Ferry

  • P&O Ferries to invest in €260M new generation of super-ferries

    P&O Ferries to invest in €260M new generation of super-ferries

    27th September 2019

    P&O Ferries has signed a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International Ltd worth €260 million to deliver a new generation of ships on the English Channel. Two new 230m super-ferries – the largest ever to sail between Dover and Calais –…

  • Ships Monthly October 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly October 2019 issue out now

    19th September 2019

    The latest news and views from the shipping world can be found in the October 2019 issue of Ships Monthly. Available here: https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO The main features are: AURORA – A look at the popular cruise ship Aurora, which switched from…

  • DFDS announce two new ships to join their Newcastle-Amsterdam route

    DFDS announce two new ships to join their Newcastle-Amsterdam route

    14th September 2019

    DFDS has entered into an agreement with Italian ferry company Moby to exchange two passenger ferries, with the focus of raising the onboard customer experience and capacity, for both passengers and freight customers. Moby will acquire the two passenger ferries…

  • Double-celebration for new Brittany Ferries ships

    Double-celebration for new Brittany Ferries ships

    12th September 2019

    Ferry company Brittany Ferries has marked two key milestones in its €550 million fleet renewal programme. At the AVIC Weihai shipyard in Shandong, eastern China, shipyard workers and Brittany Ferries teams gathered to celebrate the launch of cruise-ferry Galicia, and the…

  • Ships Monthly September 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly September 2019 issue out now

    9th August 2019

    Ships Monthly Sept 2019 issue The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Holland America – Profile of the new cruise ship Nieuw Statendam, which is maintaining Holland America’s cruising heritage, and a look back at some of the…

  • Queen of the Lake turns 70 years old

    Queen of the Lake turns 70 years old

    27th July 2019

    An iconic Windermere Lake Cruises vessel which has had more than one royal appointment in recent years, turns 70 years old this summer. Originally built for use as a pleasure craft on the River Thames in 1949 by Watercraft of…

  • Ships Monthly August 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly August 2019 issue out now

    22nd July 2019

    Ships Monthly August 2019 SHIP OF THE MONTH – Review of Holland America Line’s 1959-built liner Rotterdam, the last great Dutch ship of state, which had a dual-purpose design and enjoyed an illustrious history. D-DAY ANNIVERSARY – Led by the…

  • New Boilers Ordered for the Iconic Paddle Steamer Waverley

    New Boilers Ordered for the Iconic Paddle Steamer Waverley

    12th July 2019

    Two new steam boilers have been ordered for Paddle Steamer Waverley following the decision two months ago to withdraw the iconic steamship from service. Following the shock announcement that Waverley needs new boilers to sail again a major appeal was…

  • New look for MV Argyll Flyer

    New look for MV Argyll Flyer

    17th June 2019

    The passenger ferry Argyll Flyer has returned from annual dry dock to the Gourock-Dunoon route with a new corporate look. The vessel has been rebranded as a Caledonian MacBrayne vessel, complete with the iconic black and red livery, following Argyll…