Fire and explosion in battery compartment in Norwegian hybrid ferry
In October, the Norwegian hybrid ferry “Ytterøyningen” was hit first by a fire and then an explosion. The cause of the fire is still unknown, but the incident has resulted in...
As battery systems on vessels are still a relatively new technology, this project addresses a current relevant problem that supports the technological development in the...
Genting Cruise lines
Genting Cruise Lines announces Explorer Dream as the first cruise ship to receivethe CIP-M certification by global healthcare and classification body DNV GL; Settingnew safety...
GRAND BAHAMA SHIPYARD, Open for Business
Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited (GBSL) continues to operate in these challenging times. With newly implemented safe working practices to keep its customers and work force safe , the...
Iceland to open its borders to tourists
As of today, 15 June, Iceland will be opening its borders to tourists. Before starting their journey to Iceland, tourists have to fill out a preregistration form and download the C-19...
Construction of the new Balears Wharf will transform the face of the Port of Tarragona
The first phase of this new infrastructure will adjoin the Llevant breakwater and will be 460m long with a four-hectare esplanade.
Cartagena misses you...
We hope you and your families are keeping safe during these uncertain and unprecedented times. We have been prohibited from doing what we like best, cruising.
FarSounder enters Brazilian market
FarSounder is pleased to announce Ulstein Belga Marine headquartered in Centro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as its newest dealer, and its first in Brazil.
Carnival Corporation extends offer to governments and health authorities to consider cruise ships as temporary hospitals
Initiative would utilise converted cruise ships for non-COVID-19 patients to help relieve pressure on land-based hospitals and free up capacity to care for cases of COVID-19.
Hempel appoints Katarina Lindström as COO
Katarina Lindström will join Hempel as executive vice-president and chief operating officer from 1 August 2020 and will play a central role in delivering on the company’s ambition...
Seatrade Cruise Global announces panellists, themes for anticipated 2020 State of the Global Cruise Industry Keynote
World’s largest cruise industry event returns to Miami Beach Convention Center 20-23 April 2020.
5 ways CAT technologies MEO and AI help lower costs and improve efficiencies
Burn less fuel. Run more cleanly. Keep uptime and reliability high. Do it all while keeping costs down. Two technologies from Caterpillar are here to help.
IMO secretary-general assesses progress on sulphur limit implementation
Since 1 January 2020, the global upper limit on the sulphur content of ships' fuel oil has been reduced to 0.5% from 3.5% (under the so-called "IMO 2020" regulation). This...
Scanship Holding ASA is now Vow ASA
The extraordinary general meeting in Scanship Holding ASA has resolved to change the company’s name to Vow ASA (“Vow”).
Caterpillar Marine congratulates trio on trial of new propulsion
Caterpillar Marine congratulates Stena, Deltamarin and China Merchants Jinling Shipbuilding (Weihai) on the successful sea trial of the first Stena E-flexer Ropax with Mak and...
Leosphere enhances offshore offerings with Windcube suitable for buoys
New solution bolsters Leosphere’s current suite of lidar offerings for the rapidly growing development and operations of offshore wind projects
Hurtigruten tests biodiesel that potentially can change the shipping industry
On the way to the goal of becoming completely emission free, Hurtigruten has as the first Norwegian cruise line started testing Biodiesel on board the ship MS Polarlys. This fuel...
Lithium Werks’ Marine Technology Puts Safety First
Lithium Werks responds to news of battery fire aboard a ferry in Norway