Marine operations news, features and events

The key to success in the quest for operational excellence

The key to success in the quest for operational excellence
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 19, 2018

The operations managers of the major cruise and ferry brands face multiple challenges in keeping their fleets afloat. Michele Witthaus finds out what’s top of the agenda for three of them

We ask Stena Teknik, Genting Cruise Lines and Scandlines how they keep their fleets afloat

Sustainable Ocean Summit to explore Asia's role in global maritime industry

Sustainable Ocean Summit to explore Asia's role in global maritime industry
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 9, 2018

Event will also focus on improving sustainability in shipping when it's held in Hong Kong this November

Servowatch installs alarm and monitoring system on Condor Rapide

Servowatch installs alarm and monitoring system on Condor Rapide
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 3, 2018

New solution will help to improve operational safety onboard the UK-based fast-ferry

Scanship to supply total clean ship system for new Silver Dawn

Scanship to supply total clean ship system for new Silver Dawn
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 2, 2018

Systems will enable Silversea to process food waste and garbage, and purify wastewater

Carnival Corporation joins with The Bellona Foundation

Carnival Corporation joins with The Bellona Foundation
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Organisations to develop initiatives to further improve the environmental sustainability of the cruise industry

ABB to supply power and propulsion packages for Virgin Voyages fleet

ABB to supply power and propulsion packages for Virgin Voyages fleet
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Systems will minimise noise, vibrations and emissions, while improving manoeuvrability

CLIA Europe and MedCruise sign partnership agreement

CLIA Europe and MedCruise sign partnership agreement
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, June 22, 2018

Organisations will promote cruise business in the Mediterranean, Black Sea and Adriatic Sea

WFSA to hold sixth international student design competition

WFSA to hold sixth international student design competition
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, June 21, 2018

The association is seeking designs for a safe and affordable passenger ferry 

Reygar launches new fleet management solution

Reygar launches new fleet management solution
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Digital-DPR improves access to information and reduces the reporting burden 


How technology is helping to improve crew timekeeping

How technology is helping to improve crew timekeeping
By Guest | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The new Adonis Time Clock calculates crew overtime from work and rest hours records

The new Adonis Time Clock calculates crew overtime from work and rest hours records

The rise of the expedition cruise market

The rise of the expedition cruise market
By Guest | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Since 2004, SunStone Ships has focused on the expedition market. Niels-Erik Lund, the company’s president and CEO, explains why this has proven to be a winning approach

SunStone Ships' Niels-Erik Lund explains why the expedition market has been so successful

Forming positive partnerships in the cruise industry

Forming positive partnerships in the cruise industry
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Olaf Groeger of Columbia Cruise Services explains what his company offers clients to help enhance their processes and performance

Columbia Cruise Services’ explains how the company helps clients enhance their performance

Royal Caribbean to ban plastic straws on ships in all five brands

Royal Caribbean to ban plastic straws on ships in all five brands
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, June 11, 2018

Company will also focus on reducing and eliminating other single-use plastics by 2020

How to offer effective customer communications in shipping

How to offer effective customer communications in shipping
By Sean Dudley | Friday, June 8, 2018

Sean Dudley speaks to Idris Shahpurwalla of Saifee Ship Spare Parts & Ship Chandlers to find out what separates the company from the competition

Saifee Ship Spare Parts & Ship Chandlers explains what separates the company from the competition

First day of Posidonia 2018 focuses on sustainable shipping

First day of Posidonia 2018 focuses on sustainable shipping
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Shipbuilders and engine manufacturers gather to showcase clean fuel plans 

DNV GL names CSMART Academy as Center of Safety Excellence

DNV GL names CSMART Academy as Center of Safety Excellence
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Carnival Corporation facility recognised for quality of maritime and safety training

How manufacturers are helping to create safer seas

How manufacturers are helping to create safer seas
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Norway-based lifeboat manufacturer Norsafe enters the passenger shipping market with an order from Finnish ferry company Viking Line

Norsafe enters the passenger shipping market with an order from Viking Line


Finnish Shipowners Association joins One Sea Ecosystem

Finnish Shipowners Association joins One Sea Ecosystem
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, June 4, 2018

Organisation will help to drive digitisation and automation in the marine industry

Corvus Energy batteries to power NES propulsion systems on Fjord1 ferries

Corvus Energy batteries to power NES propulsion systems on Fjord1 ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 24, 2018

Energy storage systems will help the ferries to operate in an environmentally sustainable way

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