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.

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

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