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  • Oceania Cruises unveils inaugural season voyages for new ship Vista

    Oceania Cruises unveils inaugural season voyages for new ship Vista

    15th September 2021

    Oceania Cruises’ newest ship sets sail in April 2023, and voyages open for sale on 15 September, 2021. The destination-focused cruise line unveiled the Inaugural Season of voyage itineraries for Vista, the line’s newest ship. The 18 Inaugural Season voyages…

  • HMS Albion arrives in Greenwich for a week-long stay

    HMS Albion arrives in Greenwich for a week-long stay

    14th September 2021

    HMS Albion arrived in London on 12 September 2021 where she was moored off Greenwich for a week for International Shipping Week 2021. The amphibious assault ship made the trip from Plymouth to host a number of events in support…

  • Ro-ro ferry Marshal Rokossovsky leaves for sea trials

    Ro-ro ferry Marshal Rokossovsky leaves for sea trials

    9th September 2021

    On 26 August 2021 Kuzey Star Shipyard (Turkey), in partnership with Nevsky Shipyard (a company of United Shipbuilding Corporation), sent the first LNG-powered ferry Marshal Rokossovsky of Project CNF19M for sea trials. The ARC4 class LNG-powered ferry was ordered by…

  • Hospital ship to forgo transit fees through Suez Canal

    Hospital ship to forgo transit fees through Suez Canal

    7th September 2021

    The Senegalese and Egyptian governments waived the passage fees for the world’s largest charity hospital ship through the Suez Canal, an act that will save thousands of additional lives in Africa. Global Mercy, the newest hospital ship of international charity…

  • The Irish Naval Service looks to the future

    The Irish Naval Service looks to the future

    6th September 2021

    The Irish Naval Service has recently faced challenges with personnel numbers, but this seems to have abated somewhat and ships have been seen out and about more over the summer months. Significant changes are in the pipeline for the Naval…

  • SAS Mendi on the way to full operational status

    SAS Mendi on the way to full operational status

    5th September 2021

    SAS Mendi (F148) is on her way back to full operational capability after “suffering catastrophic damage to her propulsion engines”. The “damage” included total seizure of the Valour class frigate’s starboard propulsion engine while she was on duty in the…

  • Stena´s pathway to decarbonise its shipping operations

    Stena´s pathway to decarbonise its shipping operations

    1st September 2021

    The scale of shipping’s challenge to transition from fossil-based fuels to renewables must not be underestimated. It is a global industry, and ships must be able to serve all ports. There is still no easy answer on which technology to…