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.


Oceania Cruises introduces new bistro lunch menus

Oceania Cruises introduces new bistro lunch menus
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, February 19, 2018

‘Taste of the World’ will offer a selection of foods from a variety of different countries 

Holland America Line to launch new EXC In-Depth Voyages

Holland America Line to launch new EXC In-Depth Voyages
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, February 16, 2018

Maasdam’s sailings allow guests to choose their own onshore activities and enjoy zodiac excursions 

Port of Roenne expects 45% increase in cruise lines in 2018

Port of Roenne expects 45% increase in cruise lines in 2018
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, February 16, 2018

Danish port will extend harbour in 2019 to accommodate larger vessels

Windstar Cruises to return to Alaska in 2018

Windstar Cruises to return to Alaska in 2018
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Four new cruise tours will feature kayaking and glacier explorations

Speedcast expands relationship with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Speedcast expands relationship with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Company to provide higher bandwidth and support communications across 37 ships

MedCruise appoints a new secretary general

MedCruise appoints a new secretary general
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Port management consultant Jordi Caballé Valls will help cruise association investigate port policies 


Carnival Cruise Line expands US West Coast presence

Carnival Cruise Line expands US West Coast presence
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Developments include the re-opening of California’s Long Beach Cruise Terminal 

Shekhar Grover wins Bacardi Legacy Cruise Bartender of the Year 2018

Shekhar Grover wins Bacardi Legacy Cruise Bartender of the Year 2018
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Royal Caribbean International contestant will compete in the finals in Mexico City

Wight Shipyard Co to build river catamaran for the Danube

Wight Shipyard Co to build river catamaran for the Danube
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, February 12, 2018

The vessel will join Central Danube Region Marketing & Development’s Twin City Liner service in 2020

MSC Group and Onorato Armatori order four new ferries

MSC Group and Onorato Armatori order four new ferries
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, February 12, 2018

Ro-pax vessels will be built by Guangzhou Shipyard International and China Shipbuilding Trading in China

Seven Seas Mariner to be refurbished this April

Seven Seas Mariner to be refurbished this April
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, February 9, 2018

New features will include improved suite designs, guest spaces and dining options

Port of Halifax to welcome 10 inaugural calls in 2018

Port of Halifax to welcome 10 inaugural calls in 2018
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, February 9, 2018

200 vessels and 300,000 guests to call at Canadian port this cruise season

Nieuw Statendam to explore Norway, the Baltic and Iceland in 2019

Nieuw Statendam to explore Norway, the Baltic and Iceland in 2019
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, February 8, 2018

Holland America’s new ship to homeport in Amsterdam and Civitavecchia from May until October 

Wightlink launches Victoria of Wight in Turkey

Wightlink launches Victoria of Wight in Turkey
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, February 8, 2018

New passenger ferry will sail between the UK and Isle of Wight in summer 2020

Costa Cruises to halve food waste with 4GOODFOOD programme

Costa Cruises to halve food waste with 4GOODFOOD programme
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Initiative involves revamping the menus and shipboard food preparation processes 

Cruise the Saint Lawrence targets winter cruise market

Cruise the Saint Lawrence targets winter cruise market
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Association to showcase Canada’s tourism offering during familiarisation trip this February

AVIC Weihai Shipyard lays keel for first of Stena Line’s new vessels

AVIC Weihai Shipyard lays keel for first of Stena Line’s new vessels
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Ceremony marks start of construction of the hull and exterior parts of the ferry

P&O Cruises and Cunard to remove single-use plastics from ships by 2022

P&O Cruises and Cunard to remove single-use plastics from ships by 2022
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Items such as straws, water bottles and excess food packaging will be removed from hotel operations 

Uljanik to build second expedition cruise yacht for Scenic

Uljanik to build second expedition cruise yacht for Scenic
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, February 5, 2018

Construction of the 228-passenger Scenic Eclipse II will begin in Pula, Croatia in 2019

Red Funnel ferry undergoes major £3 million refurbishment

Red Funnel ferry undergoes major £3 million refurbishment
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, February 5, 2018

Trimline, Wight Shipyard and A&P are collaborating on the project, which is taking place in the UK