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  • December issue of Ships Monthly out now

    December issue of Ships Monthly out now

    19th October 2017

    Ships Monthly December 2017 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. It includes all the latest news you won’t find anywhere else, as well as exclusive features on a variety of ships from the latest warships to classic…

  • Ships Monthly December 2017 issue out now

    Ships Monthly December 2017 issue out now

    19th October 2017

    Ships Monthly December 2017 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. It includes all the latest news you won’t find anywhere else, as well as exclusive features on a variety of ships from the latest warships to classic…

  • Commodore Clipper resumes normal service after refit

    Commodore Clipper resumes normal service after refit

    11th October 2017

    Condor’s passenger and freight ship, Commodore Clipper, resumed normal service on 11 October 2017 ahead of the half term break after a month spent in dry dock undergoing planned maintenance. The ship will operate her usual schedule offering overnight travel…

  • Ships Monthly Nov 2017 issue out now

    Ships Monthly Nov 2017 issue out now

    15th September 2017

    The usual wide variety of features can be found in the November 2017 issue of Ships Monthly, out now. Conrad Waters looks back over the career of the aircraft carrier HMS Hermes, which served two navies in a variety of…

  • Norman Atlantic stranded in Bari

    Norman Atlantic stranded in Bari

    2nd September 2017

    Some two and half years after catching fire in the Adriatic on 28 December 2014 with the tragic loss of 11 lives and with 18 people still confirmed missing, the ferry Norman Atlantic continues to languish in the Southern Italian…

  • Gute starts on the Gdynia-Karlskrona route

    Gute starts on the Gdynia-Karlskrona route

    30th August 2017

    The strong growth within Stena Lines freight business on Baltic Sea South continues. To meet the need for increased capacity, a fourth ship, Gute, came into operation between Gdynia and Karlskrona from Monday 28 August. In 2016 the number of…

  • Wightlink’s new flagship to be named Victoria of Wight

    Wightlink’s new flagship to be named Victoria of Wight

    19th August 2017

    Wightlink’s new £30million environmentally friendly car ferry for the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route will be named Victoria of Wight. The name was chosen by a panel of staff who considered 186 suggestions from 73 members of staff. Work is well underway on…

  • Ships Monthly October issue out now

    Ships Monthly October issue out now

    17th August 2017

    In the news, we report on the 500th voyage for Shieldhall, the first LNG offshore construction vessel completed, a new ferry for Carlingford Lough, and a new Stena ship charter. The ferry scene covers Stena buying the Cairnryan Superfast twins,…

  • Hampton Roads Transit Christens BMT-Designed Ferry

    Hampton Roads Transit Christens BMT-Designed Ferry

    7th August 2017

    On the hottest day of the year to date, 21 July 2017, a cool bottle of champagne was broken over the rail of Elizabeth River IV, thus christening Hampton Roads Transit’s (HRT) newest passenger ferry. Designed by BMT and constructed…

  • Strong volumes on Belfast ferry routes

    Strong volumes on Belfast ferry routes

    28th July 2017

      Stena Line has recorded strong volumes on its Belfast services for the first six months of 2017.  To the end of June 2017, freight volumes increased +5%, passengers and cars grew +4% year on year.  The fastest growing sector…