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  • 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…

  • Fred. Olsen gather ships in the Forth

    Fred. Olsen gather ships in the Forth

    28th March 2020

    Three of Fred Olsen’s cruise fleet arrived in the Forth during the week commencing 16 March 2020. The first to arrive on 18 March was Balmoral, which was built in 1988 as Crown Odyssey and lengthened by 30 m in…

  • 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…

  • Ships Monthly April 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly April 2020 issue out now

    19th March 2020

    Ships Monthly April 2020 The April  2020 issue of Ships Monthly is out now and contains the usual mix of features and news, with a range of outstanding photos, providing you with everything you need to keep up to date…

  • MAN Re-Enters Finnish Market with Baltic Order

    MAN Re-Enters Finnish Market with Baltic Order

    14th March 2020

    MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply the engines for a shuttle ferry newbuilding for Tallink Grupp, the Estonian shipping company. A diesel-electric plant comprising 5 × MAN 51/60DF dual-fuel main engines – with LNG as primary fuel…

  • Latest Ships Monthly out now

    Latest Ships Monthly out now

    18th February 2020

    Ships Monthly March 2020 The March 2020 issue of Ships Monthly is out now and contains the usual mix of features and news, with a range of outstanding photos, providing you with everything you need to keep up to date…

  • Major project to convert offshore vessel

    Major project to convert offshore vessel

    4th February 2020

    A maritime innovation project looking to install the world’s first ammonia-powered fuel cell on a vessel has been awarded €10 million funding from the European Union. The ShipFC project is being run by a consortium of 14 European companies and…