New satellite capacity enables high-speed Internet

Marlink has added new satellites and beams to its global Sealink VSAT network to provide broader flexible access to reliable, high-speed Internet connectivity, enabling operational, crew and guest communications in the fast-growing adventure cruising and superyacht markets. Adding new capacity is part of Marlink’s strategy [Read more...]

2018-08-11T06:22:57+00:00 August 11th, 2018|Technology|

Carnival Corp issues sustainability report

Carnival Corp has declared that in 2017 the company achieved its 25% carbon reduction goal three years ahead of schedule and is on track with its nine other 2020 sustainability goals. This was revealed in the Group’s eighth sustainability report for 2017 -’Sustainability from Ship [Read more...]

2018-07-29T07:34:56+00:00 July 29th, 2018|Technology|

Cavotec supports greener Chinese cruise

China has introduced regulations to support the adoption of shore power for vessels to reduce emissions. Cavotec engineers recently commissioned a self-propelled, battery-powered shore power solution – Cavortec AMPMobile – at the Taiziwan cruise terminal at Shenzhen, southern China. The unit’s batteries are charged while it connects [Read more...]

2018-07-14T05:41:48+00:00 July 14th, 2018|Technology|

Bolidt taps into expedition ship market

Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems decking and flooring in mainstream cruise ships and superyachts has now been followed up by a series of orders in the fast-emerging polar expedition cruise ship sector. The most recent contract for the Dutch manufacturer’s products covers the Hurtigruten newbuildings, [Read more...]

2018-07-03T07:11:17+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Technology|