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The Greenergy Operations team handles hundreds of ships per year, moving petrol, diesel and biofuel products from around the world to meet customer demand in the UK.
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
This is a screen capture of a Transas Simulator at Cal Maritime of a 14k teu container vessel inbound to Oakland, CA Inner Harbor. In this simulation there is a wind of 15kts from the West and an ebb tide of 1kt running to the Northwest. 19 SFBPilots participated in a week long study to determine the feasibility of bringing the largest ship to ever come to a West Coast port. The study determined the tug requirements and maximum environmentals allowed. The video runs at 10 times realtime. The tugs on the stern are being used in the Team Towing or T-squared method.
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.
How to berth a vessel Port side to using a right haded prop.
This is an old VHS video that has been converted to digital format using FLIP4MAC to enable uploading using an iMac computer
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The World's Largest Container Ship the OOCL Hong Kong makes her debut in Europe in style. Not only is she the world's largest, its a ground breaking day as she is the 1st offical OOCL ship to visit the Port of Felixstowe in decades. The OOCL Hong Kong is the 1st ship to pass the 21000 container mark. Incredibly she can hold 21413TEU. She is the first of 6 mega ships to be built at a cost of US $950 million which makes her staggering US $158 million. As the light began to fade on the longest day of the year the summer solstice. In the North Sea around 12 miles out 2 pilots, Ian Love and Prithvi Partap Singh had the privilage of bringing the OOCL Hong Kong in to Felixstowe. Once onboard Mr Love confirms they are inbound with a maximum draft of 15.6 metres from Singapore. Requested by Feli...