The shipping giant, AP Moller Maersk, which is keen on becoming carbon neutral, is expanding its investment in the same to cut down the emissions. As per the reports, company will be putting Air Lubrication System on one of its ship. If you hear the industry experts, this system tends to give around 10% reduction in energy consumption. The company will install one of Silverstream Technology’s proprietary Air Lubrication Systems which tends to create a air bubble carpet around the hull, so it have less resistance with water and hence lesser load on the engine. Maersk is also coming up with METHANOL powered ships which are due to be out of the yard from the year 2023.
Sri Lanka is becoming favorite spot among the ship owners for carrying out crew change operations. Seafarers who are coming from sea are signing off and signing on in Colombo and Galle Port as crew change facilities are fully functional here. Also Sri Lanka’s Mattala Airport and Colombo airports are preferred spot for chartered flights […]
Two major cruise lines Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Lines have confirmed that they will keep their operations shut till 31st July. After corona outbreak, all cruise lines shut their operations and the focus was shifted to repatriation of crew members to their home. In the first quarter of 2020, cruise lines have faced a […]
Crew Member on a cruise ship Regal Princess Committed suicide by jumping in to the water. A Ukrainian national reportedly jumped in to the water and died. Most probable reason would the stress of not being at home with their loved ones in these difficult times. Though She was supposed to be flown home as […]