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  • New sustainable passenger service due to launch in the Channel

    New sustainable passenger service due to launch in the Channel

    23rd August 2022

    A new green cross-Channel ferry service is due to launch in September 2022, taking passengers across the Channel via fast commercial sailing catamarans. SailLink will shortly be transiting passengers between Dover and Boulogne-Sur-Mer, with a crossing time of approximately four…

  • Fairplay Towage Group orders two Damen RSD Tugs 2513

    Fairplay Towage Group orders two Damen RSD Tugs 2513

    20th August 2022

    Fairplay Towage Group, one of Europe’s leading tugboat operators with over 100 tugs in operation, has placed an order with Damen Shipyards Group for two Damen RSD Tugs 2513. The vessels will be delivered in January 2023. The twin-fin Reverse…

  • Crowley secures subcontract for hybrid-electric ferry

    Crowley secures subcontract for hybrid-electric ferry

    19th August 2022

    The energy and logistics solutions company Crowley has been selected by Senesco Marine to provide design verification and production packaging for a hybrid-electric passenger vehicle ferry for Casco Bay Lines of Portland, Maine. As part of the project team, Crowley…

  • Sandbanks chain ferry helps with fire at Studland

    Sandbanks chain ferry helps with fire at Studland

    18th August 2022

    On 12 August a large fire broke out on the Studland Heath nature reserve on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, attended to by 90 firefighters from the local area. The 1994-built Sandbanks chain ferry Bramble Bush Bay, which operates…

  • A surge in shipbuilding into next year

    A surge in shipbuilding into next year

    17th August 2022

    While some shipyards struggled to stay afloat during the initial outbreak of COVID-19, the post-pandemic environment is predicted to usher in an encouraging era for shipyards’ orderbooks. In 2020, orders for containerships fell to their lowest number in a decade…

  • Bulker Mark W. Barker operational on the Great Lakes

    Bulker Mark W. Barker operational on the Great Lakes

    15th August 2022

    Mark W. Barker, the first new US-flagged Great Lakes bulker in almost 40 years, has successfully completed sea trials and will now begin trading throughout the freshwater lakes and river networks. She was built in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, by Fincantieri…

  • Deltamarin to help install WindWings on a Berge Bulk vessel

    Deltamarin to help install WindWings on a Berge Bulk vessel

    13th August 2022

    Berge Bulk has selected Deltamarin to carry out the ship side basic design for installing BAR Technologies WindWings by Yara Marine Technologies onboard the 210,000dwt bulk carrier Berge Olympus. Deltamarin has earlier carried out ship side concept design of the…

  • Ukraine grain cargo rejected by Lebanese buyer

    Ukraine grain cargo rejected by Lebanese buyer

    12th August 2022

    The grain shipment on board the 1996-built bulk carrier Razoni is in limbo as the Lebanese buyer has refused to accept the cargo. The buyer rejected the cargo on grounds that too much time has elapsed. According to the information…

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