Marine operations news, features and events

Red Funnel introduces new environmental strategy

Red Funnel introduces new environmental strategy
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, September 17, 2018

Ferry line's green initiatives will improve air quality, cut fuel consumption, reduce waste and more

Key speakers revealed for CruiseConnect Summit

Key speakers revealed for CruiseConnect Summit
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Marine HR event will return to the Philippines as part of CrewConnect Global 

Stena and Hitachi trial new AI technology on ro-pax ferry

Stena and Hitachi trial new AI technology on ro-pax ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, September 10, 2018

System provides bridge officers with accurate predictions about variable operating conditions

MAN Energy Solutions secures record cruise orders in 2018

MAN Energy Solutions secures record cruise orders in 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, September 7, 2018

Company to supply engines and scrubbers for seven new cruise ships, which will run on various fuels

Viking Life-Saving acquires lifeboat manufacturer Norsafe

Viking Life-Saving acquires lifeboat manufacturer Norsafe
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Company now offers more life-saving products and 24/7 lifeboat maintenance services from 300 ports

ABB showcases new dynamic positioning system

ABB showcases new dynamic positioning system
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Solution uses algorithms to calculate how to ships should be controlled in any operational situation

Wärtsilä’s Aquarius EC BWMS earns USCG Type Approval

Wärtsilä’s Aquarius EC BWMS earns USCG Type Approval
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, September 4, 2018

System enables ship operators to treat ballast water via filtration and electro-chlorination

Industry frontrunners agree to make LNG fuel a viable option

Industry frontrunners agree to make LNG fuel a viable option
By Richard Humphreys | Friday, August 31, 2018

WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT to collaborate in making green propulsion a reality

How ship operators can organise the switch to low-sulphur fuel

How ship operators can organise the switch to low-sulphur fuel
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, August 27, 2018

John LaRese, marine fuels technical advisor at ExxonMobil, explains why vessel operators must plan well ahead to ensure they comply with the IMO’s 0.5% sulphur cap by the 2020 deadline

ExxonMobil's John LaRese explains how to comply with the IMO’s 0.5% sulphur cap by 2020 

Lindab simplifies ventilation system installation

Lindab simplifies ventilation system installation
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

New stopping beads and a wider range of materials and surfaces gives engineers more flexibility

EMRI to demo new joystick panel at SMM Hamburg

EMRI to demo new joystick panel at SMM Hamburg
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Cruise lines benefit from a better data display and customisable steering modules

How Wärtsilä is winning ballast water battles

How Wärtsilä is winning ballast water battles
By Jon Ingleton | Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Jon Ingleton looks at why Wärtsilä is a front runner when passenger ship operators are seeking to implement ballast water management

We ask why the company is a front runner for passenger ship operators 

Marlink adds satellite capacity to global Sealink VSAT network

Marlink adds satellite capacity to global Sealink VSAT network
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, August 6, 2018

Cruise lines now have access to reliable internet in the Med, Caribbean and Northwest Passage

Making ships smarter with intelligent technologies

Making ships smarter with intelligent technologies
By Guest | Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Sam Ballard asks Tallink how passenger expectations, new onboard technologies and remote monitoring systems are creating intelligent ships

Tallink tells us how it's using new onboard technologies and remote monitoring systems

NCLH bans plastic straws across all cruise brands

NCLH bans plastic straws across all cruise brands
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Straws will be eliminated from the company's island destinations, Harvest Caye and Great Stirrup Cay

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic bans single-use plastics

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic bans single-use plastics
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Adventure travel company now plans to help supply chain partners eliminate unnecessary plastic use

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 maritime industry

Sustainable Ocean Summit to explore Asia's role in 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 system on Condor Rapide

Servowatch installs alarm 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