Month: January 2014

MV Lizrix, Past and Present
Cargo Vessels

MV Lizrix, Past and Present

MV Lizrix - Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2008 at Selahattin Telci Gemi Yapim San. Ve Tic. Ltd. Sti.Istanbul. Turkey (Yard No. 102) as a oil/chemical tanker
MV Summer Wind – Past and Present
Cargo Vessels

MV Summer Wind – Past and Present

MV Summer Wind, ex Chiquita Burica, Edyth L - Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 1985 by Kurushima Dock, Co., Ltd (Yard No. 2392), for Leif Hoegh & Co., Ltd…
HSC Superseacat Three – Past and Present
Hoverspeed

HSC Superseacat Three – Past and Present

HSC Speedrunner III, ex Superseacat Three - Aluminium MDV 1200 mono-hull high speed craft built in 1999 by Fincantieri-Cant. Nav. Italian S.p.A., Riva Trigoso , Italy (Yard No. 6003) as…
Red Sky in the Morning……….
Maritime Features

Red Sky in the Morning……….

Introduction On Sunday (26/01/14) we undertook our first crossing of the year, the first of many no doubt. Travelling with P&O Ferries we headed out on the Spirit of France…
HSC Superseacat One – Past and Present
Hoverspeed

HSC Superseacat One – Past and Present

HSC Almudaina Dos, ex Superseacat One - Aluminium MDV 1200 mono-hull high speed craft built in 1997 by Fincantieri-Cant. Nav. Italian S.p.A., Riva Trigoso , Italy (Yard No. 5999 for…
MV Eastern Bay – Past and Present
Cargo Vessels

MV Eastern Bay – Past and Present

MV Eastern Bay, ex Eastern Express, Frost Express - Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 1997 by Kitanihon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (Yard No. 306), for Saito Shipping as a…
MV Costa Rican Star – Past and Present
Cargo Vessels

MV Costa Rican Star – Past and Present

MV Costa Rican Star, ex Hornwind, Costa Rican Star - Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1998 by Shikoku Dockyard, Takamatsu (Yard No 885) for Blue Star Line.
HSC Superseacat Two – Past and Present
Atlânticoline

HSC Superseacat Two – Past and Present

HSC Hellenic Highspeed, ex Viking, Superseacat Two - Aluminium MDV 1200 mono-hull high speed craft built in 1997 by Fincantieri-Cant. Nav. Italian S.p.A., Riva Trigoso , Italy (Yard No. 6000)…
MV Messina Strait – Past and Present
Cargo Vessels

MV Messina Strait – Past and Present

MV Messina Strait, ex Carla Pira, Carmel Bio-Top, Rio Yarkon - Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2004 by Estaleiros Navais De Viana Do Castelo S.A. (Yard No 213) as…
TS Prinses Astrid (I) – Past and Present
Ferries

TS Prinses Astrid (I) – Past and Present

TS Prinses Astrid, ex HMS Prinses Astrid, Prinses Astrid - Steel twin screw turbine ship, built and engined by Cockerill’s of Hoboken (Yard No. 638) in 1930, the first of…
Empire Shearwater – Past and Present
Past and Present

Empire Shearwater – Past and Present

MV Empire Shearwater, ex LST 3033 - A former twin screw LST (Landing Ship Tank), the hull was built by William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd, Sunderland (Yard Number 275) in…
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