After our summerly stay at Yamal, beyond Nova Zembla and very far up north, We had to go back to Europe again. but the weather was not in our favour along the coast of Norway.
Sailing from Turkey to Alexandrië, the mistral was blowing from the North. High seas and a lot of wind.
Container vessel leaving the port of Hamburg and staring for her sea voyage.
Inside the ship this is what one of the two main engines looks like.
During one of my bunker operations in Port Said, a bunker barge from way back was along side our ship. The cloud of smoke is steam coming from the steam driven winch on the foreship.
While going back to the harbour of South Hampton some ships had to leave.
At the end of the winter season a storm was passing. We could dredge inside the harbour of South Hampton, but we had to dump outside. Resulting in some heavy rolling.
This iconic pictures was taken in Alexandrië.
During drydock all the bottom doors are opened for repairs and checks.