Exploris to tap into LR’s fleet operations tool

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been chosen by newly formed expedition cruise company Exploris to provide an integrated application for its fleet operations. Exploris will use LR’s Cloud Fleet Manager (CFM) platform, which is a comprehensive portfolio, with which to streamline its shipmanagement processes and increase [Read more...]

2023-03-16T19:54:24+00:00 March 16th, 2023|Technology|

Quark Expeditions to expand Marlink’s hybrid satcoms solutions

Smart digital solutions service provider, Marlink has provided high throughput hybrid network solutions for Quark Expeditions’ ’Ultramarine’ since the start of the 2021 Arctic season. After the first full year of operations, Quark Expeditions found that guests and staff on ’Ultramarine’ had enjoyed continuous high-quality connectivity, despite the high [Read more...]

2023-03-16T19:52:16+00:00 March 16th, 2023|Technology|

SAACKE looks at methanol boiler fuel

Bremen-based SAACKE Marine Systems, developer and manufacturer of thermal process marine system solutions, has received an ABS Approval in Principle (AiP) for the use of methanol as fuel for boiler systems on board cruise ships and tankers. This technological milestone is the result of long-standing [Read more...]

2023-03-16T19:48:50+00:00 March 16th, 2023|Technology|

MSC introduces anti-sea mammal collision training

MSC Cruises has partnered with marine conservation charity ORCA to deliver a comprehensive ship strike mitigation programme for the cruise line’s deck officers. This is aimed at reducing the likelihood of collisions with whales, dolphins and porpoises worldwide. Bridge officers on board ’MSC Bellissima’ (pictured) are the [Read more...]

2023-03-16T19:37:59+00:00 March 16th, 2023|Technology|

Bloom Energy fuel cells fitted on MSC cruise ship

Bloom Energy’s fuel cells have demonstrated a significant increase in electrical efficiency on a luxury cruise ship built by French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique (CdA). Bloom and CdA also announced that they had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on developing future multi-megawatt [Read more...]

2023-03-16T19:25:05+00:00 March 16th, 2023|Technology|

Pinfabb roles out POSEIDON on DFDS ropaxes

Stabilizer system solution provider, Pinfabb SRL’s POSEIDON system has been chosen by ferry and ro-ro operator DFDS to be fitted on board two ropaxes. Existing stabilizers control systems will be replaced with the POSEIDON solution starting with the ropaxes ‘Princess Seaways’ and ‘King Seaways’, operating [Read more...]

2023-03-16T19:16:24+00:00 March 16th, 2023|Technology|

Fore ship works on 40th marine battery project

Finnish naval architecture and marine engineering firm, Fore ship has won its 40th shipboard battery project, details of which were not revealed. These projects have involved consultancy, design and installation assignments, which have included the largest energy storage system (ESS) yet connected and work to [Read more...]

2023-03-16T18:52:07+00:00 March 16th, 2023|Technology|