The biggest European shipbuilders formed Code Kilo, a new cooperative initiative to develop and demonstrate a connected vessel platform.
An independent study report commissioned by SEA\LNG and the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel has revealed that greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions of up to 21% are achievable now from LNG as a marine fuel, compared with current oil-based marine fuels over the entire life cycle from well to wake.
Technology is transforming guest services on board cruise ships, while the power of social media is helping lines monitor and improve guest satisfaction.
Royal Caribbean is working with IDEMIA to speed its debarkation process using IDEMIA's MFace high-speed, 3-D face capture technology. Successful trials have gone underway at Cape Liberty, New Jersey, and PortMiami, where it will go into production.
Over the past few years cruise ship operators have concentrated on adding new attractions to their vessels such as roller coasters, fancy water slides, climbing walls and bowling alleys. Now, they are focusing their attention on advanced technologies to provide the improved experience their clientele have come to expect, notes Ingo Soerensen, Area Vice President, Global Cruise Sales at Oracle.
Seatrade Cruise Global will feature 200 new exhibitors at this year’s record-breaking event. Marking its 35th year, the show will return to Miami at the newly renovated Miami Beach Convention Center, April 8-11.
DeCurtis Corp. nailed a partnership with Crystal Cruises to integrate Mobile Assembly Suite (MAS), the company's award-winning e-mustering solution, for a faster, safer and more resilient emergency evacuation process.
GE’s Power Conversion business and Nedstack are collaborating to develop hydrogen fuel cell systems for powering zero-emission cruise vessels.
Some of cruising’s top women leaders will take center stage during the keynote session of Seatrade Cruise Global the morning of April 9.