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  • Ulstein Verft to build expedition cruise ships

    Ulstein Verft to build expedition cruise ships

    2nd June 2017

    Ulstein Verft has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with an undisclosed owner for the construction of one or more expedition cruise vessels of the design type ULSTEIN CX104. These vessels will become the most unique expedition vessels in the…

  • 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…

  • Better sailing times with Stena Line from Fishguard

    Better sailing times with Stena Line from Fishguard

    30th May 2017

    The new timetable on Stena Line’s Fishguard-Rosslare route was introduced at the end of May 2017 and is intended to give customers the chance to avail of three day sailings and one extended overnight crossing. Having carried out customer research and…

  • 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…

  • European Maritime Festival at Poole

    European Maritime Festival at Poole

    23rd May 2017

    During May 2017 Poole hosted the tenth European Maritime Day, the first time this event has been held in the UK. European Maritime Day is designed to bring together maritime professionals in order to share knowledge and forge business partnerships.…

  • Damen to build new beam trawler

    Damen to build new beam trawler

    21st May 2017

    Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam (Maaskant) is to build a new beam trawler for the Netherlands fishing fleet. The client is the Hakvoort Brothers from Urk, the Netherlands. The vessel, which will use a stock hull, will join another fishing boat operated…

  • 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…