No. 316 June 2016

June 2016

Front cover

The former Holland america liner Rotterdam is now permanently berthed in her home port.

Photo by Don Smith/


Memorable Ships – Rotterdam

Holland America Line – Dutch elegance at its best

Haji-Ioannou – From small beginnings to Easyjet

Through the eyes of the artist – Eastern Mediterranean – Part Two

Port of Call – Rotterdam

Forgotten Fleets – Royal Rotterdam Lloyd

News Report – The latest news from around the world

Cruise News – Oriental Ovation, another new ship for Regent

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

Ferry News – Easter problems for Condor and IoMSP

Newbuild of the month – Maersk Connector

Photo Gallery – Nieuw Waterweg

Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters

Readers’ Corner – unknown Ship

Book Reviews – Heraldry of the Oceans, Conquest of the Atlantic, Ate the Dog Yesterday, Queen Elizabeth