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  • Cape Town boosts tug fleet with second 70TBP craft

    Cape Town boosts tug fleet with second 70TBP craft

    29th October 2019

    On 17 October 2019  Transnet National Ports Authority announced it has redeployed another of its powerful, new tugs to the Port of Cape Town to enhance marine efficiency and enable the port to cater for increased demand from bigger commercial…

  • Viking Glory will be climate-smart passenger ships

    Viking Glory will be climate-smart passenger ships

    27th October 2019

    Thanks to its advanced solutions and technical innovations, Viking Glory will be one of the most climate-smart passenger ships in the world. It is estimated that the ship will consume up to 10% less fuel than Viking Grace, which is…

  • Second of Damen’s wind farm maintenance ships delivered to Bibby

    Second of Damen’s wind farm maintenance ships delivered to Bibby

    25th October 2019

    The second of Damen’s innovative Accommodation Support Vessel (ASV) 9020 has been handed over to Bibby Marine Services at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. On her arrival in the North Sea, Bibby WaveMaster Horizon will begin maintenance work off the…

  • Maersk Supply Service awarded integrated solutions project in Brazil

    Maersk Supply Service awarded integrated solutions project in Brazil

    22nd October 2019

    Maersk Supply Service will provide an integrated mooring lines life extension solution for Shell’s FPSO Fluminense, including project management, engineering, interface management and offshore execution off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. “This is an important milestone for Maersk Supply…

  • Ships Monthly Nov 2019 out now

    Ships Monthly Nov 2019 out now

    17th October 2019

    Ships Monthly November 2019 The latest isues of the international shipping magazine has the following features: W.B. Yeats Profile – Profile of Irish Ferries’ new vessel W. B. Yeats, which has spent a first summer running from Dublin to Cherbourg…

  • CMP and DFDS to establish shore power in Copenhagen

    CMP and DFDS to establish shore power in Copenhagen

    16th October 2019

    Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) and DFDS have reached an agreement to establish a shore power facility in Copenhagen, which means that Crown Seaways and Pearl Seaways vessels will be able to receive electricity from land. A shore power facility will…

  • Maersk Supply Service brings second I-class vessel to Mexico

    Maersk Supply Service brings second I-class vessel to Mexico

    12th October 2019

    Maersk Supply Service has secured a 1.5 year contract with Blue Marine Group to support Pemex from subsea support vessel Maersk Installer. Joining Maersk Implementer, the vessels will assist the national oil company in achieving its targets of increasing production…

  • Stena Europe returns to scheduled services on Rosslare-Fishguard

    Stena Europe returns to scheduled services on Rosslare-Fishguard

    10th October 2019

    Following an extensive refit programme at shipyards in Turkey and Liverpool, the Stena Europe has resumed its scheduled sailing services on the Rosslare-Fishguard route. The Stena Europe upgrade programme took longer than had been anticipated but as Stena Line’s Trade…

  • Yang Ming hails success of new Liverpool Feeder Service

    Yang Ming hails success of new Liverpool Feeder Service

    4th October 2019

    A new express feeder service to Liverpool has brokenits initial targets almost immediately after launching in June, underlining demand for a direct Far East call at the port. The weekly Yang Ming service from Southampton is now operating at 150…