ACO Marine to triple production 

Ship sanitation solutions supplier, ACO Marine plans to triple production at its Pribyslav plant in the Czech Republic to meet increased demand for its stainless-steel wastewater treatment products. ACO Marine Managing Director, Mark Beavis explained the boom in the river cruise market is one of [Read more...]

2019-01-13T22:15:19+00:00 January 13th, 2019|Technology|

Goltens completes fast scrubber installation

Engineering concern, Goltens recently won a contract to install two exhaust gas scrubbers on a cruise ship. The ship was fitted with four GMT/Sulzer 16ZAV40S and two GMT/Sulzer 12ZAV40S diesel electric generating sets. The scope of the project was to perform all evaluation, planning, design [Read more...]

2018-12-17T09:37:30+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Technology|

Cruise ships switching BWTS to Alfa Laval

A growing number of customers, including MSC Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, are abandoning their selected UV ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) in favour of Alfa Laval PureBallast 3, the company claimed. “We increasingly see owners with second thoughts about other UV solutions, even [Read more...]

2018-12-17T09:29:25+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Technology|

Bolidt has the ‘Edge’ on its rivals

Some of the eye-catching features on board ‘Celebrity Edge’ will be distinguishable by their inclusion of high quality decking from Bolidt Synthetic Products and Systems. The 2,908 pax capacity Celebrity Cruises ship embarked on her maiden cruise from Port Everglades on 9th December, 2018. Featuring [Read more...]

2018-12-16T23:39:41+00:00 December 16th, 2018|Technology|

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|