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  • HM Bark Endeavour’s journey to Whitby

    HM Bark Endeavour’s journey to Whitby

    24th May 2018

    Weather-permitting, HM Bark Endeavour, the full-scale replica of Captain Cook’s famous ship, will leave the dry dock at A&P Tees near Middlesbrough, where it is undergoing a comprehensive repair and refurbishment programme, on the morning of Friday 25 May just…

  • Ships Monthly July 2018 issue now out

    Ships Monthly July 2018 issue now out

    16th May 2018

    Ships Monthly July 2018 is out now. You can find in-depth news stories about the following: New transatlantic service by ACL, Jumbo Shipping’s new crane vessel, and end of the road cruise ferry Island Escape. Cal Mac plans for a…

  • Independence of the Seas debuts after multi-million pound makeover

    Independence of the Seas debuts after multi-million pound makeover

    14th May 2018

    On 12 May 2018 Independence of the Seas, one of the Royal Caribbean International fleet, arrived at her new home in Southampton, following a multi-million pound makeover. Independence of the Seas has numerous new features including the Sky Pad, a new…

  • Damen delivers 19-vessel order to Combi Lift

    Damen delivers 19-vessel order to Combi Lift

    13th May 2018

    Damen has officially delivered a complete 19-vessel order to AAS Amur Assets Shipping Limited, a joint venture set up by Combi Lift GmbH to support its role in the construction of the Amur Gas Processing Plant “Gazprom” 150km from Russia’s…

  • New cruise ship Carnival Horizon delivered

    New cruise ship Carnival Horizon delivered

    25th April 2018

    On 18 April 2018 Carnival Cruise Line officially took delivery of the new 133,500gt Carnival Horizon at a ceremony held last month at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard in Italy. The cruise ship has a capacity of 3960 guests, plus 1450 crew, and is…

  • Ships Monthly June 2018 issue out now

    Ships Monthly June 2018 issue out now

    19th April 2018

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. The June 2018 issue includes the following. The Waterfront news pages cover: Delivery of the new giant cruise ship Symphony of the Seas Maid of the Loch’s anniversary The sad demolition of…

  • End of an era as Cal Mac retire last ‘Island’ class Eigg

    End of an era as Cal Mac retire last ‘Island’ class Eigg

    9th April 2018

    The small ferry Eigg, the last ‘Island’ class ferry in the CalMac fleet, is retiring from west coast service. The eight strong ‘Island’ class were introduced from 1972, with the Eigg launched in 1975. At 75ft long and 21ft wide…

  • Stena Line launches ‘battery power’ initiative

    Stena Line launches ‘battery power’ initiative

    26th March 2018

    The next step in Stena Line’s ongoing sustainability strategy is to test new environmentally friendly energy options for the propulsion of its vessels. Stena Line recently signed a contract with Callenberg Technology Group for batteries with a total capacity of…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly out now

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly out now

    20th March 2018

    Ships Monthly May 2018 News includes a look at the vessel of the year, Maersk Master; where to see tall ships in 2018; and jack-up vessel Seafox 5 ready for services. It’ been a good year for Seatruck, the fast…