Marine operations news, features and events

Enabling quality expeditions with SunStone Ships

Enabling quality expeditions with SunStone Ships
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, January 18, 2019

CEO Niels-Erik Lund shares the future plans the largest tonnage provider to the expedition market

CEO Niels-Erik Lund shares the future plans of the largest tonnage provider to the expedition market

La Méridionale saves fuel with the help of Eniram technology

La Méridionale saves fuel with the help of Eniram technology
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 17, 2019

French ferry operator trials energy management solutions on ro-pax ferry Piana

Saifee Ship Spare Parts & Ship Chandlers: an ideal partner

Saifee Ship Spare Parts & Ship Chandlers: an ideal partner
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Idris Shahpurwalla tells Rebecca Gibson how Saifee Ship Spare Parts & Ship Chandlers manages and executes wholesale distribution services for cruise operators with retail efficiency

Idris Shahpurwalla discusses how Saifee manages wholesale distribution services for cruise lines

Naval Dome introduces dashboard to manage cybersecurity

Naval Dome introduces dashboard to manage cybersecurity
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, January 11, 2019

The solution will allow onboard and shoreside staff to monitor fleet-wide system data, even when offline

What is BSH IT Solutions' secret to providing reliable IT at sea?

What is BSH IT Solutions' secret to providing reliable IT at sea?
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 8, 2019

The company offers ship operators project management, hardware and technical support to help keep their crew and passengers stay safe and connected at sea

The company's solutions help crew and passengers to stay safe and connected

Why do aluminium ferries have to go fast?

Why do aluminium ferries have to go fast?
By Guest | Thursday, January 3, 2019

Mike Wake, Austal’s sales representative for Europe, outlines how less powerful lightweight aluminium ferries could significantly reduce fuel consumption and pollution

Austal’s Mike Wake discusses the reduced fuel consumption and pollution of aluminium ferries


Simplifying booking with Hogia Ferry Systems’ BOOKIT

Simplifying booking with Hogia Ferry Systems’ BOOKIT
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, December 31, 2018

The reservation, ticketing and check-in solution makes it easy for ferry operators to manage passenger bookings

Reservation, ticketing and check-in solution improves passenger booking management for ferry operators

Adonis Gangway Control Monitor to keep track of crew members

Adonis Gangway Control Monitor to keep track of crew members
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, December 27, 2018

The module for its Adonis Personnel Manager solution enables crew members register their absence via Adonis Time Clock tablets

Solution enables crew members register their absence via Time Clock tablets

Havyard secures grant to develop new hydrogen system

Havyard secures grant to develop new hydrogen system
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, December 21, 2018

Technology will enable Havila Kystruten’s new ro-pax ferries to operate emission-free for longer

Global cruise industry to cut carbon emissions by 40% by 2030

Global cruise industry to cut carbon emissions by 40% by 2030
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

CLIA members become first in the maritime industry to jointly commit to reducing environmental footprint

AIDAnova to start inaugural season in Canary Islands

AIDAnova to start inaugural season in Canary Islands
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, December 13, 2018

AIDA Cruises’ ship is the first to be powered by clean fossil fuel, LNG, at sea and in port

How cruise lines can manage scheduling and resources

How cruise lines can manage scheduling and resources
By Guest | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Managing large crews and keeping passengers safe in today’s cruise industry is complex. Lee Clarke from Dynama recommends using workforce optimisation technology in six focus areas to improve customer service and business performance

Dynama's Lee Clarke explains how workforce optimisation technology can help

Helsinki City Transport trials remotely operated ferry

Helsinki City Transport trials remotely operated ferry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

ABB technology enables exploration of autonomous shipping to enhance marine safety

Winning the war on corrosion onboard passenger ships

Winning the war on corrosion onboard passenger ships
By Guest | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Frank Goodwin, director of Technology and Market Development at International Zinc Association, explains how zinc thermal spray and paint duplex systems keep ships rust-free

International Zinc Association on how zinc thermal spray and paint duplex systems keep ships rust-free

Bergen secures funding for first shore power facility for cruise ships

Bergen secures funding for first shore power facility for cruise ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, December 10, 2018

Norwegian port aims to open the three new connection points ahead of the 2020 cruise season

MAN Cryo develops first liquefied hydrogen fuel system for ships

MAN Cryo develops first liquefied hydrogen fuel system for ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, December 6, 2018

The cleaner fuel system has been designed in collaboration with Fjord1 and Multi Maritime 

Rolls-Royce and Finferries demo world's first fully autonomous ferry

Rolls-Royce and Finferries demo world's first fully autonomous ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Ferry used sensors and smart technologies to safely transport passengers across Finnish archipelago

Ponant tests Chantiers de l'Atlantique’s Solid Sail prototype

Ponant tests Chantiers de l'Atlantique’s Solid Sail prototype
By Richard Humphreys | Friday, November 23, 2018

French cruise ship operator fits Le Ponant out with sails that reduce the environmental impact

Viking Life-Saving Equipment’s LifeCraft passes extreme test at sea

Viking Life-Saving Equipment’s LifeCraft passes extreme test at sea
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, November 23, 2018

The vessel is on its way to commercial use following a full-scale heavy weather sea trial

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