Pixvana partners with Seabourn Cruises

Pixvana, the Seattle-based virtual reality startup, has teamed with luxury cruise line operator Seabourn to create a virtual reality (VR) training solution for waiter staff who must memorise a large 105-table, 12-serving-station dining room in a small time frame. ‘TableVision’ was designed and created by [Read more...]

2019-03-31T20:55:03+00:00 March 31st, 2019|Technology|

SeaKing Electrical completes DFDS ropax upgrades

SeaKing Electrical has completed a series of upgrades to three DFDS ferries at Damen Dunkerque Shipyard in France. The work was undertakenon‘Dunkerque Seaways’, ‘Dover Seaways’ and ‘Delft Seaways’ in a total of 30 days. SeaKing Electrical managing director Dave Gillam (pictured) said this project followed [Read more...]

2019-03-31T20:02:43+00:00 March 31st, 2019|Technology|

GE and Nedstack aim atzero emission cruise vessels

GE’s Power Conversion business and Nedstack, a fuel cell manufacturer, are collaborating to develop hydrogen fuel cell systems for powering zero-emission cruise vessels. This partnership brings together GE’s expertise in cruise electrical power and propulsion solutions, plus system integration capability, with Nedstack’s experience in megawatt-scale [Read more...]

2019-03-31T19:56:50+00:00 March 31st, 2019|Technology|

Bernhard Schulte to provide technical management for ‘Karnika’

Bernhard Schulte Cruise Services (BSCS) has been awarded the technical management of Jalesh Cruises’ new vessel, ‘Karnika’ (formerly ‘Pacific Jewel’). The 70,285 gt, 2,000 pax‘Crown Princess’-class cruise ship is presently undergoing a comprehensive refurbishment project at Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard in Singapore prior to entering [Read more...]

2019-03-31T16:27:32+00:00 March 31st, 2019|Technology|

NCLH to build Centre of Excellence

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) has unveiled plans for the development and construction of the Norwegian Cruise Line Centre of Excellence. This will be a shipboard team member training facility, to be located near Manila in the Philippines. The 200,000 sq ftcentre will serve both [Read more...]

2019-03-31T16:22:37+00:00 March 31st, 2019|Technology|