Ferry

  • Cotentin finishes at Poole, but Armorique starts new route

    Cotentin finishes at Poole, but Armorique starts new route

    10th April 2021

    On 2 April the ro-ro freighter Cotentin (2007/19,909gt) concluded its Poole-Cherbourg duties under contract to the UK Department for Transport then repositioned to Le Havre the next day to take over Portsmouth sailings from the chartered Etretat (2008/26,500gt), which has…

  • World’s fastest all-electric passenger ship to launch in Stockholm

    World’s fastest all-electric passenger ship to launch in Stockholm

    4th April 2021

    The all-new foiling Candela P-30—the world’s fastest all-electric passenger ship—will hit Stockholm’s waterways in 2022, shuttling passengers to and from the archipelago above the waves without wakes, noise and CO2 emissions. Ferries are often the most enjoyable and scenic forms…

  • CalMac reshuffle their fleet

    CalMac reshuffle their fleet

    29th March 2021

    CalMac had to reshuffle their fleet again due to technical problems with the ageing fleet. Isle of Lewis made her way to dry dock in Birkenhead after a week off service in Stornoway in late March 2021. She had only…

  • Ships Monthly April 2021 issue out now

    Ships Monthly April 2021 issue out now

    26th March 2021

    The Ships Monthly April 2021 edition is out now and as usual is packed with news and features unavailable anywhere else.   NEWS Waterfront – Solent debut for the new RRS Sir David Attenborough, the world’s largest container ship ordered,…

  • Remembering P&O Ferries classic ferry Pride of York

    Remembering P&O Ferries classic ferry Pride of York

    18th March 2021

    Pride of York was built in 1987 as North Sea Ferries Norsea, at the Govan Shipyard on the Clyde. As such, she was the last large passenger ship to be built in the UK. She has been Pride of York…

  • Stena Line concludes: Halmstad was the right move

    Stena Line concludes: Halmstad was the right move

    8th March 2021

    On 1 February 2020 Stena Line opened a new ferry route between Halmstad in Sweden and Grenaa in Denmark. After a challenging first year with Covid-19 Stena Line concludes it was the right decision. Freight volumes increased by 15 %,…