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Ships Monthly Jan 2023 issue out now

SHIPS MONTHLY January 2023

The January 2023 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is packed with all the usual news and outstanding articles and features.

 

NEWS

Waterfront – New ro-ro ship Eco Italia enters the Grimaldi fleet, Matson orders three LNG-fuelled boxboats, and wind deflector fitted to container ship ONE Trust.

Ferry – Five more years for DFDS out of Newhaven, new CalMac ferries for Skye triangle, and Uber boat heads east.

Cruise – Global Dream bought by Disney, Star Cruises sends two ships to breakers, and Carnival and China establish Adora Cruises.

Naval – The future HMS Glasgow launched, the US aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford visits the Solent, and first FDI frigate launched for French.

Cargo – COSCO orders methanol-fuelled ships, new ships for Wan Hai Lines, and dual-fuel Aframax tankers delivered.

News feature – Remembering Shaw Savill’s Corinthic class of four passenger-cargo liners, which were built in the late 1940s.

 

FEATURES

Waverley on tour – During the autumn the paddle steamer Waverley made a welcome return to the south coast of England and the Thames.

Maritime Mosaic – Photographic feature from Calshot Spit, which offers fine vantage points to see ships heading to Southampton.

Olympic Class ships – White Star Line’s fabled Olympic class ships, Olympic, Titanic and Britannic, remain fixed in the public imagination.

Norfolk Navy yard – Norfolk Navy Yard has been central to the expansion of the US Navy over the course of more than a century.

American Classics – Historic photographs of some classic ships at a US shipyard.

Mexico Baja Boats – The ferries that have plied the Sea of Cortez, connecting the long Baja California peninsula with the Mexican mainland.

Life on a Carrier – On board the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales during the FLOTEX exercise held off Spain in June 2022.

Bridge Visit – Richard Davies, Senior Master of the Fishguard ferry Stena Europe, discusses his long career and the veteran ship.

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