No. 283 September 2013

September 2013

Front cover

The 43,158gt bulk carrier Peruvian Express of Vroon B.V. She was built by Tsuneishi at Numakuma. Since June 2010 she has sailed as Far Eastern Jupiter for Beii Fang of International Shipping Tianjin

Photo by Fotoflite


Dutch Rising Stars – (Part 2) Vroon B.V. and Royal Wagenborg
Veteran Passenger Ships on Lake Malawi – Chauncy Maples, Mpasa and LLala
Wartsila – The Finnish Marine Powerhouse
Memorable Ships – Viet-Nam, Cambodge and Laos
An OOW with Union Castle Line – The Tantallon Castle
Through the Eyes of the Artist – The Belgian artists Cassiers, Royon and van Brempt
Port of Call – Swansea
Forgotten Fleets – Common Bros.
Newbuild of the Month – MV Uraniborg
Photo Gallery – Southampton
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – Le Soleal delivered, Birger Jarl retires, etc.
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – Collision at Harwich, Nordlandia sold etc.
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship and WIN a prize!
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – P&O Ferries, Union-Castle Liners, The Rise and Fall of British Shipbuilding, 21 Centuries of Marine Pilotage