Joint proposal to Canada based on FREMM frigate design

Joint proposal to Canada based on FREMM frigate design

The Government of Canada has declared its intention to acquire an existing and proven NATO warship design that could be readily modified to best meet the Royal Canadian Navy.

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle life extension

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle life extension

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is easily the most unique ship in the service’s fleet.

 Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship

Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship

Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines and exhaust gas cleaning systems for a new 104m long exploration cruise vessel.

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.

 Crowley’s Newest LNG-fuelled con-ro ship Taíno launched

Crowley’s Newest LNG-fuelled con-ro ship Taíno launched

On 6 December 2017 VT Halter Marine launched Crowley Maritime Corp.’s second Commitment Class ship, Taíno, one of the world’s first combination container/roll on-roll off (con-ro) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).

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  • Ships Monthly March 2018 issue out now

    Ships Monthly March 2018 issue out now

    18th January 2018

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out on Thursday 18 January 2018. It includes: Waterfront: Duke of Lancaster gets a makeover, Balmoral will not be sailing in 2018, Woolwich ferry stopped, and new design for US training ships. Ferry:…

  • CEMEX UK Marine signs contract for Marine Aggregate Dredger

    CEMEX UK Marine signs contract for Marine Aggregate Dredger

    16th January 2018

    On 19 December 2017 in Southampton, Laurence Dagley, Director CEMEX UK Marine Limited, signed a contract with Frank de Lange, Regional Sales Director of the Damen Shipyards Group, for the delivery of the first Damen Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD). The…

  • Dover freight volume record for the fifth consecutive year

    Dover freight volume record for the fifth consecutive year

    15th January 2018

     The Port of Dover handled 2,601,162 lorries in 2017 – up on the previous record by almost 10,000 units. It brings the total increase over the last five years to just under 650,000 units or 33% per cent. This continued…

  • Geest Line relocates cargo handling to Dover

    Geest Line relocates cargo handling to Dover

    14th January 2018

    Eastern Caribbean shipping firm Geest Line is relocating its south of England cargo handling to Dover following fleet expansion. The company’s move from Portsmouth has been prompted by the need to accommodate revised scheduling times involving the weekend discharge of…

  • Larne-Cairnryan freight traffic hit six-year high in 2017

    Larne-Cairnryan freight traffic hit six-year high in 2017

    12th January 2018

    P&O Ferries carried the highest volume of freight traffic on its Larne-Cairnryan service in six years in 2017. The ferry and logistics company, which operates the shortest and most frequent crossings between Northern Ireland and mainland Britain, carried 210,533 lorries…

  • Azamara Pursuit to refit in Belfast before entering service

    Azamara Pursuit to refit in Belfast before entering service

    10th January 2018

    Azamara Pursuit will enter service on a Norwegian fjord sailing schedule this summer after a refit at Harland & Wolff shipyard, according to an announcement in early January 2018. The refit will be fully managed by MJM Group, a marine…

  • New London Port Moves A Step Closer

    New London Port Moves A Step Closer

    1st January 2018

    The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, has submitted an application for a development consent order (DCO) to the Planning Inspectorate to build a new terminal adjacent to the current port in Thurrock. The proposed new port, known as Tilbury2, will…

  • Damen delivers Cutter Suction Dredger to Vesirakennus in Finland

    Damen delivers Cutter Suction Dredger to Vesirakennus in Finland

    28th December 2017

    In December 2017 Damen has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger 450 to Vesirakennus Ojanen Oy in Finland. This is the first time a Damen Cutter Suction Dredger has been deployed in the Scandinavian market. The new dredger was delivered in…