Cruise

  • Waverley withdrawn from service

    Waverley withdrawn from service

    24th September 2022

    The histroic paddler Waverley has been touring the south coast, with thousands of trippers taking advantage of the days out she has been offering. Unfortunately, during routine maintenance checks on 22 September  a defect was discovered in Waverley’s starboard paddle…

  • Havilla sail into the Fjord with Zero Emissions

    Havilla sail into the Fjord with Zero Emissions

    18th September 2022

    On 9 September 2022 Havila Castor sailed into the Hjørundfjord for the first time, entirely emission free. “The Hjørundfjord is one of two wonders. True enough, Geirangerfjord is on the world heritage list and has several waterfalls and other details…

  • Portland Port undertakes £26 million berth development

    Portland Port undertakes £26 million berth development

    9th September 2022

    Portland Port is embarking on its largest and most ambitious improvement project to date, investing £26 million in a major berth development. The port has applied for, and had approved, all the necessary permissions to carry out the project. The…

  • Float out of P&O’s new cruise ship Arvia at Meyer Werft

    Float out of P&O’s new cruise ship Arvia at Meyer Werft

    29th August 2022

    On 27 August 2022 the new cruise ship Arvia for P&O Cruises left Meyer Werft’s covered building dock II (Hall 6). The float-out manoeuvre started at around 9am. The newbuilding was then moored at the outfitting pier in the shipyard…

  • Ships Monthly September 2022 issue out now

    Ships Monthly September 2022 issue out now

    26th August 2022

    The September issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is packed with all the usual news and features, including many outstanding articles and features. NEWS Waterfront – Finnlines’ hybrid Finnecos vessels arrive from China, Orkney vessel taken to Belfast…

  • Tallink’s refugee charters big business but SeaWind’s fate a mystery

    Tallink’s refugee charters big business but SeaWind’s fate a mystery

    7th August 2022

    Estonian shipping company Tallink has found a new purpose for many of its Covid-affected ferries by chartering them to countries to be short-term accommodation for Ukrainian refugees. Isabelle’s former daily crossover Riga-Stockholm service will take time to return to normal,…

  • Royal cruise ship visits London

    Royal cruise ship visits London

    6th August 2022

    The small cruise ship Hebridean Princess with Royal connections visited London at the end of July 2022. In service since 1964, the vessel has been twice chartered by HM The Queen: first in July 2006 for a holiday cruising around…

  • Ships Monthly August issue out now

    Ships Monthly August issue out now

    29th July 2022

    SHIPS MONTHLY August 2022 The August issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is packed with all the usual news and features, including outstanding articles and features.   LATEST NEWS Waterfront – Greek ships registered in the Isle of…

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