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  • Stena Line’s New Belfast-Bound Ship Taking Shape in China

    Stena Line’s New Belfast-Bound Ship Taking Shape in China

    1st July 2018

    One of the two new E-Flexer RoPax ferries bound for the Belfast-Liverpool route in 2020 has recently marked an important production milestone by celebrating its official keel-laying at the AVIC shipyard in Weihai, China. The new vessels will have capacity…

  • Ships Monthly summer issue out now

    Ships Monthly summer issue out now

    25th June 2018

    Ships Monthly summer 2018 issue is packed with news, views, features, ships and outstanding photos. Here are the main articles: NEWS New name for P&O Cruises ship announced, Knud E. Hansen designs ro-ros for Grimaldi, and busy days at Southampton…

  • HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Whitby as visitor attraction

    HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Whitby as visitor attraction

    15th June 2018

    The North Yorkshire coastal town of Whitby is set to get a new family-friendly floating visitor attraction when HM Bark Endeavour, the full-scale replica of Captain James Cook’s legendary ship, opens to the public next month. On 1 June 2018…

  • MPI Enterprise refitted at Damen Verolme Rotterdam

    MPI Enterprise refitted at Damen Verolme Rotterdam

    3rd June 2018

    Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) has completed a refit project on the MPI Enterprise, a 120m self-elevating DP2 wind turbine installation vessel owned and operated by MPI Offshore, part of the Vroon Group. The works included the installation of spudcans on…

  • 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…