Seaspan Ferries to reduce GHG emissions

Seaspan Ferries Corp (Seaspan) has become the first Canadian marine company to pilot the use of renewable natural gas (RNG). This trial was aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) produced by its roll-on, roll-off LNG powered ships. Seaspan said that it expected data from [Read more...]

2021-10-28T08:34:54+00:00 October 28th, 2021|Environment|

Carbon capture – a ropax case study

Deltamarin is investing in R&D to gain and maintain the industry-leading knowledge of the technologies implemented on ships, especially in the field of carbon capture. The company explained that one of the emerging technologies that has received less attention in a maritime context is post-combustion [Read more...]

2021-10-28T08:14:32+00:00 October 28th, 2021|Environment|

Le Havre to get shore power connections

Haropa Port, which manages the Seine region ports, has started a project to enable cruise ships to connect to a land-based electricity supply during their calls at Le Havre. Hangar 13 on the Pointe de Floride will be redeveloped to house high-voltage distribution equipment along with conversion systems to adjust quayside [Read more...]

2021-10-14T20:21:59+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Environment|

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|

Portsmouth to install shore power

Portsmouth City Council has approved plans to the install shore power at Portsmouth International Port (PIP). The port said that it had bold plans to tackle emissions and carbon, which will ultimately help it to become one of the UK’s first zero emission ports. Plans were [Read more...]

2021-10-14T19:27:40+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Environment|

MSC aims for net zero emissions by 2050

MSC Cruises has pledged to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its cruise ship operations by 2050. This target, which will cover both the contemporary MSC Cruises and luxury Explora Journeys brands, sets the company on a race to help accelerate the necessary [Read more...]

2021-09-26T19:17:43+00:00 September 26th, 2021|Environment|