Liverpool pilots - A celebration of the 250th anniversary of the foundation of the Liverpool pilotage service, which dates from 25 July 1766. GeoffTopp
Icebreakers - Details of the latest iceoreakers being designed and built by various countries as the number of such vessels in sen/ice increases, Jim Shaw
Gloucester Castle - The history of the Union-Castle steamer Gloucester Castle. Matthys van der Merwe
Shortsea shipping - Profile of Scotline, which started operations in 1979 from Inverness and today operates a small fleet of shortsea coasters. Nicholas Leach
Dazzle camouflage - How an artist helped to reduce shipping losses using dazzle camouflage, Dene Bebington
Maritime Mosaic - Photo feature of cruise ships making their first calls at Auckland, which hosted 35 such ships in the 2015-16 season, frevor Coppock
Cruise Britain - A cruise around the British Isles on board Royal Princess provided an opportunity to see the current UK shipping scene. David Brown
View from the Bridge - Captain Johnny Faevelen, master of the cruise ship Allure of the Seas. Alan Moorhouse
Ship of the Month - USS NEW JERSEY:
Profile of the US Navy's most decorated battleship, now preserved. Stephen Payne
Ships mail - A selection of letters from readers.
Ships library - Reviews and details of new maritime books.
Mystery ship - Can you identify this month's mystery ship?
Ports of call - Cruise ship calls around the UK in May Andrew and Donna Cooke
waterfront - Boxboat goes aground on the Bramble Bank, big container ships come to the USA, and Chinese crane vessel sets lift record.10 Ferry - Cote des Dunes debuts a day late, Stena backs industry in Belfast, and Viking Line upgrading most of its fleet. Russell Plummer
Cruise - Aida's 20th anniversary makeover, a good year for Grand Bahama Shipyard, and a final reprieve for SS United States? William Mayes
Naval - Royal Navy's most powerful warships need more power, HMS Protector goes to Antarctic, and Viraat leaves the Indian Navy. Gary Davies
Cargo - World's VLCC fleet growing, old Irish favourite sold, Faversham expands fleet, and China looks to exploit the Northeast Passage.
Newbulld - World's largest asphalt carrier, biggest ever ethane movers, Lindblad orders cruisers, and new Chinese research vessels. Jim Shaw
Ships pictorial - Ships pictured around the world, including in Bergen, Great Yarmouth, Sagami Bay, Valletta and on the Tyne.
COVER - The ferry Cotes des Flandres, the former Berlioz, on English Channel service In her new DFDS colours; full details on page 11. fotor.ite
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