Ships and shipping, page 16
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!
M S C Sonia arriving from the far
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
The Harwich Harbour Foot & Bicycle
ferry is a great way to see the shipping.
England - south coast
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