Waterfront

  • Cotentin finishes at Poole, but Armorique starts new route

    Cotentin finishes at Poole, but Armorique starts new route

    10th April 2021

    On 2 April the ro-ro freighter Cotentin (2007/19,909gt) concluded its Poole-Cherbourg duties under contract to the UK Department for Transport then repositioned to Le Havre the next day to take over Portsmouth sailings from the chartered Etretat (2008/26,500gt), which has…

  • New tug Svitzer Thames arrives on the Thames

    New tug Svitzer Thames arrives on the Thames

    9th April 2021

    IN March 2021 global towage operator Svitzer Europe received from Damen Shipyards Group the new tug Svitzer Thames, an 80-ton bollard pull azimuth stern drive (ASD) tug, to support its operations in the Port of London. Svitzer Thames started operating…

  • Celebrity Beyond floated out at St Nazaire

    Celebrity Beyond floated out at St Nazaire

    7th April 2021

    Celebrity Beyond, the latest ship in the award-winning Edge Series from Celebrity Cruises, completed her float out at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in St Nazaire, France on 1 April 2021. This significant occasion marks a key milestone in her construction,…

  • World’s fastest all-electric passenger ship to launch in Stockholm

    World’s fastest all-electric passenger ship to launch in Stockholm

    4th April 2021

    The all-new foiling Candela P-30—the world’s fastest all-electric passenger ship—will hit Stockholm’s waterways in 2022, shuttling passengers to and from the archipelago above the waves without wakes, noise and CO2 emissions. Ferries are often the most enjoyable and scenic forms…

  • CalMac reshuffle their fleet

    CalMac reshuffle their fleet

    29th March 2021

    CalMac had to reshuffle their fleet again due to technical problems with the ageing fleet. Isle of Lewis made her way to dry dock in Birkenhead after a week off service in Stornoway in late March 2021. She had only…