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  • Brittany Ferries confirm order For New Ship Honfleur

    Brittany Ferries confirm order For New Ship Honfleur

    22nd June 2017

    Brittany Ferries has confirmed the construction of a new cruise ferry to join its ten-ship fleet. The new craft will be named Honfleur, following a long tradition naming ships after destinations served by the company. Honfleur promises to be the…

  • Damen delivers RoRo ferry to the Gambia

    Damen delivers RoRo ferry to the Gambia

    19th June 2017

    Damen has delivered a road ferry to a client in the Gambia more than a month ahead of schedule. The ferry was built entirely in the Netherlands to a very tight deadline, with the hull constructed in just 70 days…

  • Ships Monthly August 2017 issue out now

    Ships Monthly August 2017 issue out now

    14th June 2017

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is now out. Get your copy here: http://shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO. The features start with a look at the history and current operations of the Royal New Zealand Navy, which celebrated its 75th anniversary last year. For those interested in…

  • First steel cut for Australian Antarctic Supply Research Vessel

    First steel cut for Australian Antarctic Supply Research Vessel

    11th June 2017

    On 31 May 2017, marking the commencement of construction of the Damen Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV), a steel cutting ceremony has been held at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania. Damen is constructing the ASRV for Serco Defence, a wholly-owned subsidiary…

  • Cruise & Maritime name Columbus at Tilbury Cruise Port

    Cruise & Maritime name Columbus at Tilbury Cruise Port

    9th June 2017

    Cruise & Maritime Voyages christened the latest addition to its fleet, Columbus, at a ceremony on board the ship at her year-round home port of Tilbury on 8 June 2017. The company introduced the vessel as ‘a new cruise ship…

  • 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.…