Kotug Smit Towage Performs naming ceremony for tug Buffalo

Kotug Smit Towage Performs naming ceremony for tug Buffalo

On 15th May 2019, the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tug Buffalo took place in the Port of Southampton, UK. Kotug Smit Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs into service for its European harbour …
May 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Milestone reached in the construction of new vehicle export terminal

Milestone reached in the construction of new vehicle export terminal

A significant milestone has been reached in the construction of a new £15 million multi-deck vehicle export terminal at the Port of Southampton as the first phase is handed over. At this crucial stage of the …
May 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Cruise Terminal Upgrade completes first phase at the Port of Southampton

Cruise Terminal Upgrade completes first phase at the Port of Southampton

The first phase of a multi-million-pound upgrade to the Port of Southampton’s Ocean Cruise Terminal has now completed. The reopening of the port’s largest terminal marks the beginning of a busy cruise …
Mar 29, 2019 /  Cruise
Shipping Services Expand Between UK, Europe and Russia

Shipping Services Expand Between UK, Europe and Russia

New COSCO feeder service from St Petersburg, Russia will begin calling at DP World Southampton COSCO is to introduce a new weekly call at DP World Southampton, as part of a rotation including St Petersburg, Russia; …
Mar 26, 2019 /  Vessels
Maiden call of MSC Bellissima marked with a traditional plaque & key ceremony

Maiden call of MSC Bellissima marked with a traditional plaque & key ceremony

A traditional Plaque & Key ceremony was held to mark the maiden call of MSC Bellissima (see also CruiseMapper) as she arrived at the Port of Southampton on Friday 1 March. Caption: Passenger ship MSC …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Cruise
ONE Columba makes her maiden call at Port of Southampton

ONE Columba makes her maiden call at Port of Southampton

The ONE Columba made her maiden call at the port of Southampton on Saturday 5th January. The 14000TEU vessel is first new build from ONE Ocean Network Express to visit the UK and is deployed on THE Alliance FE5 …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Vessels
DP World invests in new handling equipment at Southampton

DP World invests in new handling equipment at Southampton

Two new empty container handlers, delivered at the end of 2018, marked the start of a planned programme of investment and re-development at DP World Southampton’s container terminal. The new Hyster machines, …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Curious
Cruise Terminal upgrade begins at the Port of Southampton

Cruise Terminal upgrade begins at the Port of Southampton

Construction work has begun to upgrade Ocean Cruise Terminal at the Port of Southampton, to support continued growth in the cruise sector. Representatives from ABP, Carnival UK and contractors, GRAHAM, came together …
Nov 9, 2018 /  Cruise
The latest stage of a £50Mln expansion of automotive trade at the Port of Southampton begins

The latest stage of a £50Mln expansion of automotive trade at the Port of Southampton begins

Work on the latest £15 million multi-deck storage facility in the Eastern Dock will take 9 months and will create 3,000 additional spaces for vehicles to be stored. This is the eighth multi-deck at the port and …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Curious
Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug Southampton

Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug Southampton

Recently the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tug Southampton took place in the Port of Zeebrugge. Kotug Smit Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs into service for its European harbour towage activities, …
Sep 26, 2018 /  Vessels