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  • Luxury cruise ship Silver Moon named in Athens

    Luxury cruise ship Silver Moon named in Athens

    4th August 2021

    The latest luxury cruise ship to join Silversea Cruises’ fleet, the 596-guest Silver Moon, was officially named during an evening ceremony in Piraeus, near Athens in Greece, on 28 July 2021. The naming of the ship has marked a milestone…

  • MARAD Awards Vessel Acquisition Management Contract to Crowley

    MARAD Awards Vessel Acquisition Management Contract to Crowley

    1st August 2021

    On 28 July 2021 Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Solutions business unit was awarded a multi-year $638 million contract for Vessel Acquisition Management (VAM) by the US Maritime Administration (MARAD). Crowley’s strategic acquisition and vessel management service will assist MARAD in the…

  • Ships Monthly August 2021 issue out now

    Ships Monthly August 2021 issue out now

    29th July 2021

    Ships Monthly August 2021 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and as usual it is packed with news and in-depth features, including a focus on the ro-pax ferry Cotentin, the Soviet Navy Project 1144.1 Heavy Nuclear-Powered Missile…

  • Fred. Olsen’s new flagship Bolette

    Fred. Olsen’s new flagship Bolette

    27th July 2021

    Fred. Olsen’s new flagship Bolette passed under the Forth Bridge on the evening of 23 July 2021 for sea trials before her planned maiden voyage, which departs on 16 August from Southampton. She departed Rosyth through the basin gate at…

  • New French cable layer

    New French cable layer

    25th July 2021

    A rapidly growing number of offshore wind farms around the world has motivated the Piriou Group of France to develop a new design for a cable layer that can both lay and repair fibre-optical and energy cables. The 100m by…

  • Atlantique Maritime Services buys a Damen FCS 2610

    Atlantique Maritime Services buys a Damen FCS 2610

    24th July 2021

    Damen has sold one of its Fast Crew Suppliers to French workboat operator Atlantique Maritime Services (AMS). The Damen FCS 2610, named JLD Jayce, will be the first Damen Crew Transfer Vessel fully dedicated to the French offshore wind industry.…