Marine operations news, features and events

Royal Caribbean Group meets 2020 sustainability targets

Royal Caribbean Group meets 2020 sustainability targets

Royal Caribbean Group

By Alex Smith | 23 September 2021

The company’s 13th annual sustainability report provides update on the company’s efforts

Vikand to provide medical management for Swan Hellenic fleet

Vikand to provide medical management for Swan Hellenic fleet

Swan Hellenic

By Alex Smith | 23 September 2021

The public health provider will manage operations across the cruise line’s expedition cruise ships

Britannia P&I report highlights risks of onboard electric vehicle fires

Britannia P&I report highlights risks of onboard electric vehicle fires

Britannia P&I

By Alex Smith | 22 September 2021

Full-scale fire testing was conducted on a Nissan Leaf car to find out how fires can spread

MSC Cruise Division pledges to achieve zero GHG emissions by 2050

MSC Cruise Division pledges to achieve zero GHG emissions by 2050

MSC Cruises

By Rebecca Gibson | 22 September 2021

Company also joins Getting to Zero Coalition to help accelerate the decarbonisation of the shipping sector

Wireless Maritime Services and Fred. Olsen renew agreement

Wireless Maritime Services and Fred. Olsen renew agreement

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

By Alex Smith | 20 September 2021

The communications provider will continue to provide cellular service for the cruise line’s fleet

MJR Power and Automation launches new shore to ship power system

MJR Power and Automation launches new shore to ship power system

MJR Power and Automation

By Alex Smith | 20 September 2021

QuayPower offers a containerised solution that integrates with ports' electrical infrastructure

EST-Floattech launches new battery designs

EST-Floattech launches new battery designs

EST-Floattech

By Alex Smith | 13 September 2021

A new Octopus Series battery management system will be provided alongside the power modules

Lloyd’s Register and Inmarsat partner for remote survey connectivity

Lloyd’s Register and Inmarsat partner for remote survey connectivity

Lloyd's Register

By Alex Smith | 08 September 2021

A new solution will allow crew members to livestream video, photos and audio with reliable bandwidth

Climeon completes testing for Havila Voyages equipment

Climeon completes testing for Havila Voyages equipment

Climeon

By Alex Smith | 02 September 2021

The two machines were trialled remotely for the cruise line

DNV provides new carbon risk framework for shipowners

DNV provides new carbon risk framework for shipowners

DNV

By Alex Smith | 01 September 2021

The Maritime Forecast to 2050 report examines sustainability regulations, new technologies and fuels

ABB to fit Tallink’s Megastar with shore power solution

ABB to fit Tallink’s Megastar with shore power solution

Tallink Grupp

By Alex Smith | 25 August 2021

Installation onboard the LNG-powered ferry is scheduled take place in January 2022

PortMiami cruise terminals to be equipped with shore power

PortMiami cruise terminals to be equipped with shore power

Carnival Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 10 August 2021

Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean to retrofit vessels to utilise new capability

Ecospray launches new particulate removal solution for marine industry

Ecospray launches new particulate removal solution for marine industry

Ecospray

By Alex Smith | 09 August 2021

The WESP system was developed to eliminate visible smoke from ship funnels

MSC Cruises agrees preferential berthing rights with Cruise Saudi

MSC Cruises agrees preferential berthing rights with Cruise Saudi

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 05 August 2021

The five-year deal was announced at the opening of Jeddah’s new passenger terminal

MSC Cruises reports on sustainability efforts during Covid-19

MSC Cruises reports on sustainability efforts during Covid-19

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 27 July 2021

2020 Sustainability Report focuses on steps taken to secure business during global disruption

RINA to classify largest-ever cruise ship built in China

RINA to classify largest-ever cruise ship built in China

RINA

By Rebecca Gibson | 22 July 2021

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding will adhere to RINA's environmental and biosafe notations

Stena Line introduces AI assistant to reduce emissions

Stena Line introduces AI assistant to reduce emissions

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 12 July 2021

Seven Stena Line vessels now operate with the aid of Stena Fuel Pilot

Tallink Grupp’s Silja Europa and Baltic Queen switch to shore power

Tallink Grupp’s Silja Europa and Baltic Queen switch to shore power

Raul Mee

By Alex Smith | 05 July 2021

The ferry operator estimates that each vessel will save 100 tonnes of carbon dioxide per month

Getzner Werkstoffe receives certification for Sylomer Marine

Getzner Werkstoffe receives certification for Sylomer Marine

Getzner Werkstoffe

By Alex Smith | 02 July 2021

The material is used in floating floors, decoupling cabins and engine rooms to reduce vibrations

Silversea launches new e-learning platform for crew training

Silversea launches new e-learning platform for crew training

Silversea Cruises

By Alex Smith | 02 July 2021

The digital programme will expand access to safety procedures and skill advancement

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