Marine operations news, features and events

Scandlines to install Norsepower’s Rotor Sail on hybrid ferry

Scandlines to install Norsepower’s Rotor Sail on hybrid ferry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, August 15, 2019

The wind propulsion technology will enable Copenhagen to produce even fewer emissions

BIMCO and VDR to chair Motorship Propulsion & Future Fuels 2019

BIMCO and VDR to chair Motorship Propulsion & Future Fuels 2019
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, August 9, 2019

Event will also feature a keynote by Carlo Raucci from the University Maritime Advisory Services

Motorship Propulsion & Future Fuels Conference

Motorship Propulsion & Future Fuels Conference
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, August 8, 2019

Event will explore ‘greener’ solutions such as electrification and cutting emissions

Serco Northlink Ferries uses Ankaa's crew management platform

Serco Northlink Ferries uses Ankaa's crew management platform
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, July 19, 2019

Cloud-based portal provides ferry operator with a simple overview of the crew

AIDA Cruises pursues carbon-neutral cruising

AIDA Cruises pursues carbon-neutral cruising
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Cruise line’s latest sustainability report highlights its successes so far and plans for the future 

Inmarsat and Space Norway to improve Arctic connectivity

Inmarsat and Space Norway to improve Arctic connectivity
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The cruise industry will benefit from two new satellite payloads which will launch in 2022

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