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  • Coast Guard Cutter Eagle life extension

    Coast Guard Cutter Eagle life extension

    16th December 2017

    Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is easily the most unique ship in the service’s fleet. While Eagle’s hull is painted in the usual white of a Coast Guard patrol cutter, complete with red racing stripe, its masts, sails and miles of…

  • Metal Shark announces next generation Damen Fast Crew Supplier

    Metal Shark announces next generation Damen Fast Crew Supplier

    12th December 2017

    On 11 December 2017, as an extension of its existing relationship with Netherlands-based Damen Shipyards, Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark announced the availability of the new Damen FCS 7011 for the US market. Developed by Damen in response to feedback from…

  • Sale announced of the MR vessel High Presence

    Sale announced of the MR vessel High Presence

    10th December 2017

    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 vessel, built in 2005 by Imabari Shipbuilding for a consideration of US$ 14.14…

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

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

    8th December 2017

    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). Video of the ship being transferred from…

  • Cowes Harbour Commission promotes cruise calls to the Isle of Wight

    Cowes Harbour Commission promotes cruise calls to the Isle of Wight

    6th December 2017

    Cowes Harbour Commission is working with Destination Cowes and the Island’s tourism organisation Visit Isle of Wight to promote Cowes as a destination port-of-call for cruise ships, encouraged by the rising demand in the cruise ship market, including the growth in the…

  • Cruise season underway at South African ports

    Cruise season underway at South African ports

    5th December 2017

    More than 20 luxury cruise ships operated by 17 cruise lines will call at South Africa’s ports during the 2017-18 cruise season. Operators that have included the country on their routes are: Costa Crociere, Crystal Cruises, Cunard Lines, Fred. Olsen…

  • Largest dredger built to IRClass delivered in Europe

    Largest dredger built to IRClass delivered in Europe

    3rd December 2017

    The largest dredger built under IRClass rules, Shanti Sagar 17, of 8000 cubic metres capacity, was delivered to the owners ,Adani ports and SEZ Ltd, by IHC Holland BV of the Netherlands, at the end of November 2017. The vessel is a trailing…

  • RFA Wave Knight completes hijack simulation exercise

    RFA Wave Knight completes hijack simulation exercise

    1st December 2017

    The Royal Fleet Auxillary Tanker Wave Knight took part in a security exercise off the Kent coast in November involving various police forces from the South East along with the SAS and SBS taking part. The scenario was that the…

  • Ekofish builds twin-rigger at Damen Maaskant Shipyards

    Ekofish builds twin-rigger at Damen Maaskant Shipyards

    30th November 2017

    The design of the new vessel is the result of collaboration between Ekofish, Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam and Vripack naval architects. The twin-rigger measures 32m in length and has a 9.6m beam. One of the aims of the team has…