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


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Digitalisation on board ferries – study

Mobile satcoms leader, Inmarsat, has published a report on attitudes to digitalisation in the ferry market. This study drew on interviews with 10 leading ferry owners by consultancy JG Maritime Solutions and comes when the sector faces a major [Read more...]

April 29th, 2021|

Cordelia Cruises selects Resco software

Fledgeling cruise company Cordelia Cruises is to implement Rescompany’s (Resco) PMS and POS, as well as the shoreside central system for fleet & POS management software. Indian-based Cordelia Cruises is owned by Waterways Leisure Tourism. Cordelia has said that [Read more...]

April 13th, 2021|

Nakashima takes majority stake in BMS

Japanese propeller manufacturer Nakashima Propeller has bought a controlling stake in Hamburg-based Becker Marine Systems (BMS) after decades of co-operation. The combined product portfolio of both companies will create a strong hydrodynamic system provider for propulsion and manoeuvring [Read more...]

April 13th, 2021|

Climeon completes second Virgin sea trials

Climeon’s Heat Power modules have successfully passed sea trials on Virgin Voyages’ second cruise ship, ‘Valiant Lady’. “I am very happy to have reached this milestone and I am proud of our employees for completing the installation on [Read more...]

April 13th, 2021|

MOL and Kyuden to supply LNG to ferries

Mitsui OSK. Lines (MOL) and Kyushu Electric Power (Kyuden) have concluded a basic agreement to supply LNG to two LNG-fuelled ferries. These are currently under construction and will operate for MOL Group company, Ferry Sunflower - ’Sunflower Kurenai’ and [Read more...]

April 13th, 2021|

TMC to supply new compressors to RCCL veteran

TMC Compressors has been awarded a contract by Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCCL) to supply marine compressors to be retrofitted on board the ’Enchantment of the Seas’. This contract comes some 24 years after TMC delivered the original compressors to [Read more...]

March 26th, 2021|

Telenor to attack the commercial satcoms market

Telenor Maritime’s new platform can help facilitate the digitalisation of the shipping industry. This can be achieved with secure, reliable and cost-effective sharing of data right across the globe, CEO Lars Erik Lunøe (pictured) said. The company, founded [Read more...]

March 26th, 2021|

Phoenix Reisen invests in more Resco systems

Rescompany Systems (Resco) has enhanced its partnership with Phoenix Reisen to develop a mobile ticketless excursion module. This system was designed to validate all shore excursion bookings on board. The application works offline to track each person on a bus [Read more...]

March 26th, 2021|