Month: April 2015

MV Hamburg – Past and Present
Cruise Ships

MV Hamburg – Past and Present

MV Hamburg - ex C Columbus, Columbus - Steel twin screw motor vessel built by MTW Schiffswerft, Wismar Germany (Yard no 451) in 1997 for Hapag-Lloyd, Nassau, Bahamas.
MV Sirena Seaways – Past and Present
DFDS

MV Sirena Seaways – Past and Present

MV Sirena Seaways - ex Baie De Seine, Dana Sirena, Golfo Dei Delfini - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2002 by Stocznia Szczecińska, Stettin, Poland (Yard No B591-1/2)…
Photographic Roundup – April 2015
Maritime Features

Photographic Roundup – April 2015

This months photography roundup heavily features DFDS Seaways new Dover-Calais vessel the Malo Seaways. She arrived in Dover for berthing trials on the 20th April 2015 and entered service, replacing…
MV Fram, Past and Present
Cruise Ships

MV Fram, Past and Present

MV Fram - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2007 by Fincantieri, Monfalcone, Trieste, Italy (Yard No 6144) for Hurtigruten Group ASA, HRG, Narvik, Norway.
Ts Fratton – Past and Present
British Transport Commission (BTC)

Ts Fratton – Past and Present

TS Fratton - ex HMS Fratton, Fratton - Steel twin screw steamer, built and engined by D. & W. Henderson, Glasgow, in 1925 (Yard No 720) for the Southern Railway
HSC Normandie Express (Incat 057) – Past and Present
Brittany Ferries (BAI)

HSC Normandie Express (Incat 057) – Past and Present

HSC Normandie Express, ex The Lynx, ex Incat Tasmania - Aluminium 'Evolution 10B' catamaran built in 2000 by Incat (International Catamarans) Australia Pty. Ltd, Hobart, Australia (Yard No. 057) as…
Four Seasons
Maritime Features

Four Seasons

In what has become a yearly trip around the Easter period we joined the Brittany Ferries vessel Normandie on the 30th March for her overnight crossing to Caen (Ouistreham). After…
MV Etretat – Past and Present
Brittany Ferries (BAI)

MV Etretat – Past and Present

MV Etretat, ex Norman Voyager - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2008 by Cantiere Navale Visentini di Visentini Francesco & C, Porto Viro yard, Italy (Yard No 220)…
MV Pont-Aven – Past and Present
Brittany Ferries (BAI)

MV Pont-Aven – Past and Present

MV Pont-Aven - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2004 by Jos L Meyer Werft, Papenburg. Germany (Yard No 650) as a car ferry for Brittany Ferries
MV Cap Finistere – Past and Present
Brittany Ferries (BAI)

MV Cap Finistere – Past and Present

MV Cap Finistere, ex Superfast V - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2001 by Howaldtswerke Deutsche Werft AG, Kiel, Germany (Yard No 3555) as a Roll on -…
MV Mont St Michel – Past and Present
Brittany Ferries (BAI)

MV Mont St Michel – Past and Present

MV Mont St Michel - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2002 by Van der Giessen de Noord, Krimpen aan den Ijssel, Holland (Yard No 1362) as a car…
MV Armorique – Past and Present
Brittany Ferries (BAI)

MV Armorique – Past and Present

MV Armorique - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2009 by STX Europe, Helsinki, Finland (Yard No 1362) as a Passenger Roll on - Roll off cargo ferry
The Condor Liberation
Maritime Features

The Condor Liberation

On the 19th March we were invited by Condor Ferries to join them for a shakedown cruise on their new vessel the Condor Liberation from Poole. The purpose of the…
MV Duncan Island – Past and Present
Cargo Vessels

MV Duncan Island – Past and Present

MV Duncan Island - Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1993 by Danyard, Frederikshavn, Denmark (Yard No 719) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship
MV Normandie – Past and Present
Brittany Ferries (BAI)

MV Normandie – Past and Present

MV Normandie - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1992 by Kvaerner Masa-Yards, Åbo Finland (Yard No 1315) as a Passenger/RoRo Cargo/Ferry for Brittany Ferries
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