December 2021 issue of Ships Monthly out now

December 2021 issue of Ships Monthly out now

The December 2021 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and contains the usual mix of news, reviews and features.

 Irish Continental Group acquires ro-ro ferry Ciudad de Mahon

Irish Continental Group acquires ro-ro ferry Ciudad de Mahon

Irish Continental Group plc (ICG) has announced that it has entered into an agreement for the purchase of the passenger ro-ro ferry Ciudad de Mahon from Trasmed GLE. Title.

Havila Voyages takes delivery of first of four new coastal cruise ships Havila Capella

Havila Voyages takes delivery of first of four new coastal cruise ships Havila Capella

Havila Voyages has taken delivery of its first state-of-the-art ship, Havila Capella, which is due to start operating along the Norwegian coast on 1 December 2021.

Congestion at Rotterdam to persist into 2022

Congestion at Rotterdam to persist into 2022

Congestion and bottlenecks in moving container traffic through Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port.

 Problems with navigating the Northern Sea Route

Problems with navigating the Northern Sea Route

More than 20 ships are either stuck or having difficulty navigating the sea ice along the Northern Sea Route (NSR), which is growing in thickness every day.

 Cairnryan Port move delivers record volumes for Stena Line

Cairnryan Port move delivers record volumes for Stena Line

On 21 November 2021 Stena Line marked the tenth anniversary of the opening of its Loch Ryan Port facility at Cairnryan and the introduction of two new Superfast vessels.

Ships Monthly 2022 calendar now available

Ships Monthly 2022 calendar now available

The 2022 Ships Monthly calendar is a great stocking filler for this Christmas. 12 stunning images of ships.

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  • 6th December 2021

    The ferry Salamanca, second of five E-Flexer class ships ordered by Stena RoRo for Brittany Ferries, was delivered on 30 November 2021. The vessel is the sixth E-Flexer of 12 ordered from the Chinese shipyard CMI Jinling (Weihai). Salamanca will…

  • 2022 Ships Monthly calendar – get your copy

    2022 Ships Monthly calendar – get your copy

    3rd December 2021

    The 2022 Ships Monthly calendar is a great stocking filler for this Christmas. 12 stunning images of ships of all kinds. Get your copy here: Kelsey Publishing Shop – Promotion Site. Click on the thumbnail below to see all the…

  • Oceangoing Aquaculture Vessel Gains RINA Approval

    Oceangoing Aquaculture Vessel Gains RINA Approval

    2nd December 2021

    On 23 November 2021 Ship classification society, RINA has announced the Approval in Principle (AiP) of a new-concept offshore fish-farming vessel. The fish-farming Ocean Ark vessel is developed by Ocean Arks Tech of Chile (OATECH) in accordance with RINA Rules…

  • Have your say on Ships Monthly

    Have your say on Ships Monthly

    30th November 2021

    We would be grateful if you would help us to continue to improve Ships Monthly by completing our reader survey. It should take no more than ten minutes. All respondents will be entered into a prize draw to win £100…

  • Damen Stan Patrol 4207 delivered to the Jamaican Defence Force

    Damen Stan Patrol 4207 delivered to the Jamaican Defence Force

    30th November 2021

    A Damen SPa 4207, the second vessel in an order of four Damen vessels for the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard, was officially handed over in Kingston, Jamaica during November 2022. Construction on the vessel had already begun when the…

  • National Historic Ships UK 2021 Award Winners announced

    National Historic Ships UK 2021 Award Winners announced

    28th November 2021

    National Historic Ships UK’s annual awards ceremony is a celebration of maritime heritage around UK coasts, lakes, and rivers. It encourages people of all ages and backgrounds to engage with static and operational historic vessels through photography, volunteering, conservation, online…

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