Marine operations news, features and events

MSC Cruises to offset all direct carbon dioxide emissions from 2020

MSC Cruises to offset all direct carbon dioxide emissions from 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 8, 2019

New projects are part of company's mission to be the world's first major carbon-neutral cruise operator 

Elite Exhibitions launches Connected Cruise Ship Expo America

Elite Exhibitions launches Connected Cruise Ship Expo America
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 5, 2019

New event is the first in the world to focus solely on cruise technology, communications and connectivity 

How Serco NorthLink is providing a Northern Isles lifeline

How Serco NorthLink is providing a Northern Isles lifeline
By Justin Merrigan | Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Justin Merrigan asks Stuart Garrett about the growth of Serco NorthLink and how its ferries provide community support on services from mainland Scotland to Orkney and Shetland

Stuart Garret discusses the growth of Serco NorthLink and the community support its ferries provide

Monitoring bearing for maximum engine safety

Monitoring bearing for maximum engine safety
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, November 4, 2019

Schaller Automation is developing an intelligent monitoring system called BEAROMOS 2020 to provide early indications of journal bearing anomalies

Schaller Automation is developing an intelligent monitoring system called BEAROMOS 2020

BORA: your new tailor-made digital suite

BORA:  your new tailor-made digital suite
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, October 18, 2019

Elly Yates-Roberts speaks with executives from Bora Systems about its new cover-all system for onboard operations

Bora Systems discusses its new cover all system for onboard operations

AIDA Cruises to pilot cruise industry's first fuel cell system

AIDA Cruises to pilot cruise industry's first fuel cell system
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 15, 2019

New system is expected to reduce emissions to a lower level than LNG fuel 

Creating a safer future for the maritime industry

Creating a safer future for the maritime industry
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Coltraco Ultrasonics’ CEO Carl Hunter believes the UK government’s Maritime 2050 strategy provides a good starting point for preventing catastrophic events at sea

Carl Hunter believes the UK Government’s Maritime 2050 strategy can prevent catastrophic events at sea

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to run all ships on low-sulphur fuel

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to run all ships on low-sulphur fuel
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Cruise company hopes to cut total sulphur emissions by 80% and fuel consumption by more than 33%

A global approach to domestic ferry safety

A global approach to domestic ferry safety
By Johan Roos | Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Interferry’s Johan Roos explains why the global industry must focus on helping developing nations

Interferry’s Johan Roos explains why the global industry must focus on helping developing nations

MSC Cruises to introduce new green technologies on MSC Grandiosa

MSC Cruises to introduce new green technologies on MSC Grandiosa
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, September 27, 2019

Newbuild will feature selective catalytic reduction and advanced wastewater treatment systems

CLIA cruise line members invest over US$22 billion in green technologies

CLIA cruise line members invest over US$22 billion in green technologies
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, September 19, 2019

New report says operators are prioritising scrubbers, wastewater treatment systems, shore power and LNG

Viking Life-Saving Equipment’s LifeCraft obtains flag state approval

Viking Life-Saving Equipment’s LifeCraft obtains flag state approval
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The inflatable evacuation solution is now cleared for installation on ships worldwide

AIDAperla to feature world's largest ship battery from Corvus Energy

AIDAperla to feature world's largest ship battery from Corvus Energy
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, September 13, 2019

The 10 megawatt-hour battery will enable the AIDA Cruises ship to run all-electric at times

Vikand secures medical operations contracts for seven cruise lines

Vikand secures medical operations contracts for seven cruise lines
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Company will help to set up medical facilities onboard a series of new vessels this year

Hurtigruten chooses Wärtsilä systems for ship conversion project

Hurtigruten chooses Wärtsilä systems for ship conversion project
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, September 6, 2019

New systems will cut Finnmarken's emissions and fuel use when she becomes an expedition cruise vessel

Marseille Provence Cruise Club to focus on green shipping at new event

Marseille Provence Cruise Club to focus on green shipping at new event
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, September 5, 2019

Delegates will discuss how to develop energy-efficient ships and other environmental initiatives 

Carnival to enhance training with help of University of West Florida

Carnival to enhance training with help of University of West Florida
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, September 4, 2019

New programme aims to further the cruise corporation’s sustainability commitments

Regal Princess to feature Wärtsilä waste management solution

Regal Princess to feature Wärtsilä waste management solution
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, September 2, 2019

Auto gasification system will help Princess Cruises reduce carbon emissions and ship waste

Norwegian Prime Minister christens Color Hybrid

Norwegian Prime Minister christens Color Hybrid
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Color Line named the world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel on 23 August

Corvus Energy to provide batteries for AIDA Cruises ships

Corvus Energy to provide batteries for AIDA Cruises ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

New systems will reduce emissions and take the line a step closer to zero-emission cruising

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