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.

New coaster Scot Navigator launched

New coaster Scot Navigator launched

Scotline’s latest coaster, Scot Navigator, was launched at GS Yard BV in Groningen, Netherlands recently.

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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  • Biggest ever container ship MOL Triumph delivered

    Biggest ever container ship MOL Triumph delivered

    30th March 2017

    On 27 March 2017 the world’s largest containership, MOL Triumph, was delivered from Samsung Heavy Industries Co, Ltd. MOL’s newest vessel, she is the first of a fleet of six 20,000TEU containerships for the company, having been was named MOL Triumph…

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

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

    28th March 2017

    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. The ferry and logistics company has agreed for its two ships…

  • Robb Caledon built vessel goes for recycling

    Robb Caledon built vessel goes for recycling

    27th March 2017

    On 5 February 2017 the 47-year-old livestock carrier Ahmad N berthed at plot 29 at Alang for recycling. The 1,148dwt vessel was one of the last vessels built by the Leith yard of Robb Caledon still operating. She was built…

  • Hamburg’s busy 2017 cruise season

    Hamburg’s busy 2017 cruise season

    25th March 2017

    In addition to the opening of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg at the start of 2017, cruise ships are set to play a central role for Hamburg’s 2017 tourism year. In September, highlights will include the Hamburg Cruise Days, Europe’s biggest public cruise festival,…

  • New coaster Scot Navigator launched

    New coaster Scot Navigator launched

    24th March 2017

    On 22 February Scotline’s latest coaster, Scot Navigator, was launched at GS Yard BV in Groningen, Netherlands. The newbuild has a modern, efficient design and, with the unavailability of suitable second-hand tonnage, Scotline decided she would be the best possible…

  • New container operator SM Line launched

    New container operator SM Line launched

    23rd March 2017

    After acquiring the business operations of bankrupt Hanjin Shipping’s Pacific and Asian routes, South Korea’s Samra Midas Group has launched SM Line as the world’s newest container carrier and is currently buying up a number of vessels in the 4,000-6,500TEU…

  • Durban Pilots Car Carrier in Rough Sea Conditions

    Durban Pilots Car Carrier in Rough Sea Conditions

    22nd March 2017

    The cyclonic weather conditions which battered the Durban beach front in March did not stop the Port of Durban’s marine pilot Rainer Rauntenberg from safely steering an automotive vessel into the port on Sunday 12 March 2017. Rauntenberg, who has…

  • Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks

    Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks

    21st March 2017

    The Meyer’s Group has ordered two Damen ASD 2913 Tugs to operate in the newly expanded Panama Canal. At an official signing ceremony at the Panama Maritime XIII World Conference, Michel Mittelmeyer, Chief Executive Officer said the Meyer’s Group was…

  • Thomson Cruises To Sail From The UK

    Thomson Cruises To Sail From The UK

    20th March 2017

    Thomson Cruises revealed its 2018 programme at the start of March 2017, which will see the addition of 12 new itineraries. The 69,130-ton TUI Discovery, which joined Thomson Cruises in 2016, will be based in Newcastle from May 2018, from…

  • May 2017 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    May 2017 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    17th March 2017

    The May issue of Ships Monthly is out today, Friday 17 March 2017. We have a special feature looking at the innovative new destroyer USS Zumwalt, which recently commissioned into the US Navy at Baltimore by Conrad Waters. The main…