No. 280 June 2013

June 2013

Front cover

The 125,827dwt shuttle tanker Vinland of Ugland Shipping at the Brazilian port of Salvador de Bahia. She was built in 2000 by Samsung at Koje.


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Shuttle Tankers and Floaters – The FPSO
A Ben Line Story – Ben Line’s heavy lift ships
An OOW with Union Castle Line – Pretoria Castle and Captain George Mayhew
The LASH Concept – A versatile yet underestimated maritime cargo design
The Loss of the Munchen – The LASH Disaster
Through the Eyes of the Artist – The French Line
Memorable Ships – Oslofjord and Bergensfjord
Newbuild of the Month – World Diamons
Port of Call – Cochin
Forgotten Fleets – Norwegian America Line
Photo Gallery – Salalah and Constants of Cardiff
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – A Regal launch, Search for Lyubov Orlova, etc.
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – Viking sell Isabella, CalMac latest, Dieppe doubts, and more.
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – Athenia Torpedoed, Curious CArgo, Great Atlantic Liners in Colour, Rise and Fall of Harland & Wolff