Author: Sean Dudley

Sean is part of our editorial team at International Cruise & Ferry Review. As well as writing and editing articles for our magazines, Sean also regularly reports on the important stories and trends that are affecting the industry.



Examining cruise opportunities in Jamaica

Examining cruise opportunities in Jamaica
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Sean Dudley talks to William Tatham of the Port Authority of Jamaica to find out how the country is working to advance its reputation as one of the Caribbean must-see destinations

William Tatham shares how the country is building its reputation as a must-see Caribbean destination

Constant enhancement at Global Ports Holding

Constant enhancement at Global Ports Holding
By Sean Dudley | Monday, June 19, 2017

Emre Sayın of Global Ports Holding reflects on his first year as the company’s CEO and shares his vision for the future

Emre Sayın reflects on his first year as the company’s CEO and shares his vision for the future

All go in Galveston

All go in Galveston
By Sean Dudley | Monday, May 29, 2017

With more passengers visiting than ever before and expansion work underway, Port of Galveston is enjoying something of a purple patch

With more passengers and expansion work underway, the port is enjoying a purple patch

Staying one step ahead

Staying one step ahead
By Sean Dudley | Monday, April 17, 2017

Sean Dudley speaks with Antti Marine’s Markko Takkinen about new projects and the growth in demand for doors within the marine sector

Antti Marine’s Markko Takkinen talks about the growing demand for doors in the marine sector

Breaking cruise traffic records like never before

Breaking cruise traffic records like never before
By Sean Dudley | Friday, April 7, 2017

In 2017, more cruise ships are set to visit the ports of Palamós and Roses on Spain’s Costa Brava coastline than ever before

In 2017, more cruise ships are set to visit the ports of Palamós and Roses on Spain’s Costa Brava coastline

Record numbers of cruise ships to visit Belfast this year

Record numbers of cruise ships to visit Belfast this year
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, April 5, 2017

88 cruise vessels set to arrive in the Northern Irish capital over the course of 2017.

Port of Huelva named Medcruise’s ‘port of the week’

Port of Huelva named Medcruise’s ‘port of the week’
By Sean Dudley | Monday, April 3, 2017

More than 2,000 cruise industry professionals to receive profile on port in southern Spain

American Cruise Lines unveils details of new riverboat class

American Cruise Lines unveils details of new riverboat class
By Sean Dudley | Friday, March 3, 2017

First of five vessels now under construction at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Maryland

Cruise vacations for every taste, budget and style

Cruise vacations for every taste, budget and style
By Sean Dudley | Friday, December 23, 2016

Cruising from PortMiami is only getting better. In what other homeport in the world can a cruise passenger experience world-renowned sandy beaches, colourful art deco architecture, and popular attractions while sailing away for a fun-filled vacation?

Cruising from PortMiami's world-class port is only getting better

Holland America launches new Explorations Central initiative

Holland America launches new Explorations Central initiative
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Passengers will be able to enjoy a more vivid and engaging travel experience while onboard

One love, one heart, one Caribbean

One love, one heart, one Caribbean
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Julie-Anne Burrowes, Cruise Tourism Advisor at Caribbean Village, says the Caribbean offers far more than the stereotypes suggest

Julie-Anne Burrowes from Caribbean Village says the Caribbean offers far more than stereotypes suggest

Construction of MS Elbe Princesse II begins at STX shipyard

Construction of MS Elbe Princesse II begins at STX shipyard
By Sean Dudley | Friday, December 16, 2016

CroisiEurope’s latest paddlewheel ship scheduled for delivery in February 2018

Building a stronger future for the global cruise industry

Building a stronger future for the global cruise industry
By Sean Dudley | Monday, December 12, 2016

Since beginning her time as President and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) earlier this year, Cindy D’Aoust reflects on her first few months in the role and her vision for the future in conversation with Sean Dudley

Cindy D’Aoust reflects on her first few months as president and CEO of CLIA

Refining the Caribbean cruise experience

Refining the Caribbean cruise experience
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, December 8, 2016

With a host of activities, a beautiful landscape and a series of upgrades to facilities across the island, the cruise industry in Jamaica is booming. William Tatham of the Port Authority of Jamaica tells us more about the current noise coming from the Caribbean

William Tatham tells us about Jamaica's booming cruise industry

MV Werften and MAN Diesel & Turbo complete work on two new ships

MV Werften and MAN Diesel & Turbo complete work on two new ships
By Sean Dudley | Friday, November 18, 2016

‘Global Class’ cruise ships to be delivered to Star Cruises in 2020 and 2021

Sharing the knowledge around the world

Sharing the knowledge around the world
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Global Ports Holding provides services for millions of passengers in many regions around the world. Sean Dudley speaks to recently appointed CEO Emre Sayin to find out more

Global Ports Holding provides services for millions of passengers, says CEO Emre Sayin

Cruise Baltic hosts two summer familiarisation trips

Cruise Baltic hosts two summer familiarisation trips
By Sean Dudley | Friday, September 23, 2016

Attendees visit number of locations in Denmark, Finland, Poland and Sweden

Refining the Caribbean cruise experience

Refining the Caribbean cruise experience
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, September 13, 2016

With a host of activities, a beautiful landscape and a series of upgrades to facilities across the island, the cruise industry in Jamaica is booming. William Tatham of the Port Authority of Jamaica tells us more about the current noise coming from the Caribbean

William Tatham of the Port Authority of Jamaica tells us about recent successes

MSC Cruises names second Seaside-generation smart ship MSC Seaview

MSC Cruises names second Seaside-generation smart ship MSC Seaview
By Sean Dudley | Monday, July 4, 2016

Vessel to launch in June 2018 and spend inaugural in the western Mediterranean

MSC reveals more details about on-board features of the MSC Meraviglia

MSC reveals more details about on-board features of the MSC Meraviglia
By Sean Dudley | Friday, July 1, 2016

Latest vessel scheduled for its first cruise in June 2017 in the western Mediterranean