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  • HMS Ocelot reaches 60 years of age

    HMS Ocelot reaches 60 years of age

    13th May 2022

    OCELOT at 60 by Patrick Boniface HMS Ocelot is a survivor. Unlike most of her sisterships of the Oberon class diesel electric submarines, she has been preserved for future generations and it is hoped that following restoration work she will…

  • Havila Castor sets off on her maiden voyage

    Havila Castor sets off on her maiden voyage

    12th May 2022

    Havila Voyages’ second ship, Havila Castor, set off on the evening of 10 May 2022 on her first round voyage along the classic Norwegian coastal route from Bergen to Kirkenes. At 2030 Havila Castor left the Jektevik terminal in Bergen…

  • Havila Kystruten not allowed to insure Havila Capella

    Havila Kystruten not allowed to insure Havila Capella

    10th May 2022

    In a decision made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 26 April 2022, it became known that the Ministry had granted Havila Kystruten an exemption from the sanctions regulations to operate Havila Capella for six months. The exemption did…

  • Dalian Shipyard building six Asiatic Lloyd container vessels

    Dalian Shipyard building six Asiatic Lloyd container vessels

    9th May 2022

    Full spade rudders with asymmetric leading edge and bulb in the wake of the propeller to further enhance flow along the rudder and reduce turbulence, will enable considerable fuel savings for the six new 7,100 TEU container vessels that Asiatic…

  • Havila Castor reaches Bergen

    Havila Castor reaches Bergen

    7th May 2022

    Havila Voyages’ second ship, Havila Castor, docked in Bergen early on 5 May 2022. Havila Voyages newest ship is said to be the world’s most environmentally friendly passenger ship, and will operate the classic coastal route between Bergen and Kirkenes.…

  • Pride of Kent fails another MCA inspection

    Pride of Kent fails another MCA inspection

    5th May 2022

    The problems for P&O Ferries continued in early May when the Cypriot flagged Pride of Kent failed another MCA inspection. The company, which unceremoniously sacked 800 employees in March, is attempting to get its services back up and running, but…

  • Oldendorff Carriers orders bulk cariers

    Oldendorff Carriers orders bulk cariers

    4th May 2022

    Germany’s Oldendorff Carriers has ordered five Sdari 82 type Kamsarmax bulk carriers from China’s Hantong shipyard, which recently delivered the 209,000dwt Newcastlemax vessels Heide Oldendorff and Hauke Oldendorff to the Lübeck-based company. Oldendorff also has two ultramax bulkers under construction…

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