New News information at World Cruise Industry Review New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at World Cruise Industry Review TotalEnergies Increases Research and Development Focus on Ammonia as a Marine Fuel by <br/> <br/> Paris, 11 June 2021 – TotalEnergies is further developing research in to the viability of ammonia as an alternative marine fuel through its participation in a series of leading industry initiatives. Tue, 15 Jun 2021 07:13:00 GMT Nick Kuchova Joins VIKAND as Senior Advisor-Global Government Affairs for VIKAND Solutions by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/8639326/thumbnail.png'/></a>30 March 2021, Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA: VIKAND Solutions, LLC—a global maritime medical operations and public health provider—announces the appointment of Nick Kuchova as Senior Advisor-Global Government Affairs, effective March 1, 2021. Wed, 31 Mar 2021 10:55:00 GMT All aboard with Amtico Flooring by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/8471092/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Amtico has launched its new Marine collection of Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) flooring. Designed specifically to give ship interiors a high-end feel, the LVT is suitable for a range of onboard spaces, including dining areas, retail outlets, accommodation and ballrooms. Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:53:00 GMT Port of Cartagena Fri, 09 Oct 2020 10:47:00 GMT Fire and explosion in battery compartment in Norwegian hybrid ferry by <br/> <br/> 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 increased focus on other hybrid ferries which are in operation. Mon, 17 Aug 2020 10:36:00 GMT Blue battery by <br/> <br/> 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 maritime industry. The project's contribution and results are expected to be innovative and unique, since battery systems on vessels have not previously been investigated with this focus on fire safety. Mon, 17 Aug 2020 10:34:00 GMT Preventing infection risks onboard vessels Mon, 03 Aug 2020 11:27:00 GMT Genting Cruise lines by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/8031531/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Genting Cruise Lines announces Explorer Dream as the first cruise ship to receive<br />the CIP-M certification by global healthcare and classification body DNV GL; Setting<br />new safety standards for the cruise industry Fri, 17 Jul 2020 08:11:00 GMT GRAND BAHAMA SHIPYARD, Open for Business by <br/> <br/> 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 yard commenced its summer dry-docking program June 2nd, 2020 after a short period of lock down as a result of Covid -19. Fri, 10 Jul 2020 05:50:00 GMT Iceland to open its borders to tourists by <br/> <br/> 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 app on their phones. Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:58:00 GMT