‘AIDAsol’ inaugurates Warnemünde shore power system

Europe's largest shore power plant was officially inaugurated by AIDA Cruise’s ’AIDAsol’, during the 12th German National Maritime Conference recently. Establishing a shore power supply for cruise ships in Warnemünde, Germany, was the result of a joint agreement between AIDA Cruises, the state government of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, the [Read more...]

2021-05-14T19:02:57+00:00 May 14th, 2021|Environment|

Crystal ties up with marine research experts

Crystal Cruises has announced a new partnership with the California Ocean Alliance, (COA), which is dedicated to marine research to safeguard oceans for the protection of marine mammals worldwide. COA scientists will join ‘Crystal Endeavor’, the line’s new expedition yacht, for a series of five remote expedition [Read more...]

2021-04-29T19:05:27+00:00 April 29th, 2021|Environment|

Cold ironing partnership unveiled

Enel X and Fincantieri have signed a letter of intent (LoI) to build and operate port infrastructure with a low environmental impact. In addition, the LoI calls for the development of electricity-powered solutions for ground logistics services. In the first stage, the LoI specifically addresses: [Read more...]

2021-03-26T23:20:20+00:00 March 26th, 2021|Environment|

Yara to revisit cold ironing

While the EU parliament call for an emission ban at a berth, Yara Marine Technologies has relaunched its cold ironing initiative, partnering with NG3. “We used to do shore power projects on ships some years ago, but the market was too slow. Now however, with [Read more...]

2021-02-12T19:23:49+00:00 February 12th, 2021|Environment|

Stena to introduce battery powered ropaxes

Stena Line is planning to operate two fossil-free battery powered vessels on its Gothenburg/Frederikshavn in Denmark route no later than 2030. This was announced by Stena Lines CEO Niclas Mårtensson during a presentation about the industry collaboration project Tranzero Initiative, in Gothenburg on 4th February. [Read more...]

2021-02-12T18:51:04+00:00 February 12th, 2021|Environment|