How Ultramar found itself in the right place, at the right time

How Ultramar found itself in the right place, at the right time
By Alex Smith | 13 October 2020

A chance encounter led to the UK’s Wight Shipyard Co securing a historic ferry order from Mexican operator Ultramar, starting what is set to be a prosperous long-term partnership

A chance encounter led to the Wight Shipyard Co securing an order from Mexican operator Ultramar

Making new orders in challenging times

Making new orders in challenging times
By Justin Merrigan | 06 October 2020

Shipyards continue with construction projects and ferry operators place new orders despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Justin Merrigan reports

Justin Merrigan reports on the recent orders and construction projects for ferry operators

How lighting technology can enhance guest cabins

How lighting technology can enhance guest cabins
By Alex Smith | 05 October 2020

Light has a significant impact on guests’ well-being, according to lighting manufacturer L&S Italia

Light has a significant impact on guests’ well-being, according to lighting manufacturer L&S Italia

The secret weapon lying beneath flooring on passenger ships

The secret weapon lying beneath flooring on passenger ships
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 September 2020

F. Ball’s subfloor preparation products and adhesives play an essential role in keeping carpets and flooring onboard cruise ships in excellent condition

F. Ball’s subfloor preparation products and adhesives keep carpets and floors in excellent condition

Stronger together: Estonian Marine Initiative

Stronger together: Estonian Marine Initiative
By Alex Smith | 23 July 2020

Estonian Marine Initiative brings together eight companies who provide all the services passenger ship operators need to design, outfit and refurbish their vessels to the highest standard

The initiative is bringing together eight companies from across Estonia’s supply chain

Interior view: National Geographic Endurance

Interior view: National Geographic Endurance
By Jon Ingleton | 16 July 2020

Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic are partners in exploration, conservation and education. Jon Ingleton talks with Nikolaos Doulis about the latest addition to their fleet

Nikolaos Doulis discusses the latest addition to Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic’s fleet

How to make high-quality leather products

How to make high-quality leather products
By Alex Smith | 10 July 2020

Elmo Leather’s tanning factory in Sweden ensures that the company continues to deliver products of the highest quality for the cruise industry

Elmo Leather’s tanning factory continues to deliver high quality for the cruise industry

How Austal is delivering evolutionary design

How Austal is delivering evolutionary design
By Alex Smith | 26 June 2020

Australian shipbuilder Austal is improving upon its tested trimaran design with new features onboard Fred. Olsen Express’s Bajamar Express

The shipbuilder is improving upon its trimaran design with Fred Olsen Express’ Bajamar Express

Family-friendly fun with aerial adventures

Family-friendly fun with aerial adventures
Carnival Cruise Line
By Alex Smith | 15 June 2020

RCI Adventure Products is helping guests to enjoy exciting aerial adventures onboard the world’s biggest cruise ships

Guests are enjoying RCI Adventure Products’ Sky Trail attractions onboard the biggest cruise ships

How Den Breejen Shipyard is delivering shipbuilding satisfaction

How Den Breejen Shipyard is delivering shipbuilding satisfaction
By Alex Smith | 04 June 2020

Den Breejen Shipyard continues to dominate river cruise construction with a busy schedule and an eye for the future

The shipyard continues to dominate river cruise construction with an eye for the future

How Valleta Cruise Port is investing in improvement

How Valleta Cruise Port is investing in improvement
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 May 2020

Infrastructure upgrades, wider quays and new shoreside power facilities are set to make Valletta Cruise Port an even more attractive cruise port

Infrastructure upgrades and new facilities are set to make the port an even more attractive prospect

How SMC Design is helping to transform MSC Cruises

How SMC Design is helping to transform MSC Cruises
SMC Design
By Anonym | 17 April 2020

The UK-based company tells CFR about the delivery of MSC Bellissima, MSC Grandiosa and Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve

Firm has worked on MSC Bellissima, MSC Grandiosa and Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve

Green List: Sumptuous and sustainable

Green List: Sumptuous and sustainable
By Jacqui Griffiths | 16 April 2020

Today’s passenger ships must combine comfort and beauty with care for the environment. Jacqui Griffiths looks at how sustainability is being put at the heart of interior design

Jacqui Griffiths looks at how sustainability is being put at the heart of interior design

Interior furnishings: highlights for 2020

Interior furnishings: highlights for 2020
By Jon Ingleton | 15 April 2020

Jon Ingleton looks at some of the latest collections that will impress guests sailing on passenger ships

Jon Ingleton looks at some of the latest collections that will impress guests sailing on passenger ships

How Vancouver provides sustainable satisfaction

How Vancouver provides sustainable satisfaction
By Alex Smith | 25 February 2020

Vancouver is the main homeport for ships sailing Alaskan cruises and the port authority continues to invest in a great guest experience and environmental protection

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is investing in the guest experience and environmental protection

Walking through history on the island of Crete

Walking through history on the island of Crete
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 February 2020

A visit to Heraklion is ideal for cruise guests who want to step back in time, embark on an adventure, or enjoy a rich culinary culture

Guests to Heraklion can step back in time, embark on adventure or enjoy a rich culinary culture

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