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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The Night Boat to Kyushu

As a teenager in the early-’90s, splashing out on a second-hand copy of Car Ferries of the World ’88 by Yoshiho Ikeda and Taiki Takeda seemed like a pretty big…

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Twilight of the Hengist

Panagia Tinou (most recently Agios Georgios, originally the Hengist of 1972). Half sunk in Piraeus harbour, July 2016.

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The art of the Baie de Seine

Brittany Ferries introduced the Baie de Seine on their ‘économie’ services in Spring 2015; it was immediately clear that, although still a ro-pax rather than a cruise ferry, she featured…

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Brochure Browsing – P&O Normandy Ferries, 1977

In 1976 Normandy Ferries expanded from their original operations in the western Channel based at Southampton and opened a new service between Dover and Boulogne – the latter approximately 90km…

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Scenes from a sailing on the Vitsentzos Kornaros (ex-Viking Viscount)

May 2016 will mark 40 years since Townsend Thoresen took delivery of the Viking Viscount, the last of their ‘Super Viking’ quartet for Southampton and Felixstowe service. We have looked…

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Patria Seaways on the Humber

It has been a fair few years since P&O/North Sea Ferries brought in really interesting charter ships – back in the ’70s and ’80s there were things like the Stena…

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Jadrolinija’s Ivan Zajc

Repost of a voyage report originally posted here in 2009 but subsequently lost. In 2010 the Ivan Zajc was sold for service in Equatorial Guinea for service to the island…

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