No. 273 November 2012

November 2012

Front cover

The 39,422gt car carrier Eastern Highway of K Line in the Panama Canal.

Photo by Fotoflite


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Wheels Across the Ocean – Vehicle carrier fleets serving British ports
The ISM Code – Making the sea safer
The import of oilseeds into Avonmouth for animal feed production – Big business in 20th century
Victims of Atlantis – The German Raider continues to sink Allied ships
Memorable Ships – Saturnia and Vulcania
Newbuild of the Month – Hamburg Express
Port of Call – Avonmouth
Forgotten Fleets – Italia (part 2)
Photo Gallery – Bulkers at Mumbai, and Maclay & McIntyre
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – Rescue in Alaska, Tropical storm disruption, etc.
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – Seatruck shuffle, Mid-Channel fire and more.
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – The Edwardian Superliners, A Cumberland Endeavour, The Voyage of the Fox in the Arctic, Fred Olsen Cruise Lines