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|

Genting opts for scrubbers

Genting Hong Kong is to fit three ships fitted with scrubber systems to be ready for 1st January, 2020 low sulfur cap cut off date. Estonia-based LTH-Baas will retrofit the vessels for a reported €69.1 mill in total. Under the contract, which was signed last month, LTH-Baas will [Read more...]

2018-10-15T09:51:47+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Technology|

Mak to convert another three ferries to LNG

Following the announcement of five ferries being converted to LNG (see ICSI News, 15th September), Spanish shipping company Baleària, is to convert another three ferries from diesel to LNG dual fuel. The latest contracts will make us of Caterpillar and MaK solutions. Caterpillar Marine’s dealer [Read more...]

2018-10-15T09:31:47+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Technology|

High power user terminal for cruise ships

Cobham SATCOM has introduced the SAILOR 100 GX High Power Fleet Xpress user terminal. The compact 1 m, 3-axis stabilised Ka-band user terminal is specifically designed to enable Inmarsat’s newly launched high data rate plans packaged for bandwidth-hungry segments, such as cruise ships, the company [Read more...]

2018-10-02T16:16:09+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Technology|

Resco wins expedition ships contract

Rescompany System (Resco) has signed up One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) in collaboration with shipmanager Columbia Cruise Services (CCS) as a new customer. Resco will support the hotel operations side of OOE’s RCGS Resolute with its on board point of sale and property management system technology. [Read more...]

2018-10-02T16:14:24+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Technology|