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  • Cruise ships old and new

    Cruise ships old and new

    28th April 2011

    JUNE 2011 ISSUE The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulations have hit the historic passenger ship fleet hard, and an article in this issue (see page 24) looks at the impact that SOLAS has had…

  • The biggest boxboats ever

    The biggest boxboats ever

    23rd March 2011

    MAY 2011 ISSUE Just when it seemed ships were as big as they could get, along come Maersk and place a huge order for a series of massive new container ships. The recent announcement is the most significant event in…

  • Will the cutbacks harm our seas?

    Will the cutbacks harm our seas?

    10th March 2011

    MARCH 2011 ISSUE The maritime world never stands still, and as the new year gets under way many significant changes in the major areas of shipping are taking place. On the naval front, the government’s strategic defence review is going…

  • Maritime heritage in decline?

    Maritime heritage in decline?

    10th March 2011

    APRIL 2011 ISSUE Preserving old ships is a difficult, expensive and time-consuming business, and Ships Monthly has in the past reported on many projects to save historic vessels around the world. Judging whether a particular vessel is worthy of the…

  • Out with the old…

    Out with the old…

    10th January 2011

    JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2011 ISSUE Before reflecting on the latest shipping matters, I would like to introduce myself as the new Editor of Ships Monthly. Having already worked on the magazine for more than ten years, I now find myself in the…