Transport Ships and Shipping in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Transport Ships and Shipping

Blue Star on the Web

History of the shipping line originally founded by the Vestey family of Liverpool in 1911. With ships list, crew lists, and archives of Gangway magazine.

Brittany Ferries Enthusiasts

Unofficial site created by ferry enthusiasts for other enthusiasts and travellers. Includes company history, fleet, routes, news and shipping movements.

Paul Mason's Thames Shipping

Includes ships expected at Tilbury and local shipping news.

Sea Breezes

Offering details of this monthly magazine dedicated to the world shipping industry, its news and its history. Includes subscription information.


Offers mappings of ship movements around the Irish Sea, and the UK generally, derived from AIS (Automatic Identification System) data. Includes a forum and FAQ.

Galleries of photographs categorised by ship, operator, builder and type of vessel. Includes links to fraternal sites focused on tugs, ferries and coasters.

Community of enthusiasts with forums, photographs and ship videos.

Simplon Postcards

A reference archive of image galleries, showing postcards and photographs of ocean liners, cruise ships, ferries and excursion vessels. Headings include UK Excursion Ships, UK Ports and Piers, and Postcard Publishers.

Southampton Ships

Enthusiast's site with photographs of the liner and cruise ships that frequent Southampton Water and the Solent. With ship profiles.

Stena Line

Passenger shipping line with UK departure details and booking information.

Trawler Photos

Forum and online gallery of photographs and images covering everything to do with commercial fishing.

Tug & Tow

Gallery of photographs of tugs and supply ships in Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, and model boat pictures.

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