Marine operations news

The world’s ocean, expedition and river cruise lines must evolve constantly to ensure they can meet the demands and expectations of their guests, ports and destinations and regulatory bodies. From ordering new cruise ships, to refitting and upgrading existing vessels, and creating new onboard and onshore experiences, the cruise lines always have news to share.

Marlink to supply hybrid connectivity for Ponant’s new polar expedition ship

Marlink to supply hybrid connectivity for Ponant’s new polar expedition ship

Ponant-Nicolas Dubreuil

By Rebecca Gibson | 15 October 2021

Solution will enable Ponant to deliver hundreds of gigabytes of data to guests and crew every month

TecnoVeritas to enable Mystic Cruises’ fleet to operate with hydrogen

TecnoVeritas to enable Mystic Cruises’ fleet to operate with hydrogen

Josiah Weiss/Unsplash

By Alex Smith | 14 October 2021

The engineering company will convert diesel engines to run in a dual-fuel mode

Finnish businesses collaborate with cruise companies for safety innovation

Finnish businesses collaborate with cruise companies for safety innovation

Business Finland

By Alex Smith | 05 October 2021

Researchers have worked with industry stakeholders to analyse and reduce health risks on ships

Royal Caribbean Group meets 2020 sustainability targets

Royal Caribbean Group meets 2020 sustainability targets

Royal Caribbean Group

By Alex Smith | 23 September 2021

The company’s 13th annual sustainability report provides update on the company’s efforts

Vikand to provide medical management for Swan Hellenic fleet

Vikand to provide medical management for Swan Hellenic fleet

Swan Hellenic

By Alex Smith | 23 September 2021

The public health provider will manage operations across the cruise line’s expedition cruise ships

Britannia P&I report highlights risks of onboard electric vehicle fires

Britannia P&I report highlights risks of onboard electric vehicle fires

Britannia P&I

By Alex Smith | 22 September 2021

Full-scale fire testing was conducted on a Nissan Leaf car to find out how fires can spread

MSC Cruise Division pledges to achieve zero GHG emissions by 2050

MSC Cruise Division pledges to achieve zero GHG emissions by 2050

MSC Cruises

By Rebecca Gibson | 22 September 2021

Company also joins Getting to Zero Coalition to help accelerate the decarbonisation of the shipping sector

Wireless Maritime Services and Fred. Olsen renew agreement

Wireless Maritime Services and Fred. Olsen renew agreement

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

By Alex Smith | 20 September 2021

The communications provider will continue to provide cellular service for the cruise line’s fleet

MJR Power and Automation launches new shore to ship power system

MJR Power and Automation launches new shore to ship power system

MJR Power and Automation

By Alex Smith | 20 September 2021

QuayPower offers a containerised solution that integrates with ports' electrical infrastructure

EST-Floattech launches new battery designs

EST-Floattech launches new battery designs

EST-Floattech

By Alex Smith | 13 September 2021

A new Octopus Series battery management system will be provided alongside the power modules

Lloyd’s Register and Inmarsat partner for remote survey connectivity

Lloyd’s Register and Inmarsat partner for remote survey connectivity

Lloyd's Register

By Alex Smith | 08 September 2021

A new solution will allow crew members to livestream video, photos and audio with reliable bandwidth

Climeon completes testing for Havila Voyages equipment

Climeon completes testing for Havila Voyages equipment

Climeon

By Alex Smith | 02 September 2021

The two machines were trialled remotely for the cruise line

DNV provides new carbon risk framework for shipowners

DNV provides new carbon risk framework for shipowners

DNV

By Alex Smith | 01 September 2021

The Maritime Forecast to 2050 report examines sustainability regulations, new technologies and fuels

ABB to fit Tallink’s Megastar with shore power solution

ABB to fit Tallink’s Megastar with shore power solution

Tallink Grupp

By Alex Smith | 25 August 2021

Installation onboard the LNG-powered ferry is scheduled take place in January 2022

PortMiami cruise terminals to be equipped with shore power

PortMiami cruise terminals to be equipped with shore power

Carnival Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 10 August 2021

Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean to retrofit vessels to utilise new capability

Ecospray launches new particulate removal solution for marine industry

Ecospray launches new particulate removal solution for marine industry

Ecospray

By Alex Smith | 09 August 2021

The WESP system was developed to eliminate visible smoke from ship funnels

MSC Cruises agrees preferential berthing rights with Cruise Saudi

MSC Cruises agrees preferential berthing rights with Cruise Saudi

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 05 August 2021

The five-year deal was announced at the opening of Jeddah’s new passenger terminal

MSC Cruises reports on sustainability efforts during Covid-19

MSC Cruises reports on sustainability efforts during Covid-19

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 27 July 2021

2020 Sustainability Report focuses on steps taken to secure business during global disruption

RINA to classify largest-ever cruise ship built in China

RINA to classify largest-ever cruise ship built in China

RINA

By Rebecca Gibson | 22 July 2021

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding will adhere to RINA's environmental and biosafe notations

Stena Line introduces AI assistant to reduce emissions

Stena Line introduces AI assistant to reduce emissions

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 12 July 2021

Seven Stena Line vessels now operate with the aid of Stena Fuel Pilot

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