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Cruise heavyweight to help promote scrubbers

Companies in favour of using exhaust gas cleaning technology (scrubbers) have joined together to support the uptake of this technology ahead of the 2020 low sulfur cap. They have created the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020). One of the founding members is the Carnival Group. [Read more...]

2018-10-15T10:23:34+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Safety|

Sippel named Lloyd Werft md

Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven has strengthened its management team by bringing in Carsten Sippel (pictured) to join Rüdiger Pallentin and Carsten Haake as a third managing director. Sippel has a degree in business administration and is now responsible for the yard’s finance, controlling and IT sectors [Read more...]

2018-10-15T10:17:26+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Appointments|

Fines levied on ‘L’Austral’ grounding

French cruise company Compagnie du Ponant and the cruise ship ‘L’Austral’s’ Master have been fined a total of NZ$100,000 for endangering human life and entering a prohibited zone. The fine followed an incident in the remote New Zealand sub-Antarctic islands. Compagnie du Ponant received a fine [Read more...]

2018-10-15T10:14:30+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Safety|

Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean extend partnership to 2028

Wärtsilä has strengthened its long-term co-operation with Royal Caribbean Cruises by extending the service agreement to 2028. The original agreement, signed in 2013, spanned 10 years. Under the agreement, Wärtsilä is optimising maintenance efficiency through improved turbocharger maintenance, providing OEM spare parts, workshop services and [Read more...]

2018-10-15T10:10:17+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Technology|