Year 2018 is drawing to its conclusion. The past months, alike life itself, were full of ups and downs. It was a real Dickens of a job putting all the issues of the Baltic Transport Journal and the Harbours Review together - dozens of articles and hundreds of news items and Market SMSes, not to mention all the add-ons, such as our maps or the Baltic Yearbook.
The brand-new ship bunker filling facility of the Swedish gas pipeline infrastructure manager and gas seller has been used for the first time on a market basis, following an earlier test made in October.
The hull of the 160 m-long ferry, welded in Gdynia by Crist, has landed in the Norwegian Ulstein shipyard, where it will be outfitted over the coming months in order to hand it over to Color Line next summer.
The ro-ro vessel has been sold to Blue Origin, a company set up the Jeff Bezos, owner of Amazon, the aim of which is to offer trips, first to the outer layers of Earth's atmosphere and into the space in the future.