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|

‘Titanic’ expedition aided by Inmarsat

The OceanGate Expeditions 2021 Titanic Survey Expedition was connected by Inmarsat’s satellite communications. Inmarsat kept the OceanGate Expeditions crew connected with team members and support services during the six-week expedition to document the important maritime heritage site located over 400 miles off the coast of Newfoundland in the [Read more...]

2021-10-28T08:05:52+00:00 October 28th, 2021|Technology|

New stability software for passenger vessels

Maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, NAPA, has launched the stability software - NAPA Stability. The new on board stability solution has been designed to replace NAPA Loading Computer in the passenger shipping sector. It will be deployed with additional cloud-based functions on NAPA [Read more...]

2021-10-14T20:02:43+00:00 October 14th, 2021|Technology|