Biggest ever container ship MOL Triumph delivered

Biggest ever container ship MOL Triumph delivered

On 27 March 2017 the world’s largest containership, MOL Triumph, was delivered from Samsung Heavy Industries.

P&O Ferries to refit four Irish Sea ships at Cammell Laird

P&O Ferries to refit four Irish Sea ships at Cammell Laird

P&O Ferries will send four ships from its Irish Sea fleet to the Cammell Laird yard in Birkenhead over the next two months for £1.2 million of re-fit work.

Bibby WaveMaster 1 launched at Damen Shipyards

Bibby WaveMaster 1 launched at Damen Shipyards

The pioneering Bibby WaveMaster 1, the first of Damen’s purpose-built Service Operations Vessels, was officially launched at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania on 24 March.

Multi-role Damen Shoalbuster for Bristol Port

Multi-role Damen Shoalbuster for Bristol Port

The Bristol Port Company has taken delivery of a Damen Shoalbuster 2308S.

Thomson Cruises To Sail From The UK

Thomson Cruises To Sail From The UK

Thomson Cruises revealed its 2018 programme at the start of March 2017, which will see the addition of 12 new itineraries.

May 2017 issue of Ships Monthly out now

May 2017 issue of Ships Monthly out now

The May issue of Ships Monthly is out now.

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  • Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance on LNG carrier Gaselys

    Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance on LNG carrier Gaselys

    23rd April 2017

    Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) has completed a renewal survey maintenance programme on the 290m LNG carrier Gaselys. Co-owned by NYK Line of Japan and ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ), operated by Gazocean and chartered by ENGIE, the ten-year old vessel came…

  • Ships Monthly June issue out now

    Ships Monthly June issue out now

    20th April 2017

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is now available. The main features cover the Mooremack twins, sisterships Brasil and Argentina, by Allan E. Jordan. Russell Plummer salutes the paddler Waverley, which is marking her 70th year this summer, and a look…

  • CMV take delivery of their new flagship Columbus

    CMV take delivery of their new flagship Columbus

    19th April 2017

    Cruise and Maritime Voyages (CMV) took delivery of their new flagship Columbus in Singapore on 12 April 2017. Earlier in the day the ship had arrived at the Singapore Cruise Centre under her P&O Cruises Australia livery as Pacific Pearl…

  • Excursion vessels calls at Bournemouth cancelled

    Excursion vessels calls at Bournemouth cancelled

    17th April 2017

    Planned visits to Bournemouth Pier by the historic coastal excursion vessels ps Waverley during September and mv Balmoral during June have been cancelled due to damage suffered at the Dorset pier over the past winter. But on a more positive note, the historic…

  • Metal Shark Delivers First Two NYC Ferries

    Metal Shark Delivers First Two NYC Ferries

    16th April 2017

    On 12 April 2017 the first two passenger vessels built by Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark for New York’s new NYC Ferry started making their way to New York. The previous week, at Metal Shark’s Franklin, Louisiana shipyard, the Incat Crowther-designed…

  • A&P Group welcomes RFA Tidespring to UK

    A&P Group welcomes RFA Tidespring to UK

    14th April 2017

    A&P Group’s Falmouth facility has welcomed the first of a new class of Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) tankers, RFA Tidespring, to the UK. A&P Group has been awarded the Ministry of Defence (MOD) contract to customise and fit out of…

  • Royal naming for new Scarborough lifeboat

    Royal naming for new Scarborough lifeboat

    13th April 2017

    On 12 April 2017 HRH the Duke of Kent, the president of the RNLI, formally named Scarborough RNLI’s new lifeboat and opened the new lifeboat house. The event was attended by around 350 RNLI volunteers, supporters and guests, who were…

  • Damen completes work on dredging and jack up vessels

    Damen completes work on dredging and jack up vessels

    12th April 2017

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has recently completed works in Vlissingen and Brest on two major vessels in the fleet of dredging and marine construction specialist Jan de Nul Group. One of these is Vole au vent, a 140m jack-up…

  • Damen launches First Line Assistance Vessel: Damen Responder 5413

    Damen launches First Line Assistance Vessel: Damen Responder 5413

    9th April 2017

    Damen has introduced the Responder 5413 – a new First Line Assistance Vessel. The company has pioneered this versatile, 54-metre vessel partly in response to the increasing number of extreme weather events across the globe, believing it can play a…