Kiel Canal

Black Shark - Night render (Photo: NOBISKRUG GmbH)

Black Shark Sails Through Another Milestone

The custom built hull for NOBISKRUG’s 77-meter Project Black Shark has arrived the at the shipyard’s Rendsburg facility. The towing of the hull from Kiel to Rendsburg marks a significant milestone in the new build project.It took the power of two tugs to haul the hull from the Kiel facility on the shores of the Baltic Sea, setting off at 10am in the direction of Rendsburg. Black Shark’s hull passed through locks before entering the Kiel Canal where it spent three hours travelling at the maximum speed of 8 knots.

Image: Lürssen

Lürssen Launches 95m Superyacht Madsummer

The German shipyard Lürssen launched the 95-metre yacht Madsummer, previously known as project Fiji, from its yard in Rendsburg.The 311-footer superyacht hit the waters of the Kiel Canal and showed off her exterior lines designed by Harrison Eidsgaard."The Owner’s captain and Moran Yacht & Ship supervised the project and brought in their huge spectrum of experience and consolidated knowledge," said a press release.Madsummer‘s exterior lines done by London-based yacht and aircraft design studio Harrison Eidsgaard.

John Parton (Cruise Director, Saga Pearl 2“) and Hans-Werner Tovar (City President Kiel)

Saga Pearl 2 Visits Port of Kiel

North Germany shore trips ever more popular with passengers. The cruise ship ‘Saga Pearl 2’ of Saga Cruises arrived in Kiel this morning (Monday, May 19th) from England for her first-ever visit to the port. She sailed over night through the Kiel Canal and was welcomed at the entrance to the Kiel Fiord with a water fountain display from a port tug which escorted the cruise ship to her berth at the Ostseekai. During a reception later on board, Kiel’s City President Hans-Werner Tovar and the Managing Director of the Port of Kiel (Seehafen Kiel)…