Foreship branches opens up in Hamburg

Finnish naval architect and marine engineering company Foreship is to establish a new business entity in Germany. The launch date for Foreship GmbH is earmarked as 1st January next year. The new company, to be based in Hamburg’s Hafen City, will aim to develop closer [Read more...]

2019-11-29T23:01:44+00:00 November 29th, 2019|Technology|

Hurtigruten tests biodiesel

Hurtigruten has become the Norwegian cruise line to start testing Biodiesel, which can potentially reduce emissions by 95%. The testing commenced on board the ‘Polarlys,’ which took on biodiesel in Bergen. The world is on its way into a new era, with a travel industry [Read more...]

2019-11-15T21:35:10+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Technology|

Underwater propeller blade straightening

Hydrex diver/technicians travelled to Tenerife for an underwater propeller blade straightening on a 246 m cruise ship. The ship’s crew had noticed that the engine was overloading. This was the result of damaged propeller blades that were performing below average. The engine had a higher [Read more...]

2019-11-15T21:17:31+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Technology|