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 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

How cruise lines create authentic destination experiences

How cruise lines create authentic destination experiences
By Guest | Friday, July 6, 2018

Sam Ballard asks Azamara Club Cruises, Pullmantur Cruceros, Holland America Line, Carnival Australia and Genting Cruise Line how they are creating itineraries with a balance between local activities and a regional immersion experience

Azamara, Pullmantur, Holland America, Carnival Australia and Genting Cruise Line tells us more

Creating grand designs for grand passenger ships

Creating grand designs for grand passenger ships
By Guest | Monday, July 2, 2018

Anthony Pearce speaks to experts from Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Stena Line to understand how orchestrating the design of a ship is akin to planning a small city

Experts from Carnival, RCL and Stena explain how designing a ship is akin to planning a small city 

The importance of brand and product immersion

The importance of brand and product immersion
By Guest | Friday, June 22, 2018

A team of experts from AD Associates explain how great design and operational performance can heighten the guest experience

A team of experts from AD Associates explain how great design can heighten the guest experience

How technology is helping to improve crew timekeeping

How technology is helping to improve crew timekeeping
By Guest | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The new Adonis Time Clock calculates crew overtime from work and rest hours records

The new Adonis Time Clock calculates crew overtime from work and rest hours records

The rise of the expedition cruise market

The rise of the expedition cruise market
By Guest | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Since 2004, SunStone Ships has focused on the expedition market. Niels-Erik Lund, the company’s president and CEO, explains why this has proven to be a winning approach

SunStone Ships' Niels-Erik Lund explains why the expedition market has been so successful

How to make passenger shipping more popular

How to make passenger shipping more popular
By Guest | Friday, June 15, 2018

Ferry lines, cruise companies and ports must work together to quell public concerns about the environmental, health and tourism impact of large vessels

Cruise companies must work together to reduce concerns about the environmental impact of cruising 

How MedCruise helps cruise lines make the most of the Med

How MedCruise helps cruise lines make the most of the Med
By Guest | Friday, June 1, 2018

MedCruise president Airam Díaz Pastor outlines how the organisation plans to improve relationships with cruise lines and attract more passengers to the region

Airam Díaz Pastor shares plans for attract more passengers to the region

Why Brittany Ferries is building a green machine

Why Brittany Ferries is building a green machine
By Guest | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Christophe Mathieu, CEO of Brittany Ferries, tells Anthony Pearce how the company’s first LNG-powered ship is a bold step towards more sustainable travel

CEO Christophe Mathieu explains how the line's first LNG-powered ship is a step to sustainable travel

How to be at the cutting edge in the cruise industry

How to be at the cutting edge in the cruise industry
By Guest | Friday, May 25, 2018

Lisa Lutoff-Perlo tells Sam Ballard why the innovations Celebrity Cruises is pioneering will make the industry better for consumers and crew alike

Lisa Lutoff-Perlo explains why the innovations Celebrity Cruises is making will improve the industry 

How Hong Kong's iconic ferry brand has stood the test of time

How Hong Kong's iconic ferry brand has stood the test of time
By Guest | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Star Ferry has been part of Hong Kong’s waterfront for 120 years and aims to renew its franchise in 2018. Sandra Speares talks to general manager Johnny Leung

Johnny Leung tells us Star Ferry's plans to remain a key part of Hong Kong’s waterfront 

Ammonia: a new way of fuelling the marine industry

Ammonia: a new way of fuelling the marine industry
By Guest | Monday, April 23, 2018

Niels de Vries from C-Job Naval Architects outlines why ammonia has a lot of potential as renewable fuel that will help ship operators eliminate harmful emissions

Niels de Vries from C-Job Naval Architects outlines why ammonia has potential as renewable fuel 

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