Felistowe Dockers

Felistowe Dockers

Friday, 21 April 2017

MSC Cordoba swings for Felixstowe Berth 7. 21st April 2017



MSC Cordoba arrives at Felixstowe from Gemlik, Bursa in Turkey with a draft of 11.40 metres. The pilot orders 2 tugs for berthing the first tug to meet outside the harbour and the second at the Beach End.

With gross tonnage of just under 51000 tonnes and LoA of 275 metres and beam of 32 metres MSC Cordoba is a small to medium sized ship with a maximum capacity of 4884 TEU of which 560 are reefers.

MSC Cordoba enters the harbour with the Svitzer Kent fast aft, Svitzer Shotley makes her approach on a bow to bow for the centre lead forward. Once fast the Shotley stretches her line ready for the port swing for Felixstowe Berth 7.


Dean Cable


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