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.


Hamburg sees 10% increase in cruise passengers

Hamburg sees 10% increase in cruise passengers
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, November 20, 2017

Similar growth expected for 2018, which will include first visits from Viking Cruises

Genting Cruise Lines christens Dream Cruises’ World Dream

Genting Cruise Lines christens Dream Cruises’ World Dream
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, November 20, 2017

Celebrations take place at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong

Celebrity Cruises unveils new ship for Galapagos Islands

Celebrity Cruises unveils new ship for Galapagos Islands
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, November 17, 2017

Interiors designed by BG Studios use sustainable, regionally inspired materials

Liverpool City Council submits plans for new cruise terminal

Liverpool City Council submits plans for new cruise terminal
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, November 17, 2017

Application includes construction of ‘statement building’ on new suspended deck in the Mersey

MSC Cruises celebrates building milestones

MSC Cruises celebrates building milestones
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Steel cutting and coin ceremonies were held for two new ships at STX France

Cruise numbers rise at Port Saint John

Cruise numbers rise at Port Saint John
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Canadian port welcomed 3% more cruise visitors in 2017, compared to 2016

Red Jet 7 construction project ahead of schedule

Red Jet 7 construction project ahead of schedule
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

New ferry expected to start regular service in the UK in June 2018

Royal Caribbean to base four largest ships in Florida in 2019

Royal Caribbean to base four largest ships in Florida in 2019
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Oasis-class ships will set sail from the US port between 2019 and April 2020

PortMiami breaks cruise passenger record

PortMiami breaks cruise passenger record
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Cruise capital US cruise port welcomed more than 5.3 million passengers in 2017

Royal Caribbean introduces digital innovations to improve business

Royal Caribbean introduces digital innovations to improve business
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Onboard technologies will boost efficiency, empower crew members and enhance guest experience 

Lindblad Expeditions signs agreement with Ulstein to build expedition ship

Lindblad Expeditions signs agreement with Ulstein to build expedition ship
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, November 13, 2017

Vessel has been designed with sustainability solutions to reduce environmental impact

Caribbean Princess first to cruise through expanded Panama Canal

Caribbean Princess first to cruise through expanded Panama Canal
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, November 13, 2017

The 118-foot wide vessel becomes first post-Panamax cruise ship to make the journey

Montréal welcomes 33% more passengers in 2017

Montréal welcomes 33% more passengers in 2017
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, November 10, 2017

The Canadian port hosted a record 114,517 passengers and crew members 

Carnival Cruise Line signs LNG deal with Shell

Carnival Cruise Line signs LNG deal with Shell
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, November 9, 2017

Two vessels will be fuelled by new LNG Bunker Barge when they debut in 2020 and 2022

Bartenders selected for finals of 2018 Bacardi Legacy Cruise Competition

Bartenders selected for finals of 2018 Bacardi Legacy Cruise Competition
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Annual event sets out to recognise professional talent in the industry

Majesty to rejoin the Celestyal Cruises fleet in 2018

Majesty to rejoin the Celestyal Cruises fleet in 2018
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Ship has been on charter to Thomson Cruises since May 2012

Marella Cruises partners with Champneys

Marella Cruises partners with Champneys
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Line’s new ship, Marella Explorer, will feature an onboard health spa

Ontario government awards ferry contract to Damen

Ontario government awards ferry contract to Damen
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, November 7, 2017

New hybrid-ready vessels will offer faster crossings from Kingston to Wolfe Island and Amherst Island

Sea Princess rejoins fleet with improved facilities after dry dock

Sea Princess rejoins fleet with improved facilities after dry dock
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Highlights include refurbished dining areas and new entertainment options

National Geographic and Scenic launch new line of river cruises

National Geographic and Scenic launch new line of river cruises
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, November 7, 2017

All sailings will feature educational talks from National Geographic experts and experiential excursions