Southampton has always been regarded as the cruise ship capital of England, but it also plays a major part in the UK's export and import of commodities and can also be considered as a gateway to the world. In this fascinating program we bring to you unprecedented scenes of daily port action, including the towage of passenger cruise ships, liners, container ships and tankers. A look at the UK's second largest container terminal, will see the unloading of containers by massive cranes and then loaded onto trucks and straddle carriers. Join us as we get up-close and personal to some of the largest ships in the world. See just how Southampton's tugboat crews operate their vessels together with the enormous size of our modern day ships, and witness the action as engineers grapple with bow and stern ropes to make safe the passage of ships into Southampton. Southampton has over the years played host to many new ships and has always welcomed them in style.
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