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  • BG Diamond makes her maiden call to Port of Cork

    BG Diamond makes her maiden call to Port of Cork

    28th January 2018

    BG Freight Line’s latest newbuild, BG Diamond, arrived in the Port of Cork on 23 January 2018 on her maiden call to Tivoli Container Terminal from Rotterdam. The brand new container ship, developed by BG Freight Line in conjunction with…

  • First Geest Line vessel arrives at the Port of Dover

    First Geest Line vessel arrives at the Port of Dover

    26th January 2018

    The Port of Dover has welcomed its first Geest Line vessel, heralding the start of a long-term partnership with the expanding Europe-to-Caribbean freight firm. The 14,000-ton Baltic Klipper is the first of a newly strengthened fleet of five Geest Line…

  • Ships Monthly March 2018 issue out now

    Ships Monthly March 2018 issue out now

    18th January 2018

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out on Thursday 18 January 2018. It includes: Waterfront: Duke of Lancaster gets a makeover, Balmoral will not be sailing in 2018, Woolwich ferry stopped, and new design for US training ships. Ferry:…

  • Dover freight volume record for the fifth consecutive year

    Dover freight volume record for the fifth consecutive year

    15th January 2018

     The Port of Dover handled 2,601,162 lorries in 2017 – up on the previous record by almost 10,000 units. It brings the total increase over the last five years to just under 650,000 units or 33% per cent. This continued…

  • Azamara Pursuit to refit in Belfast before entering service

    Azamara Pursuit to refit in Belfast before entering service

    10th January 2018

    Azamara Pursuit will enter service on a Norwegian fjord sailing schedule this summer after a refit at Harland & Wolff shipyard, according to an announcement in early January 2018. The refit will be fully managed by MJM Group, a marine…

  • New London Port Moves A Step Closer

    New London Port Moves A Step Closer

    1st January 2018

    The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, has submitted an application for a development consent order (DCO) to the Planning Inspectorate to build a new terminal adjacent to the current port in Thurrock. The proposed new port, known as Tilbury2, will…

  • Damen delivers Cutter Suction Dredger to Vesirakennus in Finland

    Damen delivers Cutter Suction Dredger to Vesirakennus in Finland

    28th December 2017

    In December 2017 Damen has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger 450 to Vesirakennus Ojanen Oy in Finland. This is the first time a Damen Cutter Suction Dredger has been deployed in the Scandinavian market. The new dredger was delivered in…

  • Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line acquies former Costa Classica

    Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line acquies former Costa Classica

    24th December 2017

    Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has announced that latest acqusition, the 11,308-berth former Costa Classica, is set to arrive in April 2018. The new addition will be named Grand Classica and will join the 1,494-berth Grand Celebration sailing two-night cruises to…