Passenger Ship Technology
Efficiency and reliability drive new design for CalMac
Efficiency and reliability drive new design for CalMac
Passenger Ship Technology 3rd Quarter 2014
Scottish ferry operator CalMac Ferries will be introducing a new ropax vessel in September that is particularly innovative when it comes to propulsion and the design of its bow. The 116m long Loch ...
Pure LNG concept  for cruise is launched
Pure LNG concept for cruise is launched
Passenger Ship Technology 3rd Quarter 2014
Rolls-Royce has launched a pure LNG concept for the cruise sector. Titled Sapphire Blue, the design is aimed at the luxury segment. Oskar Levander, vice president for innovation in marine ...
Shipyards need to become hubs
Shipyards need to become hubs
Passenger Ship Technology 3rd Quarter 2014
A few years ago I attended a seminar in London organised by DNV. The participants represented a wide cross-section of the marine transport industry, from engine manufacturers to regulatory bodies and ...
New heat-to-power system launched
New heat-to-power system launched
Passenger Ship Technology 3rd Quarter 2014
Echogen Power Systems has launched a heat-to-power system that uses CO2 to convert exhaust energy to power, in contrast to the traditionally used steam model. It is currently trialling the system and ...
New French ferry equipped with integrated monitoring system
New French ferry equipped with integrated monitoring system
Passenger Ship Technology 3rd Quarter 2014
Advanced software lies at the heart of new integrated alarm monitoring and control system technology supplied and installed by manufacturer and electrical engineering specialist CMR France on the 60m ...
Carnival widens its scrubbers net
Carnival widens its scrubbers net
Passenger Ship Technology 3rd Quarter 2014
Carnival Corp has announced plans to extend installations of its exhaust gas cleaning technology to more than 70 vessels. The expansion, which will cover over 70 per cent of its entire fleet, is a ...
Fjord Line’s Oslofjord ready to sail
Fjord Line’s Oslofjord ready to sail
Passenger Ship Technology 3rd Quarter 2014
Fjord Line has taken delivery of its remodelled and upgraded cruiseferry Oslofjord after it was rebuilt by the STX Rauma shipyard in Finland for service on a new line between Sandefjord, Norway and ...
MSC and others in renaissance mode
MSC and others in renaissance mode
Passenger Ship Technology 3rd Quarter 2014
MSC Armonia will be the first of four Lirica class vessels to enter MSC Cruises’ ‘renaissance’ programme. Announced in December 2013, the programme represents a total investment of ...
Praise for first LNG cruiseferries
Praise for first LNG cruiseferries
Passenger Ship Technology 3rd Quarter 2014
Norway’s Fjord Line is a small ferry operator, yet it is a global pioneer. It became the first operator to put an LNG-fuelled cruiseferry, Stavangerfjord, into service in July last year, with a ...
Stena’s Italian fleet makes waves
Stena’s Italian fleet makes waves
Passenger Ship Technology 3rd Quarter 2014
At the end of 2012, Stena Line formulated an action plan to improve profitability through new, integrated solutions for freight customers, value-added offerings for passengers and a lower cost base. ...
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