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  • Lloyd’s Register selected for UK MoD’s Type 31 frigate programme

    Lloyd’s Register selected for UK MoD’s Type 31 frigate programme

    29th April 2020

    Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been selected to provide naval assurance services for the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) Type 31 General Purpose Frigate programme. The five new vessels will be designed and constructed to LR’s Naval Ship Rules.  During the…

  • P&O cruise ferries laid up in Hull

    P&O cruise ferries laid up in Hull

    27th April 2020

    The two P&O ferries Pride of York and Pride of Bruges are being temporarily taken off the Hull-Zeebrugge route, following the collapse in passenger numbers as a result of the coronavirus lockdown. P&O Ferries said 300 staff would be furloughed,…

  • Volume of freight transport has remained high on Viking Line ships

    Volume of freight transport has remained high on Viking Line ships

    26th April 2020

    During the current exceptional circumstances, the transport capacity of Viking Line is being utilised for freight traffic. The demand for sea transport has grown further since Easter. During the prevailing exceptional circumstances, Viking Line has been maintaining both goods transports…

  • Port of Cork welcomes new Ro-Ro service by CLdN

    Port of Cork welcomes new Ro-Ro service by CLdN

    24th April 2020

    The Port of Cork warmly welcomed the announcement by CLdN Ro-Ro SA of a new weekly freight service between Cork and Zeebrugge, which started on 24 April 2020. The new service is part of a significant expansion by CLdN of…

  • Ulysses hit by delays to refit

    Ulysses hit by delays to refit

    22nd April 2020

    Ulysses (2001/50,958gt) was away from the Irish Sea Central Corridor route between Dublin and Holyhead for longer than expected after refit delays at the Remontowa Yard in Gdansk, Poland. The overrun also affected the refits of Rosslare-Fishguard route vessel Isle…

  • Crowley Tugs load LP Odyssey Launch Platform

    Crowley Tugs load LP Odyssey Launch Platform

    21st April 2020

    Five Crowley tugboats recently worked together to load LP Odyssey, a self-propelled, semi-submersible mobile spacecraft launch platform, onto a heavy-lift ship for Barber Moss Ship Management on behalf of Sea Launch/S7 Space. In less than 48 hours, Crowley tugs Master,…

  • Get your copy of Ships Monthly

    Get your copy of Ships Monthly

    17th April 2020

    Ships Monthly May 2020 Buy your copy at the Kelsey Shop. The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, with plenty of outstanding features, as well as a rund down on the impact of Covid-19 on the ferry and…

  • Columbus repatriation voyage arrives in London Tilbury

    Columbus repatriation voyage arrives in London Tilbury

    14th April 2020

    Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ ship Columbia arrived in London Tilbury on 14 April 2020 at the end of her month -long repatriation voyage to the UK, which sailed from Phuket, Thailand on 18 March. CMV has recorded no Covid-19 coronavirus…