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  • 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 %,…

  • New Poole harbour ferry for Brownsea Island

    New Poole harbour ferry for Brownsea Island

    4th March 2021

    On 26 February a new 12m catamaran was delivered from builders BW SeaCat of Portchester to Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour, Dorset. Capable of carrying 35 passengers, the aluminium Castello is powered by twin JCB engines on water jet drives…

  • New passenger-cargo ship for India

    New passenger-cargo ship for India

    27th February 2021

    India’s Cochin Shipyard Ltd has launched the first of four new passenger/cargo ships it is building for the Andaman & Nicobar Islands Administration, with the 1,200-passenger capacity Ashoka expected to enter service later this year. Designed by Knud E. Hansen…

  • March 2021 issue of Ships Monthly

    March 2021 issue of Ships Monthly

    24th February 2021

    Ships Monthly March 2021 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. The major features look at the cruise ships which have been casualties of the Covid pandemic, and the latest new warships to enter service round the world.…

  • Arran ferry to move to Troon during Ardrossan Harbour work

    Arran ferry to move to Troon during Ardrossan Harbour work

    19th February 2021

    The Arran ferry will operate from Troon Harbour for up to 21 months while construction work is carried out at Ardrossan. The recommendation, which will see services resume from Ardrossan once works are completed, was confirmed at a meeting of…