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Telenor connects up ‘Ambience’

Oslo-based marine communications provider, Telenor Maritime has provided satcoms connectivity to Ambassador Cruises’ first ship, ‘Ambience’. According to a report, Telenor carried out network design and the system’s installation, which comprises of a Ku-band VSAT and mobile broadband [Read more...]

June 13th, 2022|Technology|

MinXray awarded ISO standard

Healthcare industries are now beginning to require International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certification from their medical device manufacturers. As a result, MinXray announced that it had been awarded ISO13485:2016 Certification on 2st April, 2022. This certification ensures compliance [Read more...]

June 13th, 2022|Safety|

Designing ‘Le Commandant Charcot’

In part of a series of interviews, Bureau Veritas (BV) spoke with PONANT’s Mathieu Petiteau to discuss the high Polar exploration ship ‘Le Commandant Charcot’. He explained that in 2015, the company embarked upon the development of ’Le Commandant [Read more...]

June 13th, 2022|Ships|

VIKAND opens Copenhagen office

Healthcare solutions provider, VIKAND, has opened an office in the Danish Shipowners’ Association’s building in Copenhagen. Hosting a reception on behalf of VIKAND were Peter Hult, CEO (pictured), and Bo Larsen, Vice President Commercial Partnerships. During the speeches, [Read more...]

June 13th, 2022|Safety|

NCLH releases ESG report

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) has published its ‘2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board SASB index’ as part of the company’s global sustainability programme, Sail & Sustain. Highlights from the company’s previously [Read more...]

June 13th, 2022|Environment|

Barcelona pollution tax mooted

Tourists on board cruise ships in Barcelona will soon be subject to another tax. The new tax will be imposed in order to help curb pollution in the Spanish port city, according to Schengen Visa info’s website. Travellers [Read more...]

June 13th, 2022|Finance|