointe Seraphine.