Marine operations news, features and events

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

Scandlines to install Norsepower’s Rotor Sail on hybrid ferry

Scandlines to install Norsepower’s Rotor Sail on hybrid ferry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, August 15, 2019

The wind propulsion technology will enable Copenhagen to produce even fewer emissions

MAN Energy to supply engines for Trinidad and Tobago ferries

MAN Energy to supply engines for Trinidad and Tobago ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, August 15, 2019

Shipbuilders Austal and Incat Tasmania order total of eight engines for the two high-speed ferries

Trelleborg to help Port of Tallinn automate mooring operations

Trelleborg to help Port of Tallinn automate mooring operations
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 14, 2019

AutoMoor system will help ships to berth more quickly and safely 

BIMCO and VDR to chair Motorship Propulsion & Future Fuels 2019

BIMCO and VDR to chair Motorship Propulsion & Future Fuels 2019
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, August 9, 2019

Event will also feature a keynote by Carlo Raucci from the University Maritime Advisory Services

Ponant implements Interpol's I-Checkit security screening system

Ponant implements Interpol's I-Checkit security screening system
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Cruise line can now check passengers’ travel documents against multiple Interpol databases

Nowhere Networks aims to create first “broadband sea” by 2020

Nowhere Networks aims to create first “broadband sea” by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Company develops an extensive radio link system to provide passenger ships with high-speed internet

Serco Northlink Ferries uses Ankaa's crew management platform

Serco Northlink Ferries uses Ankaa's crew management platform
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, July 19, 2019

Cloud-based portal provides ferry operator with a simple overview of the crew

Eckerö Linjen chooses high-speed broadband from Telenor Maritime

Eckerö Linjen chooses high-speed broadband from Telenor Maritime
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 19, 2019

Guests sailing on Eckerö will have access to reliable internet and communication services

Crystal Endeavor to use sonar technology from FarSounder

Crystal Endeavor to use sonar technology from FarSounder
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Captain will be able to detect potential hazards up to 1,000 metres ahead of the ship

AIDA Cruises pursues carbon-neutral cruising

AIDA Cruises pursues carbon-neutral cruising
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Cruise line’s latest sustainability report highlights its successes so far and plans for the future