Marine operations news, features and events

Developing the fuel for a sustainable future

Developing the fuel for a sustainable future
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 July 2020

Sustainability and environmentalism are changing the face of passenger shipping. Poul Woodall tells Elly-Yates-Roberts how DFDS and the wider industry are adapting

Poul Woodall of DFDS explains how passenger shipping is adapting to the shift to environmentalism

Dream Cruises to resume operation following Covid-19 pandemic

Dream Cruises to resume operation following Covid-19 pandemic
Genting Cruise Lines
By Alex Smith | 29 June 2020

Explorer Dream will operate two and three-night ‘Taiwan Island-Hopping’ itineraries

UN Day of the Seafarer highlights sacrifice at sea during pandemic

UN Day of the Seafarer highlights sacrifice at sea during pandemic
International Maritime Organization
By Alex Smith | 25 June 2020

Annual campaign calls on governments to formally recognise seafarers as key workers

How MSC Cruises is solving the carbon conundrum

How MSC Cruises is solving the carbon conundrum
By Susan Parker | 24 June 2020

MSC Cruises is exploring a range of solutions when it comes to reducing its carbon footprint. Bud Darr tells Susan Parker about the brand’s innovative approach

Bud Darr discusses the cruise line’s approach to reducing its carbon footprint

Virgin Voyages outlines health and well-being strategy

Virgin Voyages outlines health and well-being strategy
Virgin Voyages
By Alex Smith | 23 June 2020

‘Voyage Well’ plan will be implemented when sailing begins in October 2020

CLIA members to suspend cruises from US ports until September

CLIA members to suspend cruises from US ports until September
By Alex Smith | 22 June 2020

Pause in passenger operations has been voluntarily agreed, despite CDC’s No Sail Order expiring in July

Automation retrofits for vessel modernisation

Automation retrofits for vessel modernisation
Høglund Marine Solutions
By Hans Høglund | 19 June 2020

Hans Høglund explains how effective onboard automation can improve reliability and performance

Leading the way to a sustainable future

Leading the way to a sustainable future
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 June 2020

Rebecca Gibson asks what new goals Kitack Lim hopes to achieve during his next four years at the helm of International Maritime Organization

Kitack Lim outlines his goals for the next four years at the International Maritime Organization

Stena Line to implement new safety measures

Stena Line to implement new safety measures
Stena Line
By Alex Smith | 18 June 2020

New technology and restrictions will be introduced to ensure passenger safety

How zinc can help to protect ships from deterioration

How zinc can help to protect ships from deterioration
By Martin van Leeuwen | 12 June 2020

Zinc paint coatings provide cost-effective protection against rust and corrosion

Zinc paint coatings provide cost-effective protection against rust and corrosion

How to reach 50 per cent carbon reduction by 2050

How to reach 50 per cent carbon reduction by 2050
Carnival Corporation
By Susan Parker | 10 June 2020

Finding a way towards a fully sustainable cruise industry involves exploring many different options and joining forces with others. Tom Strang shares Carnival Corporation’s plans with Susan Parker

Tom Strang shares Carnival Corporation’s plans for a more sustainable cruise industry

Stena Line reduces CO2 emissions ahead of targets

Stena Line reduces CO2 emissions ahead of targets
Stena Line
By Alex Smith | 09 June 2020

Emissions per transported ton fell by 3.6 per cent to meet international target 10 years ahead of schedule

DNV GL launches new certification for infection prevention

DNV GL launches new certification for infection prevention
DNV GL
By Alex Smith | 08 June 2020

The CIP-M programme will enable operators to demonstrate they have necessary systems in place

Delivering a connected cruise experience

Delivering a connected cruise experience
By Simon Maher | 08 June 2020

SES Networks is helping cruise lines to provide their guests and crew members with high-performance connectivity, regardless of where their ships are sailing

SES Networks is helping cruise lines to provide high-performance connectivity, says Simon Maher

Supporting the cruise industry bounceback

Supporting the cruise industry bounceback
By Ian Nash | 04 June 2020

Ian Nash from SPS Technology discusses the need for riding squads to carry out essential work on ships

Bureau Veritas develops ‘Restart your business with BV’ service

Bureau Veritas develops ‘Restart your business with BV’ service
By Alex Smith | 03 June 2020

A new framework of safety standards will help passenger ships resume operation

Smyril Line partners with Carus for reservations

Smyril Line partners with Carus for reservations
Smyril Line
By Alex Smith | 29 May 2020

Operator to replace in-house system for online booking and check-in

American Cruise Lines to resume operations in June

American Cruise Lines to resume operations in June
American Cruise Lines
By Alex Smith | 26 May 2020

American Song to begin cruises along the Columbia and Snake rivers on 20 June

France completes first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation

France completes first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation
Port of Marseille Fos
By Alex Smith | 19 May 2020

Port of Marseille Fos, Shell and Carnival Corporation refuel Costa Smeralda

Interferry prepares for post-Covid-19 ferry travel

Interferry prepares for post-Covid-19 ferry travel
Interferry
By Alex Smith | 18 May 2020

European Commission guidance suggests gradual relaxation of restrictions ahead of summer season

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