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  • Bibby WaveMaster Horizon named  at Damen Shipyards Galati

    Bibby WaveMaster Horizon named at Damen Shipyards Galati

    3rd April 2019

    On 29 March 2019 Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania launched Bibby Marine Services’ second Service Operations Vessel (SOV) 9020. During the same event, the vessel was officially named Bibby WaveMaster Horizon. Upon delivery later this year, the SOV will begin maintenance work on two…

  • Red Funnel’s Red Jet 3 sold to Croatian ferry company

    Red Funnel’s Red Jet 3 sold to Croatian ferry company

    30th March 2019

    Following more than 20 years of sailing the Solent, Red Funnel’s hi-speed passenger catamaran ferry, Red Jet 3, will be sailing into sunnier climates and warmer waters, following a recent purchase by a Croatian ferry company. Red Jet 3, which…

  • Steel cut for  short-sea LNG bunker vessel

    Steel cut for short-sea LNG bunker vessel

    27th March 2019

    On 18 March 2019 a ceremony was held at Damen Yichang Shipyard, China, to mark the start of cutting steel for the first of a planned series of short-sea LNG Bunker vessels to be built for Eesti Gaas of Estonia.…

  • Steamship Shieldhall launches Steamship Experience days

    Steamship Shieldhall launches Steamship Experience days

    25th March 2019

    Southampton’s heritage steamship, Steamship Shieldhall, has always been well-known for its ‘access all areas’ approach, whereby guests on her cruises are welcome to visit the Engine Room, Boiler Room and Bridge and admire her 1950s technology and apparatus. Now the…

  • Ships Monthly – April 2019 issue – out now

    Ships Monthly – April 2019 issue – out now

    22nd March 2019

    The main features in the April issue cover: Profile of the Royal Navy and its current fleet. Modernising the Royal Canadian Navy for the 21st century. A history of Maxim Gorkiy , the former Hamburg, to mark her 50th anniversary…

  • Polish tall ship on world tour to visit London

    Polish tall ship on world tour to visit London

    16th March 2019

    The Polish class A sailing ship Dar Młodzieży (The Gift of the Youth), currently sailing around the world to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining independence, will dock at London’s Greenwich Tier, near Cutty Sark, on Sunday, 17 March,…

  • P&O Cruises Iona looking to younger generations

    P&O Cruises Iona looking to younger generations

    12th March 2019

    P&O Cruises new ship Iona is already proving popular with younger guests, more than a year before she sets sail on her maiden voyage. Advance bookings for the biggest cruise ship built for the British market show that 49% of…

  • Ulstein promotes its cruise design

    Ulstein promotes its cruise design

    10th March 2019

    Ulstein Design & Solutions introduced their first design illustrations within the expedition cruise segment three years ago. With the latest contract by Lindblad, the company has been awarded totally six firm ship contracts, and options for further six vessels. Ulstein…

  • Newly-built TSHD doing the Portuguese proud

    Newly-built TSHD doing the Portuguese proud

    8th March 2019

    Recently the dredger Jose Duarte started her first job in Lisbon. The trailing suction hopper dredger was built in Portugal for a Portuguese dredging company, to a Spanish design and using Dutch dredging equipment. The European cooperation has resulted in…