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Added: Nov 30, 202215 hours ago
Stena Line to introduce Stena Vision on France-Ireland route
Stena Line has given a major boost to capacity for passengers and freight operators with the addition of a cruise-ferry on its Ireland-France service, introducing a second cruise ferry on its Rosslare to Cherbourg service. The new ship Stena Vision…
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Added: Nov 29, 20222 days ago
Ships Monthly December 2022 issue out now
outstanding articles and features. NEWS Waterfront – UECC takes last newbuild car carrier, HMS Prince of Wales heads to Rosyth for repairs, Euronav sells the tanker ULCC Europe, and the historic Hispaniola’s final voyage on the Thames. Ferry – Work…
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Added: Nov 28, 20223 days ago
Stena Line and Anglesey County Council announce bid to bring Freeport to North Wales
Stena Line and Anglesey County Council have announced their intention to submit a major freeport bid to bring prosperity and an economic boost to the region for many years to come. As well as Holyhead port, Stena Line has invested…
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Added: Nov 27, 20224 days ago
Olympic CSOV shipbuilding projects commence
The steel cutting ceremony of Ulstein Verft’s yard number 318 was carried out on 18 November 2022 at the Crist yard. The vessel is the first of two offshore wind newbuilds for the Norway-based shipowner Olympic, and both are planned…
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Added: Nov 26, 20225 days ago
Viking Line to double service to Stockholm in summer 2023
Viking Line will place the ferry Viking Cinderella, in service on its Helsinki-Mariehamn-Stockholm route, during the summer of 2023. Cinderella will depart every other day in the afternoon from Helsinki and supplement regular service on the route with the vessel…
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Added: Nov 25, 20226 days ago
Next Two Prima class Norwegian Cruise Line ships delayed
The third and fourth Prima class cruise ships will both be delayed by several months due to a variety of factors impacting all Norwegian cruise brands. NCL has confirmed that the two ships, already scheduled but not yet under construction,…
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Added: Nov 24, 20227 days ago
Sailing cargo ships ordered
The Piriou Group of France has signed a second contract with compatriot operator TransOceanic Wind Transport (TOWT) for an additional 81m by 11.9m sailing cargo ship that will be built by Piriou’s shipyard in Giurgiu, Romania and fitted out at…
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Added: Nov 24, 20227 days ago
HMS Glasgow launched at Govan
On 23 November 2022 the future HMS Glasgow,  first Type 26 frigate, was launched from BAE Systems shipyard at Govan on the Clyde. with the assistance of a semi submersible barge, before being lowered into the water for the first time. The…
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Added: Nov 23, 20228 days ago
Damen selects Rheinmetall to supply gun systems for F126 frigates
Damen Naval has selected German technology group Rheinmetall to supply eight state-of-the-art MLG27-4.0 defence systems for the F126 frigates the shipyard is building for the German Navy. Each frigate will be equipped with two MLG27-4.0 systems. The contract includes an…
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Added: Nov 22, 20229 days ago
Port of Dover’s efficiencies help keep prices lower this Christmas
The Port of Dover will be helping to keep Christmas more affordable for the British public this year, as the port and ferry operators work together to keep traffic flowing and the cost of festive goods down following recent interim…
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Added: Nov 21, 202210 days ago
Auto Achieve is final newbuild LNG battery hybrid PCTC named for UECC
UECC has unveiled its newbuild green-powered pure car and truck carrier Auto Achieve for clients and other guests at a naming ceremony at the Swedish port of Gothenburg accompanied by the popping of champagne corks and the sounding of foghorns.…
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Added: Nov 19, 202212 days ago
Roller coaster ride across the Atlantic on Carnival Celebration
The cruise operator Carnival has showcased the roller coaster on its newest and largest ship. The “BOLT™: Ultimate Sea Coaster™” is located on the upper deck of the Carnival Celebration, 57m (187ft) above sea level and will be the first…
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Added: Nov 18, 202213 days ago
Damen delivers full dredge package for Spanish split hopper
Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered a full dredge package for the brand-new split hull Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Omvac Catorce owned by the Spanish dredging contractor Canlemar, SL. Omvac Catorce has already entered service and started working on its…
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Added: Nov 17, 202214 days ago
Sandbanks chain ferry goes for refit
The bi-annual dry-docking of the Sandbanks chain ferry Bramble Bush Bay did not get off to a good start. The floating bridge, which operates across the mouth of Poole Harbour between Sandbanks and Shell Bay, was removed from its chains…
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Added: Nov 17, 202214 days ago
Discover Ferries: A hybrid future for the ferry industry
Ferry industry invests in greener and more comfortable ships A total of 17 new ships will be in service within next 5 years Industry body, Discover Ferries, announced that the UK passenger ferry industry will introduce fuel-efficient, hybrid-powered ferries to…
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Added: Nov 16, 202215 days ago
Havila Castor christened in Ålesund
On 14 November 2022 the coastal cruise ship Havila Castor was christened by godmother Aurora Sævik at Skansekaia in Ålesund. Six months after starting operations along the Norwegian coast, Havila Castor was officially named in Ålesund. The ship’s godmother is…
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