Author: Guest

Thought leaders from across the passenger shipping industry contribute articles to CruiseandFerry.net, as well as to our International Cruise & Ferry Review and Cruise & Ferry Interiors publications. Guest authors include executives from cruise, ferry and port associations across the world.

To dream a dream

To dream a dream
By Guest | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

SMC Design’s work for Dream Cruises means the company can offer a more holistic experience for guests

SMC Design’s work for Dream Cruises means it can offer a holistic experience for guests

Every centimetre counts

Every centimetre counts
By Guest | Monday, May 1, 2017

MKN explains how its range of SpaceCombi combi steamers make best use of available space

MKN explains how its range of SpaceCombi combi steamers make best use of available space

A long life for the global ferry fleet

A long life for the global ferry fleet
By Guest | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Michael Grey highlights why the ferry industry is enjoying long-term success, despite an increase in ships being scrapped in other marine markets

Michael Grey highlights why the ferry industry is enjoying long-term success

Sailing in the lap of luxury

Sailing in the lap of luxury
By Guest | Friday, April 7, 2017

Azamara Club Cruises’ Larry Pimentel has built up over two decades of experience in the cruise industry, mostly at the luxury end. Here, he talks to Sandra Speares

Azamara Club Cruises’ Larry Pimentel talks about his luxury cruise line

New members and important priorities

New members and important priorities
By Guest | Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Cruise Europe will work with its 125 members and CLIA to drive European cruise growth and improve environmental changes, says Jens Skrede

Cruise Europe will work with members and CLIA to drive European cruise growth, says Jens Skrede

Worldwide Ferry Safety Association takes a look at global ferry safety

Worldwide Ferry Safety Association takes a look at global ferry safety
By Guest | Friday, March 31, 2017

Worldwide Ferry Safety Association’s Roberta Weisbrod shares some of the highlights delegates can expect at the Ferry Safety & Technology Conference in May

Roberta Weisbrod highlights what delegates can expect at the Ferry Safety & Technology Conference

Brimming with plenty of cruise tourism opportunities

Brimming with plenty of cruise tourism opportunities
By Guest | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Harlingen is a unique city with commercial spirit. Käthe Galema and Janneke Nieuwhof, the port’s Cruise Directors, outline the many attractions that keep guests coming back time and time again

We outline the many attractions that keep guests coming back to Harlingen time and time again

Managing human resources efficiently

Managing human resources efficiently
By Guest | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Sigrid Kviteberg, project director at Adonis, outlines how the company can help shipowners to implement reliable human resource management systems

Sigrid Kviteberg outlines how Adonis can help shipowners with human resource management systems

Caring, measuring, sharing

Caring, measuring, sharing
By Guest | Monday, January 16, 2017

MedCruise ports expand activities caring about performance, economic impact and user satisfaction, says Thanos Pallis, secretary general of MedCruise

MedCruise ports expand activities caring about performance, economic impact and user satisfaction

Malta: it’s all happening here

Malta: it’s all happening here
By Guest | Friday, January 6, 2017

Long considered to be a microcosm of the Mediterranean and a favourite with travellers seeking an authentic island experience, Malta is a unique port to visit year-round

Malta is a microcosm of the Mediterranean, making it a unique port to visit year-round

Investing in a stronger future for Wightlink

Investing in a stronger future for Wightlink
By Guest | Thursday, January 5, 2017

Sandra Speares chats to Sean Millward, Head of Business Operations at Wightlink, about the company’s new hybrid ferry and infrastructure investments

Sean Millward speaks about Wightlink’s new hybrid ferry and infrastructure investments

Prioritising continuous improvement

Prioritising continuous improvement
By Guest | Friday, December 30, 2016

Canadian ferry operator Marine Atlantic is focused on reducing its environmental footprint while enhancing the customer experience. Chief Executive Paul Griffin speaks with Sandra Speares

Paul Griffin tells us how Marine Atlantic is reducing its environmental footprint while enhancing the guest experience

Going green with hybrid passenger ferries

Going green with hybrid passenger ferries
By Guest | Friday, December 23, 2016

Deon Mortensen, Director of Ship Management, takes Sandra Speares through Fjord1’s plans for hybrid ferries and reducing its environmental footprint

Deon Mortensen shares Fjord1’s plans for hybrid ferries and reducing its environmental footprint

Creating successful new ferry berths

Creating successful new ferry berths
By Guest | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Michael Grey discusses the factors that contribute to the success or failure of ferry routes and services

Michael Grey discusses the factors that contribute to the success or failure of ferry routes and services

Addressing and alleviating cruise passenger stress

Addressing and alleviating cruise passenger stress
By Guest | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Cruise operators must relieve various stresses during the cruise experience to make it more relaxing and build brand affinity, says Frank Jewett, Vice President of Hospitality at UIEvolution

UIEvolution's Frank Jewett explains how operators can make cruising more relaxing

Boosting business performance in the ferry industry

Boosting business performance in the ferry industry
By Guest | Friday, December 16, 2016

Carus brings ferry industry experience to help ferry companies maximise opportunities for growth, says Simon Johnson, President of Carus Executive Consulting

Carus brings ferry industry experience to help operators maximise growth, says Simon Johnson

Ibiza – with Formentera close at hand

Ibiza – with Formentera close at hand
By Guest | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Offering unwavering appeal to guests young and old, Ibiza and neighbouring Formentera have lots to offer

Offering unwavering appeal to guests young and old, Ibiza and neighbouring Formentera have lots to offer

Ensuring consistent high hygiene standards

Ensuring consistent high hygiene standards
By Guest | Monday, December 12, 2016

Warewashing technology specialist Meiko is helping cruise and ferry companies tackle a number of key challenges when looking to meet industry regulations

Warewashing technology specialist Meiko helps ship operators meet regulations

Speaking with a united voice in Europe

Speaking with a united voice in Europe
By Guest | Friday, December 9, 2016

Cruise Europe is working with its members, cruise lines, ports, ESPO and CLIA to strengthen the European cruise industry, says Jens Skrede

Jens Skrede shares how Cruise Europe is working to strengthen Europe's cruise industry

A wealth of opportunity for the UK ferry sector

A wealth of opportunity for the UK ferry sector
By Guest | Monday, December 5, 2016

Ferry industry stalwart Bill Moses explains to Sandra Speares why the UK’s exit from the European Union could breathe new life into the market

Ferry expert Bill Moses explains why the UK’s EU exit could breathe new life into the market