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  • Tall ship Pelican of London on tour

    Tall ship Pelican of London on tour

    16th August 2021

    The tall ship Pelican of London left Folkestone in May as part of a 13-week scientific voyage of discovery around the UK, and called into London in mid-August. For the trip, which will be in three parts, 90 volunteers have…

  • Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle begins fund raising

    Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle begins fund raising

    14th August 2021

    The Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle Trust has launched a fund-raising campaign for a major rebuild of Kingswear Castle to be undertaken over the next three winters with completion timed to coincide with her centenary in 2024. Built for service on…

  • Polar Class Bulk Carrier for Fednav

    Polar Class Bulk Carrier for Fednav

    13th August 2021

    Canada’s Fednav Limited has taken delivery of the Polar Class 4 bulk carrier Arvik I from Japan’s Marine United shipyard as a sister ship to the earlier delivered twins Nunavik (2014) and Umiak I (2006). The new 29,600dwt vessel, which…

  • Geest Line sold

    Geest Line sold

    12th August 2021

    Geest Line, the refrigerated cargo operator who operates a service between Caribbean and Europe has been sold to a 50:50 joint venture between Dutch-reefer operator Seatrade and Jamaican food specialist Jamaica Producers. Geest began operations from the Windward Islands to…

  • Carbon neutral plans for SS Great Britain

    Carbon neutral plans for SS Great Britain

    11th August 2021

    As part of a commitment to be carbon neutral by 2030, a pioneering upgrade has been installed at Brunel’s Great Britain. Beneath the ship the belt-driven fan installed as part of the ship’s dehumidifier under the glass sea has been…

  • New Bulkers for Ocean 21

    New Bulkers for Ocean 21

    9th August 2021

    Japan’s Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding has delivered the 87,670dwt Ocean Jade to Ocean 21 Holdings Ltd as the last of three bulk carriers it has been building for the Singapore-based company. Each of the 229m by 37m ships is powered…

  • Ever Ace takes title of biggest container ship in the world

    Ever Ace takes title of biggest container ship in the world

    6th August 2021

    On 30 July 2021 the new 24,000TEU container ship Ever Ace built by Samsung Heavy Industries for Evergreen Marine made her maiden voyage to Qingdao Port, Shandong. Ever Ace is the first of a series of 12 container ships ordered…