Crowley christen new tanker

Crowley christen new tanker

On 12 August 2016 Crowley Maritime Corp took delivery of West Virginia, the fourth new Jones Act product tanker.

Aircraft carrier Kuznetsov set for upgrade

Aircraft carrier Kuznetsov set for upgrade

The Russian Navy’s sole aircraft carrier is scheduled to undergo her first major refit in 2017.

First Carnival newbuild scrapped

First Carnival newbuild scrapped

After a short spell of cruising for Chinese owner HNA Cruises and a further period of lay-up, Henna appears to have been sold to Chinese breakers.

HMS President to go to the scrap yard?

HMS President to go to the scrap yard?

HMS President Preservation Trust, the charity that owns HMS President 1918, London’s last remaining World War I ship, has been refused Lottery funding of £330,000 to secure its future.

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  • Ships attend Bournemouth Air Festival

    Ships attend Bournemouth Air Festival

    22nd August 2016

    The annual Bournemouth Air Festival was attended by a number of ships, including the Southampton based 1954-built steamship Shieldhall, which made her usual journey to Poole during August, and she is seen approaching the harbour entrance on 15 August. After spending…

  • Bahamas Corvette comes to Damen for lifetime extension

    Bahamas Corvette comes to Damen for lifetime extension

    21st August 2016

    HMBS Nassau (P-61), a 60m Royal Bahamas Defence Force Corvette, has arrived at Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam in the Netherlands for an extensive refit. The 17-year old vessel will receive a comprehensive overhaul that comprises full systems and instrumentation replacement.…

  • Ships Monthly October 2016 issue out now

    Ships Monthly October 2016 issue out now

    19th August 2016

    The latest edition of Ships Monthly is out now. It contains the usual variety of features, with  7-page feature on the Battle of Jutland, by two eminent authors. Among the other items are a News Feature celebrating 20 years of…

  • Damen PSV delivered to Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore

    Damen PSV delivered to Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore

    18th August 2016

    Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore, a joint venture between Wilson Sons and the Chilean maritime services provider Ultramar, has taken delivery of a Damen PSV 5000. The vessel was built at Wilson Sons shipyard in Guaruja, Brazil. The delivery is the…

  • First vessels berth on Green Port Hull quayside

    First vessels berth on Green Port Hull quayside

    17th August 2016

    The newly constructed berths built as part of the Green Port Hull development on Alexandra Dock in Hull welcomed their first vessels on 11 August 2016. The vessels, Stema Shipping’s Bulknes and Beltnes, used the berths to deliver almost 400,000…

  • Crowley christen new tanker

    Crowley christen new tanker

    16th August 2016

    On 12 August 2016 Crowley Maritime Corp. took delivery of West Virginia, the fourth new, Jones Act product tanker built for the company by Philly Shipyard, Inc (PSI), the sole operating subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA. West Virginia was named…

  • Aircraft carrier Kuznetsov set for upgrade

    Aircraft carrier Kuznetsov set for upgrade

    12th August 2016

    The Russian Navy’s sole aircraft carrier is scheduled to undergo her first major refit in 2017. RFS Admiral Kuznetsov has not been extensively modernised since entering service in 1990. The 58,000-tonne carrier had been due a major upgrade at Sevmash…

  • First Carnival newbuild scrapped

    First Carnival newbuild scrapped

    10th August 2016

    After a short spell of cruising for Chinese owner HNA Cruises and a further period of lay-up, Henna appears to have been sold to Chinese breakers. She was built by Kockums at Malmø in 1986 as Carnival Cruises Lines’ Jubilee,…

  • Crystal Cruises concludes SS United States technical feasibility study

    Crystal Cruises concludes SS United States technical feasibility study

    8th August 2016

    Following an intensive, six-month evaluation, Crystal Cruises has decided that, while SS United States is structurally sound, the technical and commercial challenges associated with returning the historic liner to service as a modern cruise ship have unfortunately proven insurmountable. As a show…

  • HMS President to go to the scrap yard?

    HMS President to go to the scrap yard?

    5th August 2016

    HMS President Preservation Trust, the charity that owns HMS President 1918 (“The President”), London’s last remaining World War I ship, and one of only three left, has been refused Lottery funding of £330,000 to secure its future. During World War…