Ships Monthly Sept 2020 issue out now

Ships Monthly Sept 2020 issue out now

The latest news and views from the shipping world can be found in the September 2020 issue of Ships Monthly, with a feature on the famous Doxford shipyard.

 New Baltic connection between Liepaja-Karlskrona-Travemünde

New Baltic connection between Liepaja-Karlskrona-Travemünde

From 13 August ferry company Stena Line started a new freight focused connection between Latvia, Sweden and Germany by adding a port-call in Karlskrona

MSC Cruises welcomes back first guests on MSC Grandiosa

MSC Cruises welcomes back first guests on MSC Grandiosa

On 16 August 2020 MSC Grandiosa became the first ship from the MSC Cruises fleet to welcome guests back

Waverley ready for a 17-day Clyde excursion season

Waverley ready for a 17-day Clyde excursion season

The historic Waverley paddle steamer is due to begin sailings again after being out of service for a year

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  • New Damen ASD Tug 2810 for Louis Meyer christened

    New Damen ASD Tug 2810 for Louis Meyer christened

    14th September 2020

    On 14 August 2020 the naming ceremony was held at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem for Peter Wessels. The new Damen ASD Tug 2810 was handed over to Neue Schleppdampfschiffsreederei Louis Meyer GmbH & Co KG (Louis Meyer), which is based in Hamburg.…

  • Rotterdam arrives at Rosyth for Fred. Olsen service

    Rotterdam arrives at Rosyth for Fred. Olsen service

    10th September 2020

    The first of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ two new ships, Borealis, arrived in Rosyth, Scotland on 4 September 2020, joining the rest of the fleet. The ship arrived at Babcock’s Rosyth Facilities after sailing beneath the iconic Forth and Queensferry…

  • The first two Havila Voyages ships have been launched

    The first two Havila Voyages ships have been launched

    8th September 2020

    The coastal cruise ships, Havila Castor and Havila Capella, were launched at the Tersan shipyard in Turkey on 5 September 2020. Arild Myrvoll, CEO of Havila Kystruten, was present as the ships’ keels came into contact with salt water for…

  • Successful delivery of new tug to Adani Vizhinjam Port

    Successful delivery of new tug to Adani Vizhinjam Port

    6th September 2020

    The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has commended Kanagawa Dockyard Co Ltd, Kobe, Japan on the successful delivery of tug, Dolphin NO. 29 on 19 August 2020. This is the fourth, in a series of 13 tugs, built for Adani…

  • Damen Harlingen completes repair project on Vlieland ferry

    Damen Harlingen completes repair project on Vlieland ferry

    3rd September 2020

    Damen Shiprepair Harlingen (DSHl) has recently completed a repair project to Rederij Doeksen’s passenger/car ferry Vlieland. The vessel operates a ferry service across the Wadden Sea between Harlingen in the north of the Netherlands and the island of Vlieland. Vlieland…

  • CalMac plans range of upgrades during dry dock

    CalMac plans range of upgrades during dry dock

    31st August 2020

    West cost ferry operator CalMac is making some significant fleet improvements during this year’s dry docking maintenance programme. Every year each of the company’s 34 vessels, ranging from the 8600 tonne Loch Seaforth, to the 11 tonne Carvoria, all have…