NCLH finalises Yara scrubber fittings

Following eight years of close collaboration, Norwegian Cruise Line Holding (NCLH) and Yara Marine Technologies have undertaken scrubber installations on board eight cruise ships. The installation programme kicked off in 2012, with the first scrubber being fitted on the ’Pride of America’, which was completed [Read more...]

2020-11-14T14:11:36+00:00 November 14th, 2020|Technology|

Eckero opts for Ecospeed

Last year, Finnish shipping company Eckerö coated the open cargo deck of the ropax ‘Finbo Cargo’ with Subsea Industries’ Ecospeed. This was undertaken to protect the deck against damage from cars and cargo. A year later the deck was claimed to be in excellent condition, [Read more...]

2020-11-14T14:03:53+00:00 November 14th, 2020|Technology|

Wärtsilä to power new ropax series

P&O Ferries has contracted Wärtsilä to power its new double ended ropaxes.  They will be powered by Wärtsilä 31 type engines, claimed in the Guinness World Records to be the world’s most efficient 4-stroke diesel engine. The engine’s high level of fuel efficiency also reduces exhaust emissions. [Read more...]

2020-10-26T19:29:18+00:00 October 26th, 2020|Technology|

ABB installs shore connections in Tallinn

ABB Marine & Ports latest shore connection technology is being used by Viking Lines ropax ‘Viking XPRS’ at Tallinn. The 2008 built ropax is deployed on the 2.5-hour route across the Baltic between Tallinn, Estonia, and Helsinki, Finland, typically docking in the Estonian city twice [Read more...]

2020-10-26T19:23:44+00:00 October 26th, 2020|Technology|

DFDS to fit vessel optimisation tools

DFDS is to introduce a performance platform across its fleet in co-operation with longterm partner GreenSteam. The platform is aimed at enabling crews to optimise vessel operations in real-time to reduce emissions. GreenSteam and DFDS have already worked closely together for over five years. The [Read more...]

2020-10-26T18:53:41+00:00 October 26th, 2020|Technology|