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  • De Boer holds naming ceremony for Damen Tugs

    De Boer holds naming ceremony for Damen Tugs

    29th October 2018

    The naming ceremony has been held for two custom tugs built by Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for De Boer Remorquage SARL, a joint venture between Dutch Dredging and Iskes Towage and Salvage. The ceremony took place in the port of Cayenne…

  • Sovcomflot tanker completes first commercial Primorsk voyage on LNG

    Sovcomflot tanker completes first commercial Primorsk voyage on LNG

    27th October 2018

    Sovcomflot tanker Gagarin Prospect successfully completes first commercial voyage from Primorsk to Rotterdam on LNG fuel On 22 October 2018 Sovcomflot the crude oil tanker Gagarin Prospect, operating on LNG fuel, successfully completed her voyage across the Baltic and North…

  • Smooth Sailing for Stena Jutlandica Battery Project

    Smooth Sailing for Stena Jutlandica Battery Project

    25th October 2018

    The ferry Stena Jutlandica has completed her first month of operation as a battery hybrid vessel and the positive experiences from the first weeks of service have exceeded expectations. “It’s really exciting to be running with electrical power on Stena…

  • Cruise ship Viking Sun comes to Portsmouth

    Cruise ship Viking Sun comes to Portsmouth

    24th October 2018

    Portsmouth played host to one of Viking Cruises’ newest ocean ships, Viking Sun, as she made her maiden visit to the city on Friday 12 October. The ship’s 930 guests began their voyage in Bergen, Norway and were seven days…

  • SMS completes major fast ferry refit in Cherbourg

    SMS completes major fast ferry refit in Cherbourg

    23rd October 2018

    Southampton-headquartered ship repairer and marine engineering services provider SMS has completed its second major high speed craft refit in France. SMS has undocked Brittany Ferries’ Normandie Express in Cherbourg on the Ports of Normandy Authority’s (PNA) ship lift. Over a…

  • Baja Ferries leases ro-ro to Trinidad & Tobago

    Baja Ferries leases ro-ro to Trinidad & Tobago

    19th October 2018

    Baja Ferries has leased its 19,963gt truck ferry Cabo Star to the Government of Trinidad & Tobago for one year at a rate of $23,500 per day for use between the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. The 157.6m by 25.3m…

  • COSCO announces Liverpool call

    COSCO announces Liverpool call

    17th October 2018

    The Port of Liverpool has demonstrated the strength of its relationships with China by welcoming a vessel call from COSCO on Wednesday 17 October. Jork will call at Liverpool after a stop in Rotterdam before returning with UK exports. Once…

  • SunStone Ships orders second expedition cruise vessel from Ulstein

    SunStone Ships orders second expedition cruise vessel from Ulstein

    13th October 2018

    In 2017 Ulstein Design & Solutions AS announced their first design and equipment contract on an X-BOW expedition cruise vessel for ship owner SunStone Ships. The contract included nine options, and the first option has now been declared. The first…