Bulbous Bow Installed on Hull 802, Marking further Progress at Scottish Shipyard

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Ferguson Marine (Port Glasgow) has completed another significant milestone in the dual fuel ferry project with the installation of the bulbous bow on Hull 802.


In recent weeks, three stern units have been lifted into place on Hull 802.  When finished, these units will house the steering gear and other equipment and will support the car deck and stern ramp.

Earlier this year, structural work on first vessel GLEN SANNOX was completed following the installation of a reworked funnel and newly constructed mast, as well as completion of the structure around the stern and inside the hull.

GLEN SANNOX is scheduled to be delivered between July 2022 and September 2022.

Hull 802 is scheduled to be delivered between April 2023 and July 2023.

Kick Off for New Ferry Service between Sweden and Germany

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Hansa Destinations’ ferry DROTTEN departed for the first time from Nynäshamn to Rostock on Monday 30 August.

Swedish Minister of the Environment and Climate Per Bolund attended the inauguration ceremony in Nynäshamn.

The ceremony was attended by Per Bolund, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Environment and Climate, Pia Berglund, National Coordinator for Domestic Shipping and Eco Bonus at the Swedish Transport Administration, Fredrik Lindstål, Chairman of the Port of Stockholm Ports and Harry Bouveng, Chairman of the Municipal Board in Nynäshamn Municipality, and Håkan Johansson, CEO of Rederi AB Gotland.

GLOBAL MERCY To Arrive in Antwerp September 12

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The world’s largest civilian hospital ship, the GLOBAL MERCY, was delivered to the charity organization Mercy Ships in June.


The GLOBAL MERCY has been built at the Tianjin Xingang shipyard in northern China under the project management of Stena RoRo.

The ship is in the last leg of the journey to the Port of Antwerp, where she will be further equipped and crewed.  The ship is scheduled to arrive on 12 September in Belgium (Antwerp) and remain until early next year.

Volunteers from home and abroad will set up and finish the private hospital ship. This includes the installation of medical equipment and IT systems, as well as the supply and crewing of the ship for its first mission.