Tanker changes name for tenth time

Tanker changes name for tenth time

The 5,136dwt oil/chemical tanker Bomar Juno , built in 2005, was renamed in Rotterdam in late May when she took her tenth name.

Kiel marks 25 years of ferry services to Russia

Kiel marks 25 years of ferry services to Russia

The Port of Kiel marks 25 years of ferry services to Russian ports.

Ships Montly November Issue Out Now

Ships Montly November Issue Out Now

The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, available from Kelsey Shop and all good newsagents and supermarkets. This edition has a special feature on World Navies in 2016.

Vision of the Fjords wins Ship of the Year 2016

Vision of the Fjords wins Ship of the Year 2016

Vision of The Fjords, a futuristic carbon fibre tourist vessel operated by The Fjords DA, has won the coveted Ship of the Year 2016 accolade at SMM in Hamburg.

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  • Call for larger vessels on the Dunoon crossing

    Call for larger vessels on the Dunoon crossing

    28th September 2016

    The Scottish Government is insisting on larger vessels for the Gourock-Dunoon Clyde crossing when it awards a new 12 year contract for the subsidised passenger route starting in June 2017. Tender documents specify that ferries of 40 metres in length…

  • Kiel marks 25 years of ferry services to Russia

    Kiel marks 25 years of ferry services to Russia

    27th September 2016

    On 27 September 2016 Kiel marked 25 years of ferry services to Russian ports. To celebrate the anniversary the Port of Kiel, the shipping company DFDS and the firm of CIS Cargo, which specialises in transport between western and eastern Europe, hosted a ports evening…

  • Tanker changes name for tenth time

    Tanker changes name for tenth time

    26th September 2016

    The 5,136dwt oil/chemical tanker Bomar Juno , built at Marmara Shipyard in Turkey in 2005, was renamed in Rotterdam in late May when she took her tenth name, Northsea Sense. Built as Yildrim for Yilmar Shipping & Trading Ltd of Turkey…

  • International Model Boat Show 2016

    International Model Boat Show 2016

    25th September 2016

    The countdown is on for the 2016 International Model Boat Show, which takes place this year from Friday 11 to Sunday 13 November at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. This year’s show is expected to see over 3,000 visitors, over 600 models…

  • Ships Monthly November issue out now

    Ships Monthly November issue out now

    23rd September 2016

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, available from Kelsey Shop and all good newsagents and supermarkets. This edition has a special feature on World Navies in 2016, which looks at some of the new warship classes that have recently…

  • Fourth New South African Tug named

    Fourth New South African Tug named

    21st September 2016

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is on track with its R1.4 billion tug building contract and on 20 September 2016 celebrated the launch of the fourth of its nine new tugs being built in Durban. The tug, Osprey, will serve…

  • Mein Schiff 5 maiden call at Portland

    Mein Schiff 5 maiden call at Portland

    20th September 2016

    On 12 September 2016 the TUI cruise ship Mein Schiff 5, which entered service in early 2016, made her maiden call at Portland, Dorset. It was also the first time a TUI cruise ship had called at the port. The…

  • First SIGMA frigate for Indonesia completes sea trials

    First SIGMA frigate for Indonesia completes sea trials

    16th September 2016

    The first of two SIGMA 10514 PKR naval frigates for the Indonesian Navy has successfully completed its sea trials as of 7 September. This is a major milestone on a project for which the first steel was cut in January…

  • More Than 230 Cruise Ships to Transit Panama Canal in 2016-17

    More Than 230 Cruise Ships to Transit Panama Canal in 2016-17

    15th September 2016

    More than 230 cruise ships will transit the Panama Canal during the 2016-2017 cruise season, which begins on 4 October 2016, with the transit of Coral Princess, on a voyage from Los Angeles, California, to the US East Coast. “We…