Ships Monthly October 2022 issue now out

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

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WATERFRONT – Felixstowe workers go on strike, drought affects Rhine shipping, one of America’s oldest tankers, Alaskan ferry sold, and busy summer with cruise callers on the Forth.

FERRY – Busy summer on the Dover-Calais route, Harris residents’ ferry protest, Baltic veteran Amorella heads for the Med, and second P&O newbuild floated. Plummer

CRUISE – Carnival sees 24 ships depart from fleet, Horizon bound for the breakers in Turkey, and is there life after Covid for Aegean Goddess?

NAVAL – The new XV Patrick Blackett (X01) revealed, Prince of Wales’ technical difficulties, and hypersonic first for destroyers.

CARGO – The next ‘World’s largest’ boxboat, Hapag-Lloyd begins fleet improvement, and Maersk moves from Tilbury to Southampton.

NEWS FEATURE – Marking the 175th anniversary of the establishment of HAPAG with a look at some of the company’s ‘university’ ships.



ZENITH REMEMBERED – Profile of the cruise ship Zenith, which was built 30 years ago and has ended her career under the name TSM Singapore.

AURORA BOTNIA – Profile of Wasaline’s new ferry Aurora Botnia, the most environmentally friendly ship ever built, operates between Finland and Sweden.

BEAUTY OF SHIPS – Some outstanding images of ships taken around Portland and Weymouth, showing that ships can be aesthetically easy on the eye.

INDIAN OCEAN – A voyage on the Shipping Corporation of India’s State of Haryana across the Indian Ocean from Mombasa to Bombay in 1970.

COUNTY CLASS – A photographic review of the Royal Navy’s famous County class ships, an impressive heavy cruiser design.

MARITIME MOSAIC – Photo feature showing naval ships, mostly from the US Navy, arriving and departing from the port of Haifa in Israel.

CARGO SHIP CAXTON – History of the motor vessel Caxton, built in 1958, which had a long career and later came under Greek ownership.

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