No. 301 March 2015

March 2015

Front cover

The 148,644 dwt Heather Knutsen of Danish company Knut Knutsen was built in 2005 by Samsung at Koje.

Photo by FotoFlite


Memorable Ships – Circassia, Cilicia and Caledonia

Knut Knutsen of Haugesund – Pacific Traders and Shuttle Tankers

Animal Feed Imports into Mersey Ports

All in a day’s work – The heroic tugboat Mavis

Through the eyes of the artist – The Japanese Lines

Port of Call – Singapore

Forgotten Fleets – Stanhope Steamship Co.

News Report – The latest news from around the world

Cruise News – P&O re-brand, Costa neoClassica fire etc.

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

Ferry News -Norman Atlantic fire, new Condor arrives etc.

Newbuild of the Month – RNOV Shabab Oman II

Photo Gallery – Cities of today and yesterday

Editor’s Mailbox – readers’ Letters

Readers’ Corner – Unknown Ship

Book Reviews – Great French Passenger Ships, Passenger Steamers of The River Conwy, The Reluctant Pirate, The First World War in Photographs