Norwegenkai shore-based ship power plant inaugurated (Video)

Norwegenkai shore-based ship power plant inaugurated (Video)

The PORT OF KIEL’s first shore-based power supply plant for shipping was officially inaugurated at the Norwegenkai on May 9th. The facility was declared open jointly by the Minister-President of the federal state …
May 10, 2019 /  Cruise
Spotted: Plug-in hybrid vessel Color Hybrid launched from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft

Spotted: Plug-in hybrid vessel Color Hybrid launched from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft

The plug-in hybrid vessel, Color Hybrid (see also CruiseMapper), was launched from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft on 14 April 2019 and positioned quayside. The vessel is now undergoing completion work prior to her …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Color Line expands Kiel - Oslo cargo capacity

Color Line expands Kiel - Oslo cargo capacity

Additional freight ferry helps road to sea switch The Norwegian shipping company Color Line operates the additional freight ferry “Color Carrier“ on the route Kiel – Oslo as of 11th January to increase …
Jan 14, 2019 /  Curious
Color Line and Ulstein Verft mark the construction start-up on the world's largest plug-in hybrid ship, the 'Color Hybrid

Color Line and Ulstein Verft mark the construction start-up on the world's largest plug-in hybrid ship, the 'Color Hybrid

On Thursday, 15 November, Color Line and Ulstein Verft marked the construction start-up on the world's largest plug-in hybrid ship, the 'Color Hybrid'. The hull is placed in the dock hall, and several hundred yard …
Nov 15, 2018 /  Vessels
COLOR HYBRID being finalised at Ulstein Verft

COLOR HYBRID being finalised at Ulstein Verft

The hull of the Color Hybrid, Color Line's next flag-ship (see also CruiseMapper) that will be servicing Sandefjord-Strömstad, has arrived Ulstein Verft for completion. The ship is contracted by Color Line at …
Nov 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Kiel provides emission-free berthing for ships during port stay

Kiel provides emission-free berthing for ships during port stay

The construction of the first onshore power supply plant for commercial vessels in the port of Kiel has begun. Taking part in the official first-cut-of-the-spade-ceremony marking the start of the construction works at …
Oct 26, 2018 /  Curious
Color Line expands Kiel-Oslo cargo capacity - An additional freight ferry helps road to sea switch

Color Line expands Kiel-Oslo cargo capacity - An additional freight ferry helps road to sea switch

The Norwegian shipping company Color Line has acquired the cargo ferry “Finncarrier” to increase its freight-carrying capability on the Kiel-Oslo route. From January 1st next year, the ship will go into …
Jul 20, 2018 /  Curious
The world’s largest plug-in hybrid ship begins to take form

The world’s largest plug-in hybrid ship begins to take form

The construction of the 'Color Hybrid' (see also CruiseMapper) reached an important milestone 16 April which marked the assembly start of the 14 large blocks at Crist in Gdynia, Poland. The environmental friendly ship …
Apr 17, 2018 /  Vessels
Research partnership aims to enable Zero Emission Ships

Research partnership aims to enable Zero Emission Ships

By combining existing technologies in a new way, we can build ferries that represent a quantum leap for the environment. That is the idea behind a new R&D project involving four major players in the maritime sector: …
Nov 30, 2017 /  Curious
Western Baltija Shipbuilding to supply hull blocks for Color Line's newbuild

Western Baltija Shipbuilding to supply hull blocks for Color Line's newbuild

Western Baltija Shipbuilding (WBS) signed a contract on the production of the hull blocks for the largest hybrid ferry in the world with the Norwegian company Ulstein Verft AS in spring and is already commencing first …
Oct 13, 2017 /  Curious