Ferry

  • New passenger service started by Sea Eagle Cruises

    New passenger service started by Sea Eagle Cruises

    3rd July 2018

    India’s Sea Eagle Cruises plans to inaugurate coastal passenger ship sailings between Mumbai and Goa later this year using the former Japanese ferry Ogasawara Maru, which has now been renamed Angriya. Built in 1997, the 6,700gt ship had been sent…

  • SMS completes first major HSC refit in Cherbourg

    SMS completes first major HSC refit in Cherbourg

    2nd July 2018

    Southampton-headquartered ship repairer and marine engineering services provider SMS has completed its first ever major high speed craft (HSC) refit in France. SMS last week docked the HSC Condor Rapide in Cherbourg on the Port Normands Associe’s (PNA) ship lift.…

  • Stena Line’s New Belfast-Bound Ship Taking Shape in China

    Stena Line’s New Belfast-Bound Ship Taking Shape in China

    1st July 2018

    One of the two new E-Flexer RoPax ferries bound for the Belfast-Liverpool route in 2020 has recently marked an important production milestone by celebrating its official keel-laying at the AVIC shipyard in Weihai, China. The new vessels will have capacity…

  • Ships Monthly summer issue out now

    Ships Monthly summer issue out now

    25th June 2018

    Ships Monthly summer 2018 issue is packed with news, views, features, ships and outstanding photos. Here are the main articles: NEWS New name for P&O Cruises ship announced, Knud E. Hansen designs ro-ros for Grimaldi, and busy days at Southampton…

  • First of Stena’s new Irish Sea ships to operate Dublin-Holyhead

    First of Stena’s new Irish Sea ships to operate Dublin-Holyhead

    13th June 2018

    Stena Line has confirmed that the first of its new RoPax ferries currently under construction in China is planned to enter service on its Dublin-Holyhead route in early 2020. Last year Stena (Stena Line’s parent company) announced a new build…

  • P&O Ferries deploys new tonnage on Zeebrugge-Teesport

    P&O Ferries deploys new tonnage on Zeebrugge-Teesport

    7th June 2018

    P&O Ferries announce on 4 June 2018 that it will significantly raise its capacity on Zeebrugge-Teesport this week by deploying the 18,000-ton Estraden on the route. Estraden, which has previously been working on Europoort-Teesport, will work in tandem with the…

  • Stena RoRo places an order for a further newbuild

    Stena RoRo places an order for a further newbuild

    1st June 2018

    Stena RoRo has placed an order for a further newbuild and signed a 10-year charter contract with Brittany Ferries. The vessel now ordered, which will be built for LNG operation, is the sixth in the so-called Stena E-Flexer RoPax class…

  • Ships Monthly July 2018 issue now out

    Ships Monthly July 2018 issue now out

    16th May 2018

    Ships Monthly July 2018 is out now. You can find in-depth news stories about the following: New transatlantic service by ACL, Jumbo Shipping’s new crane vessel, and end of the road cruise ferry Island Escape. Cal Mac plans for a…

  • Fast ferry for Angola launched at Damen Shipyards Singapore

    Fast ferry for Angola launched at Damen Shipyards Singapore

    6th May 2018

    In a ceremony held at Damen Shipyards Singapore on 19 April 2018, His Excellency, Dr Augusto da Silva Tomás, Minister of Transport for the Republic of Angola officially launched the new Damen Fast RoPax Ferry 4812 ordered by the Ministerio…