No. 327 May 2017

May 2017

Front cover

The 17,634gt HHL Valparaiso carried a heavy lift project cargo including wind turbines through the Northern Sea Route in September 2015 from Tianjin to Gdynia. She was built in 2011 by Hudong-Zhonghua at Shanghai.

Photo by ForoFlite


FREE Cruise Ship Guide Supplement with this issue

Memorable Ships – Eugenio C

Arctic Shipping and Trading Routes

British Merchant Ships lost in May 1917

Through the eyes of the artist – Midnight Sun – Part One

Port of Call – Halifax (NS)

Forgotten Fleets – Union SS Co. of New Zealand – Part One

News Report – The latest news from around the world

Cruise News – End for the Saga Ruby? Norwegian Joy float-out

Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK May 2017

Ferry News – New quartet for Stena Line, Balmoral secured for 2017

Newbuild of the month – Rotra Vente

Photo of the Month – Chusan

Readers’ Corner – Unknown Ship

Book Reviews – Tugs in colour, Messages from the sea, Ship, The wreck of the SS London