Marine operations news, features and events

ABB to provide power package for Seabourn’s new expedition ships

ABB to provide power package for Seabourn’s new expedition ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Ultra-luxury vessels will feature Azipod units to improve environmental impact and guest comfort

ABB to power Lindblad Expeditions’ new polar cruise ship

ABB to power Lindblad Expeditions’ new polar cruise ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Ulstein Verft will build the new vessel which will join sister ship National Geographic Endurance in 2021

ABB to power first home-grown Chinese cruise ship

ABB to power first home-grown Chinese cruise ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Technology firm will provide the new vessel with Azipod steerable propulsion systems

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

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

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

Survitec receives RINA's Z-17 Service Provider approval

Survitec receives RINA's Z-17 Service Provider approval
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, January 25, 2019

Certification assures customers that RINA-classed vessels can safely use Survitec solutions

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

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

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

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 

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