December 10, 2020

The Trinidad and Tobago’s government newbuilding HSC A.P.T. JAMES made a short stop in Malta while en route to Trinidad. She was built at the Austal Vietnam Shipyards and delivered on November 5, 2020. She will continue her long journey making another stop to Algeciras before crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

In Trinidad, she will replace the HSC JEAN DE LA VALETTE of Virtu Ferries, which was chartered by the government of Trinidad in May 2019 in order to serve the local line and which will return to the Mediterranean service on the Valletta-Augusta or Catania line.

Hurtigruten Group has appointed Hedda Felin CEO of Hurtigruten Norway – where she will take the helm of Hurtigruten’s iconic coastal Norway operations. (press release)

The Tunisian Minister of Transport and Logistics, Moez Chakchouk, announced that he is finalising a study which would enable the national ferry company CTN to acquire new ships in 2022.

The VOLCÁN DE TABURIENTE, from Naviera Armas, is the first vessel to have been connected to shore power in the port of San Sebastián de La Gomera.