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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • More than 400 attend service for Herald of Free Enterprise

    More than 400 attend service for Herald of Free Enterprise

    7th March 2017

    Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 30th anniversary memorial service in Dover on 6 March 2017. The Herald capsized in just 90 seconds after setting sail from Zeebrugge, Belgium, on Friday 6 March…

  • 30 years since Herald of Free Enterprise tragedy

    30 years since Herald of Free Enterprise tragedy

    6th March 2017

    On 6 March 1987 the ferry Herald of Free Enterprise capsized less than half an hour after leaving Zeebrugge for Dover in what became one of Britain’s worst maritime disasters. The ferry had set off with her bow doors left open. Within minutes…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly out today

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly out today

    17th February 2017

    The April 2017 issue of Ship Monthly hits the news stands today, 17 February, and it brings a fresh look to the magazine while continuing with the same high quality articles and in-depth features. A voyage report by Jim Shaw…

  • Sound of Islay receiving $6 million overhaul

    Sound of Islay receiving $6 million overhaul

    7th February 2017

    The federal and provincial Governments of Newfoundland & Labrador are spending nearly $6 million on the historic ferry Sound of Islay so that she can return to the intra-provincial ferry fleet as a swing vessel. It was announced at the…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly out today

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly out today

    20th January 2017

    The March 2017 issue of Ships Monthly is out today. It has a special cruising section, starting with a behind the scenes look at Magellan, our Ship of the Month, the well-known 1985-built cruise ship , flagship of Cruise &…

  • Tall Ships fleet to sail into Royal Greenwich in three months

    Tall Ships fleet to sail into Royal Greenwich in three months

    18th January 2017

    In three months’ time, a fleet of international Tall Ships will arrive in London for the start of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta – a visual maritime feast over the Easter weekend that will see dozens of Tall Ships…

  • HMS Trincomalee gears up for bicentenary year

    HMS Trincomalee gears up for bicentenary year

    23rd December 2016

    In late December 2016 the HMS Trincomalee Trust has taken a significant step forward in securing the ship’s long-term future, with the appointment of an experienced fundraising manager. Helen Loynes is to co-ordinate the Trust’s appeal, which aims to raise…