Shipping News Archive


Finally, after two weather-related delays, the USNS GENERAL EDWIN D. PATRICK departed San Francisco’s BAE Systems shipyard under tow for Brownsville, Texas, where she will be cut down
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Icelandic ash plumes over the Atlantic deferred MaritimeMatters’ participation in the Southampton-based christening and inaugural sailing of Celebrity Cruises’ new Solstice Class vessel, the MV CELEBRITY ECLIPSE.  Hopefully,
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ROSE Rounds Africa

After Saga Holiday’s recently retired MV SAGA ROSE (ex SAGAFJORD) was last reported bound for Walvis Bay, Namibia, she disappeared from AIS detection shortly after passing Mauritania off
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L’AUSTRAL Launched

Fincantieri’s Ancona shipyard launched L’ AUSTRAL, the second of two luxury cruise ships for France’s Compagnie du Ponant. Florence Rousset served as Godmother  of the soon-to-be French registered
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