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  • Damen assumes control at Mangalia shipyard

    Damen assumes control at Mangalia shipyard

    5th August 2018

    To signify its first day of operations at Damen Shipyards Mangalia in Romania, Damen held a modest ceremony at the yard on 23 July 2018. The celebrations mark Damen’s successful completion of the transaction with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering…

  • Crowley’s first Sailing of new LNG-Powered ConRo Ship

    Crowley’s first Sailing of new LNG-Powered ConRo Ship

    1st August 2018

    Crowley Maritime Corp.’s new container/roll on-roll off ConRo ship El Coquí successfully delivered its first cargo from Jacksonville, Fla., to the company’s modernized Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan on 30 July 2018, a historic milestone in the company’s transformation…

  • 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…