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.

MSC Cruises: building a legacy to last

MSC Cruises: building a legacy to last
By Guest | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Sam Ballard asks Gianni Onorato about the company’s meteoric expansion and environmental strategies

Gianni Onorato discusses the company’s meteoric expansion and environmental strategies

Creating memories with Celebrity Cruises

Creating memories with Celebrity Cruises
By Guest | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Susan Bonner tells Charlie Game how the Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd brand is increasing revenue by delivering a luxurious onboard experience

Susan Bonner on how the brand is increasing revenue with a luxurious onboard experience

Safely meeting ferry passenger demand in Thailand

Safely meeting ferry passenger demand in Thailand
By Guest | Friday, January 11, 2019

Supapan Pichaironarongsongkram from Chao Phraya Express Boat Co tells Sandra Speares what it takes to deliver an effective service to over 36,000 customers per day

Supapan Pichaironarongsongkram tells us Chao Phraya Express Boat Co's daily service

Cruising to success with new ships and more

Cruising to success with new ships and more
By Guest | Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Huw Kidwell talks with Andy Stuart, CEO and president of Norwegian Cruise Line, about how the company’s mission to provide freedom and flexibility is driving the cruise market

Norwegian's president and CEO Andy Stuart talks about his mission to provide freedom and flexibility

Brand new vistas for Carnival Cruise Line

Brand new vistas for Carnival Cruise Line
By Guest | Friday, January 4, 2019

Petu Kummala tells Anthony Pearce how he is battling misconceptions about cruise holidays, overcoming material restrictions and welcoming new competitors

Petu Kummala discusses battling cruise misconceptions and overcoming material restrictions


Why do aluminium ferries have to go fast?

Why do aluminium ferries have to go fast?
By Guest | Thursday, January 3, 2019

Mike Wake, Austal’s sales representative for Europe, outlines how less powerful lightweight aluminium ferries could significantly reduce fuel consumption and pollution

Austal’s Mike Wake discusses the reduced fuel consumption and pollution of aluminium ferries


Port of Galveston: Building for the future

Port of Galveston: Building for the future
By Guest | Monday, December 24, 2018

Charlie Game hears from Rodger Rees about his first seven months as director at Port of Galveston, and how the port is planning for the future

Rodger Rees discusses his role as director at Port of Galveston and the port’s future plans

Carnival Cruise Line nears end of future-proofing journey

Carnival Cruise Line nears end of future-proofing journey
By Guest | Friday, December 14, 2018

As the US-based cruise operator’s decade-long fleet renewal programme nears completion, Charlie Bartlett asks president Christine Duffy what lessons she’s learned

Charlie Bartlett asks president Christine Duffy what lessons she’s learned from the fleet renewal

How cruise lines can manage scheduling and resources

How cruise lines can manage scheduling and resources
By Guest | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Managing large crews and keeping passengers safe in today’s cruise industry is complex. Lee Clarke from Dynama recommends using workforce optimisation technology in six focus areas to improve customer service and business performance

Dynama's Lee Clarke explains how workforce optimisation technology can help

Winning the war on corrosion onboard passenger ships

Winning the war on corrosion onboard passenger ships
By Guest | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Frank Goodwin, director of Technology and Market Development at International Zinc Association, explains how zinc thermal spray and paint duplex systems keep ships rust-free

International Zinc Association on how zinc thermal spray and paint duplex systems keep ships rust-free

Unity is the key to strength for the global ferry industry

Unity is the key to strength for the global ferry industry
By Guest | Monday, October 1, 2018

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan assesses the trade association’s growing role in building the ferry sector’s future ahead of its 43rd annual conference this October

Mike Corrigan assesses Interferry's growing role in building the ferry sector’s future

Smooth sailing towards a low-carbon future

Smooth sailing towards a low-carbon future
By Guest | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Norsepower CEO Tuomas Riski outlines why wind-assisted rotor sails provide a cost-effective solution for cruise and ferry lines who want to reduce fuel consumption and environmental impact

Norsepower's Tuomas Riski on why wind-assisted rotor sails are ideal for cruise ships and ferries

How cruise lines can become total vacation providers

How cruise lines can become total vacation providers
By Guest | Thursday, September 6, 2018

Asish Koshy, head of Travel and Cruise Business at IBS Software, explains the considerations for cruise lines as they attempt to transform into total vacation providers and the role technology plays in enabling this vision

IBS Software's Asish Koshy explains what factors cruise companies should consider

Where are you on your journey to marine digitalisation?

Where are you on your journey to marine digitalisation?
By Guest | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Eniram invites you to take an assessment to discover the level of your current digital maturity

Eniram invites you to take an assessment to discover the level of your current digital maturity

Can building information modelling work for cruise ships?

Can building information modelling work for cruise ships?
By Guest | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Matthew Jensen, architectural consultant for Fraiserline, takes a look at the challenges and opportunities of using a new type of software during the design and build process

Fraserline's Matthew Jensen explores the use of new software during the design and build process

Why BC Ferries is going green for its latest newbuilds

Why BC Ferries is going green for its latest newbuilds
By Guest | Thursday, August 9, 2018

Many would be tempted to rest on their green laurels after switching to cleaner burning LNG, but not BC Ferries’ Corrine Storey. Charlie Bartlett finds out why

Corrine Storey shares the Canadian ferry line's environmental sustainability strategy 

Looking forward to the future at Silversea Cruises

Looking forward to the future at Silversea Cruises
By Guest | Tuesday, August 7, 2018

A ship launch, newbuild plans and refurbishments characterised Silversea Cruises in 2017. Chief executive Roberto Martinoli shares future plans with Sandra Speares

Chief executive Roberto Martinoli talks about a ship launch, newbuild plans and refurbishments

Making ships smarter with intelligent technologies

Making ships smarter with intelligent technologies
By Guest | Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Sam Ballard asks Tallink how passenger expectations, new onboard technologies and remote monitoring systems are creating intelligent ships

Tallink tells us how it's using new onboard technologies and remote monitoring systems

Why Pullmantur Cruceros is going back to its roots

Why Pullmantur Cruceros is going back to its roots
By Guest | Friday, July 27, 2018

Sandra Speares talks to Pullmantur Cruceros’ president and CEO Richard J. Vogel to understand why 2017 was a year of changing focus

President and CEO Richard J. Vogel explains how the brand is changing its focus

How Finnlines is making its ferries fit for the future

How Finnlines is making its ferries fit for the future
By Guest | Monday, July 16, 2018

Emanuele Grimaldi discusses Finnlines’ vessel upgrades, environmental efforts and recent successes with Sandra Speares

Emanuele Grimaldi discusses vessel upgrades, environmental efforts and recent successes