Marine operations news, features and events

Sailing in safe hands with Columbia Cruise Services

Sailing in safe hands with Columbia Cruise Services
By Jon Ingleton | 02 December 2020

Jon Ingleton asks Olaf Groeger about the comprehensive programme Columbia Cruise Services has developed to help its managed fleet restart cruise operations

Olaf Groeger explains the programme the company has developed to restart operations

Washington State Ferries is up for a challenge

Washington State Ferries is up for a challenge
By Sandra Speares | 02 December 2020

Sandra Speares asks Amy Scarton how Washington State Ferries is continuing to pursue its long-term goals despite the challenging times

Amy Scarton explains how the ferry operator is continuing to pursue its long-term goals

Preparing ships for the fuels for the future

Preparing ships for the fuels for the future
By Robert Joore | 26 November 2020

Total Lubmarine’s lubrication products help cruise and ferry operators to achieve optimal engine performance and cleanliness when using low-sulphur fuels

Total Lubmarine’s lubrication products help operators optimise performance and cleanliness

MARSS receives patent for man-overboard safety and support system

MARSS receives patent for man-overboard safety and support system

MARSS Group

By Alex Smith | 26 November 2020

The MOBtronic unit detects, classifies and alerts crew to falls from large vessels

Telenor Maritime acquires Finnish KNL Networks

Telenor Maritime acquires Finnish KNL Networks

Telenor Maritime

By Alex Smith | 26 November 2020

The company has developed a system for data access for the maritime market

Interferry to conduct energy efficiency data survey

Interferry to conduct energy efficiency data survey

Interferry

By Alex Smith | 25 November 2020

The research is intended to ensure that ferries can comply with new IMO regulations

IMO Environment Committee approves MARPOL amendments

IMO Environment Committee approves MARPOL amendments

IMO

By Alex Smith | 19 November 2020

The new regulations would require the reduction of the carbon intensity of existing ships

How Stena Line is powering a sustainability agenda

How Stena Line is powering a sustainability agenda
By Jon Ingleton | 19 November 2020

Jon Ingleton learns from Erik Lewenhaupt about Stena Line’s relentless drive towards finding cleaner fuels

Jon Ingleton learns from Erik Lewenhaupt about the company's drive towards finding cleaner fuels

i4 Insight integrates Greensteam performance optimisation solution

i4 Insight integrates Greensteam performance optimisation solution

i4 Insights

By Alex Smith | 18 November 2020

The solution will be added to the company’s platform to deliver fleet insights

ABB to supply Azipod propulsion for five new cruise ships

ABB to supply Azipod propulsion for five new cruise ships

ABB Marine & Ports

By Rebecca Gibson | 17 November 2020

Company secures $150 million order from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri

Reducing fire risks with reliable protection

Reducing fire risks with reliable protection
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 November 2020

CBG Systems’ new RAC Plus lightweight fire insulation panels transform how ferry operators keep their guests and crew safe at sea while reducing operational costs

CBG Systems’ RAC Plus lightweight fire insulation panels are helping to safeguard passengers

US CDC issues Framework for Conditional Sailing Order

US CDC issues Framework for Conditional Sailing Order
By Alex Smith | 02 November 2020

The framework establishes actions for the cruise industry to follow for the resumption of operations

Lloyd’s Register launches Maritime Decarbonisation Hub

Lloyd’s Register launches Maritime Decarbonisation Hub

Unsplash/Anastasia-Taioglou

By Alex Smith | 30 October 2020

The centre will help accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions

Getting back to business during the pandemic

Getting back to business during the pandemic
By Lindsay James | 29 October 2020

Andreas Ullrich explains how Bureau Veritas is helping businesses worldwide to resume operations with appropriate health and safety standards

 Andreas Ullrich explains how Bureau Veritas is helping businesses worldwide to resume operations

Hoppe Marine offers new ship-to-shore data services

Hoppe Marine offers new ship-to-shore data services

Hoppe Marine

By Alex Smith | 29 October 2020

Data Butler and Data Inspector are designed to provide access and analysis for shipowners’ data

Reshaping the industry during the global pandemic

Reshaping the industry during the global pandemic
By Lindsay James | 28 October 2020

Hans Eivind Siewers from DNV GL says that, beyond remote surveys, the pandemic has turbocharged the industry’s digitalisation journey by at least half a decade

Hans Eivind Siewers from DNV GL says Covid-19 has turbocharged the digitalisation journey

Adapting to succeed in passenger shipping

Adapting to succeed in passenger shipping
By Lindsay James | 27 October 2020

While Lloyd’s Register is welcoming digital technologies with open arms, it also acknowledges that the most value comes from human expertise and experience. Joep Bollerman explains why

Joep Bollerman of Lloyd's Register explains how both technology and human expertise are driving value

How Solarglide is helping the marine industry to fight climate change

How Solarglide is helping the marine industry to fight climate change

Solarglide

By Paul Pringle | 27 October 2020

Founder and CEO Paul Pringle outlines the changes his company is making to reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing and transporting its window treatment products

The firm is reducing plastic packaging and implementing other initiatives

Fighting for the welfare of global seafarers

Fighting for the welfare of global seafarers
By Jon Ingleton | 22 October 2020

Jon Ingleton talks to Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, president of the World Maritime University, the IMO’s apex institution for maritime and ocean education

Jon Ingleton talks to Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, president of the World Maritime University

ABB delivers shore connection technology for Viking XPRS

ABB delivers shore connection technology for Viking XPRS

ABB

By Alex Smith | 22 October 2020

The system will allow the fast ferry to connect to shore power at the Port of Tallinn

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