Cruise & Ferry Review - Autumn/Winter 2023

7 102 123 132 CONTENTS 114 CFR profiles the shipyards around the world that offer various repair, refit and maintenance services to cruise ships 121 Antti Marine’s Markko Takkinen discusses the advantages of the company’s e-hinge solution 123 Fiona Nevin outlines MJM’s upcoming work on Royal Caribbean’s Utopia of the Seas 124 Mark Henderson on how Magicman maintains high standards for its repair services Marine Operations 126 CFR outlines some of the services and solutions that are helping to ensure safety at sea 130 Interferry’s Johan Roos explains how electric vehicle fires at sea can be contained effectively 132 CFR explores how digital technologies are helping operators work more safely, efficiently and sustainably 134 Greg Martin and Simon Maher reveal how SES is pushing the performance limits of satellite communication 137 A look at how Telenor Satellite’s XipLink solution helps operators meet demand for online services 139 Bureau Veritas’ Andreas Ullrich discusses the advantages and challenges of wind-propulsion 140 Anglo-Eastern’s Sanjay Sukhrani and Dietmar Wertanzl outline the benefits of outsourcing ship management 141 Rick Shilling of Subsea Global Solutions explains the importance of choosing the right solution for hull maintenance 142 Tuomas Hakkinen and Jussi Siltanen discuss NAPA’s new Stability for Ferries solution Ferry Business 88 Mike Corrigan explains why Interferry’s upcoming conference promises to be a must-attend event this November 90 TT-Line Company’s Bernard Dwyer discusses the two next-generation Spirit of Tasmania ro-pax ferries set to join its fleet 94 Simon Johnson asks four ferry operators how they are continuing to deliver an excellent customer experience 98 Irish Ferries’ Andrew Sheen explains how the brand is working to make its ships more sustainable 100 Francis Portelli describes Virtu Ferries’ role in providing vital passenger and cargo services for Malta 102 Abby Penlington of Discover Ferries shares how new initiatives will improve the UK ferry industry’s carbon footprint 104 Michael Grey explores why ferry operators are having to find alternative solutions to provide reliable services Building and Refurbishment 106 CFR highlights several of the notable newbuilds that are now entering service for ferry operators around the world 109 Brett Crowther explains how Incat Crowther delivers an excellent shipbuilding solution for European ro-pax ferry operators 110 The cruise order book outlines the latest in new cruise ships set to debut in 2023 and beyond