Marine operations news, features and events

V.Ships Leisure wins service contract for Magellan Explorer

V.Ships Leisure wins service contract for Magellan Explorer
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Company to provide technical management services for Antarctica21's polar expedition cruise ship

Tunisian ferry operator implements Hogia BOOKIT system

Tunisian ferry operator implements Hogia BOOKIT system
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Solution will help Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation to manage all ticket reservations

Hurtigruten to be the first to power cruise ships with liquified biogas

Hurtigruten to be the first to power cruise ships with liquified biogas
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 19, 2018

Expedition cruise line to use cutaways from fisheries and other organic waste to run six vessels from 2021

ABB secures first marine automation contract in China

ABB secures first marine automation contract in China
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Technology will be implemented onboard Viking Line’s new LNG-fuelled cruise ferry

WFSA to host 2019 Ferry Safety and Technology Conference

WFSA to host 2019 Ferry Safety and Technology Conference
By Richard Humphreys | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Fifth annual event to explore technologies that are improving ferry safety in developing countries

ABB and SINTEF Ocean to test fuel cell marine propulsion systems

ABB and SINTEF Ocean to test fuel cell marine propulsion systems
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 12, 2018

Trials will provide the companies with a platform to make fuel cells as viable as fossil fuels for ships

Telenor Maritime to deploy mobile platform for Brittany Ferries

Telenor Maritime to deploy mobile platform for Brittany Ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, November 1, 2018

Company will upgrade the systems across entire fleet and equip new ferry Honfleur with 3G services

Eniram white paper highlights four stages of digitisation in shipping

Eniram white paper highlights four stages of digitisation in shipping
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Report explores the potential benefits and pitfalls of each digital transformation stage

IMO adopts action plan to reduce plastic waste from shipping

IMO adopts action plan to reduce plastic waste from shipping
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Measures address impact of plastics on marine life, biodiversity, human health, fishing, tourism and more

Port of Kiel starts construction work on first shore power plant

Port of Kiel starts construction work on first shore power plant
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

New facility to open in spring 2019 in an effort to reduce emissions from visiting cruise ferries

Stena Jutlandica completes first month as a diesel-electric ferry

Stena Jutlandica completes first month as a diesel-electric ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Stena achieves success during project to convert the vessel into its first fully electric ferry

NES and NCS to equip four new cruise ferries for Havila Kystruten

NES and NCS to equip four new cruise ferries for Havila Kystruten
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Havyard Group subsidiaries to deliver hybrid propulsion systems, propellers and control systems

ABB fits shore power connectors to Holland America ships

ABB fits shore power connectors to Holland America ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Three vessels can now switch from engines to shoreside electrical grids when in certain ports

Wärtsilä to equip Ponant newbuild with dual-fuel engines

Wärtsilä to equip Ponant newbuild with dual-fuel engines
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Vessel will also feature Wärtsilä's fuel gas supply system and advanced navigation equipment

CrewConnect Global to celebrate 20th anniversary this November

CrewConnect Global to celebrate 20th anniversary this November
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, October 15, 2018

Key topics will include digitisation and how new innovations are keeping seafarers safe and healthy

MSC Cruises joins fight against plastic pollution

MSC Cruises joins fight against plastic pollution
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Firm to ban single-use plastic across ships, island destinations and shoreside offices by March 2019

TUI Cruises to eliminate disposable plastic by 2020

TUI Cruises to eliminate disposable plastic by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Line will replace single-use plastic items with eco-friendly alternatives on its ships

Royal Caribbean extends maintenance contract with Wärtsilä

Royal Caribbean extends maintenance contract with Wärtsilä
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Company will service engines and deliver 24/7 technical assistance for 46 cruise ships

Carnival Corporation joins new Clean Shipping 2020 Alliance

Carnival Corporation joins new Clean Shipping 2020 Alliance
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, October 4, 2018

Shipping companies team up to advocate the use of scrubbers ahead of IMO's January 2020 sulphur cap

OSM Maritime Group becomes latest member of BIMCO

OSM Maritime Group becomes latest member of BIMCO
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Crew management services provider can access BIMCO’s educational materials and other resources