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  • Ships Monthly May 2020 out now

    Ships Monthly May 2020 out now

    9th April 2020

    Ships Monthly May 2020 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 cruise industry. NEWS – How the shipping…

  • CalMac changes freight service to ensure lifeline maintained

    CalMac changes freight service to ensure lifeline maintained

    8th April 2020

    To ensure continued lifeline services are maintained to the Isle of Lewis, ferry operator CalMac has made changes to its overnight freight service. From 23 March to 15 July the overnight freight service will be discontinued and freight will be…

  • Passengers heed government advice as CalMac traffic drops by 95%

    Passengers heed government advice as CalMac traffic drops by 95%

    2nd April 2020

    CalMac has seen passenger numbers drop by 95% since new rules on essential ferry travel were put in place. The west coast ferry operator introduced an essential lifeline timetable last week aimed at keeping essential goods, services and people going…

  • Fred. Olsen gather ships in the Forth

    Fred. Olsen gather ships in the Forth

    28th March 2020

    Three of Fred Olsen’s cruise fleet arrived in the Forth during the week commencing 16 March 2020. The first to arrive on 18 March was Balmoral, which was built in 1988 as Crown Odyssey and lengthened by 30 m in…

  • Isle of Wight services respond to COVID-19 restrictions

    Isle of Wight services respond to COVID-19 restrictions

    27th March 2020

    The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) temporarily granted Red Funnel and Wightlink ferry companies permission for all car ferry passengers to remain in their cars for the duration of the crossings to the Isle of Wight to support the government’s…

  • Ships Monthly April 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly April 2020 issue out now

    19th March 2020

    Ships Monthly April 2020 The April  2020 issue of Ships Monthly is out now and contains the usual mix of features and news, with a range of outstanding photos, providing you with everything you need to keep up to date…