Ferry

  • Stena Line expands in the Baltic Sea

    Stena Line expands in the Baltic Sea

    18th October 2020

    Stena Line announced on 14 October 2020 an expansion and strengthening of their operations across the Baltic Sea region. Next year the current vessels on the Nynäshamn-Ventspils route will be replaced with two modern and lengthened RoPax ferries Stena Lagan…

  • Incat launches 100m ship for Trinidad and Tobago

    Incat launches 100m ship for Trinidad and Tobago

    12th October 2020

    Incat Tasmania’s latest vessel, the 100m ship destined for Trinidad and Tobago, was floated out of Incat’s drydock on Hobart’s Derwent River on 9 October 2020 and will remain alongside the shipyard wharf for machinery commissioning during October. Australian shipbuilder…

  • Viking’s Amorella runs aground – again

    Viking’s Amorella runs aground – again

    5th October 2020

    Rarely does lightning strike twice at sea, but it happened when Viking Line’s Amorella grounded on Sunday 19 September on its scheduled run between Stockholm and Turku. The 1988-built ro-pax ferry struck underwater rock in a remote area called Hjulgrund…

  • Ships Monthly October 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly October 2020 issue out now

    2nd October 2020

    Ships Monthly Oct 2020 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Subscribe here: https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO   LATEST NEWS Waterfront – CalMac upgrades ferries during dry docking, Stena Line adds freight capacity at Heysham and Belfast, new Australian icebreaker Nuyina…

  • 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…