Ferry

  • Significant volume growth in the seaport of Kiel

    Significant volume growth in the seaport of Kiel

    23rd August 2021

    The port of Kiel achieved significant volume growth in the cargo sector in the first half of the year. In the period from the beginning of January to the end of June, a total of 8.25 percent more goods were…

  • Medway Queen goes to Ramsgate for maintenance

    Medway Queen goes to Ramsgate for maintenance

    17th August 2021

    After a wait at the Commercial Quay in Ramsgate, the historic paddle steamer Medway Queen made her way onto the slip on 12 August 2021. She had left Gillingham on Sunday 18 July under the guidance of a working party…

  • Ships Monthly August 2021 issue out now

    Ships Monthly August 2021 issue out now

    29th July 2021

    Ships Monthly August 2021 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and as usual it is packed with news and in-depth features, including a focus on the ro-pax ferry Cotentin, the Soviet Navy Project 1144.1 Heavy Nuclear-Powered Missile…

  • Successful berthing trials for new ferry at Dover

    Successful berthing trials for new ferry at Dover

    22nd July 2021

    The newest ferry in DFDS’ cross channel fleet, Côte d’Opale, has successfully completed berthing trials in Dover, prior to starting its regular service to Calais next month. Jesper Christensen, DFDS Operations Director, for the Channel, said: ‘Berthing trials in Dover went…

  • PS Medway Queen sets sail for Ramsgate

    PS Medway Queen sets sail for Ramsgate

    20th July 2021

    After two postponements caused by tide and bad weather, the famous paddle steamer Medway Queen was finally on her way to Ramsgate Harbour Slipway for restoration work on a sunny Sunday morning, 18 July 2021, from her berth at Gillingham…

  • Stena Line aim to reduce emissions using AI

    Stena Line aim to reduce emissions using AI

    13th July 2021

    During June and July the AI assistant Stena Fuel Pilot has been successfully introduced on two more Stena Line vessels, Stena Flavia and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. In total, sevem Stena Line vessels now operate with AI assistance, with the aim to reduce…

  • New owner for Penzance Dry Dock

    New owner for Penzance Dry Dock

    11th July 2021

    After more than six months of negotiations, the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has announced the successful completion of the sale of Penzance Dry Dock (2009) Limited to Penzance-based engineering business Linked Solutions SW Limited. It will continue to be…

  • New facilities and green port development for Port of Hirtshals

    New facilities and green port development for Port of Hirtshals

    1st July 2021

    To support the Port of Hirtshals’ continued development and accommodate the customers’ future demand, the Port of Hirtshals will now be updated. The development within cargo transport in recent years is expected to accelerate further in the coming years. This…