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  • A luxurious day for Portland Port with two cruise callers

    A luxurious day for Portland Port with two cruise callers

    18th July 2018

    Among the first ships to visit Portland Port in 2018 was Norwegian Breakaway, which made her inaugural call to Portland and became the largest ship to ever call at the Port. On Sunday 15 July another first for Portland Port…

  • Subsea 7 celebrates build milestone and announces name

    Subsea 7 celebrates build milestone and announces name

    16th July 2018

    The keel laying ceremony for Subsea 7’s new reel-lay vessel took place at Royal IHC in Krimpen aan den IJssel (Netherlands) on 5 July 2018. In line with this major milestone, Subsea 7 announced the vessel will be named Seven…

  • SMS completes first major HSC refit in Cherbourg

    SMS completes first major HSC refit in Cherbourg

    2nd July 2018

    Southampton-headquartered ship repairer and marine engineering services provider SMS has completed its first ever major high speed craft (HSC) refit in France. SMS last week docked the HSC Condor Rapide in Cherbourg on the Port Normands Associe’s (PNA) ship lift.…

  • Ships Monthly summer issue out now

    Ships Monthly summer issue out now

    25th June 2018

    Ships Monthly summer 2018 issue is packed with news, views, features, ships and outstanding photos. Here are the main articles: NEWS New name for P&O Cruises ship announced, Knud E. Hansen designs ro-ros for Grimaldi, and busy days at Southampton…

  • Wind turbine jack-up Sea Installer completes eight-day stopover

    Wind turbine jack-up Sea Installer completes eight-day stopover

    17th June 2018

    Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu) has completed an eight-day refurbishment project for the 132m DP2, self-propelled, jack-up vessel Sea Installer on 11 June 2018. Operated by A2SEA, which was purchased in 2017 by DEME’s subsidiary GeoSea, Sea Installer was purpose-built in…

  • Heritage steamship Shieldhall puts the flags out

    Heritage steamship Shieldhall puts the flags out

    16th June 2018

    Volunteers on heritage steamship SS Shieldhall are celebrating having received one of the highest accolades from a national organisation. The Southampton-based vessel has been chosen as the 2018 regional flagship for the National Historic Fleet. The award was given not…

  • HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Whitby as visitor attraction

    HM Bark Endeavour arrives in Whitby as visitor attraction

    15th June 2018

    The North Yorkshire coastal town of Whitby is set to get a new family-friendly floating visitor attraction when HM Bark Endeavour, the full-scale replica of Captain James Cook’s legendary ship, opens to the public next month. On 1 June 2018…

  • First of Stena’s new Irish Sea ships to operate Dublin-Holyhead

    First of Stena’s new Irish Sea ships to operate Dublin-Holyhead

    13th June 2018

    Stena Line has confirmed that the first of its new RoPax ferries currently under construction in China is planned to enter service on its Dublin-Holyhead route in early 2020. Last year Stena (Stena Line’s parent company) announced a new build…

  • CMV proud to be part of Windrush 70th Anniversary celebrations

    CMV proud to be part of Windrush 70th Anniversary celebrations

    12th June 2018

    Cruise and Maritime Voyages (CMV) is looking forward to Friday 22 June 2018 when the London Cruise Terminal at Tilbury celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the arrival of the SS Empire Windrush at the port back in 1948. This landmark…