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  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly out now

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly out now

    20th July 2017

    The September 2017 issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Don’t forget to get your copy from your local newsagent. What to know about classic cruise ships still going strong? Black Watch, Columbus and Ocean Diamond all featured. Russell Plummer…

  • Bibby announces charter of first Damen SOV

    Bibby announces charter of first Damen SOV

    16th July 2017

    Bibby Marine Services is delighted to announce that it has signed a contract with Total E&P Nederland to charter the Damen-designed and -built Bibby WaveMaster 1 – a Service Operations Vessel (SOV) with walk to work capabilities. Total E&P Nederland…

  • Two new Damen tugs for Rimorchiatori Riuniti

    Two new Damen tugs for Rimorchiatori Riuniti

    28th June 2017

    Italian tug operator Rimorchiatori Riuniti has continued to expand its fleet with the deliveries of two new Damen tugs; an ASD 2913 called Danimarca and an ASD 2411 called Columbia. The delivery of Danimarca took place in Genoa on 14…

  • Ships Monthly August 2017 issue out now

    Ships Monthly August 2017 issue out now

    14th June 2017

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is now out. Get your copy here: http://shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO. The features start with a look at the history and current operations of the Royal New Zealand Navy, which celebrated its 75th anniversary last year. For those interested in…

  • First steel cut for Australian Antarctic Supply Research Vessel

    First steel cut for Australian Antarctic Supply Research Vessel

    11th June 2017

    On 31 May 2017, marking the commencement of construction of the Damen Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV), a steel cutting ceremony has been held at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania. Damen is constructing the ASRV for Serco Defence, a wholly-owned subsidiary…

  • Maiden call at Poole by cargo ship bringing yachts

    Maiden call at Poole by cargo ship bringing yachts

    31st May 2017

    The modern general cargo ship Eemslift Hendrika (2015/5,460gt) made a maiden call at Poole on 25 May 2017 to unload two yachts using its deck cranes, mooring alongside ro-ro berth 3 as Ballast Quay was occupied by Douwe-S (2011/2,862gt) discharging roadstone…

  • Medway Queen’s memories of Dunkirk

    Medway Queen’s memories of Dunkirk

    25th May 2017

    An on-board exhibition in the lower aft saloon of the historic paddler Medway Queen recalls the ship’s exploits at Dunkirk. Extracts from memoires and short accounts recorded by the Medway Queen Preservation Society from crew members and evacuees give an…

  • Ships Monthly July 2017 issue now available

    Ships Monthly July 2017 issue now available

    19th May 2017

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is about to hit the shelves. Make sure you get your copy now! It includes the following features: VOYAGE REPORT – A voyage on one of the great P&O-Orient liners, Oronsay, of the post-war…