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This is our picture of the month June 2024,You can scroll down to see the older pictures.
Extra info:On 12 May 2024, we made this photo of the 2007 built Ro-Ro carrier Georgia Highway. She was arriving at the port of Antwwerp (BE).

May 2024
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Seen on 01/04/2024 in Antwerpen (BE) was the Ane Maersk

She is the world's first large methanol-fueled container ship.
It is the first of a series of 18 methanol-capable ships with capacities between 16.000 and 17.000 TEU to be delivered by Maersk in 2024 and 2025.

April 2024
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For this month's picture, we have chosen the Stena Vision seen entering the port of Cherbourg (FR) on 12/03/2024.
built in 1987, she is still looking in a good shape

March 2024
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Due to the bad weather last month, the choices were low.
Nevertheless we have opted for the Eco Universe leaving the port of Le Havre on 17/02/2024 as our picture of the month

February 2024
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As our picture of the month, we have chosen for the Ever Greet seen entering the port of Antwerp on 06/01/2024.
built in 2019, she can carry 20.150 TEU

December 2023
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On 14/11/2023, the Cape Wrath (T-AKR-9962) entered the inner port of Zeebrugge.
She was originally built as a commercial ship in 1982 and sold to the Grace Marine Company with the name Hual Trader.

November 2023
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with a small delay, we have chosen this time for a smaller vessel as our picture of the month.
Here you can see the Flying Dolphin Athina entering the port of Piraeus (Greece) on 29/10/2023.
she was one of the many ferry and passenger transport types seen that day.

October 2023
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As our picture of the month, we have chosen for the VB Rumba returning to her berth in Zeebrugge on 23/09/2023 but not before doing a 360° view...

September 2023
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For this month's picture, there were a lot of cruises entering the port of Zeebrugge.
It was a difficult choice to make, but we have chosen for the Disney Dream, who entered the port on 18/08/2023.

August 2023
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As our new pic for the month, we haven chosen the MSC Tessa seen arriving in the port of Antwerpen on 13/07/2023.

July 2023
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It was a difficult choice to made this month, but as we were at the Kielerwoche this time, we have chosen for a vessel seen there.
Not a "fully" militarized vessel but with a naval history, the State Of Maine seen entering at Kiel (DE) on 26/03/2023 is our new picture of the month.

June 2023
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This month's picture of the month is the US flagged DDG116 Thomas Hudner seen leaving the port of Zeebrugge (BE) on 26/05/2023

May 2023
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On 25/04/23, the tugs Walrus II & Kingston departed the port of Le Havre with both a barge.
assisting them out of the port were the Boluda tugs VB Barfleur & VB Yport

April 2023
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As picture of the month, we haven chosen the fishing vessel Z26 Avanti entering the port of Le Havre on 06/03/2023

March 2023
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As our picture for the month February, we heave chosen for Saga cruises Spirit Of Adventure leaving the port of Zeebrugge on 13/02/2023.
built in 2020, she has a capacity of 999 passengers & 523 crew on 14 decks (10 guest)

February 2023
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On 17/01/23, the green ship & newbuilding Peter Pan came the to port of Zeebrugge.
she was underway from China after a voyage of 1 month and 9 days with a little stop in Zeebrugge and then to her new owners TT Line in Germany

January 2023
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As our picture of this month and new year, we have chosen this time for a tanker.
The Seahake was seen leaving the port of Antwerp on 26/12/22

December 2022
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As our pic for the month, you can see the Abeille Horizon who is seen moored in the port of Le Havre on 25/11/22.

She was laid up for months in Rotterdam as Union Lynx (ex URS).
Boskalis sold her to a new owner in april 2022 (probably for scrap and under the name Tug Master One, but never operated under this name)
Abeille International buyed the vessel back in October 2022, renamed her a month later and she will be back in service around spring 2023

November 2022
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As our pic for this month, we have chosen for the Ro-Ro Thalatta
On 12/10/22, she was seen entering the inner port of Zeebrugge underway to her berth with assistance of the VB Flandes.

October 2022
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As picture of the month we've chosen the container carrier Ever Act entering the port of Zeebrugge on 22/09/22.
with a dimension of 399.97m x 61.53m, she can carry 23.992 TEU, which makes her (along with her sistervessels) the largest in the world in terms of TEU capacity

September 2022
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As our new picture of the month (with a small delay) we have picked the VB Seine seen at sunset on 20/08/2022 in the port of Antwerp.

August 2022
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a lot of choice for this month, but we have chosen for the Isle Of Innisfree leaving Dover on 25/07/22 as our picture of the month.
Sailing for Irish Ferries now, she is also known as the Prins Filip sailing for RMT ('91-'98) and Ostend Spirit ('10-'11) for Trans Europe Ferries.
more info on these vessels can be found in our photo gallery.

July 2022
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As our new picture of the month, we decided that we took a vessel we saw on our journey in Germany.
we have chosen for the F904 Al Aziz that was taken on 10/06/22 in Kiel.
She was on sea trials before being delivered to her new owners, the Egyptian navy

June 2022
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As new picture of the month, we have chosen for the Beluga ace, she was leaving the inner port of Zeebrugge on 26/05/22.
built in 2018, she has a capacity of 6700 cars

May 2022
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lots of choice this month, but because it was a long time ago that we had a reefer as picture of the month,
we decided to put the Dole Africa, seen here underway on 27/04/22 in Walsoorden (NL) towards Antwerpen as our new pic of the month

April 2022
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We have chosen for the Valiant Lady as our picture of the month.
She was seen entering the port of Zeebrugge on 07/03/22, but made her maiden call on 04/03/22.
She sails for the recently founded Virgin Voyages, part of the American group Virgin around businessman and billionaire Richard Branson.

March 2022
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We've chosen the Belgian fishing vessels Z39 Sophie, Z47 De Marie Louise & Z53 Van Eyck leaving the port of Zeebrugge on 22/02/2022 as our new pic of the month.

February 2022
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As pic of the month, we haven chosen for the 20, because on 06/01/22, we went "tug hunting" in the port of Antwerp (BE).
Not the tugs from Boluda, Antwerp Towage or MedTug this time, but the tugs from Antwerp port authority and she was one of the many we saw.

They can be found behind the locks and they have no names (although sometimes referred as "POA n°" or "tug n°"), only numbers and most of them can be found on our site

January 2022
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As picture of this month and new year, we have chosen for the Belgica that arrived at her home port Zeebrugge (BE) on 13/12/2021.
She is the replacement for the "A962 Belgica" that was decommissioned and donated to Ukraine earlier this year.

December 2021
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This time not a particular vessel, but a sight as our new picture of the month.
On 01/11/21, we took this picture in Antwerpen (BE).
It shows us a beautiful rainbow over the "Noordzee Container Terminal"

November 2021
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the Iona is our new picture of the month
she made her maiden call and was also the first P&O cruise this year in the port of Zeebrugge on 24/10/21.
built in 2020, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic she was only able to make her maiden voyage on 07/08/2021.
capacity: 5206 passengers, 1762 crew on 19 decks (15 guest)