Ferry

  • Damen Harlingen completes repair project on Vlieland ferry

    Damen Harlingen completes repair project on Vlieland ferry

    3rd September 2020

    Damen Shiprepair Harlingen (DSHl) has recently completed a repair project to Rederij Doeksen’s passenger/car ferry Vlieland. The vessel operates a ferry service across the Wadden Sea between Harlingen in the north of the Netherlands and the island of Vlieland. Vlieland…

  • CalMac plans range of upgrades during dry dock

    CalMac plans range of upgrades during dry dock

    31st August 2020

    West cost ferry operator CalMac is making some significant fleet improvements during this year’s dry docking maintenance programme. Every year each of the company’s 34 vessels, ranging from the 8600 tonne Loch Seaforth, to the 11 tonne Carvoria, all have…

  • Ships Monthly Sept 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly Sept 2020 issue out now

    28th August 2020

    Ships Monthly September 2020 issue is out now.  Get your copy here: shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO   NEWS Waterfront news – New ro-pax for Isle of Man Steam Packet, shipbuilding orders at all-time low, two historic tugs in the news, and a new…

  • New Baltic connection between Liepaja-Karlskrona-Travemünde

    New Baltic connection between Liepaja-Karlskrona-Travemünde

    26th August 2020

    From 13 August ferry company Stena Line started a new freight focused connection between Latvia, Sweden and Germany by adding a port-call in Karlskrona on the existing ferry route between Liepaja and Travemünde. Ferry company Stena Line today offer seven…

  • Waverley ready for a 17-day Clyde excursion season

    Waverley ready for a 17-day Clyde excursion season

    21st August 2020

    The historic Waverley paddle steamer is due to begin sailings again after being out of service for a year, and is ready for a 17-day Clyde excursion season. The 70-year-old ship missed the 2019 season as it waited for urgent…

  • Stena Line adds Freight capacity to Belfast Routes

    Stena Line adds Freight capacity to Belfast Routes

    20th August 2020

    Stena Line will charter the ro-ro vessel Seatruck Panorama to help boost freight capacity on its Belfast to Liverpool and Belfast to Heysham routes. Following the dramatic COVID related drop in freight volumes, Stena Line was forced to remove one…

  • Ships Monthly August 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly August 2020 issue out now

    24th July 2020

    SHIPS MONTHLY August 2020 The latest issue of Ship Monthly is out now. Get your copy by subscription here. News pages New from the shipping world includes the Sassnitz route shut down by Stena, an uncertain future for the unique…

  • New builds have started on two new larger Stena Line ferries

    New builds have started on two new larger Stena Line ferries

    9th July 2020

    In the middle of the ongoing pandemic, ferry company Stena Line has confirmed that the construction of their two new larger E-Flexer ferries has begun in Weihai, China. The vessels were ordered in 2018 and the delivery is expected in…

  • Ullswater ‘Steamers’ to sail from 6 July

    Ullswater ‘Steamers’ to sail from 6 July

    7th July 2020

    The Ullswater ‘Steamers’ summer timetable has been published, covering sailings from Monday 6 July 2020 along the full length of the lake, with the return of a shuttle service between Glenridding and the iconic Aira Force waterfall. The attraction will…