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  • 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…

  • SOUL jack-up vessel – the next step for offshore wind

    SOUL jack-up vessel – the next step for offshore wind

    13th February 2017

    In early February 2017 SeaOwls and Ulstein launched a pioneering heavy lift jack-up vessel design, the SOUL, at the Offshore Wind Journal Conference. The cruciform structural lay-out makes the patent-pending solution more than 10 per cent lighter than conventional jack-up…

  • Port of Cork traffic figures for 2016

    Port of Cork traffic figures for 2016

    6th February 2017

    Total traffic through the Port of Cork reached 9.2 million tonnes in 2016, a slight decrease compared to 2015 traffic. Import figures remain steady while exports were reduced primarily due to the closure of Lisheen Mines in Co. Tipperary and…

  • VOLT Service selects Damen’s new Utility Vessel 4312

    VOLT Service selects Damen’s new Utility Vessel 4312

    5th February 2017

    In December 2016 Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Norway-based VOLT Service AS for a Utility Vessel (UV) 4312 to be delivered in Q1 2018. The vessel, to be named VOLT Processor, will undertake delousing operations and other services…

  • Another Damen ASD 2913 tug for Italy

    Another Damen ASD 2913 tug for Italy

    3rd February 2017

    Rimorchiatori Riuniti has taken delivery of a Damen ASD 2913. The new vessel – named Germania – was handed over to the Italian tug operator in January 2017 from Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. The delivery follows Rimorchiatori Riuniti’s order…

  • Baleària signs agreement  to build two dual fuel ferries

    Baleària signs agreement to build two dual fuel ferries

    2nd February 2017

    Baleària has reached an agreement with the Italian shipyard Cantiere Navale Visentini to build two dual gas engine sister ferries, measuring 186.5m in length and a capacity for 810 people, 2,180 linear metres of cargo and 150 cars. The total…

  • New supply vessel for SCF Group named Gennadiy Nevelskoy

    New supply vessel for SCF Group named Gennadiy Nevelskoy

    1st February 2017

    On 30 January 2017, the naming ceremony took place for a new ice-breaking platform supply vessel (IBSV) commissioned by SCF Group. She was named at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard after Gennadiy Nevelskoy, a famous explorer of the Russian Far East. The…

  • Rotterdam Offshore Group upgrades world’s largest jack-up vessel

    Rotterdam Offshore Group upgrades world’s largest jack-up vessel

    30th January 2017

    The world’s largest jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla, has recently visited the Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG) terminal in the Waalhaven, after her first successful assignment on phase 1 of the Veja Mate Offshore Windpark project. During the vessel’s stay at the…

  • Portland Port prepares for busiest cruise ship season

    Portland Port prepares for busiest cruise ship season

    27th January 2017

    Portland Port in Dorset is preparing for its busiest cruise season yet, hoping to welcome more than 36,000 passengers. In a welcome boost for the local economy, Portland Port is trying to establish itself as a major player in 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 &…