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‘AIDAnova’ bunkered in Tenerife 

On 16th January, 2019, ‘Coral Methane’ successfully carried out her first LNG bunkering operation on the world’s first LNG-powered cruise ship at Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands. She fuelled ‘AIDAnova’, the newest ship from AIDA Cruises, which made history as the cruise [Read more...]

2019-01-28T12:18:42+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Technology|

Tallink to collaborate with TalTech

Tallink and TalTech have signed a collaboration agreement with the aim of developing various solutions for Tallink Grupp’s vessels over the next two years. According to the two-year €100,000 co-operation agreement, signed by Member of the Management Board of Tallink Grupp, Lembit Kitter and the [Read more...]

2019-01-28T12:15:07+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Technology|

MV Werften acquires ship design firm

German shipbuilder MV Werften has expanded its design capabilities with the acquisition of the Rostock-based Neptun Ship Design. Neptun Ship Design will be an independent subsidiary of MV Werften to provide future design services for the shipyard group. In addition to the group’s own designers [Read more...]

2019-01-28T12:09:49+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Technology|

Deltamarin continues with ‘Titanic II’ project

Blue Star Line has contracted Deltamarin to continue with the design of ‘Titanic II’. This contract covers design process tasks, consultancy and project management services. Deltamarin will provide Blue Star Line with outline design services, including finalising and modifying the existing design to comply with [Read more...]

2019-01-28T12:07:31+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Ships|

RMC firms up ropax order

Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) and Kvarken Link have signed a construction contract to build a new Vaasa/Umeå ferry, following a letter of intent agreed just over a week ago. The construction agreement calls for the building of a car and passenger ferry at RMC. “We [Read more...]

2019-01-28T12:00:46+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Ships|

BWMS for ropaxes

Wärtsilä has recently been awarded a number of contracts to supply its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS). The contracts cover in total 13 systems, the orders for which were all booked in the fourth quarter of last year and the work is being [Read more...]

2019-01-28T11:43:43+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Technology|

Scrubber wash water problems – fake news

The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has called upon the shipping industry not to single out scrubber wash waters when coastal states and port authorities adopt local regulations.   Responding to reports that coastal states and ports are implementing rules that ‘restrict the discharge of [Read more...]

2019-01-28T11:29:51+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Ports|

GAC Norway opens Tromsø branch

Growing interest in year-round Arctic cruises has prompted GAC Norway to open a branch, in Tromsø.   Located 300 km north of the Arctic Circle, Tromsø is the largest urban area in Northern Norway and serves as a portal to the Arctic. It is a popular [Read more...]

2019-01-28T11:22:31+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Marketing|