No. 298 December 2014

December 2014

Front cover

The 16,978gt Mount Travers of Pacific Basin Shipping was built in 2002 by Imabari Zosen.

Photo by Fotoflite


Pacific Basin Shipping – The largest operator of Handysize bulkers in the world

Vessel Ownership and Chartering – What’s in a contract?

We were the Heavy Lifters – The Australia Star

Northern Star’s Early Life – An Engineer’s view (Part Two)

Memorable Ship – Isle of Lewis

Through the eyes of the artist – The White Star Line

Port of Call – Panama Canal

Forgotten Fleets – Silver Line

News Report – The latest news from around the world

Cruise News – Southampton’s largest ship, Farewell Discovery

Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK in December

Ferry News – grounding off Corfu, Helsingborg bump

Newbuild of the month – Loch Seaforth

Photo Gallery – Tangier and Liverpool

Editor’s Mailbox – readers’ Letters

Readers’ Corner – Identify the unknown Ship

Book Reviews – Pembroke Dock 1814-2014, Cruise Ships, History of Paddle Steamers, The Changing Scene of Merchant Shipping