Author: Elizabeth Robinson

Elizabeth Robinson is a journalist for the CruiseandFerry.net website. Primarily looking after news, she reports on the latest announcements from some of the world’s leading cruise and ferry lines.


CLIA Europe and Medcruise sign partnership agreement

CLIA Europe and Medcruise sign partnership agreement
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, June 22, 2018

Organisations will promote cruise business in the Mediterranean, Black Sea and Adriatic Sea

Sustainable Ocean Summit

Sustainable Ocean Summit
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, June 22, 2018

14-16 November; Hong Kong

The event will explore industry-driven solutions to ocean sustainability challenges

Ferguson Marine to develop renewables-powered ferry

Ferguson Marine to develop renewables-powered ferry
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Plans for HySeas III revealed at Smart Shipping Symposium in Glasgow, Scotland

WFSA to hold sixth international student design competition

WFSA to hold sixth international student design competition
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, June 21, 2018

The association is seeking designs for a safe and affordable passenger ferry 

Marseille Provence welcomes 5179-passenger MSC Seaview

Marseille Provence welcomes 5179-passenger MSC Seaview
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Arrival was marked with a key and plaque ceremony organised by the Marseille Provence Cruise Club

Star Cruises celebrates inaugural sailing of SuperStar Aquarius

Star Cruises celebrates inaugural sailing of SuperStar Aquarius
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Cruise line sets a new record for homeport deployments in Qingdao, China 

Reygar launches new fleet management solution

Reygar launches new fleet management solution
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Digital-DPR improves access to information and reduces the reporting burden 


Valletta Cruise Port welcomes MSC Cruises’ latest newbuild

Valletta Cruise Port welcomes MSC Cruises’ latest newbuild
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

MSC Seaview was named last week and is currently on its inaugural voyage

Decking provider Bolidt wins contract for Hurtigruten newbuilds

Decking provider Bolidt wins contract for Hurtigruten newbuilds
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The two hybrid propulsion polar expedition cruise ships are due for delivery in 2019

Wight Shipyard Co delivers new catamaran to Loch Ness by Jacobite

Wight Shipyard Co delivers new catamaran to Loch Ness by Jacobite
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, June 18, 2018

New vessel will sail between Dochgarroch, Clansman Harbour and the historic ruins of Urquhart Castle


NASA astronaut names Viking Orion at ceremony in Italy

NASA astronaut names Viking Orion at ceremony in Italy
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, June 18, 2018

Dr Anna Fisher is the ceremonial godmother to Viking Cruises’ fifth ship which is now on its maiden voyage

Ovation of the Seas makes maiden calls in Subic Bay and Manila

Ovation of the Seas makes maiden calls in Subic Bay and Manila
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, June 15, 2018

Royal Caribbean International’s ship is now the largest cruise ship to call at any Filipino port

Carnival plans record number of Australian sailings for 2020

Carnival plans record number of Australian sailings for 2020
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, June 15, 2018

Carnival Spirit and Carnival Splendor will offer 77 cruises to the South Pacific and New Zealand 

Oprah Winfrey will serve as godmother of Nieuw Statendam

Oprah Winfrey will serve as godmother of Nieuw Statendam
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Actress and talk show host will also join O, The Oprah Magazine on a ‘Girls Getaway’ cruise in 2019

Royal Caribbean unveils features onboard Spectrum of the Seas

Royal Caribbean unveils features onboard Spectrum of the Seas
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

New ship will boast line’s a karaoke venue and a virtual reality bungee trampoline experience 

First of Stena Line’s ro-pax ferries to sail on the Irish Sea

First of Stena Line’s ro-pax ferries to sail on the Irish Sea
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Vessel is currently under construction at the AVIC Shipyard in China and will enter service in 2020

Quark Expeditions contracts Brodosplit for new expedition ship

Quark Expeditions contracts Brodosplit for new expedition ship
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Vessel is designed to be the most versatile expedition ship operating in the polar regions

WDR to launch new passenger ferry in 2019

WDR to launch new passenger ferry in 2019
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

German domestic ferry operator reveals news as it christens latest cargo vessel at the Port of Wyk 


Sophia Loren christens MSC Seaview in Genoa

Sophia Loren christens MSC Seaview in Genoa
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, June 11, 2018

Celebrities watch as MSC Cruises officially welcomes its 15th ship to the fleet 

Brodosplit floats out new Oceanwide Expeditions cruise ship

Brodosplit floats out new Oceanwide Expeditions cruise ship
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, June 11, 2018

Hondius will be built to Polar Class 6 standards and be delivered in 2019