Interviews

Interior View: Baleària’s Eleanor Roosevelt

Interior View: Baleària’s Eleanor Roosevelt

Baleària

By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 June 2021

Baleària’s Georges Bassoul tells Elly Yates-Roberts about the operator’s new fast ferry and how spaciousness and light are setting her apart from other vessels

Georges Bassoul talks about Baleària’s new fast ferry and how she improves on other vessels

Reaching a tipping point for river cruising

Reaching a tipping point for river cruising
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 May 2021

Covid-19 and a greater focus on sustainability are changing the industry. Den Breejen’s Johan Kaasjager tells Elly Yates-Roberts how the shipyard is responding

Den Breejen’s Johan Kaasjager explains how the shipyard is responding to a changing industry

The benefits of a destination-centred approach

The benefits of a destination-centred approach
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 February 2021

Martin Lister from Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines tells Elly Yates-Roberts why smaller ships and a focus on the ports of call create niche experiences for its passengers

Martin Lister from Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines explains why small ships can create niche experiences

The new cruise industry on the horizon

The new cruise industry on the horizon
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 28 January 2021

William Tatham tells Elly Yates-Roberts about the Port Authority of Jamaica’s plans for when cruising restarts and some silver linings of the pandemic

William Tatham discusses the Port Authority of Jamaica’s plans for when cruising restarts

The importance of the port in an ideal cruise

The importance of the port in an ideal cruise
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 January 2021

Mike Pawlus from Azamara discusses the secret of the company’s itinerary success and the value of shore excursions with Elly Yates-Roberts

Mike Pawlus from Azamara discusses the secret of the company’s itinerary success

How PortMiami is remaining resilient and preparing for the future

How PortMiami is remaining resilient and preparing for the future
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 January 2021

PortMiami is making plans to ensure the safety of all employees and passengers when the cruise industry reopens. Port director Juan Kuryla tells Elly Yates-Roberts more

Port director Juan Kuryla shares how PortMiami will ensure the safety of employees and cruise guests

An Alaskan adventure for Holland America Line

An Alaskan adventure for Holland America Line
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 January 2021

Paul Grigsby discusses the cruise line’s 2021 itinerary offerings and why the US state of Alaska has stolen his heart

Paul Grigsby discusses the cruise line’s 2021 itineraries and why Alaska has stolen his heart

How MSC Cruises is powering up sustainability

How MSC Cruises is powering up sustainability
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 October 2020

Linden Coppell speaks with Elly Yates-Roberts about how MSC Cruises is working to improve its own sustainability efforts, as well as those of the whole shipping industry

Linden Coppell explains how the cruise line is working to improve its sustainability efforts

Interior view: Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras

Interior view: Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 28 September 2020

Carnival Cruise Line’s Petu Kummala tells Elly Yates-Roberts how total freedom of design led to beautiful, exciting and functional interiors on Mardi Gras

Petu Kummala explains how total freedom of design led to beautiful and functional interiors on Mardi Gras

Capitalising on missed cruising opportunities

Capitalising on missed cruising opportunities
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 31 August 2020

Garroni Design’s Vittorio Garroni tells Elly Yates-Roberts how the Swiss lakes are inspiring his latest cruise innovation

Vittorio Garroni explains how the Swiss lakes are inspiring his latest cruise innovation

Collaboration is crucial for Kudos Dsign

Collaboration is crucial for Kudos Dsign
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 August 2020

Pia Litokorpi from Kudos Dsign outlines the process of designing Wasaline’s Aurora Botnia for Elly Yates-Roberts

Pia Litokorpi outlines the design studio’s process for designing Wasaline’s Aurora Botnia

How commercial diving is being redefined

How commercial diving is being redefined
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 July 2020

Elly Yates-Roberts asks Harun Duzgoren how Subsea Global Solutions is evolving in an increasingly competitive industry and bringing added value to customers

Harun Duzgoren explains how Subsea Global Solutions is evolving in a competitive industry

Developing the fuel for a sustainable future

Developing the fuel for a sustainable future
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 July 2020

Sustainability and environmentalism are changing the face of passenger shipping. Poul Woodall tells Elly-Yates-Roberts how DFDS and the wider industry are adapting

Poul Woodall of DFDS explains how passenger shipping is adapting to the shift to environmentalism

Becoming an international cultural ambassador

Becoming an international cultural ambassador
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 May 2020

CMI Leisure’s Dietmar Wertanzl tells Elly Yates-Roberts about the opportunities and challenges of a growing cruise industry

CMI Leisure’s Dietmar Wertanzl discusses the opportunities and challenges in the cruise industry

The perfect galley operation for a great dining experience

The perfect galley operation for a great dining experience
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 29 April 2020

Speaking with Elly Yates-Roberts, Royal Caribbean International’s Linken D’Souza highlights the importance of the kitchen space

Linken D’Souza of Royal Caribbean International highlights the importance of the kitchen space

Making the climate a cruise priority in the Baltic Sea

Making the climate a cruise priority in the Baltic Sea
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 February 2020

Claus Bødker tells Elly Yates-Roberts how Cruise Baltic is working to help cruise lines meet stricter IMO emissions regulations in the Baltic Sea

Cruise Baltic is working to help cruise lines meet stricter IMO emissions regulations

Making the most of Copenhagen’s maritime legacy

Making the most of Copenhagen’s maritime legacy
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 30 January 2020

Claus Bødker from CruiseCopenhagen speaks with Elly Yates-Roberts about the city’s port expansion, the reasons behind its cruise success and how the industry can transform itself for the better

Claus Bødker discusses developments at the city’s port and the reasons behind its continuing success

Delivering reliability, excellence and quality

Delivering reliability, excellence and quality
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 November 2019

Interior outfitter MJM Marine has carried out many high-profile refits this year. CEO Gary Annett tells Elly Yates-Roberts more and discusses some of the company’s upcoming projects

After several high-profile refits, MJM Marine’s Gary Annett discusses the company’s upcoming projects

Simplifying fleetwide software upgrades

Simplifying fleetwide software upgrades
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 November 2019

Erick Meijer explains how Norwegian software developer Adonis can improve shipping operations with the Adonis Replicator

Erick Meijer explains how the Adonis Replicator can improve shipping operations

Providing steady doors for shifting seas

Providing steady doors for shifting seas
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 November 2019

Markko Takkinen explains to Elly Yates-Roberts how Antti-Teollisuus has grown from a small blacksmith workshop to capture 40% of the cruise ship door market

Markko Takkinen explains how Antti-Teollisuus has captured 40% of the cruise ship door market

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