Storylines to work with Carrier

To help meet its Clean Air Programme air quality standards for its planned residential cruise ship ’Narrative’, Storylines has chosen HVAC solutions company Carrier to provide comfort, air quality, safety and security. Carrier will provide HVAC and automation solutions that will integrate with other shipboard systems to [Read more...]

2021-11-26T15:31:50+00:00 November 26th, 2021|Technology|

ABS evaluates battery technologies

Both ferries and cruise ships operators have seen the potential in battery power on board, either for propulsion or for hotel usage. The potential of emerging battery technologies to contribute to shipping’s de-carbonisation was explored in the latest sustainability technology guidance from ABS. ‘Emerging Battery [Read more...]

2021-11-26T15:26:33+00:00 November 26th, 2021|Technology|

Trasmed ropaxes be fitted with Wärtsilä scrubbers

Wärtsilä Exhaust Treatment will install open loop exhaust gas abatement technology on two Grimaldi subsidiary Trasmed ropaxes. Trasmed has opted for four of Wärtsilä’s I-SOx open loop scrubbers with exhaust de-plume systems for the ’Volcan del Teide’ and ’Ciudad de Granada’. The scrubbers are flexible to enable [Read more...]

2021-11-12T18:24:13+00:00 November 12th, 2021|Technology|

First of two giant ferries launched in China

The first of two large cruise ferries building for Moby Lines was floated out at China’s Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) shipyard earlier this month. Named ’Moby Fantasy’, the two large ropaxes will replace four older vessels operating between Italy and Sardinia. Ordered in 2019, each of [Read more...]

2021-11-12T18:21:45+00:00 November 12th, 2021|Technology|

Tallink in first Estonian LNG bunker transfer

On 5th November, the first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation took place in Estonia, by Elenger Marine. This involved Tallink’s shuttle ferry ‘Megastar’, which sails between Tallinn and Helsinki. She was bunkered by ‘Optimus’ at the Old City Harbour of Tallinn. “Ship-to-ship bunkering of LNG has not [Read more...]

2021-11-12T18:19:34+00:00 November 12th, 2021|Technology|

New training centre opened

CMI Ship Management has established the CMI Crew Training Academy in partnership with Simwave’s Maritime Centres of Excellence. Jim Barreiro de Leon, CMI President & CEO and Marcel Kind, CEO & Founder of Simwave have opened a bespoke, turnkey solution for CMI’s crew training needs, [Read more...]

2021-10-28T08:29:35+00:00 October 28th, 2021|Technology|