Marine operations news, features and events

Making waves with sustainability efforts

Making waves with sustainability efforts
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 24 January 2020

Cruise and ferry operators alike are introducing new initiatives to move closer to achieving their environmental goals

Cruise and ferry operators are introducing new initiatives to achieve their environmental goals

IMO sees smooth transition to new sulphur limit

IMO sees smooth transition to new sulphur limit
By Alex Smith | 23 January 2020

Only 10 cases of compliant fuel being unavailable reported as of 20 January

How V. Ships Leisure provides powerful support to cruise operators

How V. Ships Leisure provides powerful support to cruise operators
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 January 2020

Rebecca Gibson asks Per Bjornsen, director of V.Ships Leisure, why his company is the ideal outsourcing partner for cruise operators

Per Bjornsen explains why the company is the ideal outsourcing partner for ship management

Telemar launches new BridgeLink Smart Maintenance App

Telemar launches new BridgeLink Smart Maintenance App
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 January 2020

The app will enable engineers to remotely resolve issues with critical bridge equipment on ships

How to choose a lubricant for new regulations

How to choose a lubricant for new regulations
By Ian Thurloway | 08 January 2020

Ian Thurloway of Chevron Marine outlines the benefits that cruise ship operators will see when choosing its Taro XL high-performance diesel engine oil

Ian Thurloway outlines the benefits of Chevron Marine’s Taro XL high-performance diesel engine oil

How ferry operators can go green with a ‘can-do’ attitude

How ferry operators can go green with a ‘can-do’ attitude
By Michael Gray | 03 January 2020

Ferry operators have been challenged to become carbon neutral by 2050, but how can they make it a reality? Michael Grey considers their options

Michael Grey considers how the industry can meet the target of becoming carbon neutral by 2050

Maritime industry proposes research and development board

Maritime industry proposes research and development board
By Alex Smith | 20 December 2019

Shipping companies will contribute US$5 billion over a 10-year period to help cut emissions

Halton Marine is cleaning up the cruise industry

Halton Marine is cleaning up the cruise industry
By Richard Humphreys | 20 December 2019

The company claims that a central vacuum cleaning system can save hundreds of thousands of euros a year while improving ships’ operational environmental sustainability

Firm claims that a central vacuum cleaning system could save costs and improve sustainability

Viking Glory to feature Climeon solutions to reduce carbon emissions

Viking Glory to feature Climeon solutions to reduce carbon emissions
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 December 2019

Heat Power System uses waste heat from engines to generate clean electricity

Carnival Corporation joins Getting to Zero Coalition

Carnival Corporation joins Getting to Zero Coalition
By Alex Smith | 18 December 2019

First company in cruise sector to join alliance committed to developing zero emissions vessels

Carnival Corporation pilots bio-digester technology

Carnival Corporation pilots bio-digester technology
By Alex Smith | 12 December 2019

Systems will improve the food waste disposal process and environmental compliance

Book it with Hogia’s world-class reservation system

Book it with Hogia’s world-class reservation system
By Richard Humphreys | 11 December 2019

Meri Rigby shares how the company uses Microsoft technology to help ferry lines handle the ticket booking process

Meri Rigby explains how the company uses Microsoft technology to help ferry lines handle ticket booking

Driving digital transformation at sea with IoT

Driving digital transformation at sea with IoT
By Pramod Arora | 06 December 2019

Wireless Maritime Services CEO Pramod Arora discusses IoT in maritime and transforming the guest and crew experience, marine operations and safety, and environmental sustainability

Wireless Maritime Services' CEO discusses the potential of wireless connectivity

Columbia Cruise Services to manage SuperStar Libra

Columbia Cruise Services to manage SuperStar Libra
By Alex Smith | 05 December 2019

Ship will serve as floating accommodation for workers at the MV Werften shipyard in Wismar, Germany

Lloyd’s Register and CSSC to research zero-emission vessel projects

Lloyd’s Register and CSSC to research zero-emission vessel projects
By Alex Smith | 04 December 2019

Partners aim to study and develop marine equipment and technology to meet the IMO’s emission targets

Wärtsilä to use lubrication system from Silverstream Technologies

Wärtsilä to use lubrication system from Silverstream Technologies
By Alex Smith | 03 December 2019

Company will integrate system into its propulsion solutions for ships

Marine engines – valuable but vulnerable assets

Marine engines – valuable but vulnerable assets
By Gianluca Marucci | 02 December 2019

Castrol’s global technical services director Gianluca Marucci outlines how the International Maritime Organization’s 2020 sulphur cap will impact engine room operations

Gianluca Marucci outlines how upcoming regulation will impact engine room operations 

Survitec improves buoyancy of lifejackets

Survitec improves buoyancy of lifejackets
By Alex Smith | 29 November 2019

Upgraded ‘Premier’ range will exceed regulatory requirements to ensure passenger and crew safety

Simplifying fleetwide software upgrades

Simplifying fleetwide software upgrades
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 November 2019

Erick Meijer explains how Norwegian software developer Adonis can improve shipping operations with the Adonis Replicator

Erick Meijer explains how the Adonis Replicator can improve shipping operations

TUI Cruises cuts 30 million plastic items from its ships

TUI Cruises cuts 30 million plastic items from its ships
By Alex Smith | 20 November 2019

The Wasteless programme’s first year has seen the removal of plastic straws, cocktail sticks and bags 

Theme picker