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HISTORIC FERRY: Bid to bring Dover home

A public meeting in February officially launched the Dover Steamship Company, which aims to bring former cross-Channel turbine-powered car ferry Dover (1965/3,641gt) back to...

REFRIGERATION SHIP: A future for the Reefer?

Refrigerator ships have long been some of the most graceful ships at sea, but their future is in doubt as container carriers continue to...

CRUISE INDUSTRY: Cruise incidents cause concern

Equipment failures on two well known cruise ships, Carnival Cruise’s Carnival Splendor and Cunard’s Queen Mary 2, have been serious enough to generate international...

SHIPPING CASUALTIES: Casualties of the hard winter

Mid-November 2010 saw the winter start to take its toll on coastal shipping. Arklow Raider was leaving the Irish port of Drogheda on 16...

IRISH SEA: Stena Line spells it out

Passengers travelling on the Birkenhead-Belfast ro-pax service have been handed copies of a letter explaining Stena Line’s position while formal approval of the purchase...

OPEN-HATCH BULKERS: Multiple orders for open-hatch carriers

Three owners have ordered open-hatch ships recently, a vessel type developed in the 1960s for handling forest products as well as containers, but now...
Ships Montly - January 2024
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