Ferry

  • 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,…

  • Veterans take Yorkshire Belle cruise out of Bridlington

    Veterans take Yorkshire Belle cruise out of Bridlington

    5th August 2022

    After the opening of a memorial to the loss of the first Yorkshire Belle in July, a trip on the current boat which bears that name will take place by the military veterans of Bridlington to present the owners with…

  • DFDS to trial Rosslare-Dunkirk passenger service

    DFDS to trial Rosslare-Dunkirk passenger service

    4th August 2022

    A new passenger service between Ireland and France will launch from Friday 5 August 2022 on the company’s Rosslare-Dunkirk route. Passenger travel will be introduced on a trial basis, as an addition to the existing freight service between the two…

  • 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…

  • Tallink finds unusual employment for two ferries

    Tallink finds unusual employment for two ferries

    27th July 2022

    Estonian shipping company Tallink has found a new purpose for two of its Covid-affected ferries by chartering them to countries to be accommodation vessels for Ukrainian refugees. Isabelle’s normal Riga-Stockholm service will take time to return to normal so the…

  • New ro-ro cargo vessel Finneco I delivered to Finnlines

    New ro-ro cargo vessel Finneco I delivered to Finnlines

    26th July 2022

    Finnlines has taken delivery of the 60,370gt freight ro-ro vessel Finneco I, the first of three hybrid ro-ro vessels in the Eco-class new building programme, from China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Jiangsu). The vessel will operate on Finnlines’ Baltic Sea, North…

  • Silja Line celebrates 65 years on the Baltic

    Silja Line celebrates 65 years on the Baltic

    25th July 2022

    For its 65th anniversary on 20 May, Silja Line had special ‘Silja 65’ menus, cocktails and other features for those passengers who were on board aboard its five Baltic vessels. Back in 1957, the company had very different Finnish ownership…

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