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  • Sailcargo purchases a new ship Vega

    Sailcargo purchases a new ship Vega

    22nd May 2022

    Sailcargo Inc has purchased the cargo vessel Vega Gamleby, which will begin sailing cargo between North and South America in 2022. Vega will sail and carry approximately 148 cubic metres (or 82 tons) of green coffee beans and other dry…

  • Le Bellot calls on the Thames

    Le Bellot calls on the Thames

    21st May 2022

    The French cruise ship Le Bellot set course for London during May 2022. The 430ft expedition cruise ship berthed alongside HMS Belfast during her visit to the capital. Le Bellot and her six sisterships are each named after a French…

  • Second Scandlines ferry fitted with Norsepower Rotor Sail

    Second Scandlines ferry fitted with Norsepower Rotor Sail

    20th May 2022

    Danish-based ferry operator Scandlines has installed a Norsepower Rotor Sail on a second ferry as the company increasingly turns to wind-assisted propulsion to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gases. Since 2013 Scandlines has invested more than EUR 300 million to…

  • Wärtsilä’s decarbonisation focus on GEVs pilot hydrogen vessel

    Wärtsilä’s decarbonisation focus on GEVs pilot hydrogen vessel

    18th May 2022

    The technology group Wärtsilä’s cooperation with the Australian energy transportation company Global Energy Ventures (GEV) has resulted in GEV successfully obtaining Approval-in-Principle (AiP) for its pilot scale 430 tonne C-H2 Carrier vessel. The AiP was awarded by the American Bureau…

  • Damen builds three hybrid Fast Crew Supply vessels

    Damen builds three hybrid Fast Crew Supply vessels

    17th May 2022

    In response to positive feedback from offshore suppliers, Damen Shipyards Group decided to build three new vessels of the Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 Hybrid type on stock at the Damen Antalya yard in Turkey. The vessels will be available…

  • MOL to build four more LNG-fuelled car carriers

    MOL to build four more LNG-fuelled car carriers

    15th May 2022

    Mitsui OSK Lines says it has reached an agreement with two domestic shipbuilders to build four liquefied natural gas-fuelled car carriers as part of the Japanese shipping group’s decarbonisation strategy. The 7,000CEU ships will be constructed at Japan-based Shin Kurushima…

  • National Maritime Museum acquires model of HMM Algeciras

    National Maritime Museum acquires model of HMM Algeciras

    14th May 2022

    Royal Museums Greenwich has acquired a 1:150 scale model of the container ship HMM Algeciras, which is now on display in the Voyagers Gallery at the National Maritime Museum. Container ships have revolutionised the world since the 1950s, facilitating fast…

  • HMS Ocelot reaches 60 years of age

    HMS Ocelot reaches 60 years of age

    13th May 2022

    OCELOT at 60 by Patrick Boniface HMS Ocelot is a survivor. Unlike most of her sisterships of the Oberon class diesel electric submarines, she has been preserved for future generations and it is hoped that following restoration work she will…

  • Havila Castor sets off on her maiden voyage

    Havila Castor sets off on her maiden voyage

    12th May 2022

    Havila Voyages’ second ship, Havila Castor, set off on the evening of 10 May 2022 on her first round voyage along the classic Norwegian coastal route from Bergen to Kirkenes. At 2030 Havila Castor left the Jektevik terminal in Bergen…

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