Ships and shipping, page 16


The Port of Felixstowe is Britain’s biggest and busiest container port and one of the largest in Europe. The port handles more than 4million TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) and sees approximately 3,000 ships each year. There is a viewing area at Landguard point.

Emma Maersk, gross tonnage 170,794 and a crew of 13!

Zim China

Svitzer Intrepid

M S C Sonia arriving from the far east.

The workboat Voe Jarl of Lerwick.

Tor Suecia on a RoRo service from Rotterdam.  Ship now renamed to Suecia Seaways.

Arthur Maersk. This container ship has a length of 352.00 m (1,154.86 ft) and a beam of 43.00 m (141.08 ft). The deadweight of the container ship is 109,000 metric tons with a gross tonnage of 93,496 gross tons, which gives enough capacity for 9,000 containers

Svitzer Shotley

The Harwich Harbour Foot & Bicycle ferry is a great way to see the shipping.

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