Ships Monthly October 2019 issue out now

Ships Monthly October 2019 issue out now

The latest news and views from the shipping world can be found in the October 2019 issue of Ships Monthly.

First X-BOW polar vessel named and delivered

First X-BOW polar vessel named and delivered

The first expedition cruise vessel in SunStone’s INFINITY class series was named ‘Greg Mortimer’ at the China Merchants Heavy Industry.

Double-celebration for new Brittany Ferries ships

Double-celebration for new Brittany Ferries ships

Ferry company Brittany Ferries has marked two key milestones in its €550 million fleet renewal programme.

 First hybrid powered ship Roald Amundsen completes Northwest Passage

First hybrid powered ship Roald Amundsen completes Northwest Passage

In mid-September Hurtigruten’s groundbreaking expedition cruise ship Roald Amundsen became the first battery-hybrid powered ship to ever traverse the legendary Northwest Passage.

Delivery of bulk carrier Federal Montreal by Oshima Shipbuilding

Delivery of bulk carrier Federal Montreal by Oshima Shipbuilding

In a recent ceremony at Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Canadian dry bulk shipping company Fednav Limited (Fednav) took delivery of Federal Montreal, its latest newbuild bulk carrier.

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  • Ships Monthly Nov 2019 out now

    Ships Monthly Nov 2019 out now

    17th October 2019

    Ships Monthly November 2019 The latest isues of the international shipping magazine has the following features: W.B. Yeats Profile – Profile of Irish Ferries’ new vessel W. B. Yeats, which has spent a first summer running from Dublin to Cherbourg…

  • CMP and DFDS to establish shore power in Copenhagen

    CMP and DFDS to establish shore power in Copenhagen

    16th October 2019

    Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) and DFDS have reached an agreement to establish a shore power facility in Copenhagen, which means that Crown Seaways and Pearl Seaways vessels will be able to receive electricity from land. A shore power facility will…

  • Maersk Supply Service brings second I-class vessel to Mexico

    Maersk Supply Service brings second I-class vessel to Mexico

    12th October 2019

    Maersk Supply Service has secured a 1.5 year contract with Blue Marine Group to support Pemex from subsea support vessel Maersk Installer. Joining Maersk Implementer, the vessels will assist the national oil company in achieving its targets of increasing production…

  • Stena Europe returns to scheduled services on Rosslare-Fishguard

    Stena Europe returns to scheduled services on Rosslare-Fishguard

    10th October 2019

    Following an extensive refit programme at shipyards in Turkey and Liverpool, the Stena Europe has resumed its scheduled sailing services on the Rosslare-Fishguard route. The Stena Europe upgrade programme took longer than had been anticipated but as Stena Line’s Trade…

  • Yang Ming hails success of new Liverpool Feeder Service

    Yang Ming hails success of new Liverpool Feeder Service

    4th October 2019

    A new express feeder service to Liverpool has brokenits initial targets almost immediately after launching in June, underlining demand for a direct Far East call at the port. The weekly Yang Ming service from Southampton is now operating at 150…

  • Damen completes maintenance work on Innovation

    Damen completes maintenance work on Innovation

    2nd October 2019

    Heavy-lift jack-up vessel Innovation, one of DEME’s DP2 installation vessels, left Damen Verolme Rotterdam shipyard in early September 2019 following a major refit. Innovation spent several months in the Verolme shipyard undergoing renewal of its aft leg sections and an…

  • Sembcorp Marine’s Brazilian shipyard completes Petrobras FPSO

    Sembcorp Marine’s Brazilian shipyard completes Petrobras FPSO

    30th September 2019

    Sembcorp Marine’s wholly-owned and operated subsidiary Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA) has crossed a significant operational milestone with the completion of its first floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) project. P-68, a newbuild FPSO vessel, left the shipyard in mid-September 201…

  • All-time record high passenger figures on Viking XPRS

    All-time record high passenger figures on Viking XPRS

    29th September 2019

    The increased demand for travel to and from Tallinn was reflected in the number of passengers aboard Viking Line during this past summer. The number of passengers on Viking XPRS, which sails regularly along the route, exceeded the 600,000 passenger…

  • Brisfjord secures well contract

    Brisfjord secures well contract

    28th September 2019

    CNOCC Petroleum Europe Ltd., has secured the services of Platform Supply Vessels from K Line Offshore and DOF to support its 2019 drilling programmes offshore United Kingdom. K Line Offshore will supply the vessel KL Brisford for a one well…

  • P&O Ferries to invest in €260M new generation of super-ferries

    P&O Ferries to invest in €260M new generation of super-ferries

    27th September 2019

    P&O Ferries has signed a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International Ltd worth €260 million to deliver a new generation of ships on the English Channel. Two new 230m super-ferries – the largest ever to sail between Dover and Calais –…