Marine operations news, features and events

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 

Carnival Corporation to significantly eliminate single-use plastics by 2021

Carnival Corporation to significantly eliminate single-use plastics by 2021
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 11, 2019

Company's nine cruise brands will cut items that are not used for sanitary or public health purposes

Inmarsat and Space Norway to improve Arctic connectivity

Inmarsat and Space Norway to improve Arctic connectivity
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The cruise industry will benefit from two new satellite payloads which will launch in 2022

Carnival Corporation connects fleet to Sea Traffic Management network

Carnival Corporation connects fleet to Sea Traffic Management network
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 9, 2019

EU’s service enables ships and ports to share voyage data to optimise operations and safety

Telenor Maritime to upgrade mobile ecosystem on Anek Lines ferries

Telenor Maritime to upgrade mobile ecosystem on Anek Lines ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, July 3, 2019

New connectivity platform will improve operational efficiency and the passengers’ onboard experience

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