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  • Ukraine grain cargo rejected by Lebanese buyer

    Ukraine grain cargo rejected by Lebanese buyer

    12th August 2022

    The grain shipment on board the 1996-built bulk carrier Razoni is in limbo as the Lebanese buyer has refused to accept the cargo. The buyer rejected the cargo on grounds that too much time has elapsed. According to the information…

  • World’s largest container ship launched in China

    World’s largest container ship launched in China

    10th August 2022

    China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has launched what is claimed to be the world’s largest containership, which has a capacity of 24,116TEU. The new MSC Tessa was floated out of her building dock at the Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding’s Changxing Shipbuilding…

  • Sail training ship Götheborg comes to the Thames

    Sail training ship Götheborg comes to the Thames

    9th August 2022

    The Swedish sail training ship Götheborg came up the Thames on 8 August 2022. She is a 58m (190ft) replica of a Swedish full-rigged East Indiaman is pictured visiting the Upper Pool of London and sailing through the open span…

  • MAN PrimeServ Signs Maintenance Contract for dredger Samuel de Champlain

    MAN PrimeServ Signs Maintenance Contract for dredger Samuel de Champlain

    8th August 2022

    On 28 July 2022 MAN PrimeServ, the after-sales service brand of MAN Energy Solutions, signed a long-term service agreement (LTSA) with GIE Dragages-Ports, which includes inspection kits and preventative maintenance services as well as remote assistance (PrimeServ Assist) and engine-fluid…

  • Tallink’s refugee charters big business but SeaWind’s fate a mystery

    Tallink’s refugee charters big business but SeaWind’s fate a mystery

    7th August 2022

    Estonian shipping company Tallink has found a new purpose for many of its Covid-affected ferries by chartering them to countries to be short-term accommodation for Ukrainian refugees. Isabelle’s former daily crossover Riga-Stockholm service will take time to return to normal,…

  • Royal cruise ship visits London

    Royal cruise ship visits London

    6th August 2022

    The small cruise ship Hebridean Princess with Royal connections visited London at the end of July 2022. In service since 1964, the vessel has been twice chartered by HM The Queen: first in July 2006 for a holiday cruising around…

  • Veterans take Yorkshire Belle cruise out of Bridlington

    Veterans take Yorkshire Belle cruise out of Bridlington

    5th August 2022

    After the opening of a memorial to the loss of the first Yorkshire Belle in July, a trip on the current boat which bears that name will take place by the military veterans of Bridlington to present the owners with…

  • DFDS to trial Rosslare-Dunkirk passenger service

    DFDS to trial Rosslare-Dunkirk passenger service

    4th August 2022

    A new passenger service between Ireland and France will launch from Friday 5 August 2022 on the company’s Rosslare-Dunkirk route. Passenger travel will be introduced on a trial basis, as an addition to the existing freight service between the two…

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