Marine operations news, features and events

Maritime community addresses plastic pollution in oceans

Maritime community addresses plastic pollution in oceans
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Blank Rome’s Jeanne Grasso and Joan Bondareff discuss how some of the biggest ship-related organisations plan to reduce the amount of garbage that ends up in the sea

Representatives of law firm Blank Rome discuss how shipping organisations will reduce sea garbage

Interferry begins FerrySafe project to improve ferry safety worldwide

Interferry begins FerrySafe project to improve ferry safety worldwide
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A report from findings of ferry operations in the Philippines aims to help developing nations

V.Ships Leisure to supply crew for Mystic Cruises’ World Explorer

V.Ships Leisure to supply crew for Mystic Cruises’ World Explorer
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Cruise line will operate its first newly built expedition ship itself and charter it to other lines

Cruise Europe calls for joint environmental strategy

Cruise Europe calls for joint environmental strategy
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, March 15, 2019

Conference reinforced the importance of public education on the measures already taken

Hapag-Lloyd’s expedition ships to use low-pollutant marine gas oil

Hapag-Lloyd’s expedition ships to use low-pollutant marine gas oil
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

New fuel contains just 0.1% sulphur and will power the fleet from July 2020

Marine Learning Systems develops assessment app for Carnival

Marine Learning Systems develops assessment app for Carnival
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, March 8, 2019

SkillGrader will standardise training and assessment of employees across the corporation's nine brands

Sperry Marine helps Color Line manage costs and compliance

Sperry Marine helps Color Line manage costs and compliance
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, March 7, 2019

Project includes refit and maintenance programme of the navigation systems of two cruise-ferries

Compact efficiency with Becker Marine Systems

Compact efficiency with Becker Marine Systems
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, March 1, 2019

The company has broken new ground with its COBRA maritime battery system, which is already being used successfully in the Wattentaxi

Firm's innovation COBRA maritime battery system is already used in the Wattentaxi

A reliable partner in Total Lubmarine

A reliable partner in Total Lubmarine
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, February 28, 2019

The firm has a presence in 1,000 ports worldwide, making it a valuable partner for cruise lines visiting both mainstream and remote ports

The firm’s presence in 1,000 ports makes it valuable for cruise lines visiting all kinds of ports

Repsol to provide LNG fuel for new Brittany Ferries vessel

Repsol to provide LNG fuel for new Brittany Ferries vessel
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Firm will also fit a fixed quayside LNG storage and supply system in one of the line's Spanish ports

Inmarsat provides comms services for National Geographic Venture

Inmarsat provides comms services for National Geographic Venture
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Fleet Xpress platform will provide fast and reliable ship-to-shore connectivity 

Silversea installs mooring magnets on Silver Cloud

Silversea installs mooring magnets on Silver Cloud
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, February 15, 2019

Cruise line uses Miko Marine’s magnets to deploy excursion boats more quickly and efficiently

ABB technology to power Iceland’s first electric ferry

ABB technology to power Iceland’s first electric ferry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Vessel will run on a large battery pack and recharge when docked in a harbour

Nisomar to provide launch services for NCLH ships in Chile

Nisomar to provide launch services for NCLH ships in Chile
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Company will assist with berthing and local port authority liaison for each call

Sperry Marine debuts high-resolution radar for cruise ships

Sperry Marine debuts high-resolution radar for cruise ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 11, 2019

SeaGuard provides enhanced situational awareness in congested waters and emergency situations

Meeting the maritime industry’s safety needs

Meeting the maritime industry’s safety needs
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 4, 2019

With more than 20 years’ experience, AMI Marine has evolved to meet the industry’s developing safety requirements

AMI Marine is able to help operators meet evolving requirements and regulations

A cleaner and greener cruise and ferry industry

A cleaner and greener cruise and ferry industry
By Michele Witthaus | Friday, February 1, 2019

Michele Witthaus looks at how cruise and ferry operators are improving their environmental performance with innovative green solutions

Companies are helping operators improve environmental performance with green solutions

Survitec makes a leap forward in maritime safety

Survitec makes a leap forward in maritime safety
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Sales director Richard McCormick highlights how the firm’s new marine evacuation system will expedite cruise ship evacuations

Richard McCormick shares how marine evacuation system will expedite cruise ship evacuations

Corvus Energy to help Fjord1 ferries to sail emission-free

Corvus Energy to help Fjord1 ferries to sail emission-free
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Five new all-electric vessels will be equipped with lithium ion battery-based energy storage systems

Building a better network for cruise and ferry passengers

Building a better network for cruise and ferry passengers
By Guest | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Pramod Arora, CEO of WMS, discusses why choosing the right design, network and provider is essential in delivering the optimal communication and technology experience

Pramod Arora from WMS discusses the importance of choosing the right design, network and provider