Irish Ferries opts for Hogia Ferry Systems

Irish Ferries has signed an agreement with Hogia Ferry Systems to deliver the company’s standard booking system BOOKIT. Part of the Irish Continental Group, Irish Ferries manages four ropaxes and one high speed ferry currently operating on two routes across the Irish Sea, as well [Read more...]

2020-02-12T15:14:15+00:00 February 12th, 2020|Technology|

Climeon passes muster with Virgin Voyages

The fourth quarter 2019 was eventful for Swedish energy engineering company Climeon, which specialises in heat transfer. Reporting its quarterly and annual results, the company said that Virgin Voyages approved its equipment on board during Scarlet Lady’s sea trials. The first order from Fincantieri and [Read more...]

2020-02-12T15:12:28+00:00 February 12th, 2020|Technology|

Carnival Corp invests in waste digesters

Carnival Corp has contracted BioHiTech Global to install digesters and data analytics on several ships, with an option to fit several more. BioHiTech will provide each ship with multiple revolution series digesters, as well as ongoing cloud-based data analytics and supplies. The digesters will help [Read more...]

2020-02-12T14:54:27+00:00 February 12th, 2020|Technology|

Lindblad claims first self-disinfecting fleet

Lindblad Expeditions now operates the first self-disenfecting fleet in the cruise industry, the company claimed. The cruise and tour company is implementing Premium Purity fleetwide, a cleaning system, which creates a cleaner, healthier ship while drastically reducing the impact on the environment, it said. The [Read more...]

2020-02-12T14:53:14+00:00 February 12th, 2020|Technology|

Princess strengthens satcoms tie-up

Princess Cruises is to host a series of events this year to demonstrate its global connectivity. The company will become the first cruise ship fleet with early access to SES’ O3b mPOWER network augmenting the proprietary Princess MedallionClass experience as rolls out across the fleet. [Read more...]

2020-02-12T14:51:00+00:00 February 12th, 2020|Technology|

Ropax contracts bring success to Lean Marine

The ropax sector has driven Lean Marine’s increase in sales of its proprietary FuelOpt system last year. Sales surpassed those achieved in previous years, indicating a sharp uptake in demand for the propulsion optimization technology based on repeat orders and new customers, the company said. [Read more...]

2020-02-12T14:38:47+00:00 February 12th, 2020|Technology|

Kleven sold to Croatian interests

The Hurtigruten-owned shipbuilder Kleven Werft has been sold to the Croatian DIV Group. The group owns the Brodosplit shipyard in Croatia. "I am incredibly happy on behalf of all employees in Kleven that we are now in the process of acquiring a new and solid [Read more...]

2020-01-27T23:06:01+00:00 January 27th, 2020|Technology|