Marine operations news, features and events

Sustainable Ocean Summit explores renewable energy

Sustainable Ocean Summit explores renewable energy
By Guest | Thursday, July 20, 2017

The World Ocean Council sets sustainable development goals for 2030


Weather Decision Technologies to help Royal Caribbean plan routes

Weather Decision Technologies to help Royal Caribbean plan routes
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 14, 2017

Three cruise brands and onshore emergency operation centres will use WeatherOps risk platform

A revolution in rescue craft

A revolution in rescue craft
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Viking Life-Saving Equipment’s LifeCraft is moving closer to its official launch. The company expects to supply its first units next year

Viking Life-Saving Equipment’s LifeCraft is moving closer to its official launch

GE Power and Fincantieri to develop Shipboard Pollutant Removal System

GE Power and Fincantieri to develop Shipboard Pollutant Removal System
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Solution will help shipowners meet MARPOL’s emissions directive, which will be effective by 2020

Virgin Voyages ships to have engines and scrubbers from Wärtsilä

Virgin Voyages ships to have engines and scrubbers from Wärtsilä
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Three newbuilds will also have Wärtsilä's catalytic reduction systems and navigation systems

Industry experts

Industry experts
By Guest | Monday, July 3, 2017

Olaf Groeger tells Sam Ballard how Columbia Cruise Services is making a big noise by staying small

Olaf Groeger tells Sam Ballard how Columbia Cruise Services is making a big noise by staying small

New Global Industry Alliance to tackle shipping industry's carbon emissions

New Global Industry Alliance to tackle shipping industry's carbon emissions
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, June 30, 2017

Alliance comprises 13 shipowners, classification societies, engine and technology builders and more

Rolls-Royce engines to power new hybrid ferry for Color Line

Rolls-Royce engines to power new hybrid ferry for Color Line
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, June 19, 2017

Newbuild was designed by Fosen and will be built by Ulstein Verft in Norway

Port of Kiel opens new wastewater facility at Ostseekai Cruise Terminal

Port of Kiel opens new wastewater facility at Ostseekai Cruise Terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 15, 2017

TUI Cruises’ Mein Schiff 3 and Mein Schiff 6 were the first to test the €1.8 million system

Hatenboer-Water to supply water treatment system for Saga newbuild

Hatenboer-Water to supply water treatment system for Saga newbuild
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 15, 2017

The system will disinfect fresh water so it's safe for passengers and crew

Scandlines chooses APATEQ system to clean scrub water from ferries

Scandlines chooses APATEQ system to clean scrub water from ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

MarinePaq system is installed at the harbour in Gedser, Denmark

Becker Marine Systems promotes LNG Hybrid Barge for use in Norway

Becker Marine Systems promotes LNG Hybrid Barge for use in Norway
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 1, 2017

Barge would provide low-emission power to cruise ships in accordance with Norway’s fjords and ports

Cruise Business Roundtable: Operating to protect the environment

Cruise Business Roundtable: Operating to protect the environment
By Susan Parker | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Susan Parker asks cruise line executives to share their thoughts on current and future green technology, as well as how they are meeting environmental goals and challenges

Cruise line executives share their thoughts on current and future green technology

MTU to supply engines for Virtu Ferries' new high-speed ferry

MTU to supply engines for Virtu Ferries' new high-speed ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 26, 2017

Rolls-Royce Power Systems’ subsidiary has previously equipped three vessels for Malta-based operator

Helping operators to ensure safe cruising in cold waters

Helping operators to ensure safe cruising in cold waters
By Jon Ingleton | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Foreship’s new consulting service will help shipowners to meet Polar Code requirements, says chairman Markus Aarnio

Foreship’s Markus Aarnio speaks about its new Polar Code consulting service

Reygar launches new fleet monitoring system for passenger ships

Reygar launches new fleet monitoring system for passenger ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 3, 2017

BareFLEET provides detailed insights into all aspects of fleet performance and health

Corvus Energy signs 10-year service deal for Scandline’s hybrid ferries

Corvus Energy signs 10-year service deal for Scandline’s hybrid ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 21, 2017

Agreement covers Corvus Energy’s lithium ion-based energy storage systems across the fleet

Metizoft and Fred. Olsen sign IHM agreement

Metizoft and Fred. Olsen sign IHM agreement
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Company to help cruise line manage hazardous materials on its ships 

Navigating the remote

Navigating the remote
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, April 17, 2017

Managing a fleet of 10 vessels, SunStone Ships provides a full management service to the ever-growing expedition cruise market

SunStone Ships provides a full management service to the ever-growing expedition cruise market

Streamlining day to day crew management

Streamlining day to day crew management
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 14, 2017

Creating crew rotas is hard, but a new Adonis tool is making it easy for ferry operators, says Erick Meijer, development director at Adonis

A new Adonis tool is making it easy for ferry operators to plan crew rotas