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  • InfraStrata Acquires Appledore Shipyard in £7 milliomn Deal

    InfraStrata Acquires Appledore Shipyard in £7 milliomn Deal

    25th August 2020

    Leading strategic infrastructure projects and physical asset lifecycle management company InfraStrata plc has acquired the historic and highly strategic Appledore Shipyard in North Devon in a £7 million deal. The UK-based, London Stock Exchange-listed firm specialises in the development, commercialisation…

  • MSC Cruises welcomes back first guests on MSC Grandiosa

    MSC Cruises welcomes back first guests on MSC Grandiosa

    23rd August 2020

    On 16 August 2020 MSC Grandiosa became the first ship from the MSC Cruises fleet to welcome guests back and the first ship to implement the Company’s health and safety protocol. The first guests began embarking MSC Cruises’ flagship in…

  • Waverley ready for a 17-day Clyde excursion season

    Waverley ready for a 17-day Clyde excursion season

    21st August 2020

    The historic Waverley paddle steamer is due to begin sailings again after being out of service for a year, and is ready for a 17-day Clyde excursion season. The 70-year-old ship missed the 2019 season as it waited for urgent…

  • Portland Port completes major dredging project

    Portland Port completes major dredging project

    16th August 2020

    A major project that has been years in the planning and months in the undertaking, has been completed at Portland Port. The port’s main berths, Outer Coaling Pier (OCP) and the outer arm of Queens Pier (Q Pier) have undergone…

  • Boluda Towage Europe takes two new tugs from Damen

    Boluda Towage Europe takes two new tugs from Damen

    14th August 2020

    Boluda Towage Europe has ordered two 85-tonnes bollard pull ASD Tugs 2813 from Damen Shipyards Group, both complying with the most recent IMO Tier III emission standards, for operations in the Port of Zeebrugge as part of the extended concession…

  • China delivers research and dive support vessel

    China delivers research and dive support vessel

    12th August 2020

    The China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has delivered the 124m by 24m research and dive support vessel Oriental Dragon to Jumeirah Offshore, a Singapore-based marine engineering company. Designed by Shanghai-based Bestway Marine Engineering Design Company and built by CSSC subsidiary,…

  • The world’s largest newly built wooden cargo ship

    The world’s largest newly built wooden cargo ship

    10th August 2020

    After two years of shipyard construction at SAILCARGO INC, including a year of structural framing, the three-masted, 45m wooden cargo schooner Ceiba is about to enter a new phase of construction. The next stage will be to install the hull,…

  • Damen signs contract with Port of Antwerp for new tugs

    Damen signs contract with Port of Antwerp for new tugs

    4th August 2020

    On 8 July 2020 Damen Shipyards Group was awarded a contract by the Port of Antwerp to deliver two RSD Tugs 2513 after an intensive tender process. The vessels are part of Damen’s Next Generation Tugs series and are built…

  • Sovcomflot builds its fleet

    Sovcomflot builds its fleet

    1st August 2020

    Russia’s Sovcomflot has taken delivery of the 174,000 cubic metre capacity LNG carrier SCF La Perouse from South Korea’s Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for operation under a long-term time charter agreement with French energy major Total. The new vessel features…

  • Loch Katrine steamer out of steam

    Loch Katrine steamer out of steam

    30th July 2020

    Before the Covid-19 pandemic brought postponements and cancellations to historic ship operations worldwide, it had already been decided that the steamship Sir Walter Scott, which has been running on Loch Katrine since her completion in 1900 by William Denny and…