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  • Ships Monthly July 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly July 2020 issue out now

    1st July 2020

    Ships Monthly July 2020 issue The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, with all the usual in-depth features and exclusive news stories, as well as high quality photographs both old and new. Get your issue here: https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/issue/View/issue/SMO2008/ships-monthly-july-2020 Or…

  • Port Welfare Fund to support seafarers visiting the Tyne

    Port Welfare Fund to support seafarers visiting the Tyne

    30th June 2020

    Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major deep-sea ports, has raised almost £18,000 for the benefit of seafarers visiting the River Tyne. The Port of Tyne Welfare Fund gives shipping lines the option to pay a voluntary levy each…

  • World record held for 30 years

    World record held for 30 years

    26th June 2020

    Thirty years ago, a ship built in Hobart by Incat Tasmania, Hoverspeed Great Britain, challenged for the coveted Hales Trophy which recognises the fastest commercial passenger ship to cross the Atlantic Ocean. The 74 metre Hoverspeed Great Britain left New…

  • Wärtsilä comes onboard the Mayflower Autonomous Ship Project

    Wärtsilä comes onboard the Mayflower Autonomous Ship Project

    19th June 2020

    Retracing the voyage of its famous 17th century namesake vessel, the Mayflower Autonomous ship is set to become one of the world’s first fully autonomous, unmanned vessels to cross the Atlantic. Led by marine research organisation, ProMare, the project is…

  • Outfitting of Nexans Aurora starts at Ulstein Verft

    Outfitting of Nexans Aurora starts at Ulstein Verft

    17th June 2020

    In June 2018, a shipbuilding agreement was signed between Nexans and Ulstein on a large DP3 cable-laying vessel (CLV) to support markets such as the offshore wind industry. The construction project now enters a new phase, as the outfitting work…

  • Increasing frequency on the Silk Road towards Mukran Port

    Increasing frequency on the Silk Road towards Mukran Port

    12th June 2020

    Since the end of March, Mukran Port Terminals GmbH has been operating a fixed sea route as part of the New Silk Road between Asia and Europe in cooperation with DBO Bahnoperator GmbH under the ‘flag’ Baltic Sea Bridge. During…

  • Viking Glory to improve cargo links between Finland and Sweden

    Viking Glory to improve cargo links between Finland and Sweden

    5th June 2020

    Cargo capacity on Finnish sea routes will increase significantly when Viking Glory enters service in 2021. The vessel will replace Amorella and provide about 500 lane metres of additional capacity on the Turku–Stockholm route. More than 80 per cent of the flow…

  • Ships Monthly June 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly June 2020 issue out now

    2nd June 2020

    Ships Monthly June 2020 issue The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Subscribe to the magazine now to get your copy: https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO In-depth news covers the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the shipping industry: CRUISE NEWS: Where…