Marine operations news, features and events

Cruise industry invests US$23.5 billion in green technology, says CLIA

Cruise industry invests US$23.5 billion in green technology, says CLIA
Unsplash/Anastasia Taioglou
By Alex Smith | 10 September 2020

The annual report highlights progress that the cruise industry has made to reduce emissions

Brombach + Gess develops BALUSTRADEmove solution

Brombach + Gess develops BALUSTRADEmove solution
Brombach + Gess
By Alex Smith | 09 September 2020

The system can be installed on ships’ outdoor terraces or sundecks for wind protection

Foreship’s ‘Project Hygiea’ deployed onboard cruise ship

Foreship’s ‘Project Hygiea’ deployed onboard cruise ship
Foreship
By Alex Smith | 04 September 2020

The Covid-19 response plan has been verified by classification society Bureau Veritas

Evolving ship stability for passenger safety

Evolving ship stability for passenger safety
NAPA
By Jussi Siltanen | 31 August 2020

Jussi Siltanen explains how NAPA’s smart solutions are helping to further increase ship safety as the industry returns to operations

The passenger shipping industry must be willing to innovate and implement smart safety solutions

Costa Cruises obtains RINA Biosafety Trust Certification

Costa Cruises obtains RINA Biosafety Trust Certification
Costa Cruises
By Alex Smith | 27 August 2020

The company is the first to earn the accreditation for its onboard biological risk prevention system

Silversea’s Silver Spirit receives CIP-M certification from DNV GL

Silversea’s Silver Spirit receives CIP-M certification from DNV GL
Silversea Cruises
By Alex Smith | 27 August 2020

The vessel is the first ultra-luxury cruise ship to sail with the accreditation

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to replace older vessels with Bolette and Borealis

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to replace older vessels with Bolette and Borealis
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
By Alex Smith | 24 August 2020

Boudicca and Black Watch will be retired as the company prepares to welcome new ships to fleet

Sourcetoad releases 2020 Cruise Mobile App Annual Report

Sourcetoad releases 2020 Cruise Mobile App Annual Report
Sourcetoad
By Alex Smith | 17 August 2020

The report outlines the trends and features in cruise ships apps

AIDA Cruises to resume cruise operations

AIDA Cruises to resume cruise operations
AIDA Cruises
By Alex Smith | 13 August 2020

The first sailing from Kiel, Germany will depart on 6 September

Guidance issued for resuming cruise operations in the EU

Guidance issued for resuming cruise operations in the EU
By Alex Smith | 06 August 2020

The new guidelines have been developed to facilitate a safe restart for cruising

Costa Cruises introduces Costa Safety Protocol

Costa Cruises introduces Costa Safety Protocol
Costa Cruises
By Alex Smith | 06 August 2020

The new health and safety measures will support the cruise line’s return to operation

Carnival Corporation delivers retired ships for recycling in Turkey

Carnival Corporation delivers retired ships for recycling in Turkey
Carnival Cruise Line
By Alex Smith | 05 August 2020

Company worked with Bellona Foundation and Sea2Cradle to create approach for dismantling ships

Exciting times ahead for Liferaft Systems Australia

Exciting times ahead for Liferaft Systems Australia
By Richard Humphreys | 05 August 2020

Mollie Grainger tells Richard Humphreys about her new role as business manager for Liferaft Systems Australia and how the company plans to better serve passenger ship operators

Mollie Grainger discusses how the company plans to better serve passenger ship operators

UnCruise Adventures resumes sailing in Alaska

UnCruise Adventures resumes sailing in Alaska
UnCruise Adventures
By Alex Smith | 04 August 2020

Small-ship cruise line’s first sailing departs from Juneau with 37 passengers

MSC Cruises and Palumbo Group to operate Palumbo Malta shipyard

MSC Cruises and Palumbo Group to operate Palumbo Malta shipyard
MSC Cruises
By Alex Smith | 31 July 2020

Joint venture will see shipyard receive upgrades and intensify its specialism in cruise shipping

Carnival Cruise Line updates plan for fleet

Carnival Cruise Line updates plan for fleet
Carnival Cruise Line
By Alex Smith | 27 July 2020

Second LNG Excel-class ship confirmed for 2022, while two Fantasy-class ships have been sold

Solving cruise ship stability with innovative solutions

Solving cruise ship stability with innovative solutions
By Markus Aarnio | 22 July 2020

A cruise ship inevitably gains weight over her lifetime but there are ways to improve stability without impeding vessel performance

A cruise ship inevitably gains weight, but stability can be improved without impeding performance

Red Funnel receives DNV-GL Covid-19 Statement of Compliance

Red Funnel receives DNV-GL Covid-19 Statement of Compliance
Jake Sugden Photography
By Alex Smith | 20 July 2020

Company becomes the first domestic ferry operator to obtain the certification

How commercial diving is being redefined

How commercial diving is being redefined
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 July 2020

Elly Yates-Roberts asks Harun Duzgoren how Subsea Global Solutions is evolving in an increasingly competitive industry and bringing added value to customers

Harun Duzgoren explains how Subsea Global Solutions is evolving in a competitive industry

Governments pledge action for seafarers

Governments pledge action for seafarers
By Alex Smith | 13 July 2020

Twelve countries have committed to facilitate crew changes after summit held by the UK Government

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