DFDS – a major Solar Solve customer

For decades DFDS ropaxes have been arriving and departing from the UK’s River Tyneon an almost daily basis and in the past, they have occasionally called upon the services of South Shields based Solar Solve Marine when needing Type Approved roller blinds or roller sunscreens. [Read more...]

2019-05-27T15:52:31+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Technology|

IPCO wins more orders

IPCO Power has received orders to equip ‘Sea Princess’, ‘Enchanted Princess’ and ‘Pacific Explorer’ with its water fuel emulsion (WFE) system - FID Injector. Each fuel module with scrubbers will be equipped with WFE technology to reduce particulate matter (PM) and soot emissions. “We are [Read more...]

2019-05-27T15:48:09+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Technology|

Hurtigruten turns to biogas

Expedition cruise line Hurtigruten has signs a multi-year deal with Norwegian-based Biokraft to supply liquefied biogas (LBG). As a result, the ships will be powered with fuel made from dead fish and other organic waste. In what is claimed to be the largest global contract [Read more...]

2019-05-27T15:44:21+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Technology|

More ‘Medallions’ to be rolled out across Princess fleet

Princess Cruises is to expand its Medallion Class ships to another six next year. The ships to be fitted are ‘Ruby Princess’ (27thJanuary), ’Grand Princess’ (29thMarch), ’Enchanted Princess’ (15thJune), ’Emerald Princess’ (16thAugust), ‘Coral Princess’ (16thOctober), and ’Island Princess’ (20thDecember). MedallionClass Vacations are currently available on ’Caribbean Princess’, ’Regal Princess’ and ’Royal Princess’, with ’Crown Princess’ starting on 24thJuly and ’Sky Princess’ beginning 12thOctober, [Read more...]

2019-05-20T08:36:09+00:00 May 20th, 2019|Technology|

Gibdock converts ferry to run on LNG

Gibraltar’s Gibdock shipyard has completed a three-month conversion project to enable the Baleària operated ferry ‘Napoles’to operate using LNG as fuel. The 186m long ‘Napoles’, which has capacity for 1,600 pax and 1,430 lane metres of ro-ro cargo, is the first of five ships that [Read more...]

2019-05-20T08:13:25+00:00 May 20th, 2019|Technology|