Sea Breezes Publications A collection of previously unpublished articles from the Sea Breezes archives. An inviting read and an ideal addition to any ship lovers collection. A perfect gift in the older size version. A5 softback. 128 pages
Two Rescued by Lifeboat +
TWO local fishermen were rescued after their fishing vessel caught fire off Land’s End on the afternoon of July 16.
Two Gulf Tankers Set on Fire in Attacks +
Two loaded tankers were set on fire after being attacked with limpet mines in international waters in the Gulf of…Read More
Lifeboat Withdrawn After Some Crew Stood Down +
Peterhead lifeboat has been taken out of action by the RNLI.
Test Spells The End of Paper Bills of Lading +
It is possible to stop using the paper Bill of Lading according to a test of CargoX’s blockchain-based Smart Bill…Read More
New Crane Lifts Business Growth +
A new £3.5mn hybrid Liebherr crane has been delivered to Associated British Ports (ABP) for operation at Hull to support…Read More
Terminal Being Made 'Big Ship Ready' for 2021 +
WORK has started on the expansion of Seattle’s Terminal 5 so it can handle container ships of up to 18,000…Read More
Record Set by Largest US Ship for Hawaii Service +
The largest combination container, roll-on, roll-off ship ever built in the United States was formerly named in a ceremony at…Read More
$293mn for Port Projects +
The United States is to invest $292.7mn in the country’s ports through a new Port Infrastructure Development Programme.
Facility Exports First Cargo of Propane to Japan +
The first marine export facility for propane in Canada has been officially opened.
Changes in Tolls for Using Panama Canal +
The Panama Canal plans to modify its tolls structure for all types of ships “to better serve the global maritime…Read More
Line Adds Automated Power Kite to Propulsion +
The Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen KK (K Line) aims to cut ship greenhouse gas emissions with automated power kites.
ONE Express to North Sea and Baltic +
The Japanese shipping line Ocean Network Express (ONE) was due to start an enhanced North Sea Baltic Service with Russia…Read More
MOL Links with Russian Uni for Crew Training +
The Japanese shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Russian university on co-operation…Read More
“Prelude” Makes its Debut With First LNG Cargo +
The first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has left Shell’s floating LNG facility Prelude some 475kms north-east of Broome…Read More
Special Navigating System to be Fitted to VLCCs +
Following two-ship trials, augmented reality (AR) navigation systems are to be installed on 21 very large crude oil carriers (VLCCs)…Read More
Scorpene Sub Snags +
The troubled Scorpene class submarine program hit another snag in June.
US Navy’s Frigate Program Passes Significant Hurdle +
The US Navy has unveiled its plans for the purchase of a new frigate known as FFG(X).
Fourth Dreadnought Named HMS “King George VI” +
UK News The fourth member of the new Dreadnought class of nuclear powered ballistic missile submarines will bear the name…Read More
US Navy Orders Flight II Landing Platform Dock +
American News The contract for the construction of LPD30, the first Flight II Landing Platform Dock of the San Antonio…Read More
US Navy Seeks Faster Ship Delivery +
American News The future frigate program for the US Navy is getting fully underway and some idea of the urgency…Read More
Alan Sinclair to Nova Star +
Those in management positions must dread the retirement of those characters who retire from their life’s work with a wealth…Read More
Fragile Future for Calmac +
TMore and more, I am reading reports that say the media, and the public too, are well aware of the…Read More
Oscar Goes to Italy +
Irish Continental Group has entered into a bareboat hire purchase agreement for the sale of its 1987-built Oscar Wilde to…Read More
CalMac Heritage +
I include a fine poster and artist’s image of the famed Macbrayne paddler Columba.
Russian Adventure +
To the North East Coast and arriving at Aberdeen for the first time for many months, I witnessed a passenger…Read More
Sail Review/Coastal Comment
The Green Band of Marstal +
The Danish Maritime Museum had the schooner Bonavista built on the island of Aero at Marstal and this year they…Read More
Norweigan National Day +
I was in Montrose on the Norwegian National Day, 17 May, when its independent constitution from Sweden was confirmed in…Read More
Port of Aberdeen Fifty Years On +
When I first arrived in Aberdeen in 1968, I couldn’t believe my luck.
Thames Tributary Barges +
Most of the rivers flowing into the Thames had their own barge type.
Dry Rot and Dry Dock +
For some time Victory, the 110gun ship of the line, has had trouble with dry rot and is in danger…Read More
From the Lookout
President Opens ‘Largest UK Ship Simulation Centre’ +
With the training of seafarers being so important to safety at sea, and in particular navigation equipment and bridge procedures,…Read More
Hands-Free Mooring at St Lawrence Seaway +
I feel there are probably many readers, like me, who feel a shiver down their spine when they think of…Read More
Flying the Flag on Merchant Navy Day +
For more than 35 years, it has been my immense privilege to be a local Isle of Man committee member…Read More
Lifeline Cash for “Waverley” Agreed +
The Paddle Steamer Preservation Society (PSPS) has announced that it will provide immediate funding to support efforts to “Save The…Read More
Viking Glory Celebrates Keel Laying +
The construction of Viking Glory is proceeding on schedule.
Cruise News/Superyacht News
Billionaire Arthur Blank has his own Dreamboat +
ARTHUR BLANK helped create the American home improvement store chain, Home Depot, and it seems that now, his new fl…Read More
Boudicca Pays Tribute to D-Day Veterans +
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines were proud to have played its part in hosting 250 D-Day veterans.
Captain of a Modern Passenger Carrying Sail Ship +
If you have ever wondered what qualities a Captain of a cruise vessel might need to have listed on his…Read More
Every Ash Cloud Has A Silver Lining +
The ash cloud crisis continues to cause uncertainty as we see sporadic closures of airspace and cancelled flights, and this…Read More
Damen Group Superyachts +
With 25 projects underway, business is booming for Amels, the Dutch luxury yacht builder.