Seabourn unveils submarines

Seabourn has revealed the design and details for its custom-built submarines that will operate excursions for an additional charge from the line’s two forthcoming ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ships. Both ‘Seabourn Venture’ and her as yet unnamed sistership will each carry two U-Boat Worx Cruise Sub [Read more...]

2019-07-14T19:21:18+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Technology|

Inmarsat moves into the Arctic

Inmarsat is to introduce two new satellite payloads dedicated to the Arctic region in a partnership with Space Norway, and its subsidiary Space Norway HEOSAT. The new Global Xpress (GX) payloads support the rapidly growing demand among users, including the rapidly growing expedition cruise ship [Read more...]

2019-07-14T18:51:46+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Technology|

Carnival ties up with STM

As part of a Sea Traffic Management (STM) validation project, Costa Crociere, part of Carnival Corp, integrated Costa and Aida ships to exchange information with other players, by STM supported standardised formats and interfaces. After verifying operations with the initial ships, the rest of the [Read more...]

2019-07-14T18:48:39+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Technology|

ALMACO works with Hurtigruten

ALMACO has supplied the galley equipment and provision stores fitted on board Hurtigruten’s new hybrid-powered expedition ship ‘Roald Amundsen’. One of ALMACO’s strengths is being involved in the early stages of the project and working side by side with the key stakeholders to develop the [Read more...]

2019-07-14T17:00:06+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Technology|

Hurtigruten secures LNG fuel supply

Shell subsidiary Gasnor is to supply LNGto Hurtigruten ships operating along the Norwegian coastunder a long-term agreement.   The agreement lasts to 2030.   “This is a milestone for both companies. Now the world's most beautiful sea voyage is also the world's cleanest,” said Gasnor [Read more...]

2019-06-28T16:30:53+00:00 June 28th, 2019|Technology|

BC Ferries opts for Napa logbook

NAPA’s electronic logbook, NAPA Logbook, has been chosen by BC Ferries as a fleet-wide standard solution. NAPA Logbook has has been in use for more than a decade on board vessels withover 8,000 users and is approved by more than 20 major flag states, including [Read more...]

2019-06-28T16:28:44+00:00 June 28th, 2019|Technology|

Telenor partnerswith Anek Lines

Telenor Maritime has entered into an agreement with Greek ferry operator Anek Lines to upgrade the mobile ecosystem onboard all of the company’s passenger ferries.   A connectivity platform with mobile, premium Wi-Fi, Ka-VSAT and mobile broadband backhaul will improve the digital value chain with [Read more...]

2019-06-28T16:20:23+00:00 June 28th, 2019|Technology|