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Farewell to Saga Ruby

Saga Ruby The beginning of 2014 saw the withdrawal from service of the very popular Saga Ruby by Saga Cruises.

Built as an ocean liner / cruise ship in 1973 by Swan Hunter Shipbuilders as the ms Vistafjord for the Norwegian America Line, she was sold to Cunard Line in 1983, becoming the RMS Caronia. In 2004 she was sold to Saga and in the last decade has become a much loved ship by her passengers.

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P&O Flies the Flag for Britain With a New Look

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BritanniaP&O Cruises is revamping the livery of its eight cruise ships which operate out of the UK.

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Panama Impact on Ports

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Panama CanalBigger ships that will use the enlarged Panama Canal will have a major impact on US ports, according to a study by the US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration.

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Former Cunarder is Damaged by Fire

Ocean CountessThe former Cunard Line cruise ship Cunard Countess was severely damaged by a fire while laid up at Chalkis, Greece.

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Cranes Arrive for New Terminal

Jebel AliThe first four of 50 rail-mounted gantry cranes for DP World’s new Container Terminal 3 have arrived at the port of Jebel Ali, Dubai.

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Can My Ship Run on This?

GLEAM S LogoA workshop to be hosted by the GLEAMS (Glycerine Fuel for Engines and Marine Sustainability) project team aims to answer this question.

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