Norwegian Joy Christened

Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, was christened on Tuesday. The ceremony was held on board the vessel in Shanghai and featured a performance by the ship’s Godfather, singer songwriter, music producer,...

Green Feeding from Denmark

The shipping industry’s ageing and polluting feeder fleet is in need of an emissions angel. In 2005, 35% of Sulphur deposition in coastal areas originated from international shipping while 20% of Nitrogen deposits in coastal areas came from ships, according to the...

How Does a Bunker Saving Air Lubrication System Work?

Silverstream have released a new animation demonstrating the workings of its air lubrication technology. “Given the public-facing, higher-profile nature of cruise lines in particular – and the fact that they operate in busy port environments subject to green...

New Animation Showcases Silverstream® System

Silverstream Technologies is proud to launch a new animation showcasing the Silverstream® System. In the animation viewers can learn how our system is built and installed, how it functions, and what effect this has on the energy efficiency of the vessel. The...

Silverstream Air Lubrication for Cruise Operator

Silverstream Technologies has signed a contract with another major cruise line to retrofit its Silverstream System® technology on one of its vessels. The Silverstream System® is an air lubrication technology available which can be installed to both newbuilds and...

Technologies for future ships and future shipping

The 10th Symposium on High-Performance Marine Vehicles (HIPER) was held in Cortona, Italy. The theme of the conference – future and futuristic technologies for ships and shipping – attracted some 70 participants with a very interdisciplinary and international...