Category: Year in review

2019 in images

A selection of favourite images from 2019.

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2018 in images. Part 2 – Southern Europe

The second part of the 2018 photo review, this time favourite images taken in Southern Europe during the year.

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2018 in images. Part 1 – Northern Europe

A selection of my favourite images from 2018, this part covering ships in Northern Europe.

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That Was The Year That Was – 2012

2012 was an exciting year of travel with a first, but most definitely not last, ferry-centric trip to Japan where a whole new world of ships and shipping culture was…

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That Was The Year That Was – 2011

If, as I do, you attribute to passenger ferries some of the characteristics of human beings, the cycle of life can be unsettling and, occasionally, brutal. How did those jumbo…

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That Was The Year That Was – 2010

Top: The Vis (ex-Sydfyn) at Ubli in July. The ship has since been withdrawn from service. In ferry terms, 2010 will perhaps be remembered as a year in which dozens…

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That Was The Year That Was – 2009

For the devotee of classic ferries, particularly classic British ferries, it has to be said 2009 has been a sad time with the scrappers claiming amongst others the Georgios Express…

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That was the year that was

It’s been another memorable year of ferrying – here are some high and low-lights from a year which saw the demise of Speedferries, the end of the Finnjet, Black Watch,…

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