- FRS Helgoland organised a festive namegiving ceremony for its new catamaran HALUNDER JET in Hamburg on April 27.
The new high-speed craft was built by the Austal shipyard in the Philippines.
- CECILIA PAYNE is the new name for JONATHAN SWIFT, the fast ferry which left Dublin bound for La Coruña. For almost two decades she was active on the Irish Ferries route between Dublin and Holyhead. She has been sold to Baleària for EUR 15.5 million.