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Foreship behind Super Ice Class ferry design

Energy efficiency, flexibility and optimised space availability will be built into Wasaline’s new ferry that will transform freight and passenger connections between Umeå in Sweden and Vaasa in Finland, according to naval architect and design engineering consultant Foreship. Recently, Kvarken Link converted a letter of [Read more...]

2019-02-02T12:55:26+00:00 February 2nd, 2019|Ships|

Resco continues to grow

Rescompany has made new executive appointments to support is continued growth in the cruise industry. Resco PMS and POS are now running on some 200 cruise ships, according to the company. The new appointments included Robert Wawrzyniak as SMS product manager. Based in Hamburg with [Read more...]

2019-01-28T13:43:57+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Appointments|

From bridge to propeller in one

Havyard is merging its navigation, automation and power systems services into one brand - Norwegian Electric Systems (NES). The merger with Norwegian Control Systems (NCS) will be completed this year, when NES will become the acquiring company. Tor Leif Mongstad CEO of NES and chair [Read more...]

2019-01-28T13:41:38+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Technology|

NCLH orders new ship for Regent Seven Seas

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) has ordered a new ship for its Regent Seven Seas Cruises brand.  She will be a sister ship to ‘Seven Seas Explorer’ and ‘Seven Seas Splendor and will be designed and built by Fincantieri for delivery in late 2023. Accommodating [Read more...]

2019-01-28T13:36:03+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Ships|

Scylla buys ‘Bremen’

Swiss shipping company Scylla is expanding its business with the purchase of the expedition ship ‘Bremen’ from Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. Scylla has been involved in river cruises since 1973. In 2018, the family-owned company founded VIVA Cruises, a river tour operator. In total, Scylla currently owns [Read more...]

2019-01-28T12:26:54+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Ships|

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to use MGO

With the publication of the new expedition voyages for 2020/2021, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has announced that it will only use low-sulfur marine gas oil (MGO) on all routes operated by three expedition ships. From July, 2020, the ‘HANSEATIC nature’, ‘HANSEATIC inspiration’ and ‘Bremen’ will burn MGO, [Read more...]

2019-01-28T12:22:03+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Ships|