The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. The June 2018 issue includes the following.
The Waterfront news pages cover:
- Delivery of the new giant cruise ship Symphony of the Seas
- Maid of the Loch’s anniversary
- The sad demolition of the SRN4 hovercraft
- A record year for Portland port.
Ferry news covers:
- Armorique’s decade of service
- Condor Ferries sale talk
- New Mersey ferry for 2021
- Raasay veteran retired by Cal Mac
Cruise news looks at:
- Late life refit for Carnival Elation
- Pacific Eden goes to CMV
- Norwegian Bliss transits the river Ems, and more ships on order. William Mayes
The latest Naval news looks at:
- HMS Forth arrives at Portsmouth
- The first batch of three Type 26 frigates
- Royal Navy submarine in the Arctic Circle.
Cargo news covers:
- Yang Ming to add 20 ships
- Record figures for Rotterdam port
- Veteran coaster still going strong
The usual range of in-depth FEATURES covers every ship type:
- CARGO – The current state of shipping to the Hawaiian Islands.
- RESTORATION – Career of the collier Pompey Power, later the cargo vessel Hamen.
- PHOTO FEATURE – modern warships with state-of-the-art defence systems.
- LINERS – A look back 70 years to the ships involved in the ‘ten pound passage scheme’ that enabled people to emigrate to Australia.
- FERRY – The career of the classic ferry Red Star I, a former Channel workhorse which is still at work in the Mediterranean.
- CRUISE SHIP – The transformation of the venerable Union-Castle liner Dunnottar Castle (1936) into the cruise ship Victoria.
- WARTIME EVENT – The cargo ship Hororata was damaged during war but was repaired to fight on.
- US NAVY – Newport class tank landing ships were just as vital in projecting American naval power.
Don’t forget to get your copy direct from Kelsey or from your local newsagent.