Marine operations news, features and events

How is RSR Nemo delivering carefree cruising?

How is RSR Nemo delivering carefree cruising?
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Firm offers operators flexible and high-quality crew and ship management services, says Oliver Sassen

Firm offers operators flexible and high-quality crew and ship management services, says Oliver Sassen

How Wireless Maritime Services is leading innovation

How Wireless Maritime Services is leading innovation
By Guest | Monday, May 20, 2019

Firm celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2019, and WMS CEO Pramod Arora says they aim to lead technology convergence for cruise ship connectivity over the next 15 years

CEO Pramod Arora discusses the firm's goals for enhancing cruise ship connectivity 

SeaDream Yacht Club rises to sustainability challenges

SeaDream Yacht Club rises to sustainability challenges
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 17, 2019

SeaDream Innovation will use waste heat energy converters, shore power, batteries and more

Hurtigruten introduces electric catamarans for Arctic travel

Hurtigruten introduces electric catamarans for Arctic travel
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 17, 2019

Brim Explorer will help create vessels that are designed for gentle travel around the sensitive region

Norsepower Rotor Sail cuts fuel consumption on Viking Grace

Norsepower Rotor Sail cuts fuel consumption on Viking Grace
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Tests show Viking Line cruise ferry could save up to 300 tonnes of LNG fuel per year in the long term

Stena Line meets new sustainability milestones

Stena Line meets new sustainability milestones
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Battery propulsion and higher rates of female leaders are just some of the achievements

The secret to managing biofouling on ships

The secret to managing biofouling on ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Subsea Global Solutions’ environmentally friendly hull cleaning solutions help vessel operators to reduce fuel consumption, costs and emissions, while complying with new port regulations

Subsea Global Solutions’ green hull cleaning solutions reduce fuel consumption and emissions

The technology behind extraordinary itineraries

The technology behind extraordinary itineraries
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 13, 2019

FarSounder’s Forward Looking Sonar identifies obstructions in the water up to 1,000 metres ahead, helping operators to keep ships, guests and crew safe

FarSounder’s Forward Looking Sonar identifies obstructions in the water up to 1,000 metres ahead 

Port of Kiel installs emission-free shore power supply

Port of Kiel installs emission-free shore power supply
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 10, 2019

Facility will power Color Line’s cruise ferries which sail daily between the German city and Oslo, Norway

Schaller Automation is optimising engine safety

Schaller Automation is optimising engine safety
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Firm is improving the operation of its customers’ engines with its new oil mist detection system

Firm is improving the operation of its customers’ engines with its new oil mist detection system

V.Ships Leisure: a powerful partner in cruising

V.Ships Leisure: a powerful partner in cruising
By Jacqui Griffiths | Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Director Per Bjornsen discusses how the company is helping cruise groups address the challenges of a growing and increasingly diverse market

Director Per Bjornsen discusses how the company is helping cruise groups

Expanding maritime safety with new solutions

Expanding maritime safety with new solutions
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 3, 2019

Viking Life-Saving Equipment can now offer new products with a greater global presence and enhanced expertise

Viking Life-Saving Equipment has expanded its global presence and enhanced its expertise

Eckerö Line improves vessel safety with ABB technology

Eckerö Line improves vessel safety with ABB technology
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, May 2, 2019

ABB Ability Marine Pilot Vision will enable Finlandia to manoeuvre and dock more securely

Why Adonis Rotation Module is ideal for crew planning

Why Adonis Rotation Module is ideal for crew planning
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The Adonis Rotation Module is providing passenger ship operators with a new and improved way to plan and oversee crew operations

The tool gives passenger ship operators with a new way to manage crew operations

Red Funnel trials new Azurtane vessel positioning system

Red Funnel trials new Azurtane vessel positioning system
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tool accelerates berthing process by putting ferries within four centimetres of the wharf 

How OSM Maritime is transforming shipping

How OSM Maritime is transforming shipping
By Guest | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The company's digital services are enabling it to provide shipowners with analytical insights that help improve operations, says company CEO Geir Sekkesæter

Digital services provide shipowners with analytical insights to improve operations, says CEO

Are battery-powered cruise ships a viable option?

Are battery-powered cruise ships a viable option?
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, April 25, 2019

Are batteries only for ferries and small passenger vessels – or can technology provide energy storage solutions suitable for large cruise ships? Corvus Energy might have the answer

Corvus Energy may have the answer to providing energy storage solutions for large vessels

Quark Expeditions creates new Polar Promise strategy

Quark Expeditions creates new Polar Promise strategy
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 25, 2019

Cruise operator aims to improve environmental and social outcomes in polar regions by 2025

Using LNG to power ships can cut greenhouse gases by 21%

Using LNG to power ships can cut greenhouse gases by 21%
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Findings released in study by SEA\LNG, thinkstep and The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel

Foreship is forecasting the fuel cell future

Foreship is forecasting the fuel cell future
By Guest | Monday, April 22, 2019

Firm’s head of New Technologies Jan-Erik Räsänen and head of Machinery Olli Somerkallio assess the technologies that are making marine fuel cells a reality

Jan-Erik Räsänen and Olli Somerkallio assess the technologies making marine fuel cells a reality