Tag: <span>Cruise Vessels</span>

First cruise ship joins Eyesea pollution mapping initiative
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First cruise ship joins Eyesea pollution mapping initiative

Adventure Shipping’s expedition vessel, Ocean Nova, has become the first cruise ship to join the Eyesea pollution mapping initiative. Eyesea is a New Zealand based non-profit that has developed a mobile application to crowdsource information on marine pollution. The Eyesea app allows users to take pictures of pollution which are then tagged and placed on...

Norwegian port to install shore power facility
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Norwegian port to install shore power facility

Norwegian company Havnekraft will establish a new high-voltage shore power system for cruise ships in Haugesund, Norway. The facility will also be prepared for other vessels visiting the port outside the cruise season, providing a highly flexible solution for the port and visiting vessels. Planned delivery of the facility is the end of 2022. PSW...

Northern Xplorer announces zero-emission cruise ships concept
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Northern Xplorer announces zero-emission cruise ships concept

Northern Xplorer (NX) has announced the launch of its zero-emission, luxury cruise concept that will feature clean technologies including fully electric propulsion, battery energy storage, hydrogen fuel cells and auxiliary renewable energy supply including wind and solar power. In Norway, new government regulation coming into force from 2026 will make zero emissions mandatory in the...

Carnival opts for air lubrication tech for new cruise liner
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Carnival opts for air lubrication tech for new cruise liner

Carnival Corporation has committed to installing Silverstream Technologies’ fuel-saving air lubrication system to its Excel-class cruise ship, currently known as hull S717. The technology is expected to deliver fuel and emissions savings of more than 5 per cent and the order has been placed by or from Meyer Werft shipyard with the 344m vessel set...

MSC cruise ship delivered with seawater lubricated shaft system
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MSC cruise ship delivered with seawater lubricated shaft system

The largest cruise ship to be built in Italy has been delivered with a COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft system from Canada’s Thordon Bearings. The 170,400gt MSC Seashore, delivered from Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard late last month, joins the smaller 154,000gt Seaside-class vessels MSC Seaside and MSC Seaview, both of which were delivered with a COMPAC...

ABB wins power and propulsion order for five Fincantieri vessels
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ABB wins power and propulsion order for five Fincantieri vessels

ABB has secured an order of around $150 million to deliver a comprehensive scope of technologies to power next-generation cruise ships built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri ABB will equip five newbuild vessels with Azipod electric propulsion, which has a proven ability to significantly reduce fuel consumption onboard. Each cruise ship will be powered by twin...