No. 325 March 2017

March 2017

Front cover

The 19,722gt Ro-Ro vessel Stena Performer in Belfast Lough. She was built in 2012 by Flensburger as Seatruck Performer, joining Stena later that year. She operates the Heysham to Belfast service.


Memorable Ships – Nahlin

Port State Control Ship – Inspection

British Merchant Ships lost in January 1917

The War Standard ‘Scaninavians’ and ‘Cousins’

The Clipper Stornoway

Through the eyes of the artist – London River – Part Five

Port of Call – Belfast

Forgotten Fleets – Fearnley and Eger

News Report – The latest news from around the world

Cruise News – All Leisure Group collapses, No. 4 for Viking

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

Ferry News – Grimaldi grows, HH go green, Balmoral needs help

Newbuild of the month – Salish Orca

Photo of the Month – Hong Kong

Editor’s Mailbox

Readers’ Corner – Unknown Ship

Book Reviews – The Big Four of the White Star fleet, Coastal Shipping through time, Made on the Isle of Wight, Conspiracies at sea