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  • Stena Line expands in the Baltic Sea

    Stena Line expands in the Baltic Sea

    18th October 2020

    Stena Line announced on 14 October 2020 an expansion and strengthening of their operations across the Baltic Sea region. Next year the current vessels on the Nynäshamn-Ventspils route will be replaced with two modern and lengthened RoPax ferries Stena Lagan…

  • Lifeline funding is given to Daniel Adamson

    Lifeline funding is given to Daniel Adamson

    14th October 2020

    The Daniel Adamson Steamship has received lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund. Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including The Danny, have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage. Grants of…

  • Viking’s Amorella runs aground – again

    Viking’s Amorella runs aground – again

    5th October 2020

    Rarely does lightning strike twice at sea, but it happened when Viking Line’s Amorella grounded on Sunday 19 September on its scheduled run between Stockholm and Turku. The 1988-built ro-pax ferry struck underwater rock in a remote area called Hjulgrund…

  • Ships Monthly October 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly October 2020 issue out now

    2nd October 2020

    Ships Monthly Oct 2020 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Subscribe here: https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO   LATEST NEWS Waterfront – CalMac upgrades ferries during dry docking, Stena Line adds freight capacity at Heysham and Belfast, new Australian icebreaker Nuyina…

  • Saga welcomes Spirit of Adventure to its fleet

    Saga welcomes Spirit of Adventure to its fleet

    1st October 2020

    The latest addition to Saga’s ocean cruise fleet, Spirit of Adventure, was handed over on 30 September 2020 in Emden, Germany, by shipbuilder Meyer Werft. Spirit of Adventure is Saga’s second purpose-built boutique cruise ship, joining Spirit of Discovery which…

  • 400,000 seafarers stuck at sea as crew change crisis deepens

    400,000 seafarers stuck at sea as crew change crisis deepens

    30th September 2020

    Some 400,000 seafarers from across the globe are now stranded on ships, continuing to work but unable to be relieved, in a deepening crew change crisis which threatens trade and maritime safety. During a high-level event on the margins of…

  • Swan Hellenic keel laying ceremony

    Swan Hellenic keel laying ceremony

    28th September 2020

    The keel laying ceremony for the first of Swan Hellenic’s two new ice-class expedition cruise ships took place in Helsinki on 24 September 2020. The first 347-ton block of the ship, newly arrived from Klaipeda, where it had been outfitted…