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.


Port of Seattle begins another record breaking season

Port of Seattle begins another record breaking season
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, April 20, 2018

Arrival of Norwegian Sun makes it the biggest cruise port on the West Coast

Holland America Line celebrates 145th anniversary

Holland America Line celebrates 145th anniversary
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, April 20, 2018

Cruise line has carried over 16 million passengers to vacation destinations across the world

Smart shipping tech to go on display at Posidonia

Smart shipping tech to go on display at Posidonia
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Over 60 IT companies will showcase how AI, big data and other technologies are changing shipping

Rachel York named godmother of Crystal Debussy

Rachel York named godmother of Crystal Debussy
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Broadway star will perform as part of Crystal on Broadway programme

Marella Explorer enters dry dock for refurbishment

Marella Explorer enters dry dock for refurbishment
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

New features will include a flagship bar, club, casino and the first Champneys Spa at sea


Rolls-Royce to equip 13 new Fjord1 ferries with Autocrossing system

Rolls-Royce to equip 13 new Fjord1 ferries with Autocrossing system
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

System will automatically control the vessels’ acceleration, deceleration, speed and track 

American Constitution successfully passes sea trials

American Constitution successfully passes sea trials
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, April 17, 2018

American Cruise Lines’ ship prepares to enter service on the US East Coast on 18 April

Golden Princess embarks on cruise from Singapore after dry dock

Golden Princess embarks on cruise from Singapore after dry dock
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, April 17, 2018

New features include refurbished restaurants, improved entertainment facilities and luxury beds
  

Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited opens new Brodick terminal

Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited opens new Brodick terminal
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, April 16, 2018

Project has created a flagship ferry harbour that provides facilities that will boost the local economy

Tauck’s Treasures and Esprit return after redesign project

Tauck’s Treasures and Esprit return after redesign project
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, April 16, 2018

Vessels now feature larger accommodations and improved dining options

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings gets the go-ahead for Miami terminal

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings gets the go-ahead for Miami terminal
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, April 13, 2018

New terminal will enable Norwegian to bring a minimum of 1.3 million guests to Miami every year

Crystal Ravel handed over to the Crystal River Cruises fleet in Germany

Crystal Ravel handed over to the Crystal River Cruises fleet in Germany
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, April 13, 2018

New vessel will sail on her maiden voyage from Basel to Vienna in May 2018 

Scanship to provide total clean ship systems for Viking newbuilds

Scanship to provide total clean ship systems for Viking newbuilds
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Four vessels will be fitted with advanced wastewater purification and other waste processing systems

Viking Grace becomes first passenger ship to be powered by wind

Viking Grace becomes first passenger ship to be powered by wind
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Vessel equipped with Norsepower’s solution to reduce fuel emissions by 900 tonnes annually


Holland America and ArtLink to launch onboard art experience

Holland America and ArtLink to launch onboard art experience
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Programme will bring exclusive art to ships’ galleries and enable guests to meet artists 

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes work on P&O Cruises’ Ventura

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes work on P&O Cruises’ Ventura
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

New features include two exhaust gas cleaning systems and a repainted hull 


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 

Telenor Maritime to provide wi-fi to Stena Line ferries

Telenor Maritime to provide wi-fi to Stena Line ferries
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

New connectivity platform will use mobile, 3G and 4G to improve the onboard experience for guests


Regent Seven Seas Cruises unveils newly redesigned Seven Seas Mariner

Regent Seven Seas Cruises unveils newly redesigned Seven Seas Mariner
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, April 9, 2018

New features include upgraded dining options, spa facilities and suites 

Carnival Paradise to embark on 20 additional Cuba sailings in 2019

Carnival Paradise to embark on 20 additional Cuba sailings in 2019
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, April 9, 2018

Voyages will feature calls to the Cuban capital of Havana, as well as Key West and Cozumel