May issue of Ships Monthly out now

May issue of Ships Monthly out now

The May 2022 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and contains the usual mix of news, reviews and features.

P&O sackings tarnish UK’s maritime reputation

P&O sackings tarnish UK’s maritime reputation

The sacking by P&O Ferries of 800 seafarers threatens the UK’s world-leading maritime status and will drastically affect the country’s shipping heritage, former UK Shipping Minister Nus Ghani said.

Blue Fin Shipping orders Six Combi Freighters from Damen

Blue Fin Shipping orders Six Combi Freighters from Damen

German ship owner Blue Fin Shipping has ordered an additional four Combi Freighters 3850 cargo vessels from Damen Shipyards Group.

 Fourth Salish class ferry delivered to Canada’s BC Ferries

Fourth Salish class ferry delivered to Canada’s BC Ferries

The Remontowa shipyard at Gdansk, Poland delivered its fourth Salish-class dual-fuel ferry, Salish Heron, to Canada’s BC Ferries.

Future of Spurn lightship looks secure

Future of Spurn lightship looks secure

The future of the Spurn Lightship has been secured thanks to a multi-million pound investment from National Highways.

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  • MSC World Europa sets new environmental standards

    MSC World Europa sets new environmental standards

    24th May 2022

    As she enters the final stage of her construction process, MSC World Europa is set to become the greenest and most efficient vessel in MSC Cruises’ fleet when she is delivered in October. In May MSC Cruises released information about…

  • Sailcargo purchases a new ship Vega

    Sailcargo purchases a new ship Vega

    22nd May 2022

    Sailcargo Inc has purchased the cargo vessel Vega Gamleby, which will begin sailing cargo between North and South America in 2022. Vega will sail and carry approximately 148 cubic metres (or 82 tons) of green coffee beans and other dry…

  • Le Bellot calls on the Thames

    Le Bellot calls on the Thames

    21st May 2022

    The French cruise ship Le Bellot set course for London during May 2022. The 430ft expedition cruise ship berthed alongside HMS Belfast during her visit to the capital. Le Bellot and her six sisterships are each named after a French…

  • Second Scandlines ferry fitted with Norsepower Rotor Sail

    Second Scandlines ferry fitted with Norsepower Rotor Sail

    20th May 2022

    Danish-based ferry operator Scandlines has installed a Norsepower Rotor Sail on a second ferry as the company increasingly turns to wind-assisted propulsion to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gases. Since 2013 Scandlines has invested more than EUR 300 million to…

  • Wärtsilä’s decarbonisation focus on GEVs pilot hydrogen vessel

    Wärtsilä’s decarbonisation focus on GEVs pilot hydrogen vessel

    18th May 2022

    The technology group Wärtsilä’s cooperation with the Australian energy transportation company Global Energy Ventures (GEV) has resulted in GEV successfully obtaining Approval-in-Principle (AiP) for its pilot scale 430 tonne C-H2 Carrier vessel. The AiP was awarded by the American Bureau…

  • Damen builds three hybrid Fast Crew Supply vessels

    Damen builds three hybrid Fast Crew Supply vessels

    17th May 2022

    In response to positive feedback from offshore suppliers, Damen Shipyards Group decided to build three new vessels of the Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 Hybrid type on stock at the Damen Antalya yard in Turkey. The vessels will be available…

  • HMS Shoreham calls at Shoreham for the final time

    HMS Shoreham calls at Shoreham for the final time

    16th May 2022

    The Royal Navy ship HMS Shoreham made a final farewell visit to the Sussex town after which she was named. HMS Shoreham was escorted into the Sussex port on 13 May by the Shoreham Harbour lifeboat Enid Collett, the pilot…

  • MOL to build four more LNG-fuelled car carriers

    MOL to build four more LNG-fuelled car carriers

    15th May 2022

    Mitsui OSK Lines says it has reached an agreement with two domestic shipbuilders to build four liquefied natural gas-fuelled car carriers as part of the Japanese shipping group’s decarbonisation strategy. The 7,000CEU ships will be constructed at Japan-based Shin Kurushima…

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