Mackay Communications with Lindblad Expeditions and Nichols Brothers Boat Builders

Mackay Communications has collaborated in the design, supply and installation of advanced integrated bridge systems (IBS), complete with consoles and ancillary electronic systems on board two Lindblad expedition cruise ships. The company collaborated with Lindblad Expeditions and Nichols Brothers Boat Builders. ‘National Geographic Quest’ was [Read more...]

2018-12-02T21:46:23+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Technology|

Marseille to offer LNG as a fuel

A working group set up by the Port of Marseille Fos last year has confirmed the feasibility of LNG bunkering in both Marseille and Fos within a limited timeframe. This solution will consist of: 1. The rapid development of truck refuelling logistics that would initially [Read more...]

2018-12-02T21:30:07+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Technology|

PONANT tests solid sail system

French cruise company PONANT and St Nazaire-based shipyard Chantiers de l’Atlantique have jointly tested the patented Solid Sail system on ‘Le Ponant’. Introduced as part of the sailing cruise-vessel project Silenseas, two years ago by the shipyard, the Solid Sail concept’s tests started on board ‘Le Ponant’ on [Read more...]

2018-12-02T21:22:25+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Technology|