Ferry

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly

    10th August 2018

    Ships Monthly Sept 2018 Ship of the Month: Stephen Payne profiles Reina del Mar, Union-Castle Line’s solitary cruise ship, with an in-depth feature and high quality photos. In the news . . . The latest ULCV makes her debut at…

  • Armoqique to cover refits for Brittany Ferries

    Armoqique to cover refits for Brittany Ferries

    9th August 2018

    Brittany Ferries’ ro-pax vessel Armorique (2009/29,468gt) will once again provide relief cover during fleet refits this coming winter. The 165m vessel will operate Poole-Cherbourg 8 to 13 December in place of Barfleur (1992/20,133gt) and Portsmouth-Caen 2 January to 7 February covering for Normandie…

  • New passenger service started by Sea Eagle Cruises

    New passenger service started by Sea Eagle Cruises

    3rd July 2018

    India’s Sea Eagle Cruises plans to inaugurate coastal passenger ship sailings between Mumbai and Goa later this year using the former Japanese ferry Ogasawara Maru, which has now been renamed Angriya. Built in 1997, the 6,700gt ship had been sent…

  • SMS completes first major HSC refit in Cherbourg

    SMS completes first major HSC refit in Cherbourg

    2nd July 2018

    Southampton-headquartered ship repairer and marine engineering services provider SMS has completed its first ever major high speed craft (HSC) refit in France. SMS last week docked the HSC Condor Rapide in Cherbourg on the Port Normands Associe’s (PNA) ship lift.…

  • Stena Line’s New Belfast-Bound Ship Taking Shape in China

    Stena Line’s New Belfast-Bound Ship Taking Shape in China

    1st July 2018

    One of the two new E-Flexer RoPax ferries bound for the Belfast-Liverpool route in 2020 has recently marked an important production milestone by celebrating its official keel-laying at the AVIC shipyard in Weihai, China. The new vessels will have capacity…

  • Ships Monthly summer issue out now

    Ships Monthly summer issue out now

    25th June 2018

    Ships Monthly summer 2018 issue is packed with news, views, features, ships and outstanding photos. Here are the main articles: NEWS New name for P&O Cruises ship announced, Knud E. Hansen designs ro-ros for Grimaldi, and busy days at Southampton…

  • First of Stena’s new Irish Sea ships to operate Dublin-Holyhead

    First of Stena’s new Irish Sea ships to operate Dublin-Holyhead

    13th June 2018

    Stena Line has confirmed that the first of its new RoPax ferries currently under construction in China is planned to enter service on its Dublin-Holyhead route in early 2020. Last year Stena (Stena Line’s parent company) announced a new build…

  • P&O Ferries deploys new tonnage on Zeebrugge-Teesport

    P&O Ferries deploys new tonnage on Zeebrugge-Teesport

    7th June 2018

    P&O Ferries announce on 4 June 2018 that it will significantly raise its capacity on Zeebrugge-Teesport this week by deploying the 18,000-ton Estraden on the route. Estraden, which has previously been working on Europoort-Teesport, will work in tandem with the…