Surikat renews contract with Stena Line

Stena Line has renewed its contract with Surikat to supply terminal operating systems software. Surikat and Stena Line signed the first contract in 2016, which was aimed at simplifying and digitalising damage checks and claims handling processes across the European network. By the time of [Read more...]

2021-09-10T21:56:37+00:00 September 10th, 2021|Technology|

Fanølinjen ferries to burn HVO biodiesel

Danish-based Bunker One is to supply Molslinjen’s ferry link Fanølinjen, with fossil-free HVO biodiesel. Earlier this year, the product was tested on the ferries’ ‘Fenja’ and ‘Menja’ engines. The two ferries operate between Esbjerg and the island of Fanø. After a successful test period, Bunker [Read more...]

2021-09-10T21:25:34+00:00 September 10th, 2021|Technology|

New cruise ship TVs

LG Business Solutions is introducing a series of smart TVs specifically designed for cruise staterooms and crew cabins. The company said that the new TVs will deliver an enhanced viewing experience with customisable hospitality and entertainment interfaces for cruise ship operators. With models available in [Read more...]

2021-08-30T17:03:30+00:00 August 30th, 2021|Technology|

Dialog integrates wireless technology on board Princess’ Medallion cruise ships

Dialog Semiconductor plc, a provider of battery and power management, Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth low energy (Bluetooth LE) and computing solutions, has partnered with Carnival Corp to integrate Dialog’s Wireless Ranging (WiRa™) technology into Carnival’s OceanMedallion™ wearable devices. Originally unveiled in 2017, the Medallion™ device connects passengers [Read more...]

2021-08-30T16:19:04+00:00 August 30th, 2021|Technology|

Viking Line opts for Sertica software apps

Viking Line is implementing a new fleet management system on its newbuilding ropax ‘Viking Glory’, which is due to enter service in 2022. ‘Viking Glory’ will consume up to 10% less fuel than the world’s most eco-friendly passenger ship, the company claimed. Viking Line has [Read more...]

2021-08-30T16:13:01+00:00 August 30th, 2021|Technology|

Work from the ship with Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten Expeditions has launched an alternative to work from home, where guests can enjoy wildlife, nature, and adventure for part of the day and then rely on high-speed WiFi when work calls. "With so many people now working from home, we have created the ultimate [Read more...]

2021-08-12T18:19:35+00:00 August 12th, 2021|Technology|

MSC installs new management software on board

MSC Cruises has introduced a new shipboard property management system to create a seamless link between its shoreside operations and entire fleet of ships. The software is aimed at improving internal efficiencies, tailor guest services and digitalise information for crew. It also brings benefits through [Read more...]

2021-08-12T18:04:09+00:00 August 12th, 2021|Technology|