Author: Lindsay James

Lindsay has worked in publishing and advertising for well over a decade, and wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. On a daily basis she can be found interviewing CEOs, writing features for a wide variety of magazines, producing copy for marketing collateral, organising content and meeting tight production schedules.

A bright future for homeporting in Dublin

A bright future for homeporting in Dublin
By Lindsay James | Monday, November 20, 2017

Pat Ward, Dublin Port Company’s head of corporate services, reflects on the growing appeal of Dublin Port and what homeporting means for the city’s tourism and economy

Dublin Port Company’s head of corporate services, reflects on the growing appeal of the port

How Port of St. Petersburg is catering to cruise demand

How Port of St. Petersburg is catering to cruise demand
By Lindsay James | Friday, November 17, 2017

With cruise visitors growing substantially year on year, the port of St. Petersburg is investing in significant redevelopment projects in order to prepare for the future

The Russian port tells ICFR about its significant redevelopment projects 

Meiko looks at how to tackle hygiene issues on cruise ships

Meiko looks at how to tackle hygiene issues on cruise ships
By Lindsay James | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Hygiene is a huge issue on cruise ships. There is limited space onboard to meet the required standards – especially when it comes to the wash-up area in kitchens. Meiko offers a solution

The company's solutions help operators to keep ships safe, even when they have limited onboard space

 

Ireland: thriving on tourism for the last 20 years

Ireland: thriving on tourism for the last 20 years
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Niamh McCarthy, managing director at Excursions Ireland, tells Lindsay James how Ireland is fulfilling its potential as a very successful cruise destination

Niamh McCarthy explains how Ireland is fulfilling its potential as a successful cruise destination 

In pictures: Le Havre celebrates its 500th anniversary

In pictures: Le Havre celebrates its 500th anniversary
By Lindsay James | Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The city and port celebrated with five months of festivities and special events

Finding the right partner in challenging times

Finding the right partner in challenging times
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Acknowledging the supply chain complexities that are rife within the passenger shipping industry is key to success, says Idris Shahpurwalla, business development director at Saifee

Acknowledging the supply chain complexities within the passenger shipping industry is key to success

How China is helping SunStone Ships grow

How China is helping SunStone Ships grow
By Lindsay James | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Niels-Erik Lund, founder and president of SunStone Ships, tells Lindsay James why he has turned to China to help the company expand its fleet and stay ahead long into the future

Niels-Erik Lund explains why he has turned to China to help the company expand its expedition fleet

ABB takes digitisation out onto the seas

ABB takes digitisation out onto the seas
By Lindsay James | Sunday, October 8, 2017

Digital technologies are transforming every industry, and the cruise and ferry market is no exception. Marcus Högblom from ABB tells Lindsay James more

Marcus Högblom from ABB tells Lindsay James about digital technologies and the cruise market

Going above and beyond

Going above and beyond
By Lindsay James | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Since opening in 2016, Tortola Pier Park has become one of the flagship cruise and shopping facilities in the Caribbean. Dona Regis, the park’s CEO, tells Lindsay James why she’s striving for even more

Tortola Pier Park has become one of the flagship cruise and shopping facilities in the Caribbean 


Entertainment for all

Entertainment for all
By Lindsay James | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Offering star-studded live shows, dedicated TV channels and artisan dining experiences, today’s cruise lines are competing to create the ultimate onboard entertainment offering. Lindsay James reports

Today’s cruise lines are competing to create the ultimate onboard entertainment 

Breaking records in Alaska's ferry industry

Breaking records in Alaska's ferry industry
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

With construction well underway on two of the largest vessels ever built in Alaska, the state’s ferry business looks bright. Captain Michael Neussl from the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities speaks to Lindsay James

Captain Michael Neussl tells us about Alaska Marine Highway System’s new ferries

How automation is transforming check-in at ferry terminals

How automation is transforming check-in at ferry terminals
By Lindsay James | Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Innovative Port Automation from Carus is creating new efficiencies for ferry operators, leading to a better customer experience. Lindsay James reports

Innovative Port Automation from Carus is creating new efficiencies for ferry operators

Cutting through the noise

Cutting through the noise
By Lindsay James | Thursday, April 6, 2017

As more ship operators strive to differentiate themselves, Tillberg Design of Sweden has seen a 500% growth in business. Fredrik Johansson and Michal Jackiewicz tell Lindsay James more

Fredrik Johansson and Michal Jackiewicz talk about Tillberg Design of Sweden's 500% growth in business

Dover: A destination for the future

Dover: A destination for the future
By Lindsay James | Friday, March 3, 2017

With destination immersion at the heart of today’s itinerary planning, nowhere is more naturally prepared to offer a unique, once in a lifetime experience than Dover – the cruise gateway to England

UK port offers a unique, once in a lifetime experience and it's the cruise gateway to England

Dominica: Think all, do all

Dominica: Think all, do all
By Lindsay James | Thursday, March 2, 2017

Deslyn Simon, tourism information officer at Discover Dominica Authority, explains the many opportunities offered by the popular Caribbean island

Discover Dominica Authority's Deslyn Simon outlines the opportunities on the popular Caribbean island

Discover Cornwall’s spectacular hidden treasures

Discover Cornwall’s spectacular hidden treasures
By Lindsay James | Monday, February 27, 2017

Mix a mild, sub-tropical climate with a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside and you have the perfect destination. Port Operations Director at Falmouth docks, Drystan Jones, tells us more

Drystan Jones tells us why Falmouth is the perfect cruise destination

An exceptional experience in the Atlantic Ocean

An exceptional experience in the Atlantic Ocean
By Lindsay James | Friday, February 24, 2017

Situated at the heart of the Atlantic Ocean, Madeira Islands offer a world of possibilities for exploration

Situated at the heart of the Atlantic Ocean, Madeira Islands offer a world of possibilities for exploration

A multi-faceted island that is ripe for discovery

A multi-faceted island that is ripe for discovery
By Lindsay James | Friday, February 24, 2017

Tenerife remains a popular destination for European cruise visitors, especially during the winter months

Tenerife remains a popular destination for European cruise visitors, especially during the winter months

An unforgettable cruise escape

An unforgettable cruise escape
By Lindsay James | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A rich combination of history, culture and landscape makes Jersey a perfect port of call

A rich combination of history, culture and landscape makes Jersey a perfect port of call

Cruising at the periphery of Western Europe

Cruising at the periphery of Western Europe
By Lindsay James | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Captain Brian Sheridan, Galway’s port harbour master and deputy CEO, explains why he believes that Ireland has the most idyllic cruising coastline in Western Europe

Galway port's Brian Sheridan shares why Ireland has the most idyllic cruising coastline in Western Europe