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.

MedCruise participates in EU BlueMissionMed Project

MedCruise participates in EU BlueMissionMed Project

MedCruise

By Alex Smith | 30 January 2023

Initiative aims to make Mediterranean Sea more healthy, productive, resilient and valued

Lehmann Marine debuts COBRA battery system for emission-free ships

Lehmann Marine debuts COBRA battery system for emission-free ships

Lehmann Marine

By Alice Chambers | 26 January 2023

Shipowners can use the solution to electrify their vessels with up to eight battery modules

Bahamas Maritime Authority launches new online reporting portal

Bahamas Maritime Authority launches new online reporting portal
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 January 2023

First-of-its-kind solution enables shipowners to compliantly report incidents onboard their vessels

OSM Maritime and Thome Group to enhance ship management services

OSM Maritime and Thome Group to enhance ship management services

OSM Thome

By Alice Chambers | 23 January 2023

The firms will merge to manage crew and technical operations for 1,000 ships

Carnival Corporation rolls out Starlink internet across its brands

Carnival Corporation rolls out Starlink internet across its brands

Carnival Corporation

By Alice Chambers | 19 January 2023

Partnership between cruise company and Space X will improve onboard connectivity

Incat Tasmania builds world’s largest zero-emission ferry for Buquebus

Incat Tasmania builds world’s largest zero-emission ferry for Buquebus

Incat Tasmania

By Alice Chambers | 16 January 2023

The battery-powered vessel will be delivered in 2025 and accommodate 2,100 passengers

Nidec ASI wins contract for Port of Sète electrification project

Nidec ASI wins contract for Port of Sète electrification project

Port of Sete

By Alex Smith | 13 January 2023

Shore-to-ship power will be available to ships moored at the port by November 2023

American Cruise Lines adds Starlink internet onboard fleet

American Cruise Lines adds Starlink internet onboard fleet

American Cruise Lines

By Alex Smith | 06 January 2023

A constellation of satellites will provide connectivity to the line’s small and river cruise ships

Nor-Shipping 2023: partnering for marine industry success

Nor-Shipping 2023: partnering for marine industry success

Nor-Shipping

By Alice Chambers | 06 January 2023

Oslo and Lillestrøm, Norway; 6-9 June 2023

Conferences and events will include BlueTalks sessions, technical seminars and more

Hurtigruten Norway and Brunvoll receive funding for zero-emission ship

Hurtigruten Norway and Brunvoll receive funding for zero-emission ship

Brunvoll

By Alice Chambers | 22 December 2022

The $125 million vessel will sail between Bergen and Kirkenes in Norway on green technology

AIDA Cruises’ AIDAprima switches to biofuel with the help of GoodFuels

AIDA Cruises’ AIDAprima switches to biofuel with the help of GoodFuels

GoodFuels

By Alice Chambers | 12 December 2022

Use of sustainable fuel is helping the brand to reduce its carbon emissions

Why methanol has potential in the cruise industry

Why methanol has potential in the cruise industry

Stena

By James Frew | 05 December 2022

Economic factors may limit the take-up of the maritime industry’s ‘fuel of the future’, but the benefits still outweigh the negatives

The benefits of the maritime ‘fuel of the future’ outweigh the economic negatives

Eckerö Group to improve crew scheduling with Adonis HR

Eckerö Group to improve crew scheduling with Adonis HR

Adonis

By Alice Chambers | 05 December 2022

Finnish ferry brand will use the system to consolidate HR processes across all business units

Nowhere Networks to provide connectivity for Stena Line

Nowhere Networks to provide connectivity for Stena Line

Nowhere Networks

By Alice Chambers | 01 December 2022

A long-distance internet solution is being implemented across 32 of the brand’s 38 ferries

Molslinjen to operate two new battery-powered vessels in 2024

Molslinjen to operate two new battery-powered vessels in 2024

Echandia 

By Alice Chambers | 21 November 2022

Echandia has supplied the batteries for the ferries, which were designed by OSK-ShipTech

Accelleron upgrades turbochargers on Molslinjen ferry in five hours

Accelleron  upgrades turbochargers on Molslinjen ferry in five hours

Molslinjen

By Alice Chambers | 17 November 2022

New solution has reduced fuel and maintenance costs, as well as carbon dioxide emissions

How passenger ship operators are maintaining safety at sea

How passenger ship operators are maintaining safety at sea

U SAFE

By Richard Humphreys | 09 November 2022

Richard Humphreys outlines some of the services and solutions that are helping passenger ship operators to mitigate a myriad of risks and keep their vessels running and their passengers and crew safe and healthy

The solutions that are helping cruise and ferry lines to keep passengers and crew safe and healthy

How TecnoVeritas is helping to optimise vessel operations

How TecnoVeritas is helping to optimise vessel operations
By Richard Humphreys | 07 November 2022

The organisation’s cloud-based multitasking platform is enabling ship operators to improve productivity

The firm’s cloud-based multitasking platform enables ship operators to improve productivity

Green ships fit for zero-emission cruising

Green ships fit for zero-emission cruising

Multi Maritime

By Rebecca Gibson | 04 November 2022

Rolf André Sandvik shares how eco-friendly ships powered by batteries and hydrogen fuel cells will enable Norwegian operator Northern Xplorer to offer sustainable cruising for discerning travellers

Rolf André Sandvik shares why Northern Xplorer will use batteries and hydrogen fuel cells for its newbuilds

Making life at sea easier for management teams

Making life at sea easier for management teams
By Richard Humphreys | 04 November 2022

Sonja Berrang talks with Richard Humphreys about Rescompany’s collaborative efforts to assist management teams on cruise ships

Sonja Berrang discusses Rescompany’s collaborative efforts to assist management teams on cruise ships

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