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  • Fire on board ferry Stena Scanidica

    Fire on board ferry Stena Scanidica

    31st August 2022

    A fire occurred at 1229 on 29 August 2022 on the ferry Stena Scandica while she was en route from Port of Norvik in Sweden to Port of Ventspils in Latvia, carrying 241 passengers and 58 crew. The fire was…

  • Float out of P&O’s new cruise ship Arvia at Meyer Werft

    Float out of P&O’s new cruise ship Arvia at Meyer Werft

    29th August 2022

    On 27 August 2022 the new cruise ship Arvia for P&O Cruises left Meyer Werft’s covered building dock II (Hall 6). The float-out manoeuvre started at around 9am. The newbuilding was then moored at the outfitting pier in the shipyard…

  • Cargo ship Atlas Wind makes maiden call at Poole

    Cargo ship Atlas Wind makes maiden call at Poole

    28th August 2022

    On 24 August the general cargo ship Atlas Wind (1997/4,150gt) made an unexpected maiden visit to Poole from Bromborough to load local ball clay destined for the Spanish port of Castellon. This is a regular trade at the Dorset port…

  • Ships Monthly September 2022 issue out now

    Ships Monthly September 2022 issue out now

    26th August 2022

    The September issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is packed with all the usual news and features, including many outstanding articles and features. NEWS Waterfront – Finnlines’ hybrid Finnecos vessels arrive from China, Orkney vessel taken to Belfast…

  • New sustainable passenger service due to launch in the Channel

    New sustainable passenger service due to launch in the Channel

    23rd August 2022

    A new green cross-Channel ferry service is due to launch in September 2022, taking passengers across the Channel via fast commercial sailing catamarans. SailLink will shortly be transiting passengers between Dover and Boulogne-Sur-Mer, with a crossing time of approximately four…

  • New E-Flexer ferry Stena Estelle takes up operation on 4 September

    New E-Flexer ferry Stena Estelle takes up operation on 4 September

    22nd August 2022

    Stena Line´s newest addition to the fleet, Stena Estelle, has already sailed around half the world. Departing from her building shipyard in East China in June, the ferry passed through Singapore, India, the Middle East and Gibraltar, before setting course…

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