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  • 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…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly out not

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly out not

    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…

  • Two Azimuth Tractor Drive Tugs delivered to Western Australia

    Two Azimuth Tractor Drive Tugs delivered to Western Australia

    11th May 2017

    Mackenzie Marine & Towage of Esperance, Western Australia, has purchased two twin-fin Azimuth Tractor Drive (ATD) Tugs 2412 for operations in Bunbury Port, on the south-west coast of Western Australia. The two vessels, named Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin after…

  • Damen suction dredger launched for Gippsland Ports

    Damen suction dredger launched for Gippsland Ports

    30th April 2017

    The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 650 ordered by Gippsland Ports of Victoria, Australia, in December 2015 was recently been launched at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China. The vessel, named Tommy Norton, was taken alongside the yard’s new quay undergoing…