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  • Cruise & Maritime name Columbus at Tilbury Cruise Port

    Cruise & Maritime name Columbus at Tilbury Cruise Port

    9th June 2017

    Cruise & Maritime Voyages christened the latest addition to its fleet, Columbus, at a ceremony on board the ship at her year-round home port of Tilbury on 8 June 2017. The company introduced the vessel as ‘a new cruise ship…

  • Damen to build new beam trawler

    Damen to build new beam trawler

    21st May 2017

    Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam (Maaskant) is to build a new beam trawler for the Netherlands fishing fleet. The client is the Hakvoort Brothers from Urk, the Netherlands. The vessel, which will use a stock hull, will join another fishing boat operated…

  • Ships Monthly July 2017 issue now available

    Ships Monthly July 2017 issue now available

    19th May 2017

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is about to hit the shelves. Make sure you get your copy now! It includes the following features: VOYAGE REPORT – A voyage on one of the great P&O-Orient liners, Oronsay, of the post-war…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly out not

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly out not

    19th May 2017

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is about to hit the shelves. Make sure you get your copy now! It includes the following features: VOYAGE REPORT – A voyage on one of the great P&O-Orient liners, Oronsay, of the post-war…

  • Mediterranean’s largest high speed catamaran

    Mediterranean’s largest high speed catamaran

    29th April 2017

    The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the waterjets for a new high-speed ferry being built by the Incat Tasmania yard in Australia for Malta based Virtu Ferries. When delivered, this vessel will be the largest high speed…

  • Ships Monthly June issue out now

    Ships Monthly June issue out now

    20th April 2017

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is now available. The main features cover the Mooremack twins, sisterships Brasil and Argentina, by Allan E. Jordan. Russell Plummer salutes the paddler Waverley, which is marking her 70th year this summer, and a look…

  • Royal naming for new Scarborough lifeboat

    Royal naming for new Scarborough lifeboat

    13th April 2017

    On 12 April 2017 HRH the Duke of Kent, the president of the RNLI, formally named Scarborough RNLI’s new lifeboat and opened the new lifeboat house. The event was attended by around 350 RNLI volunteers, supporters and guests, who were…

  • Damen launches First Line Assistance Vessel: Damen Responder 5413

    Damen launches First Line Assistance Vessel: Damen Responder 5413

    9th April 2017

    Damen has introduced the Responder 5413 – a new First Line Assistance Vessel. The company has pioneered this versatile, 54-metre vessel partly in response to the increasing number of extreme weather events across the globe, believing it can play a…