Ferry

  • Red Kestrel enters service with first freight cargo

    Red Kestrel enters service with first freight cargo

    29th May 2019

    Red Funnel’s new freight ferry, Red Kestrel completed her inaugural sailing on 24 May 2019 from Southampton to the Isle of Wight. Following her naming ceremony last month, Red Funnel’s new freight ferry, Red Kestrel officially entered service following a…

  • World’s Largest Aluminium Ship to be built by Incat

    World’s Largest Aluminium Ship to be built by Incat

    22nd May 2019

    In May 2019 Australian shipbuilder Incat secured a contract to build the world’s largest aluminium ship. Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd will build the 130m ship for long-standing customer, Buquebus to operate between Argentina and Uruguay. The completed vessel will be…

  • Ships Monthly June 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly June 2019 issue out now

    10th May 2019

    The June 2019 issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Full of news and biew, it includes the following features: HMS Cavalier – The career of HMS Cavalier, now on display at Chatham Historic Dockyard, a ship which turned 75…

  • CalMac ensures Queen Mary flies the flag again

    CalMac ensures Queen Mary flies the flag again

    22nd April 2019

    The ongoing restoration of the historic steamship TS Queen Mary has been buoyed by a donation from west coast ferry and harbour operator CalMac. The money will go towards reinstating the vessel’s main mast. The new mast will be machined from…

  • Italian LNG Fuel Ferry to enter service

    Italian LNG Fuel Ferry to enter service

    11th April 2019

    An Italian ferry with a marine LNG fuel-gas supply system has entered service. MAN Cryo – MAN Energy Solutions’ marine LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer – installed the system aboard Elio at the Sefine Shipyard in Yalova, Turkey. Elio is a double-ended…

  • Red Funnel’s Red Jet 3 sold to Croatian ferry company

    Red Funnel’s Red Jet 3 sold to Croatian ferry company

    30th March 2019

    Following more than 20 years of sailing the Solent, Red Funnel’s hi-speed passenger catamaran ferry, Red Jet 3, will be sailing into sunnier climates and warmer waters, following a recent purchase by a Croatian ferry company. Red Jet 3, which…

  • Ships Monthly – April 2019 issue – out now

    Ships Monthly – April 2019 issue – out now

    22nd March 2019

    The main features in the April issue cover: Profile of the Royal Navy and its current fleet. Modernising the Royal Canadian Navy for the 21st century. A history of Maxim Gorkiy , the former Hamburg, to mark her 50th anniversary…

  • Over £18m investment to transform cruise in Portsmouth

    Over £18m investment to transform cruise in Portsmouth

    15th February 2019

    Portsmouth International Port, on the UK’s south coast, has been given a boost to position itself as a leading competitor in the cruise market, following approval to invest £18.7 million to transform facilities. Funding would allow levelling work to take…

  • SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 issue out now

    SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 issue out now

    13th February 2019

    SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 The main feature looks at QUEEN MARY with Naval architect Stephen Payne explaining the challenges of designing a transatlantic liner in an exclusive article. EURO FRIGATE – A look at the FREMM frigate design, developed by France and Italy.…