Viking Line keeps sustainability on track

Biofuel introduction, continuous development of the fleet and investments in Finnish providers were Baltic ferry operator’s Viking Line’s most significant sustainability measures in 2023, according to its recently released report In EPSI Rating’s 2023 customer satisfaction survey for maritime transport, for the second time Viking [Read more...]

2024-04-29T17:25:23+00:00 April 29th, 2024|Environment|

Interferry calls for OPS investment

Interferry, the shipping association representing the ferry industry worldwide, has called on governments and electricity utilities to prioritise investment in onshore power supply (OPS) development. This will help the ferry sector maintain its lead in maritime electrification and hybridisation, the association said. A recent study [Read more...]

2024-04-14T14:55:09+00:00 April 14th, 2024|Environment|

Manta fits OPS on board Finnlines trio

Manta Marine Technologies (MMT) (formerly Yara Marine Technologies (YMT)) has completed the installation and commissioning of on board shore power systems on three Finnlines vessels- ‘Finnlady’, ‘Finnmaid’ and ’Finnstar’. These projects cement MMT’s reputation as a provider of turnkey shore power solutions, which are likely [Read more...]

2024-04-14T14:27:56+00:00 April 14th, 2024|Environment|

Hapag-Lloyd’s shore power receives DNV nod

DNV verifies Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ expedition ship’s shore power connection. Following a successful inspection of the ‘Europa 2’s’ shore power connection recently, the first expedition ship in the Hapag-Lloyd Cruises fleet - ‘HANSEATIC nature’ - has also been approved by class society DNV. Inspection of her [Read more...]

2024-03-27T19:15:28+00:00 March 27th, 2024|Environment|

Cruise terminal energy hub construction underway

Amsterdam’s cruise terminal energy hub’s construction phase is progressing steadily, according to Monic van der Heijden, commercial director Cruise Port Amsterdam (CPA). In collaboration with PowerCon and sub-contractor BAM Infrastructure, work is currently underway on the foundation, which is expected to be completed by the [Read more...]

2024-03-27T18:59:14+00:00 March 27th, 2024|Environment|