No. 277 March 2013

March 2013

Front cover

The 58,889grt Liverpool Bay was built in 1972 by Howaldts-werke at Kiel. In 1996 she was renamed NOL Risso and in 1998 P&O Nedlloyd Liverpool before being broken up at Panyu in 1998.

Photo by Fotoflite


Voyages on the MS Ivaran – 1940 to 1945
Heavy Lift Shipping – The Goliaths of the Sea
Sailing with Moss Tankers – The first Liverpool tanker company
UK Container Pioneers – OCL and ACT
Through the Eyes of the Artist – Merchantmen at War
Memorable Ships – Corinthic, Athenic, Ceramic and Gothic
Newbuild of the Month – MV Vitus Beiring
Port of Call – Recife
Forgotten Fleets – SITMAR
Photo Gallery – Ajaccio and Metcalfe’s Dunelmias
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – QE 2, Saga Ruby, Radiance of the Seas, Melody
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – New CalMac ferry launched, Scandlines to join DFDS?
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – Postcard History of the Passenger Liner, Looking Back at Bulk Carriers, White Star Line, This Glorious Profession