Carnival Corp. connects entire fleet to Sea Traffic Management

As part of the Sea Traffic Management validation project Costa Crociere integrated Costa and AIDA ships to exchange information with other actors, using STM supported standardized formats and interfaces. After verifying operations with these initial ships, the rest of the Carnival Corp. & plc fleet has now been added. Read More

MSC Grandiosa expands MSC for Me features

MSC Cruises’ MSC Grandiosa, the first of the Meraviglia-Plus class and due to launch later this year, will introduce new MSC for Me features such as improved pre-planning capabilities. On-board packages and shore excursions can be booked through the MSC for Me app and added to personal agendas. Read More

St. Lawrence Seaway implements hands-free mooring

Hands-free mooring technology is now fully deployed throughout the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. (SLSDC) invested $23m to install the technology in the US Snell Lock and the US Eisenhower Lock. Read More

5G network available for China cruise ship construction

China Merchants Heavy Industries (Jiangsu), the cruise shipbuilding arm of China Merchants Group, is co-operating with China’s communication industry players Ericsson and China Mobile (Nantong) Branch to apply a 5G network in the shipbuilding base of China Merchants at Haimen, Jiangsu. Read More

DeCurtis Corp. gets growth investment from Shamrock Capital

DeCurtis Corp., a provider of software solutions to hospitality/travel clients including cruise lines, received a significant, majority, strategic growth investment from Shamrock Capital, a Los Angeles-based investment firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Read More

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