Features

  • FEATURE: Mersey flat Oakdale and her preservation

    FEATURE: Mersey flat Oakdale and her preservation

    13th December 2021

    A Unique Survivor of a Bygone Age and a Key Piece of North West Maritime History The last remaining Composite Mersey flat, Oakdale, is also the last known surviving commercial sea-going vessel built in Runcorn. Of the Mersey flats built…

  • Problems with navigating the Northern Sea Route

    Problems with navigating the Northern Sea Route

    23rd November 2021

    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. In recent years, the transportation of goods along the NSR in late October…

  • San Francisco’s Fleet Week attracts US Navy warships

    San Francisco’s Fleet Week attracts US Navy warships

    4th November 2021

    San Francisco’s Fleet Week (SFFW) took place during October and attracted a good number of interesting military ships. Those ships in attendance included the destroyer USS Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001); Rushmore (LSD-47); Germantown (LSD-42); John McCain (DDG-56); Shoup (DDG-86); the CG…

  • Ships Monthly November 2021 out now

    Ships Monthly November 2021 out now

    29th October 2021

    Ships Monthly November 2021 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and as usual it is packed with news and in-depth high quality features, including a focus on the new E-Flexer Côte d’Opale, which is Dover’s longest ferry,…

  • Ships Monthly August 2021 issue out now

    Ships Monthly August 2021 issue out now

    29th July 2021

    Ships Monthly August 2021 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and as usual it is packed with news and in-depth features, including a focus on the ro-pax ferry Cotentin, the Soviet Navy Project 1144.1 Heavy Nuclear-Powered Missile…

  • Ships Monthly July issue out now

    Ships Monthly July issue out now

    27th June 2021

    Ships Monthly July  2021 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and as usual it is packed with news and in-depth features, including a focus on the famous liners Normandie and Cameronia, the naval history of Tiger class…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly out now

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly out now

    24th June 2021

    Ships Monthly July  2021 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and as usual it is packed with news and in-depth features, including a focus on the famous liners Normandie and Cameronia, the naval history of Tiger class…

  • Ships Monthly May 2021 issue out now

    Ships Monthly May 2021 issue out now

    29th April 2021

    Ships Monthly May 2021 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and as usual it is packed with news and in-depth features, including a focus on HMS Bristol, USS Carl Vinson, Stena Europe, Wasa Express, and Delta Line’s…

  • Remembering P&O Ferries classic ferry Pride of York

    Remembering P&O Ferries classic ferry Pride of York

    18th March 2021

    Pride of York was built in 1987 as North Sea Ferries Norsea, at the Govan Shipyard on the Clyde. As such, she was the last large passenger ship to be built in the UK. She has been Pride of York…

  • Major new museum planned for the Old Head of Kinsale

    Major new museum planned for the Old Head of Kinsale

    15th March 2021

    The Lusitania Museum/Old Head Signal Tower group, the new owners of RMS Lusitania, are at an advanced stage in the design process of their planned state-of-the-art museum. The wreck lies 21km off The Old Head, 90ms below the waves. The…

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