Filming the UK’s shipping and logistics industries from the sky

July 24, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

These incredible images give an unique view of the shipping industry – filmed from the SKY.

The identical ships were on opposite berths at the same time with identical cargo – a rare event in the shipping industry.

The logistics project for UK firm Fast Shipping at ABP Goole was among several recent drone projects completed by Bakehouse Ariel, including a  TV documentary on the energy industry and a collaboration with Nova Studios on the latest Hull UK City of Culture video.

It is rare to see two identical ships carrying the same cargo docked on opposite births

It is rare to see two identical ships carrying the same cargo docked on opposite births

The company’s photographer Ben O’Leary said: ‘Our equipment is of the highest standard, giving our clients footage that meets the quality used for TV and film. We’re based in Yorkshire but regularly travel across the UK, working on a stylish retail video one day and a dock quayside the next.’

Gary Howson, Agency Manager of Fast Shipping UK, said ‘Our fleet of six cargo ships are constantly sailing around Europe and Bakehouse Aerial managed to capture the rare event of two of our fleet in dock at the same time, on opposite berths with the same cargo. The images captured are excellent and we are thrilled with the result.’

Bakehouse Aerial were the first company in East Yorkshire to gain permission from the Civil Aviation Authority, allowing them to legally pilot drones for aerial filming and photography. Their three machines – Roger, Millie and Bruce – have worked across the UK for clients that range from power plants to parks and shopping centres.

The drone footage of two cargo ships docked at Hull

The drone footage of two cargo ships docked at Hull

 

The views from the sky were taken by Bakehouse Aerial

The views from the sky were taken by Bakehouse Aerial

With the ability to carry up to 20kg of production equipment, the Bakehouse Aerial fleet maintains optimal levels of safety and manoeuvrability whilst keeping noise, costs and disruption to a minimum. The expertly edited content is then used to reinvigorate and expand PR and marketing materials for private companies, public organisations and production houses.

Each Bakehouse Aerial drone has a specific type of application. Roger, an Aeronavics Skyjib, can lift cameras up to 8kg, allowing the use of specialist scientific equipment and high-end film/TV cameras like the RED and Sony FS7 for HD, 4K and 6K work. Bruce, a DJI Inspire 1, is perfect for web quality video, basic survey work, pre-planning more complex shots, and flying indoors. Millie, a Vulcan Black Widow, is capable of lifting a high quality camera and operating in urban areas.

The combined power and capabilities of these drones means that companies don’t have to settle for anything less than the best.

The firm’s pilot Cairn Emmerson said: ‘We’re photographers that decided to work above the ground as well as on it. By combining art direction with the professional skills of a CAA certified company, our clients benefit from quality, legality and safety in equal measure.’

Bakehouse Aerial provides high-end aerial filming and photography services, working to CAA regulations to add stunning images and footage to any project. They are based in Yorkshire and work UK-wide.

Fast Shipping UK are ship owners and can provide Liner Agency, Ships Agency, Stevedoring, Warehousing, Chartering, Forwarding and Ship Management services.

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