Cruise

  • New environmentally friendly ships on Norwegian coastal route

    New environmentally friendly ships on Norwegian coastal route

    11th January 2021

    Havila Voyages has announced more details of a more environmentally responsible way to explore the Norwegian coast from spring 2021. The new Norwegian shipping company has ordered four new build ships, designed to be the most environmentally friendly vessels to…

  • Viking marks float out of first expedition ship

    Viking marks float out of first expedition ship

    1st January 2021

    Set to Debut in January 2022, Viking Octantis as floated out for the first time in late December 2020. Viking’s first expedition ship, the 378-guest Viking Octantis, took to the water for the first time, marking a major construction milestone.…

  • Cruise ship Amadea to be retrofitted with new green system

    Cruise ship Amadea to be retrofitted with new green system

    27th December 2020

    MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division in Augsburg, Germany has developed an ultra-compact SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) system that will be retrofitted aboard Amadea, a cruise ship chartered by Phoenix Reisen (Germany) and managed by BSM Cruise Services, and will meet…

  • Ships Monthly January 2021 issue out now

    Ships Monthly January 2021 issue out now

    23rd December 2020

    The January 2021 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and contains the usual mix of news, reviews and features, with a focus this month of famous liners and cruise ships, with a 12-page cruise focus. Subscribe to the magazine…

  • Ships Monthly December 2020 issue

    Ships Monthly December 2020 issue

    3rd December 2020

    SHIPS MONTHLY December 2020 issue The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now and is available from the Kelsey Shop website. The main article looks at what became of classic ferries operated by Sealink and Townsend Thoresen, such as…

  • Cruise ship Columbus departs Tilbury

    Cruise ship Columbus departs Tilbury

    19th November 2020

    After spending 218 days at Tilbury Landing Stage, the cruise ship Columbus has finally left. She set sail for Gibraltar after taking on a PLA Pilot at 2200 on 18 November 2020, with the assistance of the tugs RT Evolution…

  • Astor leaves Tilbury for scrapping in Turkey

    Astor leaves Tilbury for scrapping in Turkey

    9th November 2020

    On 7 November the 1986-built cruise ship Astor (20,704gt), recently operated by Cruise and Maritime Voyages, departed Tilbury docks in Essex for the last time heading for Aliaga in Turkey for recycling. Astor was sold at auction by C.W Kellock,…

  • Swan Hellenic and Helsinki Shipyard announce new ship

    Swan Hellenic and Helsinki Shipyard announce new ship

    30th October 2020

    On 21 October 2020 Swan Hellenic and Helsinki Shipyard announced that the dynamic cultural expedition cruise company had entered into a contractual agreement with the Finnish shipyard for a third Vega Class expedition cruise vessel. Larger than her sisterships and…