Mesmerizing Time Lapse Video Captures 30-Day Journey Aboard a Cargo Ship

Cargo Ship Travel Time Lapse Video

Have you ever wondered what it’d be like to be out at sea for an extended period of time? Maritime vlogger and sailor Jeffrey Tsang offers some insight in his new fascinating time lapse video that chronicles a cargo ship as it travels from the Red Sea to its final destination, Hong Kong. Along the way, he made stops in the Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean, Colombo, Malacca Strait, Singapore, and the South East China Sea.

Composed of nearly 80,000 photos, Tsang’s dynamic documentary shows a wide array of horizon lines. From pinkish yellows to blustery blues, the ever-changing sky is a mesmerizing and calming sight—even among downpours and lightning storms.

“Sailing in the open sea is a truly unique way to grasp how significantly small we are in the beautiful world,” Tsang recalled. “Chasing the endless horizon, witnessing the ever changing weather, and appreciating the bright stars and galaxies.” Through his film, we're able to understand a fraction of the incredible experience.

Watch Tsang's full 10-minute video below. Be sure to do so in full screen to immerse yourself in the journey.

Jeffrey Tsang captures cargo ship travel like you've never seen it before.

Cargo Ship Travel Time Lapse Video

In one 10-minute time lapse video, he shows the ship's long journey from the Red Sea to Hong Kong.

Cargo Ship Travel Time Lapse Video

Along the way, he see beautiful variations of the sky.

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Watch the entire thing here. (View on full screen for the best experience!)

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All images via Jeffrey Tsang.

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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