April 2021 issue of Ships Monthly

April 2021 issue of Ships Monthly

The April 2021 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and contains the usual mix of news, reviews and features, with a focus this month of famous liners and cruise ships.

CalMac reshuffle their fleet

CalMac reshuffle their fleet

CalMac had to reshuffle their fleet again due to technical problems with the ageing fleet.

 SH Minerva cabin designs revealed as structure completed ahead of schedule

SH Minerva cabin designs revealed as structure completed ahead of schedule

On 17 March 2021 Swan Hellenic announced that the hull sections and deck modules of its first vessel, the purpose-designed cultural expedition cruise ship SH Minerva, had all been completed.

Incat delivers large new fast ferry to Trinidad and Tobago government

Incat delivers large new fast ferry to Trinidad and Tobago government

Australian Shipbuilder Incat Tasmania celebrated the delivery of its latest large fast ferry, a 100m catamaran for the government of Trinidad and Tobago’s National Infrastructure Development Company,

 New direct service links Gothenburg to South Africa and Oceania

New direct service links Gothenburg to South Africa and Oceania

Starting on 12 March 2012, the Port of Gothenburg will have a regular direct service to South Africa and Oceania.

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  • Stena Livia joins the Baltic Sea fleet

    Stena Livia joins the Baltic Sea fleet

    11th April 2021

    Stena Line today announce the latest addition to their Baltic Sea fleet. The 186 metre long Visentini RoPax vessel Stena Livia will initially join sister vessel Stena Flavia on the Nynäshamn-Ventspils route from mid-April. Later this year the pair will…

  • Cotentin finishes at Poole, but Armorique starts new route

    Cotentin finishes at Poole, but Armorique starts new route

    10th April 2021

    On 2 April the ro-ro freighter Cotentin (2007/19,909gt) concluded its Poole-Cherbourg duties under contract to the UK Department for Transport then repositioned to Le Havre the next day to take over Portsmouth sailings from the chartered Etretat (2008/26,500gt), which has…

  • New tug Svitzer Thames arrives on the Thames

    New tug Svitzer Thames arrives on the Thames

    9th April 2021

    IN March 2021 global towage operator Svitzer Europe received from Damen Shipyards Group the new tug Svitzer Thames, an 80-ton bollard pull azimuth stern drive (ASD) tug, to support its operations in the Port of London. Svitzer Thames started operating…

  • Celebrity Beyond floated out at St Nazaire

    Celebrity Beyond floated out at St Nazaire

    7th April 2021

    Celebrity Beyond, the latest ship in the award-winning Edge Series from Celebrity Cruises, completed her float out at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in St Nazaire, France on 1 April 2021. This significant occasion marks a key milestone in her construction,…

  • Damen expands Hopper Dredger portfolio

    Damen expands Hopper Dredger portfolio

    5th April 2021

    Damen is known in the dredging market for its array of vessels for different dredging projects. These vessels include a range of cutter suction dredgers, workboats and small to mid-size trailing suction hopper dredgers, or TSHDs. Recently the TSHD range…

  • World’s fastest all-electric passenger ship to launch in Stockholm

    World’s fastest all-electric passenger ship to launch in Stockholm

    4th April 2021

    The all-new foiling Candela P-30—the world’s fastest all-electric passenger ship—will hit Stockholm’s waterways in 2022, shuttling passengers to and from the archipelago above the waves without wakes, noise and CO2 emissions. Ferries are often the most enjoyable and scenic forms…

  • NYK orders LPG dual-fuel tankers

    NYK orders LPG dual-fuel tankers

    3rd April 2021

    Japan’s NYK Line has ordered its first two liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) dual-fuelled gas carriers from compatriot builder Kawasaki Heavy Industries for delivery late next year. To measure 230m by 37.2m, each ship will have a cargo capacity of 84,000m3…