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  • Jumbo ships to first offshore windfarm in Taiwan

    Jumbo ships to first offshore windfarm in Taiwan

    22nd August 2019

    Jumbo has just completed the shipment of the heaviest, tallest and the largest diameter Transition Pieces (TPs) the company has ever transported. These TPs were shipped for client Jan De Nul Group in cooperation with brokers Multi Marine Chartering BV…

  • Naming ceremony for new Damen Multi Cat

    Naming ceremony for new Damen Multi Cat

    14th August 2019

    On 2 August 2019 Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld hosted a naming ceremony for S. T. Marine Support’s new Multi Cat Auxilia.  The vessel brings the total of Multi Cats in the company’s fleet to three, following the delivery of Multi Cats 3013 Odin in…

  • Port of Tyne welcome Holland America cruise ship

    Port of Tyne welcome Holland America cruise ship

    12th August 2019

    Port of Tyne welcomed Holland America Line’s latest cruise ship, Nieuw Statendam, arriving off the mouth of the River Tyne at 7am this morning (Tuesday 6 August). Launched in December 2018, Nieuw Statendam is the sister ship of Koningsdam, which…

  • Ships Monthly September 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly September 2019 issue out now

    9th August 2019

    Ships Monthly Sept 2019 issue The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Holland America – Profile of the new cruise ship Nieuw Statendam, which is maintaining Holland America’s cruising heritage, and a look back at some of the…

  • INS Tarkash visits Helsinki, Finland

    INS Tarkash visits Helsinki, Finland

    5th August 2019

    As part of Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to Africa, Europe and Russia, Indian Naval Ship (INS) Tarkash arrived at Helsinki, Finland on 31 July 2019 for a three-day visit. The Ship is part of the Indian Navy’s Western Fleet and…

  • Berlin calls at Portland Port

    Berlin calls at Portland Port

    1st August 2019

    FTi Berlin made her inaugural call to Portland Port on 26 July 2019. Built in 1980 and measuring 139m by 18m, she is one of the smaller cruise ships to visit the Port. She is known as one of the…

  • Damen patrol vessels delivered to Nigeria

    Damen patrol vessels delivered to Nigeria

    31st July 2019

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two additional Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3307 vessels configured as patrol boats to leading West African offshore services supplier Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited (HIOSL), just five months after the contracts were signed. The handing…

  • New environmentally sustainable hopper dredger

    New environmentally sustainable hopper dredger

    29th July 2019

    The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected by the Netherlands-based shipbuilding company Damen Shipyards Group to provide the main propulsion solutions for a large Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD). The dredger is being built for the UK company Hanson Aggregates, a…

  • Queen of the Lake turns 70 years old

    Queen of the Lake turns 70 years old

    27th July 2019

    An iconic Windermere Lake Cruises vessel which has had more than one royal appointment in recent years, turns 70 years old this summer. Originally built for use as a pleasure craft on the River Thames in 1949 by Watercraft of…

  • Busy times with cruise ships at Portland Port

    Busy times with cruise ships at Portland Port

    25th July 2019

    Britain’s newest cruise ship made her inaugural call to Portland Port. The long-awaited new Spirit class from Saga Cruises, Spirit of Discovery, was officially named by the Duchess of Cornwall on Friday 5 July at Dover, before setting sail around Britain on 10 July.…