Ships Monthly Mar 2020 issue out now

Ships Monthly Mar 2020 issue out now

The latest news and views from the shipping world can be found in the March 2020 issue of Ships Monthly.

Finnlines ships to go green with Wärtsilä Hybrid Systems

Finnlines ships to go green with Wärtsilä Hybrid Systems

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its Hybrid Power Conversion system for three new RoRo ferries being built at the Nanjing Jinling shipyard in China for Finnlines, a part of the Italian Grimaldi Group.

CMV’s new ship Amy Johnson ready for service

CMV’s new ship Amy Johnson ready for service

Tackling climate change is the number one priority for the UK Chamber of Shipping and on 28 October 2019 Chief executive Bob Sanguinetti visited Wightlink in Portsmouth.

Buoyancy in Container Traffic a Positive for Port of Cork

Buoyancy in Container Traffic a Positive for Port of Cork

The Port of Cork has reported that the combined total traffic through both the Port of Cork and Bantry Bay Port Company took a dip of 5 per cent.

Major project to convert offshore vessel

Major project to convert offshore vessel

A maritime innovation project looking to install the world’s first ammonia-powered fuel cell on a vessel has been awarded €10 million funding from the European Union.

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  • Peel Ports marks record container volume from single vessel

    Peel Ports marks record container volume from single vessel

    5th April 2020

    Liverpool2, The Port of Liverpool’s deep-water container terminal, has broken a new terminal record after the MSC Federica docked and exchanged 5,452TEUs, the highest number seen from a single vessel in Liverpool since the terminal opened in 2016. The vessel…

  • Passengers heed government advice as CalMac traffic drops by 95%

    Passengers heed government advice as CalMac traffic drops by 95%

    2nd April 2020

    CalMac has seen passenger numbers drop by 95% since new rules on essential ferry travel were put in place. The west coast ferry operator introduced an essential lifeline timetable last week aimed at keeping essential goods, services and people going…

  • Customised Wärtsilä ship design chosen for two new P&O ships

    Customised Wärtsilä ship design chosen for two new P&O ships

    30th March 2020

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  • Fred. Olsen gather ships in the Forth

    Fred. Olsen gather ships in the Forth

    28th March 2020

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  • Isle of Wight services respond to COVID-19 restrictions

    Isle of Wight services respond to COVID-19 restrictions

    27th March 2020

    The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) temporarily granted Red Funnel and Wightlink ferry companies permission for all car ferry passengers to remain in their cars for the duration of the crossings to the Isle of Wight to support the government’s…

  • Ships Monthly April 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly April 2020 issue out now

    19th March 2020

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  • MAN Re-Enters Finnish Market with Baltic Order

    MAN Re-Enters Finnish Market with Baltic Order

    14th March 2020

    MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply the engines for a shuttle ferry newbuilding for Tallink Grupp, the Estonian shipping company. A diesel-electric plant comprising 5 × MAN 51/60DF dual-fuel main engines – with LNG as primary fuel…