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TraceSafe’s technology attracts Royal Caribbean

Tracesafe a supplier of location-aware Internet of Things (IoT) platforms for large-scale industrial and enterprise operations, has announced a wearable technology partnership with Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCI). Working in collaboration with RCI’s innovation team, TraceSafe has developed custom wearable devices and bands equipped with long-lasting batteries and [Read more...]

2021-10-14T20:08:36+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Environment|

New stability software for passenger vessels

Maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, NAPA, has launched the stability software - NAPA Stability. The new on board stability solution has been designed to replace NAPA Loading Computer in the passenger shipping sector. It will be deployed with additional cloud-based functions on NAPA [Read more...]

2021-10-14T20:02:43+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Technology|

Stena to expand Baltic operations

Stena Line is to continue its expansion on the Baltic Sea next year, increasing both freight and passenger capacity. The Swedish family-owned ferry company will deploy two new 240 m long E-Flexer ropaxes, on the Nynäshamn/Ventspils route next year. Stena also announced plans to increase [Read more...]

2021-10-14T19:56:54+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Ships|

Rolls-Royce retrofits Balearia’s high speed ferry

Rolls-Royce's new mtu engines, a new mtu ship automation system, and new mtu Go! tool for remote service have been retrofitted on board Balearia’s high speed ferry ‘Avemar Dos’. Four mtu 20V1163 M84 units have replaced the 1163 units previously fitted. Fuel consumption – and with it CO2 emissions – is claimed [Read more...]

2021-10-14T19:47:27+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Technology|

Duty free makes a comeback

Duty free shopping is making is proving popular with passengers again on routes between Ireland and Wales, Stena Line has claimed. Early sales figures showed the huge potential duty free shopping has to help the travel sector bounce back after the pandemic. Stena said that [Read more...]

2021-10-14T19:44:37+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Marketing|

Evac upgrades the traditional ship’s toilet

As the cruise industry resumes and endeavours to attract more passengers, Finnish engineering company Evac has introduced new antimicrobial materials for toilet seats and push buttons. “This is a sustainable solution, which reduces the source of the infection on toilet visits,” explained Lauri Aalto, Evac’s Product [Read more...]

2021-10-14T19:42:03+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Technology|