Technology 2020-09-21T21:00:04+00:00


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MSC newbuildings fit for the environment

Last month, MSC Cruises gave a technology update on its new ships. The line said that ‘MSC Virtuosa’ and ‘MSC Seashore’ are to be equipped with cutting-edge technologies that minimise their environmental footprint. In addition, the LNG-powered ‘MSC [Read more...]

February 26th, 2021|

SES shipboard connectivity success

Four of the top five major cruise companies have signed long-term strategic framework agreements for services delivered over SES Networks’ O3b mPOWER communications system. Most of the agreements were agreed to 2026 and beyond, the company said. The [Read more...]

February 26th, 2021|

Scanship wins major cruise ship contract

Through its subsidiary company Scanship, Vow ASA has been awarded a €5.7 mill contract with a major European shipyard for the delivery of two advanced wastewater purification systems. The systems will be installed on two undisclosed cruise ships [Read more...]

February 12th, 2021|

Tallink installs fuel efficiency software

As part of its ongoing programme to increase fuel efficiency, Tallink Grupp has installed Qtagg’s EcoPilot system on the cruise ferry ‘Isabelle’. EcoPilot is a voyage optimisation tool incorporating autonomous speed and power control, as well as weather [Read more...]

February 12th, 2021|

Carnival picks Shell Marine

Shell Marine has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide marine lubricants to Carnival Corp’s global fleet of 89 ships. Carnival will also offset the CO2 emissions from the marine lubricants it purchases from Shell, through Shell’s nature-based [Read more...]

January 26th, 2021|