January issue of Ships Monthly out now

January issue of Ships Monthly out now

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

Viking Line ends year with faith in the future

Viking Line ends year with faith in the future

Like 2020, 2021 was an exceptional year for the entire world, including Viking Line. The operating environment was highly unfavourable due to the pandemic, as were the economic consequences.

New Year maiden cruise of Swan Hellenic’s SH Minerva launches new era

New Year maiden cruise of Swan Hellenic’s SH Minerva launches new era

On 30 December 2021 Swan Hellenic’s new ship, SH Minerva, left Ushuaia on her maiden cultural expedition cruise of the Antarctic.

Keel laid in South Korea for new Manx Flagship

Keel laid in South Korea for new Manx Flagship

An official ceremony was held in South Korea at the end of 2021 to mark the beginning of the formal construction of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s new flagship ferry, Manxman.

Unique wind sail fitted to general cargo vessel

Unique wind sail fitted to general cargo vessel

bound4blue installed its eSAIL® system on the general cargo ship La Naumon in Astander, the first vessel in the world to sail with wind-assisted propulsion technology.

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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  • Maersk opts for four more methanol-fuelled boxships

    Maersk opts for four more methanol-fuelled boxships

    15th January 2022

    The Danish container line exercised options with South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries for four more large containerships in January 2022. “We can confirm that we have declared our options with Hyundai Heavy Industries for four additional large container vessels…

  • Oldendorff trial use of biofuels

    Oldendorff trial use of biofuels

    14th January 2022

    Oldendorff Carriers, the family-owned bulker owner and operator, is trialling the use of biofuels on a voyage from Australia to Vietnam. The trial is being performed on the 38,617dwt handysize Edwine Oldendorff for the CBH Group, the largest agricultural co-operative…

  • Brittany Ferries sells Cap Finistère to GNV

    Brittany Ferries sells Cap Finistère to GNV

    13th January 2022

    Brittany Ferries has confirmed it is in the final stages of negotiation for the sale of Cap Finistère to Italian shipping company GNV. It comes as the Roscoff-based company prepares to welcome its next ship to the fleet. Salamanca will…

  • Return of Medway Queen to Gilllingham

    Return of Medway Queen to Gilllingham

    12th January 2022

    PS Medway Queen is back in Gillingham, having returned ‘home’ on Friday 7 January 2022 with the assistance of the tug Christine, aided by the smaller Nipashore. She was towed to EAPL’s Ramsgate slipway in the summer of 2021, primarily…

  • HII Launches Amphibious Transport Dock Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29)

    HII Launches Amphibious Transport Dock Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29)

    11th January 2022

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division successful launched the amphibious transport dock Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29) on 7 January 2022. Richard M. McCool Jr., the 13th LPD in the San Antonio class of amphibious assault force ships,…

  • Ships Monthly Jan 2022 issue out now

    Ships Monthly Jan 2022 issue out now

    7th January 2022

    Ships Monthly Jan 2022 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is packed with all the usual news and features, including an outstanding article updating the ferry scene in light of the impact of Brexit, as new…

  • Viking Line ends year with faith in the future

    Viking Line ends year with faith in the future

    6th January 2022

    Like 2020, 2021 was an exceptional year for the entire world, including Viking Line. The operating environment was highly unfavourable due to the pandemic, as were the economic consequences. At the same time, the company experienced a number of positive…

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