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  • Blue Fin Shipping orders Six Combi Freighters from Damen

    Blue Fin Shipping orders Six Combi Freighters from Damen

    25th April 2022

    German ship owner Blue Fin Shipping has ordered an additional four Combi Freighters 3850 cargo vessels from Damen Shipyards Group, accelerating the fleet expansion to six new vessels since the order for the first one was signed, late 2020. The…

  • Ambience sets sail on her maiden four-day cruise from Tilbury

    Ambience sets sail on her maiden four-day cruise from Tilbury

    21st April 2022

    Ambassador Cruise Line flag ship Ambience sailed from the London International Cruise Terminal at Tilbury, the vessels’ home port, on her maiden four-day cruise, which will take her  to the Port of Hamburg The cruise departed following Ambience’s formal naming…

  • Crowley Expands Tier IV Fleet with Delivery of Cleaner Tug

    Crowley Expands Tier IV Fleet with Delivery of Cleaner Tug

    20th April 2022

    On 14 April 2022 Crowley took delivery of Athena, its fourth and most powerful Tier IV ship assist and harbour escort tugboat. The 77ft Athena provides the agility of its compact size without the sacrifice of power, offering the most…

  • AquaTerra secures Stena IceMAX contract

    AquaTerra secures Stena IceMAX contract

    19th April 2022

    A leading North-east construction and inspection specialist has completed a major work scope on board one of the world’s largest drilling vessels. AquaTerra Group, based in Kintore, was carries out an inspection programme on Stena IceMAX, a 6th generation DP3…

  • Container Ship Reduces Emissions through Synthetic Fuel

    Container Ship Reduces Emissions through Synthetic Fuel

    18th April 2022

    MAN Energy Solutions reported that the 1,036TEU container ship ElbBLUE, the former Wes Amelie, has reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 27% by operating on a blend of climate-neutral, synthetic natural gas (SNG) and conventional liquefied natural gas (LNG), compared…

  • Ellerman City Liners is back in shipping

    Ellerman City Liners is back in shipping

    16th April 2022

    A big name in shipping from the past, Ellerman, has risen again. In September 2021 brokers were reporting the German-owned 2,456TEU capacity container ship Buxhansa as being chartered by Ellerman City Liners for a minimum period of 36 months. After…

  • Ambassador Cruise Lines’ new ship Ambience debuts on the Thames

    Ambassador Cruise Lines’ new ship Ambience debuts on the Thames

    14th April 2022

    Ambassador Cruise Lines’ new ship Ambience made her debut on the Thames at daybreak on 14 April 2022. Built in 1991, she was formerly Regal Princess (1991–2007) and Pacific Dawn (2007–2020), having been delivered to Princess Cruises in 1991 by…

  • Historic USN submarine to be dismantled

    Historic USN submarine to be dismantled

    13th April 2022

    The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum located in South Carolina’s Charleston harbour has decided to have its exhibit submarine USS Clamagore (SS-343) dismantled and recycled after extensive corrosion, particularly of the vessel’s main ballast tank, was uncovered. Repairs and…

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