Over 700 Barges Stranded by Mississippi River Closure in Memphis Due to Bridge Crack
The U.S. Coast Guard said 44 vessels with a total of 709 barges are now in the queue as a 1-miles stretch of the Mississippi River remains closed after a...
Shipping TV’s Chris Gosling takes his camera aboard the tug Svitzer Shotley as the tug goes bow to bow with the mighty Maersk Edinburgh – 243 tonnes of tug vs the 141,716 tonne container giant. Part 1 above shows hook-up and swing.
In Part 2 of the video below, you see the berthing of Maersk Edinburgh, along with a look at Svitzer Shotley’s engineroom. Finally, Svitzer Shotley is shown taking position astern of MSC Athos, to lift her off the quayside as she sails for Suez.
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