Marine operations news, features and events

How CMI Leisure Management is finding the balance

How CMI Leisure Management is finding the balance

Aurora Expeditions

By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 June 2022

Dietmar Wertanzl of CMI Leisure Management tells Elly Yates-Roberts about the opportunities and challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic and the cruise industry’s focus on sustainability

Dietmar Wertanzl discusses challenges of the pandemic and the focus on sustainability

New horizons for connectivity onboard cruise ships

New horizons for connectivity onboard cruise ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 May 2022

Brent Horwitz of Speedcast tells Elly Yates-Roberts why hybrid networks are a game changer for cruise operators, crew and guests, and how the launch of lower-Earth orbit satellites will take this one step further

Brent Horwitz of Speedcast explains why hybrid networks are a game changer for cruise operators

Building connections and creating opportunities for passengers

Building connections and creating opportunities for passengers
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 April 2022

Pramod Arora of Wireless Maritime Services tells Elly Yates-Roberts about changes in communications technology, the emergence of 5G and what this means for cruise lines and their passengers

Pramod Arora discusses the changes in communications technology onboard cruise ships

Happy crew, happy cruise: overcoming recruitment challenges

Happy crew, happy cruise: overcoming recruitment challenges
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 April 2022

Elly Yates-Roberts speaks with leading passenger ship management companies and crewing agencies about the solutions to the current multi-faceted problems that ship operators are facing

Passenger ship management companies and crewing agencies reveal their solutions to current problems

A smooth re-entry for newly renovated cruise and ferry vessels

A smooth re-entry for newly renovated cruise and ferry vessels
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 April 2022

As many cruise lines resume sailing, shipyards around the world are seeing increasing numbers of refit and refurbishment projects. Elly Yates-Roberts highlights some of the work that has been carried out on cruise ships and ferries over the past six months

Elly Yates-Roberts details some of the recent refit and refurbishments projects in the past six months

Shipping security: how Speedcast combats cyberattacks

Shipping security: how Speedcast combats cyberattacks
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 January 2022

Santiago Jaramillo of Speedcast tells Elly Yates-Roberts how cybercrime can affect cruise and ferry operators, and how Speedcast is there to help 

Santiago Jaramillo explains how cybercrime can affect cruise and ferry operators

Why the human element is still essential when managing cruise ships

Why the human element is still essential when managing cruise ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 January 2022

Dickson Chin from Wallem Ship Agency explains the value of ship agents and how their role may change in the future

Dickson Chin from Wallem Ship Agency explains the value and role of ship agents

How MSC Cruises is powering up sustainability

How MSC Cruises is powering up sustainability
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 October 2020

Linden Coppell speaks with Elly Yates-Roberts about how MSC Cruises is working to improve its own sustainability efforts, as well as those of the whole shipping industry

Linden Coppell explains how the cruise line is working to improve its sustainability efforts

How commercial diving is being redefined

How commercial diving is being redefined
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 July 2020

Elly Yates-Roberts asks Harun Duzgoren how Subsea Global Solutions is evolving in an increasingly competitive industry and bringing added value to customers

Harun Duzgoren explains how Subsea Global Solutions is evolving in a competitive industry

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

Seatronx improves navigation with new river radar display

Seatronx improves navigation with new river radar display
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 March 2020

System offers river vessels enhanced visibility in all lighting conditions


Mobile solution Salus could reduce spread of Covid-19

Mobile solution Salus could reduce spread of Covid-19
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 March 2020

Digital system can detect symptoms in guests and crews to optimise containment and quarantine

Making the climate a cruise priority in the Baltic Sea

Making the climate a cruise priority in the Baltic Sea
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 February 2020

Claus Bødker tells Elly Yates-Roberts how Cruise Baltic is working to help cruise lines meet stricter IMO emissions regulations in the Baltic Sea

Cruise Baltic is working to help cruise lines meet stricter IMO emissions regulations

Making waves with sustainability efforts

Making waves with sustainability efforts
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 24 January 2020

Cruise and ferry operators alike are introducing new initiatives to move closer to achieving their environmental goals

Cruise and ferry operators are introducing new initiatives to achieve their environmental goals

Viking Glory to feature Climeon solutions to reduce carbon emissions

Viking Glory to feature Climeon solutions to reduce carbon emissions
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 December 2019

Heat Power System uses waste heat from engines to generate clean electricity

Simplifying fleetwide software upgrades

Simplifying fleetwide software upgrades
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 November 2019

Erick Meijer explains how Norwegian software developer Adonis can improve shipping operations with the Adonis Replicator

Erick Meijer explains how the Adonis Replicator can improve shipping operations

Monitoring bearing for maximum engine safety

Monitoring bearing for maximum engine safety
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 November 2019

Schaller Automation is developing an intelligent monitoring system called BEAROMOS 2020 to provide early indications of journal bearing anomalies

Schaller Automation is developing an intelligent monitoring system called BEAROMOS 2020

BORA: your new tailor-made digital suite

BORA:  your new tailor-made digital suite
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 October 2019

Elly Yates-Roberts speaks with executives from Bora Systems about its new cover-all system for onboard operations

Bora Systems discusses its new cover all system for onboard operations

Viking Life-Saving Equipment’s LifeCraft obtains flag state approval

Viking Life-Saving Equipment’s LifeCraft obtains flag state approval
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 September 2019

The inflatable evacuation solution is now cleared for installation on ships worldwide

AIDAperla to feature world's largest ship battery from Corvus Energy

AIDAperla to feature world's largest ship battery from Corvus Energy
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 September 2019

The 10 megawatt-hour battery will enable the AIDA Cruises ship to run all-electric at times

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