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Commodore Clipper resumes normal service after refit

Commodore Clipper resumes normal service after refit

Condor’s passenger and freight ship, Commodore Clipper, resumed normal service on 11 October 2017 ahead of the half term break after a month spent in dry dock undergoing planned maintenance.

HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Portsmouth

HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Portsmouth

The Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth made her maiden arrival at Portsmouth on 16 August 2017.

Wightlink’s new flagship to be named Victoria of Wight

Wightlink’s new flagship to be named Victoria of Wight

Wightlink’s new £30million environmentally friendly car ferry for the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route will be named Victoria of Wight.

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  • Transnet Refloats All Three Vessels in Port of Durban

    Transnet Refloats All Three Vessels in Port of Durban

    17th October 2017

    On the 10th October a storm hit the Port of Durban and grounded three vessels. The three that were grounded have now been successfully refloated and remoored alongside. Port teams remain on scene. The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has…

  • SALE OF TANKER HIGH PROSPERITY

    SALE OF TANKER HIGH PROSPERITY

    15th October 2017

    International marine transportation company d’Amico International Shipping (DIS) operating in the product tanker market, announces that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers signed a memorandum of agreement for the sale of MT High Prosperity. The vessel is a 48,700 dwt medium-range…

  • Commodore Clipper resumes normal service after refit

    Commodore Clipper resumes normal service after refit

    11th October 2017

    Condor’s passenger and freight ship, Commodore Clipper, resumed normal service on 11 October 2017 ahead of the half term break after a month spent in dry dock undergoing planned maintenance. The ship will operate her usual schedule offering overnight travel…

  • Saudi Arabia’s Bahri expanding fleet

    Saudi Arabia’s Bahri expanding fleet

    10th October 2017

    Saudi Arabia’s Bahri, formerly known as the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA), is continuing to build up its fleet and expand its route structure worldwide. It has recently taken delivery of its fourth 300,000dwt Very Large Crude Carrier…

  • Good news for historic New York-built tug

    Good news for historic New York-built tug

    9th October 2017

    New York’s South Street Seaport Museum has received a $200,000 Maritime Heritage Grant from the US National Park Service and a $200,000 challenge grant from George A. Matteson, author of the book ‘Tugboats of New York’, to help restore the…

  • Metal Shark Wins US Navy Patrol Boat Contract

    Metal Shark Wins US Navy Patrol Boat Contract

    8th October 2017

    Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been awarded the contract to produce the US Navy’s next-generation patrol boat, the PB(X). This award is the culmination of a multi-year process by the Navy to select the replacement for the fleet of force…

  • Stena Line Lands Top Freight Award

    Stena Line Lands Top Freight Award

    7th October 2017

    Stena Line has been awarded the Excellence in Maritime Logistics Award at the prestigious Export & Freight 2017 Awards held at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall recently. Over 700 members of the local and national transport and logistics industry attended the awards ceremony, the…

  • Conversion of Container Ship to Dual-Fuel Operation

    Conversion of Container Ship to Dual-Fuel Operation

    6th October 2017

    In September 2017 MAN Dr Uwe Lauber, CEO of MAN Diesel & Turbo, presented Gerd Wessels, Managing Owner of Wessels Reederei with a take-over certificate marking the formal conclusion of the Wes Amelie LNG conversion project. Gerd Wessels said: “This…

  • Damen equips Multi Cat for shallow water dredging duties

    Damen equips Multi Cat for shallow water dredging duties

    5th October 2017

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Multi Cat 1908 to Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services. Adding shallow-water dredging capacity to the abilities of this already multi-faceted platform, Damen has fitted the vessel out with a Damen DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 250.…

  • Cammell Laird welcomes shipbuilding boost

    Cammell Laird welcomes shipbuilding boost

    3rd October 2017

    British shipbuilder, and diverse engineering service provider, Cammell Laird has welcomed Sir Michael Fallon Secretary of State for Defence on a visit to the yard at the end of September 2017. The company said during the visit it intends to…