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  • HMS Shoreham calls at Shoreham for the final time

    HMS Shoreham calls at Shoreham for the final time

    16th May 2022

    The Royal Navy ship HMS Shoreham made a final farewell visit to the Sussex town after which she was named. HMS Shoreham was escorted into the Sussex port on 13 May by the Shoreham Harbour lifeboat Enid Collett, the pilot…

  • MOL to build four more LNG-fuelled car carriers

    MOL to build four more LNG-fuelled car carriers

    15th May 2022

    Mitsui OSK Lines says it has reached an agreement with two domestic shipbuilders to build four liquefied natural gas-fuelled car carriers as part of the Japanese shipping group’s decarbonisation strategy. The 7,000CEU ships will be constructed at Japan-based Shin Kurushima…

  • HMS Ocelot reaches 60 years of age

    HMS Ocelot reaches 60 years of age

    13th May 2022

    OCELOT at 60 by Patrick Boniface HMS Ocelot is a survivor. Unlike most of her sisterships of the Oberon class diesel electric submarines, she has been preserved for future generations and it is hoped that following restoration work she will…

  • Havila Castor sets off on her maiden voyage

    Havila Castor sets off on her maiden voyage

    12th May 2022

    Havila Voyages’ second ship, Havila Castor, set off on the evening of 10 May 2022 on her first round voyage along the classic Norwegian coastal route from Bergen to Kirkenes. At 2030 Havila Castor left the Jektevik terminal in Bergen…

  • Havila Kystruten not allowed to insure Havila Capella

    Havila Kystruten not allowed to insure Havila Capella

    10th May 2022

    In a decision made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 26 April 2022, it became known that the Ministry had granted Havila Kystruten an exemption from the sanctions regulations to operate Havila Capella for six months. The exemption did…

  • Havila Castor reaches Bergen

    Havila Castor reaches Bergen

    7th May 2022

    Havila Voyages’ second ship, Havila Castor, docked in Bergen early on 5 May 2022. Havila Voyages newest ship is said to be the world’s most environmentally friendly passenger ship, and will operate the classic coastal route between Bergen and Kirkenes.…

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