Past and Present

© Mike Griffiths

Mv Asmaa, Past and Present

Mv Transmar Ex Transmar III, Asmaa © Mike Griffiths Steel single screw B-432 (II) motor vessel built in 1977 by Stocznia Szczecinska im. A.

© Nigel Thornton

Ts Maxim Gorkiy, Past and Present

Ts Maxim G Ex Maxim Gorkiy, Maksim Gorkiy, Hanseatic, Hamburg. © Nigel Thornton Steel twin screw turbine vessel built in 1969 by Deutsche Werft,

Photography

February 2016 Photographic Roundup

February 2016 Photographic Roundup

This posts consists of photographs taken during February 2016 and features a rough crossing to Calais during storm ‘Imogen’ and the new DFDS corporate

© Ray Goodfellow

A Year in Review – May 2015

This post is the 1st installment of my series ‘A Year in Review’ and features a selection of my own photography from May 2015

Features

Roy Thornton Collection

Christmas Past at the Port of Dover

This article was originally published on the 1st December 2012 but with the festive season rapidly approaching it’s time to resurrect an old favourite.

© Mike Jackson

Camber Infill & Berth 2 (Part 2)

In January 1988 Dover Harbour Board confirmed that more sand would be dredged from the Goodwin Sands to reclaim the remainder of the Camber

The Condor Liberation

The Condor Liberation

On the 19th March we were invited by Condor Ferries to join them for a shakedown cruise on their new vessel the Condor Liberation

Nigel Thornton Collection

Project 45, Camber In-Fill

Project 45, Camber In-Fill  Nigel Thornton Collection    Nigel Thornton Collection (both) “In January 1984 work started on the construction of 4.13 hectare area

Voyage Reports

© Ray Goodfellow

Four Seasons

In what has become a yearly trip around the Easter period we joined the Brittany Ferries vessel Normandie on the 30th March for her

The Condor Liberation

The Condor Liberation

On the 19th March we were invited by Condor Ferries to join them for a shakedown cruise on their new vessel the Condor Liberation

Cruise Ships

© Nigel Thornton

Ts Maxim Gorkiy, Past and Present

Ts Maxim G Ex Maxim Gorkiy, Maksim Gorkiy, Hanseatic, Hamburg. © Nigel Thornton Steel twin screw turbine vessel built in 1969 by Deutsche Werft,

© Nigel Thornton

Mv Saga Rose, Past and Present

Mv Saga Rose ex Gripsholm, Sagafjord © Nigel Thornton Steel twin screw motor vessel built by Forges et Chantiers de la Mediteranee, La Seyne

© Willem Oldenburg

Mv Serenissima, Past and Present

02/09/2016: Due at Dover – NTMv Serenissisma Ex Andrea, Harald Jarl. Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1960 by A/S Trondhjems Mekaniske Verksted,

© Erwin Willemse

Mv Marco Polo, Past and Present

Mv Marco Polo Ex Aleksandr Pushkin. © Brian Fisher Steel twin screw motor vessel, “Poet”/”Writer” class built by Mathias-Thesen-Werft, Wismar, Germany in 1965 (Yard

Cargo Vessels

Mv Crown Opal, Past and Present

Mv Crown Opal, Past and Present

21/08/2016: Currently in Dover – NTMv Crown Opal © Aleksi Lindström Steel single screw “Crown” class motor vessel built in 1997 by Iwagi Zosen

Mv Nina I, Past and Present

Mv Nina I, Past and Present

Mv Nina I, ex Vahalis – Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1984 by Ferus Smit Scheepswerf Hoogezand, The Netherlands (Yard No 0236)

Courtesy of Chris Howell

Mv Castle Peak, Cargo from the Past

Mv Baltic Wind, ex Castle Peak – Steel single screw ‘A’ Class motor vessel built in 1975 by Smith’s Dock Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough

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Requests for site photos

Requests for site photos

Over the past few months we have received numerous requests for copies of contributors images displayed on this website. Previously any request was considered

© Ray Goodfellow

Port of Dover Cruise Calls

On this page you will find the provisional Cruise Ship schedule for the Port of Dover for the year 2016. From it’s two dedicated

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