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PONANT gains BV underwater noise notation

‘Le Jacques-Cartier’, the last in the PONANT ‘EXPLORERS’ series of six expedition class cruise ships, has been awarded Bureau Veritas (BV) class notation NR614 for Underwater Radiated Noise (URN). This award reflects PONANT’s commitment to reducing the environmental impact of its ships and operations, the [Read more...]

2021-01-11T21:30:57+00:00 January 11th, 2021|Technology|

IMO2021 – stay vigilant

The IMO2021 guidelines on maritime cyber risk management  came into effect on 1st January this year. “It is vital that passenger shipowners and managers continue to monitor the systems and processes in place to ensure vessels remain cyber secure,” Mike McNally, GTMaritime Commercial Director (pictured) [Read more...]

2021-01-09T09:55:41+00:00 January 9th, 2021|Safety|

CLIA paints a bullish picture

Due to the suspension of cruising from mid-March to September 2020, there was a loss in economic activity worldwide of $77 bill, according to Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents around 95% of global cruise capacity. In addition, 518,000 jobs were lost, accounting for [Read more...]

2020-12-29T10:14:55+00:00 December 29th, 2020|Marketing|

Passenger travel from the UK to Europe

Stena Line has issued an update on its ferry services from the UK to the Republic of Ireland and the Netherlands in the light of the rapid pandemic spread. Due to new measures imposed by the Irish Government and the Government of the Netherlands over [Read more...]

2020-12-21T11:17:26+00:00 December 21st, 2020|Safety|