Ships Monthly March 2019 issue out now

Ships Monthly March 2019 issue out now

Ships Monthly March 2019 issue out now, with details of news and features.

 Incat delivers large new fast ferry to Virtu Ferries of Malta

Incat delivers large new fast ferry to Virtu Ferries of Malta

High Speed Craft builder Incat celebrated the delivery of its latest large fast ferry, a 110 metre catamaran for Virtu Ferries of Malta, on 7 February 2019.

Damen contract for lifetime extension of Stockholm ferry

Damen contract for lifetime extension of Stockholm ferry

Damen ShiprepairOskarshamnsvarvet (DSO) has won a public tender for the contract to undertake a lifetime extension project on the passenger ferry Waxholm II.

Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit short-sea vessel

Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit short-sea vessel

The technology group Wärtsilä signed an agreement in December 2018 with the international shipping company Hagland Shipping AS for a hybrid retrofit installation.

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  • Over £18m investment to transform cruise in Portsmouth

    Over £18m investment to transform cruise in Portsmouth

    15th February 2019

    Portsmouth International Port, on the UK’s south coast, has been given a boost to position itself as a leading competitor in the cruise market, following approval to invest £18.7 million to transform facilities. Funding would allow levelling work to take…

  • SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 issue out now

    SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 issue out now

    13th February 2019

    SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 The main feature looks at QUEEN MARY with Naval architect Stephen Payne explaining the challenges of designing a transatlantic liner in an exclusive article. EURO FRIGATE – A look at the FREMM frigate design, developed by France and Italy.…

  • Incat delivers large new fast ferry to Virtu Ferries of Malta

    Incat delivers large new fast ferry to Virtu Ferries of Malta

    12th February 2019

    High Speed Craft builder Incat celebrated the delivery of its latest large fast ferry, a 110 metre catamaran for Virtu Ferries of Malta, on 7 February 2019. Incat Hull 089 left HobartTasmania on 6 February and arrival in Grand Harbour,…

  • Damen contract for lifetime extension of Stockholm ferry

    Damen contract for lifetime extension of Stockholm ferry

    10th February 2019

    Damen ShiprepairOskarshamnsvarvet(DSO) has won a public tender for the contract to undertake a lifetime extension project on the passenger ferry Waxholm II. Built in 1983, the 35.5m ferry carries up to 350 passengers and is operated by WaxholmsÅngfartygs AB (Waxholmsbolaget),…

  • Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit short-sea vessel

    Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit short-sea vessel

    8th February 2019

    The technology group Wärtsilä signed an agreement in December 2018 with the international shipping company Hagland Shipping AS for a hybrid retrofit installation. The project will take place on board the  general cargo vessel Hagland Captain, owned by Hagland Shipping.…

  • Royal Caribbean celebrates steel cutting of Odyssey of the Seas

    Royal Caribbean celebrates steel cutting of Odyssey of the Seas

    4th February 2019

    On 1 February 2019 Royal Caribbean International marked an important milestone as the first piece of steel was cut for its second Quantum Ultra Class ship at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The company also revealed that 27th…

  • Jensen Maritime Provides Design for Shaver Transportation’s New Tugboat

    Jensen Maritime Provides Design for Shaver Transportation’s New Tugboat

    27th January 2019

    On 16 January 2019 Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company, has provided the detailed design for Shaver Transportation Company’s new, Z-drive tug – Samantha S. The multi-purpose tug was built at Diversified Marine Inc.,…

  • Port of Kiel presents annual results 2018

    Port of Kiel presents annual results 2018

    25th January 2019

    On 17 January 2019 Kiel continues to pursue its growth course in passenger traffic posting a 4.2 % increase with 2.2 million travellers. At the same time, the port’s cargo sector was unable to match the top results of the…

  • Color Line expands Kiel–Oslo cargo capacity

    Color Line expands Kiel–Oslo cargo capacity

    23rd January 2019

    In January 2019 te Norwegian shipping company Color Line reported that the additional freight ferry Color Carrier will work the Kiel-Oslo route as of 11 January to increase its freight-carrying capability. On the occasion of its inaugural call, the Lord Mayor…