#1: confluence 9.64 km this direction!
#2: view to the southwest, British coast with Sunderland visible (picture taken with 120 mm telephoto lens)
#3: view to the west-northwest, South Shields and Tynemouth (picture taken with 300 mm telephoto lens)
#4: our position at 7:35 am, the closest we could get
#5: sea chart displayed onboard the ferry, red lines showing the ferry´s route
#6: Navigation Officer Benno guarding his precious GPS
#7: aircraft carrier on the way to confluence
#8: our confluence vehicle, the DFDS Seaways 'Duke of Scandinavia'