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  • New Home For The Former HMS Tongham

    New Home For The Former HMS Tongham

    31st August 2017

    The former Ham class minesweeper HMS Tongham has found a new home and is being prepared for a new role at Gillingham Pier in Kent. The minesweeper arrived at her new home in July and is moored alongside the historic…

  • Gute starts on the Gdynia-Karlskrona route

    Gute starts on the Gdynia-Karlskrona route

    30th August 2017

    The strong growth within Stena Lines freight business on Baltic Sea South continues. To meet the need for increased capacity, a fourth ship, Gute, came into operation between Gdynia and Karlskrona from Monday 28 August. In 2016 the number of…

  • Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe

    Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe

    29th August 2017

    The latest Damen vessel transport arrived in the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands in August 2017. The multiple vessel shipment comprises various Damen Tugs and one Multi Cat that have been constructed at Damen’s yards in Vietnam. The vessels…

  • First Stan Tug completed by Great Lakes Shipyard

    First Stan Tug completed by Great Lakes Shipyard

    28th August 2017

    The first of ten Stan Tug 1907 ICE vessels was delivered by Great Lakes Shipyard to its sister company The Great Lakes Towing Company, both based in Ohio, USA, in August 2017. Named Cleveland, she is a significant milestone in…

  • New Reefer Service Between Qatar and Turkey

    New Reefer Service Between Qatar and Turkey

    26th August 2017

    In August 2017 Milaha, a Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics conglomerate, has announced the launch of the first direct reefer service between Qatar and Turkey. Over the past few weeks, Milaha had arranged two ad hoc voyages of reefer vessels…

  • Delayed departure for Variety Voyager

    Delayed departure for Variety Voyager

    25th August 2017

    Passengers spent an unexpected night on board the cruise ship Variety Voyager (2012/1,593gt) alongside Bulwark Quay at the Port of Poole on 14 August after the 68m mega yacht experienced a fault with its on board systems, delaying its departure…

  • Ocean takes delivery of first Damen tug

    Ocean takes delivery of first Damen tug

    24th August 2017

    Italian maritime service provider Ocean S.r.l. has welcomed its first Damen tug – a Stan Tug 2608 – into its fleet. The company, part of the Ocean-Team Group, will deploy the vessel in harbour towage operations in the ports of…

  • Bumper cruise visit weekend in Southampton

    Bumper cruise visit weekend in Southampton

    22nd August 2017

    Over the course of last weekend no fewer than ten cruise ships arrived and departed Southampton. About 55,000 passengers travelled through the port on Saturday and Sunday. With additional traffic expected for Southampton FC’s home match on Saturday afternoon, the city…