Croatian ferries fitted with wastewater plants

ACO Marine has completed the commissioning of wastewater treatment units on board the ropax sisters, ‘Sveti Krševan’, ‘Supertar’ and ‘Cres’ operated by Croatian owner Jadrolinija. The three 87.6 m long vessels were each retrofitted with a Clarimar MF-2 biological-type sewage treatment plant at the Dalmont [Read more...]

2019-08-31T11:26:01+00:00 August 31st, 2019|Technology|

Freezer systems for cruise ships

German equipment manufacturer GEA is to equip two new Chinese cruise ships with transcritical CO2 refrigeration systems – the first two cruise ships ever built in China. In May, 2019, GEA signed a contract for transcritical CO2 refrigeration technology with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS), China, a [Read more...]

2019-08-31T11:12:40+00:00 August 31st, 2019|Technology|

Systemair wins cruise ship orders

Dutch-based Systemair has received an order of air handling units, valued at around €3.3 mill, from MAC Hamburg for three new cruise ships to be built at Meyer Yard in Papenburg Germany. Systemair will deliver 150 air handling units per ship in phases from 2020 [Read more...]

2019-08-31T11:10:49+00:00 August 31st, 2019|Technology|

Brittany Ferries, Repsol extend LNG supply deal

Brittany Ferries and Spanish energy company Repsol have extended their LNG supply contract. Repsol will supply LNG bunker fuel to the company’s newbuildings ‘Salamanca’ and ‘Santoña’ during the ships’ regular visits on routes linking Portsmouth, UK and northern Spain, beginning in 2022. These ropaxeswill be [Read more...]

2019-08-18T21:16:27+00:00 August 18th, 2019|Technology|

Ferry to be fitted with a rotor sail

Ferry operator Scandlines has signed an agreement with Norsepower to install the auxiliary wind propulsion system Rotor Sail Solution on board the hybrid passenger ferry ‘Copenhagen’. Operating between Rostock in Germany and Gedser in Denmark, ‘Copenhagen’ combines diesel and battery power. With the addition of [Read more...]

2019-08-18T20:39:01+00:00 August 18th, 2019|Technology|

Princess to expand MedallionNet

Princess Cruises is to continue to expand the rollout of its Wi-Fi service MedallionNet. In 2020, MedallionNet will be available on ‘Grand Princess’ (21st February), ‘Diamond Princess’ (15th March), ‘Majestic Princess’ (18th April), ‘Star Princess’ (12th June), ‘Enchanted Princess’ (15th June) and ‘Sapphire Princess’ (27th [Read more...]

2019-08-18T20:35:35+00:00 August 18th, 2019|Technology|