Ferry Business

in association with

Autumn/Winter 2019

Ferry Business Spring/Summer 2019

Executive Editor: Jon Ingleton
Editor: Rebecca Gibson

Published in association with Interferry, the Ferry Business section of the Autumn/Winter 2019 issue of International Cruise & Ferry Review is packed with executive interviews.

Ferry Business opens with a commentary from Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan who highlights the latest activities the association has embarked to help grow the global ferry sector. Next up is a roundtable where director of Shipshape Consulting Simon Johnson asks the leaders of Baleària, BC Ferries and Tallink about their approach to technological and environmental innovation.

Elsewhere, Interferry’s Johan Roos discusses domestic ferry safety in developing nations, Francis Portelli tells us how hard work has ensured Virtu Ferries’ success and Freda Newton details the benefits of Loch Ness by Jacobite. In addition, Stuart Garrett explains why Serco NorthLink provides a vital lifeline in Scotland, Mark Thompson reflects on his role in helping Interislander flourish and David Gudgel outlines the latest developments at Clipper Navigation.

Closing Ferry Business, industry expert Michael Grey explores the various options for ferry operators to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

There’s plenty more too – enjoy the issue!


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Magazine highlights

Interferry aims for new heights

CEO Mike Corrigan explains how the global trade association is shaping up for an ambitious extension of activities

Rising to innovation challenge

Simon Johnson asks three ferry executives to discuss the greatest opportunities and challenges facing the ferry sector

Going green with a ‘can-do’ attitude

Ferry operators have been challenged to become carbon neutral by 2050, but how can they make it a reality? Michael Grey considers the options

A Northern Isles lifeline

Justin Merrigan asks Stuart Garrett about the growth of Serco NorthLink and its services between mainland Scotland and Orkney and Shetland

The Virtu of hard work

Francis Portelli speaks with Justin Merrigan about the key factors that have led to Malta-base operator Virtu Ferries’ long-term success

Showcasing Loch Ness at its best

Jacobite’s owner Freda Newton tells Justin Merrigan why there’s far more to Scotland’s Loch Ness than dear old ‘Nessie’

Runway of opportunity

David Gudgel tells Sandra Speares about the latest developments at Clipper Navigation

A new approach to safety

Interferry’s Johan Roos explains why the global industry must focus on helping developing nations to improve domestic ferry safety