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  • Damen to supply ASD Tug 5016 design to Edison Chouest Offshore

    Damen to supply ASD Tug 5016 design to Edison Chouest Offshore

    23rd October 2020

    Damen Shipyards Group has been awarded a contract to design a new Offshore Terminal Tug for Edison Chouest Offshore. Chouest will initially build two ASD Tugs 5016 at its Louisiana shipyard. The contract builds upon the well-established partnership between the…

  • Stena Embla successfully completes sea trials

    Stena Embla successfully completes sea trials

    21st October 2020

    Ferry company Stena Line has announced that Stena Embla, the last of its three new ferries destined for the Irish Sea, has successfully completed its sea trials in China’s Yellow Sea. Stena Embla is the latest new Stena Line next…

  • Canadian Frigates come to Portsmouth

    Canadian Frigates come to Portsmouth

    20th October 2020

    Three Canadian Frigates of the Halifax class spent a weekend in Portsmouth following Exercise Joint Warrior off Scotland in October 2020. HMCS Toronto, Halifax and Ville de Quebec spent time alongside while their support ship Asterix went to Southampton. The…

  • Stena Line expands in the Baltic Sea

    Stena Line expands in the Baltic Sea

    18th October 2020

    Stena Line announced on 14 October 2020 an expansion and strengthening of their operations across the Baltic Sea region. Next year the current vessels on the Nynäshamn-Ventspils route will be replaced with two modern and lengthened RoPax ferries Stena Lagan…

  • Lifeline funding is given to Daniel Adamson

    Lifeline funding is given to Daniel Adamson

    14th October 2020

    The Daniel Adamson Steamship has received lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund. Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including The Danny, have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage. Grants of…

  • Viking’s Amorella runs aground – again

    Viking’s Amorella runs aground – again

    5th October 2020

    Rarely does lightning strike twice at sea, but it happened when Viking Line’s Amorella grounded on Sunday 19 September on its scheduled run between Stockholm and Turku. The 1988-built ro-pax ferry struck underwater rock in a remote area called Hjulgrund…

  • Ships Monthly October 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly October 2020 issue out now

    2nd October 2020

    Ships Monthly Oct 2020 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Subscribe here: https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO   LATEST NEWS Waterfront – CalMac upgrades ferries during dry docking, Stena Line adds freight capacity at Heysham and Belfast, new Australian icebreaker Nuyina…