Cruise

  • 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…

  • Odyssey of the Seas finally starts her Med season

    Odyssey of the Seas finally starts her Med season

    23rd July 2022

    The last of the Quantum class vessels, Odyssey of the Seas, was in Piraeus late May after a 14-day repositioning cruise which involved crossing the Atlantic before she commenced her first European summer season, with itineraries based out of Civitavecchia.…

  • Cruise ships in the Forth

    Cruise ships in the Forth

    13th July 2022

    For the second time in as many weeks Edinburgh has seen a cruise ship decide not to tender in to Newhaven due to high winds. On 6 July Norwegian Star (91,740gt), with a passenger capacity of 2,813, departed the anchorage…

  • Havila Capella back on schedule

    Havila Capella back on schedule

    30th June 2022

    Havila Capella left Bergen tonight for the first time since April and is back sailing along the Norwegian coast. At her scheduled time of 8.30pm, Havila Capella left port at the Jektevik terminal in Bergen and headed north along the…

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