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  • Ships Monthly November 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly November 2020 issue out now

    26th October 2020

    Ships Monthly November 2020 issue is out now, with a main feature on the Royal Navy’s well known aircraft carriers HMS Illustrious. To get your copy, visit the Kelsey website. WATERFRONT – In the news, details of Celebrity Apex arriving…

  • Wärtsilä powers world’s largest NGO hospital ship

    Wärtsilä powers world’s largest NGO hospital ship

    25th October 2020

    The technology group Wärtsilä announced on 7 October that Mercy Ships, a philanthropic organisation providing essential healthcare to patients in developing countries, will be utilising its engine technology in the organisation’s new hospital ship. When completed, Global Mercy will be…

  • Maid of Loch celebrates 25 years of the charity

    Maid of Loch celebrates 25 years of the charity

    24th October 2020

    Sir Boyd Tunnock becomes Maid of the Loch’s patron as charity celebrates 25th anniversary The charity which owns Maid of the Loch, Loch Lomond’s Paddle Steamer, celebrates its 25th anniversary with a special event on 10 October. On 9 October 1995 that…

  • Damen to supply ASD Tug 5016 design to Edison Chouest Offshore

    Damen to supply ASD Tug 5016 design to Edison Chouest Offshore

    23rd October 2020

    Damen Shipyards Group has been awarded a contract to design a new Offshore Terminal Tug for Edison Chouest Offshore. Chouest will initially build two ASD Tugs 5016 at its Louisiana shipyard. The contract builds upon the well-established partnership between the…

  • Canadian Frigates come to Portsmouth

    Canadian Frigates come to Portsmouth

    20th October 2020

    Three Canadian Frigates of the Halifax class spent a weekend in Portsmouth following Exercise Joint Warrior off Scotland in October 2020. HMCS Toronto, Halifax and Ville de Quebec spent time alongside while their support ship Asterix went to Southampton. The…

  • Stena Line expands in the Baltic Sea

    Stena Line expands in the Baltic Sea

    18th October 2020

    Stena Line announced on 14 October 2020 an expansion and strengthening of their operations across the Baltic Sea region. Next year the current vessels on the Nynäshamn-Ventspils route will be replaced with two modern and lengthened RoPax ferries Stena Lagan…

  • Lifeline funding is given to Daniel Adamson

    Lifeline funding is given to Daniel Adamson

    14th October 2020

    The Daniel Adamson Steamship has received lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund. Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including The Danny, have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage. Grants of…

  • Incat launches 100m ship for Trinidad and Tobago

    Incat launches 100m ship for Trinidad and Tobago

    12th October 2020

    Incat Tasmania’s latest vessel, the 100m ship destined for Trinidad and Tobago, was floated out of Incat’s drydock on Hobart’s Derwent River on 9 October 2020 and will remain alongside the shipyard wharf for machinery commissioning during October. Australian shipbuilder…