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  • Yang Ming hails success of new Liverpool Feeder Service

    Yang Ming hails success of new Liverpool Feeder Service

    4th October 2019

    A new express feeder service to Liverpool has brokenits initial targets almost immediately after launching in June, underlining demand for a direct Far East call at the port. The weekly Yang Ming service from Southampton is now operating at 150…

  • All-time record high passenger figures on Viking XPRS

    All-time record high passenger figures on Viking XPRS

    29th September 2019

    The increased demand for travel to and from Tallinn was reflected in the number of passengers aboard Viking Line during this past summer. The number of passengers on Viking XPRS, which sails regularly along the route, exceeded the 600,000 passenger…

  • P&O Ferries to invest in €260M new generation of super-ferries

    P&O Ferries to invest in €260M new generation of super-ferries

    27th September 2019

    P&O Ferries has signed a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International Ltd worth €260 million to deliver a new generation of ships on the English Channel. Two new 230m super-ferries – the largest ever to sail between Dover and Calais –…

  • Ships Monthly October 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly October 2019 issue out now

    19th September 2019

    The latest news and views from the shipping world can be found in the October 2019 issue of Ships Monthly. Available here: https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO The main features are: AURORA – A look at the popular cruise ship Aurora, which switched from…

  • Ships Monthly September 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly September 2019 issue out now

    9th August 2019

    Ships Monthly Sept 2019 issue The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Holland America – Profile of the new cruise ship Nieuw Statendam, which is maintaining Holland America’s cruising heritage, and a look back at some of the…

  • Ships Monthly August 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly August 2019 issue out now

    22nd July 2019

    Ships Monthly August 2019 SHIP OF THE MONTH – Review of Holland America Line’s 1959-built liner Rotterdam, the last great Dutch ship of state, which had a dual-purpose design and enjoyed an illustrious history. D-DAY ANNIVERSARY – Led by the…

  • New Boilers Ordered for the Iconic Paddle Steamer Waverley

    New Boilers Ordered for the Iconic Paddle Steamer Waverley

    12th July 2019

    Two new steam boilers have been ordered for Paddle Steamer Waverley following the decision two months ago to withdraw the iconic steamship from service. Following the shock announcement that Waverley needs new boilers to sail again a major appeal was…

  • Multraship holds naming ceremony for two new Damen tugs

    Multraship holds naming ceremony for two new Damen tugs

    6th July 2019

    Dutch towage company and maritime services provider Multraship Towage & Salvage has carried out christening ceremonies at its home port of Terneuzen in the Netherlands for its two new Damen-built tugs – one of which is the first IMO Tier…

  • Stena Line’s Able Seamen Volunteer for Mercy Ships

    Stena Line’s Able Seamen Volunteer for Mercy Ships

    30th June 2019

    After a successful volunteer program in 2018, two more employees are preparing for a three-month adventure, joining the Mercy Ships hospital ship ‘Africa Mercy’. In addition to fundraising and raising awareness for the humanitarian NGO, Stena Line also aims to…