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  • 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 &…

  • Tall Ships fleet to sail into Royal Greenwich in three months

    Tall Ships fleet to sail into Royal Greenwich in three months

    18th January 2017

    In three months’ time, a fleet of international Tall Ships will arrive in London for the start of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta – a visual maritime feast over the Easter weekend that will see dozens of Tall Ships…

  • P&O Ferries ships go to Poland for refit

    P&O Ferries ships go to Poland for refit

    17th January 2017

    P&O Ferries will send a total of four ships from its North Sea and Short Sea fleets to the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk this season for major upgrades and refit work. The ferry and logistics company has agreed contracts worth…

  • Seaman Evacuated from bulk carrier In Joint Sea and Air Rescue

    Seaman Evacuated from bulk carrier In Joint Sea and Air Rescue

    15th January 2017

    A merchant seaman was evacuated from his ship in an operation involving Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat and a Coastguard rescue helicopter on 13 January 2016. At 1pm on Friday the UK Coastguard Operations Centre at Humber were radioed by the captain…

  • China Navigation completes build programme

    China Navigation completes build programme

    13th January 2017

    The China Navigation Company Pte Ltd (CNCo), founded in Shanghai in 1872 and today headquartered in Singapore, has completed a four-year 41-ship building programme with delivery of the 37,800dwt bulk carrier Tunsin by Japan’s Imabari Shipyard in November 2016. The…

  • Oavtion becomes biggest ship to visit New Zealand

    Oavtion becomes biggest ship to visit New Zealand

    6th January 2017

    The cruise ship Ovation of the Seas (2016) became the largest ship to ever visit New Zealand, when she came to Auckland at the crack of a grey summer dawn on 27 December 2016. She was too large to berth…