Ships Monthly August 2021 issue out now

Ships Monthly August 2021 issue out now

The August 2021 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and contains the usual mix of news, reviews and features, with a focus this month on a well-known ferry and classic liners.

​Stena Line’s New Ferry Stena Scandica Completes its Maiden Voyage

​Stena Line’s New Ferry Stena Scandica Completes its Maiden Voyage

Continuing the strengthening and expansion of its services in the Baltic Sea, Swedish ferry company Stena Line is deploying two new large and modern ferries on the route between Ventspils in Latvia and Nynäshamn in Sweden.

Condor Ferries newly named ship Condor Voyager arrives in Poole

Condor Ferries newly named ship Condor Voyager arrives in Poole

Condor’s newest member of the fleet, Condor Voyager, arrived in Poole at the start of June 2021 to begin mooring trials and crew familiarisation.

New Saga ship Spirit of Adventure named in Portsmouth

New Saga ship Spirit of Adventure named in Portsmouth

On 19 July 2021 Saga’s brand new ship, Spirit of Adventure, was named in a traditional bottle smashing ceremony at Portsmouth International Port

Crowley Will Build and Operate the First Fully Electric U.S. Tugboat

Crowley Will Build and Operate the First Fully Electric U.S. Tugboat

Pioneers of innovative, high-powered ship assist tugboats, Crowley Maritime Corporation will lead the next generation of industry sustainability by building and operating eWolf, the first all-electric powered harbour tugboat.

 Samskip drives forward with commitment to sustainable marine biofuels

Samskip drives forward with commitment to sustainable marine biofuels

Global multimodal logistics company Samskip has increased its commitment to greener shipping.

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