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Renderings of Echo’s New Builds Released
Livery Merry-go-Round
Keel Laid for Colorado
The Greatest Travel Industry Advertising Campaign Ever?

Australian superyacht builder Echo Yachts, has reported that work on their two new build projects is on schedule and progressing well.

For the first time, the yard has released official renderings of both projects but still gives no confirmation to the well established rumour that the yacht and her shadow boat are for the owner of White Rabbit and will bear that name.

DFDS to Stena, Stena to DFDS, DFDS to Brittany Ferries, P&O to Stena: the changes can be bewildering.

Companies that are supposed to be arch competitors share and pass ships around as if they were all one big happy family.

On Saturday 7 March, the “keel” was “laid” in for the 15th boat of the Virginia Class, Colorado at General Dynamics Electric Boat facility at Quonset Point.

Perhaps...Certain pundits think that that might be the case.

Cunard Line’s “Getting There is Half the Fun!” series appeared in the early 1950s, when the company understood that air travel would soon attract business travellers and other passengers who needed to reach their destinations in a hurry.

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Call for Switch as Use of Scrubbers is Attacked

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The ecological risks of scrubbers for the marine environment are ignored and at the same time the economic benefits ...

Old Wine Not Always The Best Wine

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“WHAT do you expect” comes to mind when a bottle of wine recovered from the 1864 wreck of the ...

Historic Manx Vessels Feature in Miniature Sheet

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Isle of Man Post Office has produced a stunning miniature sheet featuring four historic Manx vessels painted by artist, ...

Polar Towing

Tugs & Tows | Tue, 28 Apr

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In the April 2015 issues of Sea Breezes, Bransom Bean reported on the Australian fishing vessel Antarctic Chieftain 1,142,’02 ...

Turkish Productivity

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The Sanmar, Turkey, built ...

Sail Training on the Pelican of London

Sail Review | Sun, 19 Apr

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Nations that have official sail training programmes tend to use large square-riggers, but Britain has several independently run schemes ...

New Technology Sees 80kt Ships Carrying 16,500 TEU

Maritime Log | Fri, 17 Apr

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A new shipping technology which will combine the delivery time speed of air transport and the price range applicable ...

Exhibition Marks 100th Anniversary of Loss of the Lusitania

Maritime Log | Fri, 17 Apr

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A special exhibition opened at the Merseyside Maritime Museum, at the Albert Dock, Liverpool, on Mar 25 to mark ...

Steinbeck’s Western Flyer Saved

North American Scene | Fri, 17 Apr

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After almost a year submerged in the La Connor Channel in the State of Washington, the sardine fishing boat, ...

World’s Largest Ship to be Used in North Sea Platform Demolition

Maritime Log | Sun, 29 Mar

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The major operation to remove one of the giant oil platforms in the British part of the North Sea ...

Nicaragua’s Canal Looks to Europe for Funding

North American Scene | Sun, 29 Mar

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With a goal of getting technical support from the Netherlands and Denmark as well as political support, Nicaragua has ...

UKD Orca

Coastal Commentary | Sun, 29 Mar

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The UKD Orca suction dredger has been working at ABP’s port of Ayr on the Firth of ...

EXOL Makes Screen Debut in ITV’s Barging Around Britain

From the Lookout | Sun, 29 Mar

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I am all for freight, whenever it is possible, travelling by ship rather than road....

Kommer Damen Wins OSJ Industry Leader Award

From the Lookout | Sun, 29 Mar

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At the annual Offshore Support Journal Conference gala dinner held on 18 February, 2015, Mr Kommer Damen, Chairman of ...

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