Marine operations news, features and events

Royal Caribbean Group HVAC study finds minimal particle transmission

Royal Caribbean Group HVAC study finds minimal particle transmission

Royal Caribbean International

By Alex Smith | 01 March 2021

Report produced by University of Nebraska Medical Center and National Strategic Research Institute

Ecospray partners with relayr to create desulphurisation solutions

Ecospray partners with relayr to create desulphurisation solutions
By Alex Smith | 22 February 2021

The companies aim to create smart scrubbers managed using artificial intelligence

Costa Cruises to restart sailing in March

Costa Cruises to restart sailing in March

Costa Cruises

By Alex Smith | 18 February 2021

Costa Smeralda will sail to Italian destinations on 3-, 4- or 7-day cruises

DNV GL predicts maritime industry needs new approach to safety

DNV GL predicts maritime industry needs new approach to safety

DNV GL

By Alex Smith | 17 February 2021

New white paper suggests digital, decarbonised future might introduce safety risks

Telenor Maritime to provide Color Line with new digital capabilities

Telenor Maritime to provide Color Line with new digital capabilities

Telenor Maritime

By Alex Smith | 03 February 2021

Agreement will include 5G technology, increased data capacity, and secure communication channel

Versonix to provide reservations platform for Celesytal Cruises

Versonix to provide reservations platform for Celesytal Cruises

Celestyal Cruises

By Alex Smith | 02 February 2021

The software company’s solution will help with revenue and customer relationship management

MSC Cruises commits to range of environmental initiatives

MSC Cruises commits to range of environmental initiatives

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 28 January 2021

The cruise line will equip new ships with sustainable technology and help conduct research

Inchcape Shipping Services to open new Cruise Centre of Excellence

Inchcape Shipping Services to open new Cruise Centre of Excellence

Inchape Shipping Services

By Rebecca Gibson | 28 January 2021

Company to provide various services and weekly intelligence reports to passenger ship operators

Building a proud legacy of saving lives at sea

Building a proud legacy of saving lives at sea

Survitec

By Izzy George | 15 January 2021

Izzy George explains how Survitec's life rafts have helped to revolutionise safety at sea over the past century

Izzy George explains how Survitec has revolutionised safety at sea over the past century

Carnival Corporation awards lubricants contract to Shell Marine

Carnival Corporation awards lubricants contract to Shell Marine

Carnival Corporation

By Alex Smith | 13 January 2021

The cruise company will also offset carbon dioxide emissions through Shell’s carbon credits

Cruise lines implement MXP Protect application suite

Cruise lines implement MXP Protect application suite

MarineXchange

By Alex Smith | 06 January 2021

The software features have been developed by MarineXchange in response to Covid-19

Ponant receives Bureau Veritas notation for underwater noise

Ponant receives Bureau Veritas notation for underwater noise

Bureau Veritas

By Alex Smith | 18 December 2020

Certification for Le Jacques-Cartier recognises its low level of noise pollution

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings releases 2019 stewardship report

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings releases 2019 stewardship report

Norwegian Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 16 December 2020

The company received an improved ‘B’ climate change score from environmental non-profit CDP

MSC Cruises signs new single-use plastic charter

MSC Cruises signs new single-use plastic charter

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 15 December 2020

Cruise line is among the first signatories to initiative by the UK Chamber of Shipping

Sunstone Ships is getting ready to return

Sunstone Ships is getting ready to return
By Alex Smith | 15 December 2020

Niels-Erik Lund tells Alex Smith about how SunStone Ships is preparing for the resumption of cruising after the Covid-19 pandemic

Niels-Erik Lund explains how the shipowner is preparing for the resumption of cruising

New Inmarsat satellite enters commercial service

New Inmarsat satellite enters commercial service

Inmarsat

By Alex Smith | 11 December 2020

GX5 will double capacity for the Fleet Xpress broadband service in Europe and the Middle East

The commercial threat lurking below the waterline

The commercial threat lurking below the waterline
By Markus Hoffman | 09 December 2020

Biofouling accumulation could have a devastating impact on fuel consumption when sailing resumes

Time for the ferry industry to build on good intentions

Time for the ferry industry to build on good intentions
By Johan Roos | 07 December 2020

With fast-approaching International Maritime Organization deadlines on greenhouse gas reductions, the ferry industry needs to act now

Operators needs to act now to meet fast-approaching International Maritime Organization deadlines

Technology firms partner for property management system development

Technology firms partner for property management system development

iStock

By Alex Smith | 04 December 2020

Sourcetoad technology will help cruise lines migrate to Otalia system

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

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