Marine operations news, features and events

Carnival Corporation moves closer to 2020 sustainability goals

Carnival Corporation moves closer to 2020 sustainability goals
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, June 21, 2019

Firm releases 2018 report outlining its initiatives surrounding environmental protection and more

Sea Spirit to cut fuel consumption with new Rolls-Royce stabilisers

Sea Spirit to cut fuel consumption with new Rolls-Royce stabilisers
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Equipment reduces the roll and drag of Poseidon Expeditions' ship, while lowering noise and vibrations

Crystal Cruises bans plastic straws on all ships

Crystal Cruises bans plastic straws on all ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 11, 2019

It's the latest in a line of green initiatives that are reducing Crystal's impact on the environment

Ponant launches foundation to support ocean preservation

Ponant launches foundation to support ocean preservation
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, June 10, 2019

Association will fund projects that aim to protect the seas, polar regions and indigenous populations

Red Funnel reduces plastics, waste and energy consumption

Red Funnel reduces plastics, waste and energy consumption
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Isle of Wight-based ferry line making great strides with the environmental strategy it launched in 2018

Hurtigruten partners with Biokraft to power ships with dead fish

Hurtigruten partners with Biokraft to power ships with dead fish
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 31, 2019

By 2021, six of the cruise operator’s vessels will run on clean electric power, natural gas and biogas

Ramsey Greig celebrates 85 years in passenger shipping

Ramsey Greig celebrates 85 years in passenger shipping
By Richard Humphreys | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

North America marine service provider has come a long way since it was founded in the early 1930s

North America marine service provider has come a long way since it was founded in the early 1930s

How Scania is helping Whale Watch give back to nature

How Scania is helping Whale Watch give back to nature
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 27, 2019

Maori-owned tour operator Whale Watch reduces fuel consumption and minimises environmental impact by installing Scania engines on its vessels

Tour operator reduces fuel consumption and minimises environmental impact with new engines

Mystic Cruises to implement Adonis HR solution

Mystic Cruises to implement Adonis HR solution
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 24, 2019

System will control recruitment, crewing and payroll on all of line's new fleet expedition ships

Why onboard digitising is the new money-maker

Why onboard digitising is the new money-maker
By Guest | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Jan Erik Norli, chief sales officer at Telenor Maritime, outlines the technological revolution that is happening in the maritime business

Telenor Maritime’s Jan Erik Norli outlines the industry's current technological revolution

How is Rescompany Systems powering the cruise business?

How is Rescompany Systems powering the cruise business?
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 23, 2019

The firm’s mobile apps are helping passenger ship operators to expedite operational processes and keep guests safe and secure

The firm’s mobile apps are helping operators to expedite operational processes and keep guests safe

How is RSR Nemo delivering carefree cruising?

How is RSR Nemo delivering carefree cruising?
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Firm offers operators flexible and high-quality crew and ship management services, says Oliver Sassen

Firm offers operators flexible and high-quality crew and ship management services, says Oliver Sassen

How Wireless Maritime Services is leading innovation

How Wireless Maritime Services is leading innovation
By Guest | Monday, May 20, 2019

Firm celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2019, and WMS CEO Pramod Arora says they aim to lead technology convergence for cruise ship connectivity over the next 15 years

CEO Pramod Arora discusses the firm's goals for enhancing cruise ship connectivity 

SeaDream Yacht Club rises to sustainability challenges

SeaDream Yacht Club rises to sustainability challenges
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 17, 2019

SeaDream Innovation will use waste heat energy converters, shore power, batteries and more

Hurtigruten introduces electric catamarans for Arctic travel

Hurtigruten introduces electric catamarans for Arctic travel
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 17, 2019

Brim Explorer will help create vessels that are designed for gentle travel around the sensitive region

Norsepower Rotor Sail cuts fuel consumption on Viking Grace

Norsepower Rotor Sail cuts fuel consumption on Viking Grace
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Tests show Viking Line cruise ferry could save up to 300 tonnes of LNG fuel per year in the long term

Stena Line meets new sustainability milestones

Stena Line meets new sustainability milestones
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Battery propulsion and higher rates of female leaders are just some of the achievements

The secret to managing biofouling on ships

The secret to managing biofouling on ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Subsea Global Solutions’ environmentally friendly hull cleaning solutions help vessel operators to reduce fuel consumption, costs and emissions, while complying with new port regulations

Subsea Global Solutions’ green hull cleaning solutions reduce fuel consumption and emissions

The technology behind extraordinary itineraries

The technology behind extraordinary itineraries
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 13, 2019

FarSounder’s Forward Looking Sonar identifies obstructions in the water up to 1,000 metres ahead, helping operators to keep ships, guests and crew safe

FarSounder’s Forward Looking Sonar identifies obstructions in the water up to 1,000 metres ahead 

Port of Kiel installs emission-free shore power supply

Port of Kiel installs emission-free shore power supply
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 10, 2019

Facility will power Color Line’s cruise ferries which sail daily between the German city and Oslo, Norway