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.

Omotenashi is giving Japan’s cruises character

Omotenashi is giving Japan’s cruises character
By Guest | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Japan’s Ministry of Land and Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism is working to promote cruises in the country

Japan’s Ministry of Land and Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism tells ICFR more

Making Caribbean cruising sustainable

Making Caribbean cruising sustainable
By Guest | Monday, February 18, 2019

Cruise lines must rethink their itineraries and engage with destinations in more meaningful ways to attract younger guests to the Caribbean, says the Caribbean Tourism Organization

Caribbean Tourism Organization says cruise lines must change their thinking to attract younger guests

The importance of high-quality leather

The importance of high-quality leather
By Guest | Friday, February 15, 2019

Elmo Leather’s Jimmy Ahlgren says that if a price looks too good to be true, it probably is

Elmo Leather’s Jimmy Ahlgren says that if a price looks too good to be true, it probably is

Bringing ideas to reality with Imagine Hospitality Interiors

Bringing ideas to reality with Imagine Hospitality Interiors
By Guest | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Carl Henriques, owner of the Danish interior design firm, explains the need to focus on solutions for the marine furniture segment

Carl Henriques explains the need to focus on solutions for the marine furniture segment

A lower carbon future for the ferry industry

A lower carbon future for the ferry industry
By Guest | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Interferry regulatory affairs director Johan Roos discusses how the ferry industry can sustainably address climate change in a realistic timeframe

Interferry’s Johan Roos discusses how the industry can sustainably address climate change

Ferries, a flexible alternative to bridges and tunnels

Ferries, a flexible alternative to bridges and tunnels
By Guest | Friday, February 1, 2019

Michael Grey outlines why ferry services are often a preferable alternative to fixed links between different countries or cities

Michael Grey outlines why ferries are often preferable to fixed links between countries or cities

Building a better network for cruise and ferry passengers

Building a better network for cruise and ferry passengers
By Guest | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Pramod Arora, CEO of WMS, discusses why choosing the right design, network and provider is essential in delivering the optimal communication and technology experience

Pramod Arora from WMS discusses the importance of choosing the right design, network and provider

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


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

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

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

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 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