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  • Ferry launched at Damen Shipyards Galati

    Ferry launched at Damen Shipyards Galati

    6th December 2019

    On 14 November 2019 Amherst Islander II, a Damen Road Ferry 6819 E3, was launched at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. The ceremony was attended by representatives of the owner, the Ministry of Transportation Ontario, Canada, as well as Damen…

  • Maersk Supply Service wins UK tow and mooring installation project

    Maersk Supply Service wins UK tow and mooring installation project

    4th December 2019

    Maersk Supply Service has been awarded an integrated FPSO tow and mooring installation project for an operator in the North Sea. The work scope includes project management, engineering and offshore execution involving six anchor handling tug supply and subsea support…

  • Changes to Poole’s ferry fleet

    Changes to Poole’s ferry fleet

    26th November 2019

    During November and December Incat 87m Condor Rapide (1997/5,007gt) took over high-speed UK-Channel Island sailings while Austal 102m Condor Liberation (2010/6,307gt) was overhauled at Falmouth. Between 24 November and the end of the year the Poole-Cherbourg route was maintained by…

  • Stena Line takes delivery oF Irish Sea-bound ferry

    Stena Line takes delivery oF Irish Sea-bound ferry

    19th November 2019

    Ferry company Stena Line has officially taken ownership of its newest ferry Stena Estrid following a handover ceremony at the AVIC Weihai Shipyard in north-western China. The first of five next generation Stena Line RoPax vessels that are currently being…

  • December 2019 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    December 2019 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    8th November 2019

    The latest Ships Monthly is now out. Buy it from Kelsey Media. Features cover the following: QE2 in Dubai – More than a decade after Queen Elizabeth 2 finished her Cunard service, she is now a static hotel in Dubai,…

  • Stad Amsterdam arrives in Den Helder for maintenance

    Stad Amsterdam arrives in Den Helder for maintenance

    1st November 2019

    On 28 October 2019 the iconic Clipper Stad Amsterdam arrived early in Den Helder in sunny weather, after a calm voyage from Amsterdam. After watching her arrival, invited guests were given a tour of the vessel by Captain Moritz Kuhlenbäumer, who…

  • Ships Monthly Nov 2019 out now

    Ships Monthly Nov 2019 out now

    17th October 2019

    Ships Monthly November 2019 The latest isues of the international shipping magazine has the following features: W.B. Yeats Profile – Profile of Irish Ferries’ new vessel W. B. Yeats, which has spent a first summer running from Dublin to Cherbourg…

  • CMP and DFDS to establish shore power in Copenhagen

    CMP and DFDS to establish shore power in Copenhagen

    16th October 2019

    Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) and DFDS have reached an agreement to establish a shore power facility in Copenhagen, which means that Crown Seaways and Pearl Seaways vessels will be able to receive electricity from land. A shore power facility will…

  • Stena Europe returns to scheduled services on Rosslare-Fishguard

    Stena Europe returns to scheduled services on Rosslare-Fishguard

    10th October 2019

    Following an extensive refit programme at shipyards in Turkey and Liverpool, the Stena Europe has resumed its scheduled sailing services on the Rosslare-Fishguard route. The Stena Europe upgrade programme took longer than had been anticipated but as Stena Line’s Trade…