Marine operations news, features and events

The difference a true differentiator can make in at-sea communications

The difference a true differentiator can make in at-sea communications
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Wireless Maritime Services’ CEO Pramod Arora answers the five questions every cruise line executive should be asking themselves about wi-fi

Wireless Maritime Systems answers questions every cruise executive should ask about wi-fi

Carnival Maritime partners with ENSM French Maritime Academy

Carnival Maritime partners with ENSM French Maritime Academy
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Organisations to provide cadets with nautical and technical training and at-sea experience 

Red Funnel trialling Green Biofuels’ fossil-free fuel on ro-pax ferries

Red Funnel trialling Green Biofuels’ fossil-free fuel on ro-pax ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 3, 2018

UK operator hopes to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by using the new biofuel

IAATO reports growth in number of Antarctica visitors in 2017-2018

IAATO reports growth in number of Antarctica visitors in 2017-2018
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Around 80% of those who visited did so onboard a ship and enjoyed onshore excursions in the region

Ballast water treatment system manufacturers join forces

Ballast water treatment system manufacturers join forces
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 1, 2018

New BEMA association appoints board of directors during first meeting

Industry leaders agree to promote eco-friendly cruise tourism in Kiel

Industry leaders agree to promote eco-friendly cruise tourism in Kiel
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 27, 2018

Agreement includes plans to install shoreside power and reduce fees for low-emission ships 

How MME Group is helping shipowners to combat corrosion

How MME Group is helping shipowners to combat corrosion
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Michaël Roerade and Eric Bouman outline how the company’s systems reduce the risk of corrosion and marine growth damaging vessels

Michaël Roerade and Eric Bouman outline how the company’s systems reduce the risk of corrosion 

A new efficient way to treat ballast water

A new efficient way to treat ballast water
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

BIO-SEA by BIO-UV, which uses ultraviolet light to treat ballast water, will soon receive US Coast Guard approval

BIO-SEA by BIO-UV uses ultraviolet light to treat ballast water, will receive US Coast Guard approval 

AECO to reduce single-use plastics on Arctic expedition cruise vessels

AECO to reduce single-use plastics on Arctic expedition cruise vessels
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Association also aims to enhance passengers’ involvement in regular beach clean-ups

Cavotec to install automated mooring system at Norway's e-ports

Cavotec to install automated mooring system at Norway's e-ports
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

MoorMaster enables ferries to be moored quickly and safely, while minimising noise and emissions

Rolls-Royce to equip six Hurtigruten ferries with hybrid engines

Rolls-Royce to equip six Hurtigruten ferries with hybrid engines
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, April 23, 2018

Norwegian coastal operator to replace diesel engines in bid to reduce harmful emissions 

Ammonia: a new way of fuelling the marine industry

Ammonia: a new way of fuelling the marine industry
By Guest | Monday, April 23, 2018

Niels de Vries from C-Job Naval Architects outlines why ammonia has a lot of potential as renewable fuel that will help ship operators eliminate harmful emissions

Niels de Vries from C-Job Naval Architects outlines why ammonia has potential as renewable fuel 

Why cruise operators are choosing systems from Thordon Bearings

Why cruise operators are choosing systems from Thordon Bearings
By Guest | Friday, April 20, 2018

Firm's water-lubricated propeller shaft bearings offer performance, maintenance and cost benefits

Wärtsilä signs five-year maintenance agreement for Viking Grace

Wärtsilä signs five-year maintenance agreement for Viking Grace
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Finnish firm to provide optimised maintenance for Viking Line ferry's gas system 

IMO adopts greenhouse gas reduction strategy for shipping industry

IMO adopts greenhouse gas reduction strategy for shipping industry
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Association outlines aims to reduce, and hopefully phase out, harmful emissions this century

American Constitution successfully passes sea trials

American Constitution successfully passes sea trials
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, April 17, 2018

American Cruise Lines’ ship prepares to enter service on the US East Coast on 18 April

Port of Kristiansand to install shore power facility for cruise ships

Port of Kristiansand to install shore power facility for cruise ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, April 16, 2018

New system will provide electricity to vising cruise ships so they can turn off their engines while berthed

The importance of creating a holistic digital environment on cruise ships

The importance of creating a holistic digital environment on cruise ships
By Sean Dudley | Friday, April 13, 2018

With today’s cruise and ferry passengers expecting a certain level of connectivity, Telenor Maritime provides mobile, wi-fi, 3G, 4G coverage onboard, with 5G coming soon. Sean Dudley speaks to Jan Erik Norli from the company to find out more

Jan Erik Norli from Telenor Maritime tells us about connectivity at sea 

Scanship to provide total clean ship systems for Viking newbuilds

Scanship to provide total clean ship systems for Viking newbuilds
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Four vessels will be fitted with advanced wastewater purification and other waste processing systems

Viking Grace becomes first passenger ship to be powered by wind

Viking Grace becomes first passenger ship to be powered by wind
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Vessel equipped with Norsepower’s solution to reduce fuel emissions by 900 tonnes annually