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  • New tug Koc Al Zour delivered to Kuwait

    New tug Koc Al Zour delivered to Kuwait

    9th October 2021

    Turkey’s Uzmar Shipyard has delivered the 60m by 14m multi-purpose oil spill recovery and offshore support vessel Koc Al Zour to the Kuwait Oil Company. Completed to a Robert Allan Ltd RAmpage 6000-ZM design the 1,803gt ship has dynamic positioning…

  • Record-breaking year for cruise at Portsmouth International Port

    Record-breaking year for cruise at Portsmouth International Port

    8th October 2021

    Despite the challenges of the pandemic, 2021 is set to become the most successful in Portsmouth International Port’s history for cruise operations, with a record number of days alongside, maiden calls, and forecast economic growth for the city, published in…

  • Next Lindblad polar cruise newbuild delivered from Ulstein

    Next Lindblad polar cruise newbuild delivered from Ulstein

    5th October 2021

    On 30 September 2021 Lindblad Expeditions Holdings took delivery of National Geographic Resolution from Ulstein Verft, marking the official completion of the line’s next polar newbuild. The vessel is now ready to set off for her inaugural polar voyage exploring…

  • Wärtsilä engines for two new Brazilian pusher tugs

    Wärtsilä engines for two new Brazilian pusher tugs

    4th October 2021

    On 27 September 2021 the technology group Wärtsilä announced that it will supply the engines for two new pusher tugs being built for the Brazilian operator Hidrovias do Brasil at the Uzmar Shipyard in Turkey. There is an option for…

  • PIL launches new South China to India West Coast Service

    PIL launches new South China to India West Coast Service

    3rd October 2021

    Pacific International Lines (PIL) is set to launch a new South China to India West Coast Service – South China India Express (SIX) using the container ship Kota Gabung. To complement the company’s existing service to India’s West Coast, Pacific…

  • New Portland Port tug named Rupert Best

    New Portland Port tug named Rupert Best

    2nd October 2021

    On 18 September Portland Port held the official naming ceremony of the newest tug to enter the fleet, Rupert Best. The vessel was named after a former submarine Commander and Portland Port director, who passed away in February. Commander Best…

  • Incat delivers second 111m catamaran to Naviera Armas

    Incat delivers second 111m catamaran to Naviera Armas

    1st October 2021

    Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania delivered its latest high-speed ferry, Volcán de Taidía, on 30 Seotember 2011. The 111m catamaran will operate in Spanish waters alongside sister vessel Volcán de Tagoro, which was delivered by Incat in 2019. Volcán de Taidía…

  • India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier on trials

    India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier on trials

    30th September 2021

    India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC-1), Vikrant has conducted initial sea trials. Over five days the ship’s performance, including hull, main propulsion, power generation and distribution and auxiliary equipment were tested as satisfactory in what was described by the Admiral…