A fire on board a ferry took a long time to extinguish, in part because the vessel had lost power and the fire suppression system was not connected to the emergency power supply. The Nautical Institute discusses the incident in its latest Mars Report and points out...
It is clear that the European large shipbuilding industry is struggling. What can we say about where we are now when we look at what was being built by European yards around the end of last century and what we are doing today? Do we still have a position in the world...
Stena Line has ordered two hybrid propulsion vessels designed to run on methanol that will add eighty per cent capacity on the Belfast-Heysham route. Construction of the NewMax vessels will begin shortly with launch on the Irish Sea in 2025. Each of the two new...
In the first quarter of 2023, 1.5% less freight passed through the Port of Rotterdam than in the same period last year. In total, 111.7 million tonnes were handled compared with 113.4 million tonnes in the same period in 2022. The fall mainly concerned the throughput...
CLdN has equipped the RoRo vessel Delphine with a rotor sail wind propulsion system. It is the first vessel in the CLdN fleet to be fitted with the system, which returned to service from Zeebrugge, Belgium, on 27 February. The MV Delphine is a vessel with a cargo...
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