Marine operations news, features and events

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

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

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

Stena Line meets new sustainability milestones

Stena Line meets new sustainability milestones
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Battery propulsion and higher rates of female leaders are just some of the achievements

The secret to managing biofouling on ships

The secret to managing biofouling on ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Subsea Global Solutions’ environmentally friendly hull cleaning solutions help vessel operators to reduce fuel consumption, costs and emissions, while complying with new port regulations

Subsea Global Solutions’ green hull cleaning solutions reduce fuel consumption and emissions

Port of Kiel installs emission-free shore power supply

Port of Kiel installs emission-free shore power supply
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 10, 2019

Facility will power Color Line’s cruise ferries which sail daily between the German city and Oslo, Norway

Schaller Automation is optimising engine safety

Schaller Automation is optimising engine safety
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Firm is improving the operation of its customers’ engines with its new oil mist detection system

Firm is improving the operation of its customers’ engines with its new oil mist detection system

Expanding maritime safety with new solutions

Expanding maritime safety with new solutions
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 3, 2019

Viking Life-Saving Equipment can now offer new products with a greater global presence and enhanced expertise

Viking Life-Saving Equipment has expanded its global presence and enhanced its expertise

Eckerö Line improves vessel safety with ABB technology

Eckerö Line improves vessel safety with ABB technology
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, May 2, 2019

ABB Ability Marine Pilot Vision will enable Finlandia to manoeuvre and dock more securely

Why Adonis Rotation Module is ideal for crew planning

Why Adonis Rotation Module is ideal for crew planning
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The Adonis Rotation Module is providing passenger ship operators with a new and improved way to plan and oversee crew operations

The tool gives passenger ship operators with a new way to manage crew operations

Are battery-powered cruise ships a viable option?

Are battery-powered cruise ships a viable option?
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, April 25, 2019

Are batteries only for ferries and small passenger vessels – or can technology provide energy storage solutions suitable for large cruise ships? Corvus Energy might have the answer

Corvus Energy may have the answer to providing energy storage solutions for large vessels

ABB to provide power package for Seabourn’s new expedition ships

ABB to provide power package for Seabourn’s new expedition ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Ultra-luxury vessels will feature Azipod units to improve environmental impact and guest comfort

ABB to power Lindblad Expeditions’ new polar cruise ship

ABB to power Lindblad Expeditions’ new polar cruise ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Ulstein Verft will build the new vessel which will join sister ship National Geographic Endurance in 2021

ABB to power first home-grown Chinese cruise ship

ABB to power first home-grown Chinese cruise ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Technology firm will provide the new vessel with Azipod steerable propulsion systems

Maritime community addresses plastic pollution in oceans

Maritime community addresses plastic pollution in oceans
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Blank Rome’s Jeanne Grasso and Joan Bondareff discuss how some of the biggest ship-related organisations plan to reduce the amount of garbage that ends up in the sea

Representatives of law firm Blank Rome discuss how shipping organisations will reduce sea garbage

Interferry begins FerrySafe project to improve ferry safety worldwide

Interferry begins FerrySafe project to improve ferry safety worldwide
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A report from findings of ferry operations in the Philippines aims to help developing nations

V.Ships Leisure to supply crew for Mystic Cruises’ World Explorer

V.Ships Leisure to supply crew for Mystic Cruises’ World Explorer
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Cruise line will operate its first newly built expedition ship itself and charter it to other lines

Cruise Europe calls for joint environmental strategy

Cruise Europe calls for joint environmental strategy
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, March 15, 2019

Conference reinforced the importance of public education on the measures already taken

Hapag-Lloyd’s expedition ships to use low-pollutant marine gas oil

Hapag-Lloyd’s expedition ships to use low-pollutant marine gas oil
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

New fuel contains just 0.1% sulphur and will power the fleet from July 2020