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  • Windermere steamer honours Her Majesty The Queen

    Windermere steamer honours Her Majesty The Queen

    31st May 2022

    The Queen’s favoured Windermere Lake Cruises’ vessel, Teal, is sporting a new flag in honour of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. The Platinum Jubilee flag has been raised on the vessel to celebrate her Majesty’s 70-year-reign and mark the fact she…

  • New hybrid-electric passenger ferry

    New hybrid-electric passenger ferry

    30th May 2022

    Danfoss’ Editron division is powering a new hybrid-electric passenger ferry capable of carrying up to 50 people and 25 bicycles. The Ferry 19 Electric has been delivered in partnership with Baltic Workboats for the Belgian government service DAB Vloot and…

  • Viking Line and Mercy Ships recognised in Shippax Awards 2022

    Viking Line and Mercy Ships recognised in Shippax Awards 2022

    26th May 2022

    Viking Line’s new LNG-fueled ro-pax ferry Viking Glory has been chosen as the winner of the Shippax Ro-Pax Interior Design Award for 2022. A Shippax Special Award was given to Mercy Ships’ Global Mercy, the largest civilian hospital ship in…

  • EU Windships Project Sea Trial offers cleaner shipping

    EU Windships Project Sea Trial offers cleaner shipping

    25th May 2022

    An EU-Interreg North Sea Region project ‘WASP: Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion’ event will gather industry stakeholders to disclose brand-new sea trial results from multiple vessels with installed wind propulsion technologies and host lively discussions on how wind technologies should be…

  • MSC World Europa sets new environmental standards

    MSC World Europa sets new environmental standards

    24th May 2022

    As she enters the final stage of her construction process, MSC World Europa is set to become the greenest and most efficient vessel in MSC Cruises’ fleet when she is delivered in October. In May MSC Cruises released information about…

  • Sailcargo purchases a new ship Vega

    Sailcargo purchases a new ship Vega

    22nd May 2022

    Sailcargo Inc has purchased the cargo vessel Vega Gamleby, which will begin sailing cargo between North and South America in 2022. Vega will sail and carry approximately 148 cubic metres (or 82 tons) of green coffee beans and other dry…

  • Le Bellot calls on the Thames

    Le Bellot calls on the Thames

    21st May 2022

    The French cruise ship Le Bellot set course for London during May 2022. The 430ft expedition cruise ship berthed alongside HMS Belfast during her visit to the capital. Le Bellot and her six sisterships are each named after a French…

  • Second Scandlines ferry fitted with Norsepower Rotor Sail

    Second Scandlines ferry fitted with Norsepower Rotor Sail

    20th May 2022

    Danish-based ferry operator Scandlines has installed a Norsepower Rotor Sail on a second ferry as the company increasingly turns to wind-assisted propulsion to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gases. Since 2013 Scandlines has invested more than EUR 300 million to…

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