Ferry

  • Ulysses hit by delays to refit

    Ulysses hit by delays to refit

    22nd April 2020

    Ulysses (2001/50,958gt) was away from the Irish Sea Central Corridor route between Dublin and Holyhead for longer than expected after refit delays at the Remontowa Yard in Gdansk, Poland. The overrun also affected the refits of Rosslare-Fishguard route vessel Isle…

  • Get your copy of Ships Monthly

    Get your copy of Ships Monthly

    17th April 2020

    Ships Monthly May 2020 Buy your copy at the Kelsey Shop. The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, with plenty of outstanding features, as well as a rund down on the impact of Covid-19 on the ferry and…

  • Quiet Easter for CalMac shows public sticking to guidelines

    Quiet Easter for CalMac shows public sticking to guidelines

    15th April 2020

    The ‘stay at home’ message would appear to be working if trips to Scotland’s west coast islands are a reflection of wider travel patterns. Ferry operator CalMac had just 163 people travelling on Easter Sunday compared to 21,570 last year…

  • Ships Monthly May 2020 out now

    Ships Monthly May 2020 out now

    9th April 2020

    Ships Monthly May 2020 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, with plenty of outstanding features, as well as a rund down on the impact of Covid-19 on the ferry and cruise industry. NEWS – How the shipping…

  • CalMac changes freight service to ensure lifeline maintained

    CalMac changes freight service to ensure lifeline maintained

    8th April 2020

    To ensure continued lifeline services are maintained to the Isle of Lewis, ferry operator CalMac has made changes to its overnight freight service. From 23 March to 15 July the overnight freight service will be discontinued and freight will be…

  • Passengers heed government advice as CalMac traffic drops by 95%

    Passengers heed government advice as CalMac traffic drops by 95%

    2nd April 2020

    CalMac has seen passenger numbers drop by 95% since new rules on essential ferry travel were put in place. The west coast ferry operator introduced an essential lifeline timetable last week aimed at keeping essential goods, services and people going…

  • Isle of Wight services respond to COVID-19 restrictions

    Isle of Wight services respond to COVID-19 restrictions

    27th March 2020

    The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) temporarily granted Red Funnel and Wightlink ferry companies permission for all car ferry passengers to remain in their cars for the duration of the crossings to the Isle of Wight to support the government’s…