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  • Port Napier orders Damen ATD Tug 2412

    Port Napier orders Damen ATD Tug 2412

    23rd September 2019

    Napier Port, the third largest port on New Zealand’s North Island, has placed an order with Damen Shipyards Group for an Azimuth Tractor Drive (ATD) Tug 2412 Twin Fin for delivery later this year. The contract was signed by Sjoerd…

  • Contract awarded for phase 2 of Liverpool2 Container Terminal

    Contract awarded for phase 2 of Liverpool2 Container Terminal

    22nd September 2019

    McLaughlin & Harvey has been awarded the contract to deliver the next phase of development at the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal. The multi-million project will significantly increase the footprint of the site and see the addition of ten cantilever rail…

  • Ships Monthly October 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly October 2019 issue out now

    19th September 2019

    The latest news and views from the shipping world can be found in the October 2019 issue of Ships Monthly. Available here: https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO The main features are: AURORA – A look at the popular cruise ship Aurora, which switched from…

  • First hybrid powered ship Roald Amundsen completes Northwest Passage

    First hybrid powered ship Roald Amundsen completes Northwest Passage

    18th September 2019

    In mid-September Hurtigruten’s groundbreaking expedition cruise ship Roald Amundsen became the first battery-hybrid powered ship to ever traverse the legendary Northwest Passage. As Roald Amundsen arrived at Nome, Alaska, in the evening of 10 September, captain Kai Albrigtsen could make…

  • First X-BOW polar vessel named and delivered

    First X-BOW polar vessel named and delivered

    15th September 2019

    The first expedition cruise vessel in SunStone’s INFINITY class series was named ‘Greg Mortimer’ at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) Haimen base on 6 September 2019. The vessels have been designed and developed by Norway-based Ulstein Design & Solutions…

  • DFDS announce two new ships to join their Newcastle-Amsterdam route

    DFDS announce two new ships to join their Newcastle-Amsterdam route

    14th September 2019

    DFDS has entered into an agreement with Italian ferry company Moby to exchange two passenger ferries, with the focus of raising the onboard customer experience and capacity, for both passengers and freight customers. Moby will acquire the two passenger ferries…

  • Double-celebration for new Brittany Ferries ships

    Double-celebration for new Brittany Ferries ships

    12th September 2019

    Ferry company Brittany Ferries has marked two key milestones in its €550 million fleet renewal programme. At the AVIC Weihai shipyard in Shandong, eastern China, shipyard workers and Brittany Ferries teams gathered to celebrate the launch of cruise-ferry Galicia, and the…

  • Delivery of bulk carrier Federal Montreal by Oshima Shipbuilding

    Delivery of bulk carrier Federal Montreal by Oshima Shipbuilding

    10th September 2019

    In a recent ceremony at Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Canadian dry bulk shipping company Fednav Limited (Fednav) took delivery of Federal Montreal, its latest newbuild bulk carrier. The vessel is the 50th Fednav vessel classed by DNV GL.   The 34,500dwt…

  • Maersk Decom to provide Thames decommissioning

    Maersk Decom to provide Thames decommissioning

    8th September 2019

    Maersk Decom, together with Maersk Supply Service, is project managing the removal, recycling and waste management of subsea infrastructure for Perenco’s Thames field in the UK North Sea. The project includes the cut and recovery of wellheads and wellhead protection…