Welcome to the Marine Gallery of September 2021, a monthly segment on our blog featuring the five best pictures of every month, selected by members of the MarineTraffic Photo Moderators. These could include images of vessels, ports or lighthouses from around the world.
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Who can’t tell this is a fishing vessel carrying seagulls’ favourite “delicacies”?
The all-white Siggi Bessa is 11 metres long, loves the North Atlantic and is sailing under the flag of Iceland.
This picture of the hungry flock chasing her was taken near the Hornafjordur fjord and the second-largest Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. From there, someone can enjoy scenic views of Vatnajökull, the largest and most voluminous ice cap in Iceland.
Find more information about this vessel here.
A Spanish-flagged speed craft rushing past the Gran Canaria and in particular the mountainous zone of the town Agaete.
She’s the Bajamar Express that has recorded a maximum speed of 30,90 knots and an average of 29,60 knots. 118 metres in length, the vessel is currently at Morro Del Jable Port in Spain, after a voyage of 1 hour and 45 minutes originating from the port of Las Palmas.
Check how fast she is sailing right now, on her vessel details page here.
Getting a glimpse of Cala del Forte in Italy thanks to this beautiful pleasure craft here; MY Vanish has called at the area twice during September before she arrived at Barcelona – the port where she is currently at.
She is sailing under the flag of the Cayman Islands, and her length is 72 metres.
Check even more fascinating pictures of her here.
She flies the flag of Portugal, has a carrying capacity is 9,400 TEU and is almost 300 metres long. The MSC Michela containership looking enormous especially if compared to her surroundings in this picture which was taken in Walsoorden, in the Netherlands.
AIS data shows that the containership has spent 215 days underway for the past year, for a total number of 99 voyages during the same time period, has covered a total distance of 81,568 NM and at an average speed of 15.8 knots.
Check even more interesting details about this cargo vessel and her movements here.
This photo of a bunkering tanker, the Alexandra G was taken in Perama Greece.
She is flying the Greek flag and for the past 30 days, she has travelled a total distance of 438 nautical miles and has completed 27 voyages in the wider area of Piraeus.
Check everything you want to know about Alexandra G and find more vessels similar to her on the following page here.