Why cruise operators are choosing systems from Thordon Bearings

Why cruise operators are choosing systems from Thordon Bearings
By Guest | Friday, April 20, 2018

Firm's water-lubricated propeller shaft bearings offer performance, maintenance and cost benefits

How Shipyard De Hoop built Amadeus Queen

How Shipyard De Hoop built Amadeus Queen
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Shipyard created larger cabins, redesigned public areas and a new engine layout on the newbuild

A new exciting look for cruising in South Africa

A new exciting look for cruising in South Africa
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Cruise guests will be welcomed to a revamped world-class cruise terminal in Cape Town this year

Cruise guests will be welcomed to a revamped world-class cruise terminal in Cape Town this year

How BG Studio designed the Ultimate Family Suite on Symphony of the Seas

How BG Studio designed the Ultimate Family Suite on Symphony of the Seas
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The accommodation features an indoor slide, floor-to-ceiling LEGO wall and a 3D movie theatre 

How recent CLIA research highlights global cruise growth

How recent CLIA research highlights global cruise growth
By Sean Dudley | Monday, April 9, 2018

Three recent reports from Cruise Lines International Association reveal positive growth trends and demographic insights from the cruise industry. We consider some key findings from the past six months

We consider some of the findings from CLIA reports over the past six months

Exploring Northern Norway's autumn glory with Cruise Norway

Exploring Northern Norway's autumn glory with Cruise Norway
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, March 30, 2018

Jon Ingleton reviews the highlights of Cruise Norway’s late 2017 familiarisation trip to Narvik, Alta, Lakselv, North Cape, Honningsvag and Tromso

Highlights of a fam trip to Narvik, Alta, Lakselv, North Cape, Honningsvag and Tromso

How Japan is growing in popularity as a cruise destination

How Japan is growing in popularity as a cruise destination
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, March 26, 2018

The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ports and Harbors Bureau outlines how it is working to improve the country’s cruise sector

Japanese government department outlines how it is working to improve the country’s cruise sector

Why Var Provence is a friendly cruise destination

Why Var Provence is a friendly cruise destination
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, March 23, 2018

Var Provence Cruise Club’s ‘Cruise Friendly’ label is winning the French region fans in the cruise industry

Var Provence Cruise Club’s ‘Cruise Friendly’ label is winning the French region fans 

Why Valencia is an ideal Mediterranean coastal retreat

Why Valencia is an ideal Mediterranean coastal retreat
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Valencia is a popular destination with major cruise lines thanks to its facilities, varied shore excursions and enviable Mediterranean location

Spanish city is a popular destination with cruise lines thanks to its facilities and shore excursions

Seatrade Cruise Global: Key updates from the final day

Seatrade Cruise Global: Key updates from the final day
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, March 16, 2018

The exhibition floors were bustling with activity until the end of Seatrade Cruise Global. This final highlights report comprises a series of short updates from ICFR executive editor Jon Ingleton's wanderings and chance encounters throughout the week.

ICFR shares a series of short updates from the final day of the 2018 event in Fort Lauderdale

Seatrade Cruise Global: Top moments from day four

Seatrade Cruise Global: Top moments from day four
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Press conferences and interviews are routine fare for a journalist at Seatrade Cruise Global, but there was a lot to look forward to on the fourth day of the 2018 event, says ICFR's Jon Ingleton

ICFR's Jon Ingleton shares noteworthy announcements from Seatrade Cruise Global

Seatrade Cruise Global: Highlights from day one and two

Seatrade Cruise Global: Highlights from day one and two
By Jon Ingleton | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

ICFR’s executive editor Jon Ingleton was at Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from 4-8 March 2018. Here, he shares the best bits from the first two days of the event, which is always first in the diary for cruise industry executives

ICFR's executive editor Jon Ingleton shares the best bits from the opening days of the event

The importance of lighting on a cruise ship

The importance of lighting on a cruise ship
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, February 28, 2018

As waterproof LED lighting proves increasingly popular for the maritime industry, liniLED explains why its system provides the ideal solution

As waterproof LED lighting proves popular liniLED explains why its system provides an ideal solution

Why is organic, durable flooring important on cruise ships?

Why is organic, durable flooring important on cruise ships?
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, February 23, 2018

Flooring brand wineo tells us why its new organic flooring solution is ideal for assignments at sea

Flooring brand wineo tells us what makes its new organic flooring solution ideal 

How SES Networks is delivering enhanced connectivity to cruise lines

How SES Networks is delivering enhanced connectivity to cruise lines
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 19, 2018

Company's broadband solutions allow guests to stream movies, play games and use social media

Forbo Flooring is helping cruise and ferry lines make a grand entrance

Forbo Flooring is helping cruise and ferry lines make a grand entrance
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, February 19, 2018

Forbo Flooring Systems discusses the crucial role that entrance flooring plays in achieving great modern marine interior design

Uk-based company discusses the role of entrance flooring in achieving great modern interior design