Ships Monthly March 2018 issue out now

Ships Monthly March 2018 issue out now

The latest issue of Ships Monthly was out on Thursday 18 January 2018, and the next issue is due soon.

World’s biggest Rotortug named at Albwardy Damen

World’s biggest Rotortug named at Albwardy Damen

On 18 January 2018 Albwardy Damen in Sharjah hosted the naming ceremony of the world’s biggest Rotortug, the ART 100-46 RT Raven.

Milestone for Grand Circle Cruise Line

Milestone for Grand Circle Cruise Line

Grand Circle Cruise Line (GCCL) marked a milestone on 31 January 2018 when it’s 98-passenger expedition ship Corinthian (1990/4,077gt) reached 66 degrees, 45 minutes south and became the first GCCL vessel to cross the Antarctic Circle

Sale announced of the MR vessel High Presence

Sale announced of the MR vessel High Presence

d’Amico International Shipping announces that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers signed a memorandum of agreement for the sale of MT High Presence, a 48,700dwt medium-range product tanker.

 De Beers diamond mining ship

De Beers diamond mining ship

Africa’s De Beers Marine Namibia has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Norway’s Kleven shipbuilding group covering construction of a new offshore diamond mining vessel.

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  • New shuttle tanker design being developed

    New shuttle tanker design being developed

    22nd February 2018

    China’s Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company has joined with Finland’s Wärtsilä Corporation to jointly develop a preliminary production level design for a 127,000 dwt shuttle tanker. The demand for shuttle tankers is forecasted to increase and by having a ready and…

  • Multraship takes delivery of Carrousel Rave tug from Damen

    Multraship takes delivery of Carrousel Rave tug from Damen

    20th February 2018

    Towage and salvage specialist Multraship has taken delivery of the first of two Carrousel Rave Tugs (CRT) which will make it easier, safer and more environmentally friendly to work with seagoing vessels at much higher speeds than conventional tugs can…

  • Ulstein designed Walk-to-Work vessel on two-year charter

    Ulstein designed Walk-to-Work vessel on two-year charter

    18th February 2018

    At the end of January 2018 Acta Marine was awarded a contract for the Ulstein newbuild SOV vessel Acta Auriga by Ocean Breeze Energy GmbH (OBE), owner and operator of the 400MW offshore wind farm Bard Offshore 1. The contract…

  • Ships Monthly April 2018 issue out now

    Ships Monthly April 2018 issue out now

    15th February 2018

    The latest packed issue of Ships Monthly is now available, containing news and features In the news this month: WATERFRONT News of largest ship to call at Sharpness, the historic vessel Spica to be broken up, photos of the worst…

  • Stena Line’s new RoPax vessels beginning to take shape

    Stena Line’s new RoPax vessels beginning to take shape

    14th February 2018

    On Friday 2 February 2018, the official keel-laying ceremony took place at the AVIC Weihai Shipyard in China.   This traditional maritime event marks the start of the construction phase of the hull and the exterior parts of the vessel. “This…

  • Tug and new linkspan shelter at Poole

    Tug and new linkspan shelter at Poole

    12th February 2018

    During February 2018 the tug MTS Viscount made a return visit to Poole Harbour to shelter from deteriorating weather conditions. The 1977-built twin screw ocean going tug, managed by Marine & Towage Services, was bringing a new linkspan bridge from the…

  • De Beers diamond mining ship

    De Beers diamond mining ship

    11th February 2018

    Africa’s De Beers Marine Namibia has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Norway’s Kleven shipbuilding group covering construction of a new  offshore diamond mining vessel that would be a similar but larger than the 113m by 22m Nujoma, which…

  • Canadian Coast Guard opts for new Wärtsilä engines

    Canadian Coast Guard opts for new Wärtsilä engines

    9th February 2018

    Finland’s Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide replacement diesel engines and integration engineering work on the Canadian Coast Guard’s 1100 Class High Endurance Multitask Vessel Ann Harvey, with the expectation that five additional ships of the series will also be…

  • World’s biggest Rotortug named at Albwardy Damen

    World’s biggest Rotortug named at Albwardy Damen

    8th February 2018

    On 18 January 2018 Albwardy Damen in Sharjah hosted the naming ceremony of the world’s biggest Rotortug, the ART 100-46 RT Raven. The vessel will be operated by Perth-based KT Maritime Services Australia Pty Ltd, a joint venture partnership between…

  • Milestone for Grand Circle Cruise Line

    Milestone for Grand Circle Cruise Line

    6th February 2018

    Grand Circle Cruise Line (GCCL) marked a milestone on 31 January 2018 when it’s 98-passenger expedition ship Corinthian (1990/4,077gt) reached 66 degrees, 45 minutes south and became the first GCCL vessel to cross the Antarctic Circle and travel that far south. GCCL…