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Gone – But Not Forgotten! Where are the ‘Nightmares’ Now?
So, where are the Super Six and the other cruise ships that gave the WA Premier, ‘Admiral’ McGowan, such nightmares…
The Artania – A Heartfelt Farewell
We do so because her departure marks if not the end of, then at least a significant moment in, the…
McGowan’s Nightmares: The Super Six – Where Are They Now? And Who Wins The Medal?
Well, actually, there are more than that, but the Super Six are those cruise ships that seem at long last…
Merchant shipping – The critical crew change dilemma
On 7 April 2020, following the highlighting of the plight of crews around the world in this time of covid…
Ships, Ships & … Just What’s Going On?
We at the Shipping News are being constantly asked what’s happening around the Port, who’s here in Port, who’s leaving…
Update on our fav ships movements
For those of you - plainly not including our Premier - who may still have a passing interest in the…
And What About Ship Crews During The Time Of Covid?
We hear a lot about the plight of passengers on fancy cruise ships, but much less about that of the…
What a weekend: The Artania and other cruisers – an evolving story!
Bear with us, it’s a bit complex. Phoenix Reisen, the German tour company that charters the cruise ship Artania, reported…
Silver Whisper – Tied up in Freo
The Silversea Cruises luxury cruise ship Silver Whisper departed Florida on what was to be a record-setting voyage - a 140-day itinerary…

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