Cargo

  • Bibby WaveMaster Horizon named  at Damen Shipyards Galati

    Bibby WaveMaster Horizon named at Damen Shipyards Galati

    3rd April 2019

    On 29 March 2019 Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania launched Bibby Marine Services’ second Service Operations Vessel (SOV) 9020. During the same event, the vessel was officially named Bibby WaveMaster Horizon. Upon delivery later this year, the SOV will begin maintenance work on two…

  • Damen Verolme Rotterdam completes refit of  drilling rig Stena Don

    Damen Verolme Rotterdam completes refit of drilling rig Stena Don

    1st April 2019

    Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) has completed a major refit of the Stena Drilling-owned 5th generation, semi-submersible drilling rig Stena Don. The vessel arrived at DVR in October 2018 and departed for her new contract off the UK’s Shetland Islands in…

  • Steel cut for  short-sea LNG bunker vessel

    Steel cut for short-sea LNG bunker vessel

    27th March 2019

    On 18 March 2019 a ceremony was held at Damen Yichang Shipyard, China, to mark the start of cutting steel for the first of a planned series of short-sea LNG Bunker vessels to be built for Eesti Gaas of Estonia.…

  • Ships Monthly – April 2019 issue – out now

    Ships Monthly – April 2019 issue – out now

    22nd March 2019

    The main features in the April issue cover: Profile of the Royal Navy and its current fleet. Modernising the Royal Canadian Navy for the 21st century. A history of Maxim Gorkiy , the former Hamburg, to mark her 50th anniversary…

  • Newly-built TSHD doing the Portuguese proud

    Newly-built TSHD doing the Portuguese proud

    8th March 2019

    Recently the dredger Jose Duarte started her first job in Lisbon. The trailing suction hopper dredger was built in Portugal for a Portuguese dredging company, to a Spanish design and using Dutch dredging equipment. The European cooperation has resulted in…

  • Jack-up vessels strengthen Ulstein’s offshore wind service

    Jack-up vessels strengthen Ulstein’s offshore wind service

    2nd March 2019

    With the newly developed ULSTEIN J102 heavy lift jack-up design, Ulstein presents its answer to the offshore wind industry’s need for fit-for-purpose, cost efficient yet future proof wind turbine installation vessels. The new design is part of ULSTEIN’s X-JACK series…

  • SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 issue out now

    SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 issue out now

    13th February 2019

    SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 The main feature looks at QUEEN MARY with Naval architect Stephen Payne explaining the challenges of designing a transatlantic liner in an exclusive article. EURO FRIGATE – A look at the FREMM frigate design, developed by France and Italy.…

  • Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit short-sea vessel

    Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit short-sea vessel

    8th February 2019

    The technology group Wärtsilä signed an agreement in December 2018 with the international shipping company Hagland Shipping AS for a hybrid retrofit installation. The project will take place on board the  general cargo vessel Hagland Captain, owned by Hagland Shipping.…

  • Port of Kiel presents annual results 2018

    Port of Kiel presents annual results 2018

    25th January 2019

    On 17 January 2019 Kiel continues to pursue its growth course in passenger traffic posting a 4.2 % increase with 2.2 million travellers. At the same time, the port’s cargo sector was unable to match the top results of the…

  • Color Line expands Kiel–Oslo cargo capacity

    Color Line expands Kiel–Oslo cargo capacity

    23rd January 2019

    In January 2019 te Norwegian shipping company Color Line reported that the additional freight ferry Color Carrier will work the Kiel-Oslo route as of 11 January to increase its freight-carrying capability. On the occasion of its inaugural call, the Lord Mayor…