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Forsea Ferries opts for Thordon’s bearings

Thordon Bearings is to retrofit its grease-free ThorPlas-Blue bearings to ForSea Ferries’ ‘Tycho Brahe’, during her next scheduled drydocking. This contract follows the success of the bearing installation to the bow doors of ‘Aurora’, the first of two [Read more...]

November 14th, 2020|

Bolidt back on track

The lifting of the US ‘No-Sail Order’ puts cruise shipbuilding back on track and activities at resin applications specialist Bolidt have quickly ramped up in response, the company revealed. In what represents a significant step forward for the [Read more...]

November 14th, 2020|

Damen completes local ferry repair project

Damen Shiprepair Harlingen (DSH) recently completed repairs to Rederij Doeksen’s passenger/car ferry ‘Vlieland’. The vessel operates across the Wadden Sea, between Harlingen in the north of the Netherlands and the island of Vlieland. ‘Vlieland’ needed repairs following a [Read more...]

August 29th, 2020|

CalMac plans upgrades during fleet drydockings

Scottish West cost ferry operator CalMac is undertaking some significant fleet improvements during this year’s drydocking maintenance programme. Every year, each of the company’s 34 vessels, ranging in size from the 8,600 gt ‘Loch Seaforth’, to the 11 [Read more...]

August 29th, 2020|

Harland & Wolff returns to passenger ship repairs

Three Viking Cruises cruise ships are undergoing refits at Belfast’s iconic Harland & Wolff shipyard, according to social media feeds. The ’Viking Sky’, ‘Viking Sun’ and ’Viking Sea’ arrived last month from warm layup in Norway. Stena Line has also booked $3.1 [Read more...]

July 13th, 2020|