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  • Dover freight volume record for the fifth consecutive year

    Dover freight volume record for the fifth consecutive year

    15th January 2018

     The Port of Dover handled 2,601,162 lorries in 2017 – up on the previous record by almost 10,000 units. It brings the total increase over the last five years to just under 650,000 units or 33% per cent. This continued…

  • Azamara Pursuit to refit in Belfast before entering service

    Azamara Pursuit to refit in Belfast before entering service

    10th January 2018

    Azamara Pursuit will enter service on a Norwegian fjord sailing schedule this summer after a refit at Harland & Wolff shipyard, according to an announcement in early January 2018. The refit will be fully managed by MJM Group, a marine…

  • New London Port Moves A Step Closer

    New London Port Moves A Step Closer

    1st January 2018

    The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, has submitted an application for a development consent order (DCO) to the Planning Inspectorate to build a new terminal adjacent to the current port in Thurrock. The proposed new port, known as Tilbury2, will…

  • Damen delivers Cutter Suction Dredger to Vesirakennus in Finland

    Damen delivers Cutter Suction Dredger to Vesirakennus in Finland

    28th December 2017

    In December 2017 Damen has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger 450 to Vesirakennus Ojanen Oy in Finland. This is the first time a Damen Cutter Suction Dredger has been deployed in the Scandinavian market. The new dredger was delivered in…

  • Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line acquies former Costa Classica

    Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line acquies former Costa Classica

    24th December 2017

    Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has announced that latest acqusition, the 11,308-berth former Costa Classica, is set to arrive in April 2018. The new addition will be named Grand Classica and will join the 1,494-berth Grand Celebration sailing two-night cruises to…

  • INS Kalvari, first Indian made Scorpene class submarine, commissioned

    INS Kalvari, first Indian made Scorpene class submarine, commissioned

    22nd December 2017

    On 14 December 2017, in the presence of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, along with Defence Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Chief Minister of Maharasthra Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Lanba, CMD MDL Commodore Rakesh Anand (IN Retd)…

  • Viking Ocean Cruises round the world cruise

    Viking Ocean Cruises round the world cruise

    20th December 2017

    On 15 December 2017 Viking Sun sailed on the line’s first world cruise, which is a five-month voyage to London. The 141-day itinerary takes in five continents, 35 countries and 64 ports. Viking Sun will first explore Cuba and the…

  • Joint proposal to Canada based on FREMM frigate design

    Joint proposal to Canada based on FREMM frigate design

    18th December 2017

    The Government of Canada has declared its intention to acquire an existing and proven NATO warship design that could be readily modified to best meet the Royal Canadian Navy requirements. French and Italian world-class shipbuilders Naval Group and Fincantieri, with…