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  • SunStone Ships orders second expedition cruise vessel from Ulstein

    SunStone Ships orders second expedition cruise vessel from Ulstein

    13th October 2018

    In 2017 Ulstein Design & Solutions AS announced their first design and equipment contract on an X-BOW expedition cruise vessel for ship owner SunStone Ships. The contract included nine options, and the first option has now been declared. The first…

  • Trade booming at the Port of Poole

    Trade booming at the Port of Poole

    29th September 2018

    The south coast Port of Poole lies within Europe’s largest natural harbour and is approached through a narrow, winding shipping channel with a maintained depth of 7.5m therefore limiting the size of vessel that can call. A trust port run…

  • Damen performs float-out of Australian icebreaker

    Damen performs float-out of Australian icebreaker

    28th September 2018

    In late September 2018 Damen carried out the floating of the Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) RSV Nuyina currently under construction at Damen Shipyards Galati. The carefully executed procedure was achieved by raising the water level in the yard’s dry…

  • Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug Southampton

    Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug Southampton

    26th September 2018

    Recently the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tug Southampton took place in the Port of Zeebrugge. Kotug Smit Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs into service for its European harbour towage activities, in 2017 and 2018. One of…

  • Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs

    Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs

    24th September 2018

    Two of Iskes Towage’s vessels, the Damen ASD Tugs 3212 Mars and Mercurius, were officially named at a ceremony held at IJmuiden Port, Amsterdam. The naming formed part of an event held to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of…

  • Ships Monthly October 2018 issue out now

    Ships Monthly October 2018 issue out now

    14th September 2018

    SHIPS MONTHLY OCT 2018 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, so get your copy from your local newsagent or direct from Kelsey Media. As always, there’s something for everyone in another packed issue. ——————- NEWS – Busy…

  • New Engine Lands First Retrofit Orders

    New Engine Lands First Retrofit Orders

    10th September 2018

    MAN Energy Solutions has announced the first retrofit orders for its new MAN B&W ME-LGIP LGP-powered engine. The contract with Oslo-listed BW LPG involves the world’s first retrofitting of four MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.2 HFO-burning engines to 6G60ME-C9.5-LGIP LPG-propelled dual-fuel engines, plus…

  • Cruise ship Astoria makes history at Poole

    Cruise ship Astoria makes history at Poole

    7th September 2018

    The veteran Astoria started her late 2018 operations for Cruise and Maritime Voyages at the end of August and made history by becoming the largest cruise ship to have ever sailed from the Port of Poole as well as the…

  • Ship of the Year title given to Future of The Fjords

    Ship of the Year title given to Future of The Fjords

    6th September 2018

    Future of The Fjords, a revolutionary all electric passenger vessel, has won the Ship of the Year 2018 award at SMM. The win marks the second time in three years that owner The Fjords, together with shipyard Brødrene Aa, has…