May 27, 2021

BLUE STAR MYCONOS Back In Service On June 16

BLUE STAR MYCONOS: scrubber conversion is almost completed.

Photo: Christos Chatzaras

HSC PAROS JET Introduced On Sitia-Dodecanissa On May 23

Seajet’s HSC PAROS JET has been introduced on the subsidized Sitia – Kassos – Karpathos – Halki – Rhodes line on May 23. She departs from Sitia three days a week, while on Sunday she goes to the port of Diafani as well.

Norway Is Gradually Re-opening: Color Line Can Start Non-Landing Mini-Cruises

The new rules from the Norwegian Government allow Color Line to offer return trips from Oslo, without going ashore in Kiel.

The ships can also take professional freight drivers.

The return trip starts with COLOR MAGIC (9 June) and COLOR FANTASY (24 June).

CEO Trond Kleivdal sees it as a positive signal and hopes that the borders to the Nordic countries will open soon.

STENA EUROPE Has Technical Problems

Due to ongoing repair work to the STENA EUROPE at dry-dock, it has been necessary to cancel sailings up to Thursday 3rd June. Fishguard-Rosslare service has been suspended.


Trelleborg Is Preparing For Nils H.

Port of Trelleborg is adapting one of its berths with a new side ramp for TT-Line’s upcoming 230m vessel, to be put into operation in 2022.


Spirit Of Tasmania Looks For Local Suppliers

TT-Line Spirit of Tasmania is seeking Expressions of Interest from Tasmanian/Australian based companies for the provision of local goods and services for its new vessels which will be delivered in 2023 and 2024.


ARK DANIA on Vlaardingen-Immingham

DFDS roro ship ARK DANIA is no longer sailing Dunkerque-Rosslare with unaccompanied freight. Instead, the vessel is operating on Vlaardingen-Immingham.

At the end of May, the charter of La Méridionale’s PELAGOS will end. The vessel will return to the Med. It is not known if DFDS will replace her with another vessel.