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  • New luxury brand Four Seasons Yachts

    New luxury brand Four Seasons Yachts

    4th January 2023

    Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts will enter the luxury cruise market in late 2025 with the introduction of its first yacht, to be constructed by Fincantieri. The as-yet-unnamed vessel will have a length of 207m and a beam of 27m…

  • Old Irish Sea ferry Duke of Lancaster damaged

    Old Irish Sea ferry Duke of Lancaster damaged

    3rd January 2023

    John Rowley, owner of the former Irish Sea ferry Duke of Lancaster, which is to be found ashore at Mostyn in the Dee Estuary, has slammed self-styled ‘explorers’ who got aboard by climbing up the anchor chain and then broke…

  • American battleship USS Texas ready for restoration

    American battleship USS Texas ready for restoration

    2nd January 2023

    The American battleship USS Texas, commissioned in 1914 and considered the only surviving dreadnought to have served in both World War I and World II, has been successfully drydocked at the Gulf Copper & Manufacturing Corporation shipyard at Galveston, Texas…

  • Dual-fuel Pure Car and Truck Carriers ordered

    Dual-fuel Pure Car and Truck Carriers ordered

    1st January 2023

    Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping has ordered five dual-fuel Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTCs) from China’s CSC Jinling Shipyard for delivery by 2024. The 72,000gt ships, to measure 200m by 38m, will feature 12 cargo decks and be capable of…

  • Four MSC Cruises Ships now deployed in the Caribbean

    Four MSC Cruises Ships now deployed in the Caribbean

    31st December 2022

    With MSC Seascape now sailing from PortMiami, MSC Cruises completed its Caribbean fleet for the 2022-2023 winter season. One of the newest ships in the region, MSC Seascape is the highlight of the deployment, which also includes itineraries for MSC…

  • Report reveals two passenger ferries had near miss at Rosslare

    Report reveals two passenger ferries had near miss at Rosslare

    30th December 2022

    A report by the Marine Casualty Investigation Board has revealed details of what was described as a close quarter incident at Rosslare Harbour port on 16 March 2022 when the two vessels passed within 100 metres of each other outside…

  • Cory orders two Damen Shoalbuster 2208 multi-purpose workboats

    Cory orders two Damen Shoalbuster 2208 multi-purpose workboats

    29th December 2022

    Cory, one of the UK’s leading waste management and recycling companies, has placed an order for two additional Damen Shoalbuster 2208S multi-purpose workboats to join its existing fleet. The vessels will be used to maneuver the barges that transport waste…

  • Wärtsilä engine to power four future-proof heavy lift vessels

    Wärtsilä engine to power four future-proof heavy lift vessels

    28th December 2022

    The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its hybrid propulsion system for four new heavy lift vessels being built at the Wuhu Shipyard in China. The vessels have been contracted by SAL Heavy Lift GmbH, a German heavy lift and project…

  • HMM looking to build new container ships

    HMM looking to build new container ships

    27th December 2022

    South Korea’s flagship line, HMM, has invited tenders from its four largest compatriot shipbuilders to build nine 8,000TEU containerships. Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Samsung Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and HJ Shipbuilding & Construction said their had…

  • Ships Monthly Jan 2023 issue out now

    Ships Monthly Jan 2023 issue out now

    23rd December 2022

    SHIPS MONTHLY January 2023 The January 2023 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is packed with all the usual news and outstanding articles and features.   NEWS Waterfront – New ro-ro ship Eco Italia enters the Grimaldi fleet,…

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