Ships Monthly Summer 2018 issue out now

Ships Monthly Summer 2018 issue out now

The latest issue of Ships Monthly is now avalable; get all the details here.

Armoqique to cover refits for Brittany Ferries

Armoqique to cover refits for Brittany Ferries

Brittany Ferries’ ro-pax vessel Armorique (2009/29,468gt) will once again provide relief cover during fleet refits this coming winter.

 Hapag-Lloyd To Order A Third Hanseatic Class Ship

Hapag-Lloyd To Order A Third Hanseatic Class Ship

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has been given approval by parent company TUI Group to order a third expedition cruise ship.

SMS Avonmouth relocates and completes largest alongside refit

SMS Avonmouth relocates and completes largest alongside refit

Ship repairer SMS Avonmouth, part of the Southampton-based SMS Group, has completed a major refit alongside in the UK port of Bristol for Tarmac.

Hospital ship sinking remembered 100 years on

Hospital ship sinking remembered 100 years on

A Southampton-based maritime charity lowered its flag to half-mast to commemorate the sinking of a hospital ship 100 years ago,

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  • Damen wins refit contract for drilling rig Stena Don

    Damen wins refit contract for drilling rig Stena Don

    14th August 2018

    Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR), one of Damen Shipyards Group’s most experienced yards in the repair and refit of complex offshore structures, has been awarded a contract by Stena Drilling for a refit of its drilling rig Stena Don. The vessel…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly

    10th August 2018

    Ships Monthly Sept 2018 Ship of the Month: Stephen Payne profiles Reina del Mar, Union-Castle Line’s solitary cruise ship, with an in-depth feature and high quality photos. In the news . . . The latest ULCV makes her debut at…

  • Armoqique to cover refits for Brittany Ferries

    Armoqique to cover refits for Brittany Ferries

    9th August 2018

    Brittany Ferries’ ro-pax vessel Armorique (2009/29,468gt) will once again provide relief cover during fleet refits this coming winter. The 165m vessel will operate Poole-Cherbourg 8 to 13 December in place of Barfleur (1992/20,133gt) and Portsmouth-Caen 2 January to 7 February covering for Normandie…

  • SMS Avonmouth relocates and completes largest alongside refit

    SMS Avonmouth relocates and completes largest alongside refit

    7th August 2018

    Ship repairer SMS Avonmouth, part of the Southampton-based SMS Group, has completed a major refit alongside in the UK port of Bristol for Tarmac, and relocated to larger premises to meet localised demand. SMS specialise in ship repair, marine engineering…

  • Damen assumes control at Mangalia shipyard

    Damen assumes control at Mangalia shipyard

    5th August 2018

    To signify its first day of operations at Damen Shipyards Mangalia in Romania, Damen held a modest ceremony at the yard on 23 July 2018. The celebrations mark Damen’s successful completion of the transaction with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering…

  • Hospital ship sinking  remembered 100 years on

    Hospital ship sinking remembered 100 years on

    3rd August 2018

    A Southampton-based maritime charity will lower its flag to half-mast on 3 August 2018 to commemorate the sinking of a hospital ship 100 years ago, which caused outrage across the nation when it was torpedoed in the English Channel, killing…

  • Crowley’s first Sailing of new LNG-Powered ConRo Ship

    Crowley’s first Sailing of new LNG-Powered ConRo Ship

    1st August 2018

    Crowley Maritime Corp.’s new container/roll on-roll off ConRo ship El Coquí successfully delivered its first cargo from Jacksonville, Fla., to the company’s modernized Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan on 30 July 2018, a historic milestone in the company’s transformation…

  • Maersk supply service completes tow of semi-submersible

    Maersk supply service completes tow of semi-submersible

    28th July 2018

    Maersk Supply Service has successfully completed the tow of a semi-submersible from Las Palmas to North-Western Australia. The tow was carried out by the newly-built Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessel Maersk Master of the Starfish series, whose energy efficient design…