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.

Why cruise operators are choosing systems from Thordon Bearings

Why cruise operators are choosing systems from Thordon Bearings
By Guest | Friday, April 20, 2018

Firm's water-lubricated propeller shaft bearings offer performance, maintenance and cost benefits

Why the cruise industry is aiming high in Australia

Why the cruise industry is aiming high in Australia
By Guest | Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Australian Cruise Association is helping ports and destinations to develop their infrastructure, services and cruise guest offerings to meet growing demand, says Jill Abel, CEO of the Australian Cruise Association

Australian Cruise Association is helping destinations to develop their infrastructures and cruise offerings

Why Interferry is joining forces with ferry lines

Why Interferry is joining forces with ferry lines
By Guest | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan says strength from unity is key to the trade association’s mounting influence

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan says strength from unity is key to the trade association’s mounting influence

How to create the next generation of expedition cruise ships

How to create the next generation of expedition cruise ships
By Guest | Friday, March 16, 2018

Trond Sigurdsen, chairman of YSA Design, explains how the company is helping cruise operators to get guests closer to wildlife and nature with retractable marinas, infinity pools and onboard research laboratories

Trond Sigurdsen explains why YSA Design is designing retractable marinas, infinity pools and more

How Cruise Europe will drive cruise growth in 2018

How Cruise Europe will drive cruise growth in 2018
By Guest | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Cruise Europe and its members will head to key events in 2018 to capitalise on Europe’s position as a year-round cruise destination, says managing director Jens Skrede

Cruise association will promote its ports at various events this year, says Jens Skrede 

The route to standardisation for Stena Line Onboard Services

The route to standardisation for Stena Line Onboard Services
By Guest | Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Stena pushes ahead with its ‘one company’ strategy, which will redefine the future internal appearance of Europe’s largest ferry line and see it digitise the interiors of 36 of its ferries. David Mott reports

Stena pushes ahead with its ‘one company’ strategy, which will redefine the future 

New discoveries on the horizon for Saga Cruises

New discoveries on the horizon for Saga Cruises
By Guest | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Anthony Pearce talks to Saga Cruises’ chief executive Robin Shaw about the joys of designing Spirit of Discovery from scratch

Anthony Pearce talks to Saga Cruises’ Robin Shaw about the joys of designing Spirit of Discovery

How Kelly Hoppen is redefining cruise ship interior design

How Kelly Hoppen is redefining cruise ship interior design
By Guest | Friday, February 16, 2018

Celebrity Cruises is working with interiors expert Kelly Hoppen to push the boundaries of design for Celebrity Edge. Anthony Pearce finds out more

The interiors expert tells us how she is working with Celebrity Cruises 

A look at how Spear Green Design works on ship interiors

A look at how Spear Green Design works on ship interiors
By Guest | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Jeremy Spear of Spear Green Design discusses the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to creating vessel interiors

Jeremy Spear discusses the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to create vessel interiors

How Hurtigruten is driving the industry to a green future

How Hurtigruten is driving the industry to a green future
By Guest | Friday, February 2, 2018

Hurtigruten’s newbuilds are going to change the face of explorer travel forever, Rune Thomas Ege tells Sam Ballard

Norwegian line’s newbuilds are going to change the face of explorer travel forever

How Survitec helps ship operators put safety first

How Survitec helps ship operators put safety first
By Guest | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Rob Wallace explores the benefits of working with a multi-brand service operator when it comes to keeping onboard safety equipment and lifeboats up to date and working well

A look at how a multi-brand service operator can help operators keep safety equipment working well

P&O Cruises Australia is on a high down under

P&O Cruises Australia is on a high down under
By Guest | Monday, January 15, 2018

Sture Myrmell, president of P&O Cruises Australia, shares his thoughts on the rapid cruise growth in Australasia with Anthony Pearce

Sture Myrmell shares his thoughts on the rapid cruise growth in Australasia 

What are the top five steps to interior refit success?

What are the top five steps to interior refit success?
By Guest | Friday, December 22, 2017

Trimline co-chairman Mike Oliver shares the top five factors cruise and ferry operators should consider when choosing an interior contractor for vessel refits

Trimline's Mike Oliver shares what operators should consider when choosing a contractor 

Regent Seven Seas is leading the way in luxury

Regent Seven Seas is leading the way in luxury
By Guest | Monday, December 11, 2017

Exciting growth and change is underway for the luxury segment, as Regent Seven Seas Cruises CEO Jason Montague tells Charlie Bartlett

Exciting change is underway for the luxury segment, says CEO Jason Montague

A look at how Jadrolinija is catering for increased tourism

A look at how Jadrolinija is catering for increased tourism
By Guest | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Alan Klanac gives Sandra Speares a heads-up on Croatian operator Jadrolinija’s major expansion programme to cater for growing tourism in the Adriatic

Alan Klanac gives us a heads-up on the Croatian operator’s major expansion programme 

Setting an example in the ferry industry

Setting an example in the ferry industry
By Guest | Monday, November 27, 2017

Max Tan tells Charlie Bartlett why Majestic Fast Ferry’s new twin-hulled ferries will make the company faster and safer than other Singaporean operators

Max Tan explains why Majestic Fast Ferry’s new twin-hulled ferries will make the company faster

Bringing European ports and international cruise lines together

Bringing European ports and international cruise lines together
By Guest | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Cruise Europe is working hard to help its 130 port members forge strong relationships with the world’s cruise lines and meet their needs, says managing director Jens Skrede

Cruise Europe is working hard to help its 130 port members forge strong relationships 

How Britain’s maritime industry can arm itself against cyber criminals

How Britain’s maritime industry can arm itself against cyber criminals
By Guest | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Computer Network Defence’s Andy Cuff outlines why passenger shipping operators should adopt the Department of Transport’s code of practice for cybersecurity

Computer Network Defence’s Andy Cuff highlights the importance of cybersecurity practices 

Fred. Olsen is navigating new waters in the cruise industry

Fred. Olsen is navigating new waters in the cruise industry
By Guest | Monday, November 13, 2017

Cruise line's expansion into the river sector will enable it to offer a world of choice to passengers, says managing director Mike Rodwell

Managing director Mike Rodwell says expansion into the river sector will give guests more choice

When East meets West at Princess Cruises

When East meets West at Princess Cruises
By Guest | Monday, November 6, 2017

Jan Swartz tells Sandra Speares about her new role as president of two Carnival Corporation brands, and Princess Cruises’ latest fleet enhancements

Jan Swartz tells Sandra Speares about her new role as president of two Carnival Corporation brands