Havyard to become Eqva

Oslo-listed Havyard Group’s Board has proposed that the company changes name to Eqva. The name change reflects the company’s growth strategy and marks its transformation to a fully integrated service concern, which contributes to green transition in maritime, power intensive and renewable industries, the Group [Read more...]

2022-10-28T13:52:54+00:00 October 28th, 2022|Technology|

MES signs MoU with NCLH

MAN Energy Solutions (MES) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH), including its subsidiaries and brands. The MoU relates to a project to retrofit a medium speed MAN 48/60 engine to enable it to run on dual-fuel diesel/methanol. This [Read more...]

2022-10-13T17:37:24+00:00 October 13th, 2022|Technology|

V.Ships to manage ‘Njord’

Shipmanagement service provider, V.Ships Leisure is to manage Ocean Residences’ superyacht residency ‘Njord’. This agreement involves a range of services, including newbuilding supervision support, shipmanagement, crewing for all departments, port operations and ShipSure 2.0. Commenting on the agreement, Kristian Stensby, Chairman & CEO of Ocean Residences, said; [Read more...]

2022-10-13T17:33:48+00:00 October 13th, 2022|Technology|

Cruise.co.uk opts for MariaDB SkySQL cloud database and SkyDBA

Cruise.co.uk, a UK-based online cruise travel agent, has selected MariaDB SkySQL as its fully managed cloud database service. With SkySQL, Cruise.co.uk will gain large benefits with seamless migration and faster performance, the company claimed. Furthermore, SkyDBAs serve as personal consultants for 24/7 proactive, expert care of databases, enabling Cruise.co.uk [Read more...]

2022-10-13T17:17:38+00:00 October 13th, 2022|Technology|

ShipMoney partners with V.Group

ShipMoney has signed a long-term strategic partnership with V. Group to digitalise seafarers’ payroll system. This will ensure a more secure and efficient way to pay V.Ships’ workforce, the company said. In addition to crew payments, this agreement enables V. Group to make international corporate [Read more...]

2022-10-13T17:07:38+00:00 October 13th, 2022|Technology|

Virgin Voyages installs DeCurtis software

Software solution provider, DeCurtis Corp, has installed the patented DeCurtis Experience Platform (DXP) on board Virgin Voyages’ fleet. Leveraging the Aruba ESP network and partnering with DeCurtis Corp, Virgin Voyages has set out to deliver a technology-enhanced cruise experience unlike any other at sea, the company [Read more...]

2022-09-28T19:36:44+00:00 September 28th, 2022|Technology|

Speedcast to offer Starlink connections

Communications and network provider, Speedcast is to start offering Starlink’s high-speed, low-latency connectivity to its  maritime customers, including cruise ships. Starlink introduced its maritime connectivity services and equipment earlier this year, delivered via the world’s largest constellation of satellites operating in low earth orbit. The [Read more...]

2022-09-28T19:14:13+00:00 September 28th, 2022|Technology|