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  • Damen signs with Aqualiner-Swets in nine vessel order

    Damen signs with Aqualiner-Swets in nine vessel order

    4th November 2020

    On 2 November 2020 Damen Shipyards signed a contract with the Dutch ferry joint venture Aqualiner-Swets for a total of nine passenger vessels. With these vessels, the joint venture will provide the public transportation service between Rotterdam and the Drecht…

  • Medway Queen Flagship Pennant Unfurled

    Medway Queen Flagship Pennant Unfurled

    31st October 2020

    During the summer, Medway Queen was appointed South East Regional Flagship for 2020 by National Historic Ships UK, in great company with HMS Belfast as National Flagship and with the three other Regional Flagships: the tall ship Zebu, SS Explorer…

  • Swan Hellenic and Helsinki Shipyard announce new ship

    Swan Hellenic and Helsinki Shipyard announce new ship

    30th October 2020

    On 21 October 2020 Swan Hellenic and Helsinki Shipyard announced that the dynamic cultural expedition cruise company had entered into a contractual agreement with the Finnish shipyard for a third Vega Class expedition cruise vessel. Larger than her sisterships and…

  • Wärtsilä selected to power new ‘super ferries’ series

    Wärtsilä selected to power new ‘super ferries’ series

    29th October 2020

    The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected by P&O Ferries (P&OF), the British ferry operator, to power their new series of ‘super ferries’. The contract is for two vessels, and the order was signed in Q1 2020. The vessels will…

  • Damen delivers ASD Tug 2813 to Con.Tug in Italy

    Damen delivers ASD Tug 2813 to Con.Tug in Italy

    28th October 2020

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered an ASD Tug 2813 to Con.Tug in Italy. The vessel, named Gioia Star, will operate in Gioia Tauro, one of the most important transhipment ports in the Mediterranean. Con.Tug – a joint venture between Scafi…

  • Ships Monthly November 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly November 2020 issue out now

    26th October 2020

    Ships Monthly November 2020 issue is out now, with a main feature on the Royal Navy’s well known aircraft carriers HMS Illustrious. To get your copy, visit the Kelsey website. WATERFRONT – In the news, details of Celebrity Apex arriving…

  • Maid of Loch celebrates 25 years of the charity

    Maid of Loch celebrates 25 years of the charity

    24th October 2020

    Sir Boyd Tunnock becomes Maid of the Loch’s patron as charity celebrates 25th anniversary The charity which owns Maid of the Loch, Loch Lomond’s Paddle Steamer, celebrates its 25th anniversary with a special event on 10 October. On 9 October 1995 that…