Onboard experience

The world’s ocean, expedition and river cruise lines must evolve constantly to ensure they can meet the demands and expectations of their guests, ports and destinations and regulatory bodies. From ordering new cruise ships, to refitting and upgrading existing vessels, and creating new onboard and onshore experiences, the cruise lines always have news to share.

Exploring Holland America Line's new Rotterdam

Exploring Holland America Line's new Rotterdam

CFR

By Jon Ingleton | 26 October 2021

Five months after talking to Holland America Group’s design director My Nguyen about Rotterdam’s interiors, Jon Ingleton boarded the ship in Portland, UK, to see them in person

Jon Ingleton shares his interior design highlights from his day onboard the vessel in Portland Port, UK

Volume Creative launches new service turning waste into bespoke products

Volume Creative launches new service turning waste into bespoke products

Spared

By Rebecca Gibson | 17 September 2021

Spared aims to help brands in the cruise sector and other industries minimise their environmental impact

Morgan Furniture to launch new Lugano lounge and dining collection

Morgan Furniture to launch new Lugano lounge and dining collection

Morgan Furniture

By Alex Smith | 09 September 2021

The collection will be unveiled during the London Design Festival from 18-26 September

Spaces onboard Oceania Cruises’ Vista to be styled in Ralph Lauren Home

Spaces onboard Oceania Cruises’ Vista to be styled in Ralph Lauren Home

Oceania Cruises

By Alex Smith | 02 September 2021

Owner’s Suites and the Library will feature furnishings from the designer

Knud E. Hansen reveals interactive space for expedition cruise ship design

Knud E. Hansen reveals interactive space for expedition cruise ship design

Knud E. Hansen

By Alex Smith | 01 September 2021

The area comprises of two decks at the forward end of the vessel with a library and wraparound bar

TVV Marine: Delivering upgraded lighting solutions

TVV Marine: Delivering upgraded lighting solutions
By Aldona Makinen | 28 July 2021

Advanced LED technology will meet even the highest expectations of onboard usage

Temprotech updates carpet protection film

Temprotech updates carpet protection film
By Alex Smith | 27 July 2021

TPTCarpetFR now include details of the new Black Ensign marine certification

TPTCarpetFR now include details of the new Black Ensign marine certification

Cainby completes project onboard Carnival’s Mardi Gras

Cainby completes project onboard Carnival’s Mardi Gras
By Alex Smith | 26 July 2021

The signage supplier has provided wayfinding signage for Carnival Cruise Line’s flagship Mardi Gras

The signage supplier has provided wayfinding signage for Carnival's flagship

CSH: Helping the cruise industry restart with confidence

CSH: Helping the cruise industry restart with confidence
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 July 2021

Visitors will be able to meet exhibitors from across the entire hospitality supply chain in person for the first time in more than a year

Visitors will be able to meet exhibitors from across the entire hospitality supply chain in person

F. Ball and Co. Ltd.’s adhesive enables luxury carpet installation

F. Ball and Co. Ltd.’s adhesive enables luxury carpet installation
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 July 2021

Company's high-tack adhesive dual bond system and water-based rubber/resin adhesive help Venue Marine to install luxury carpet on P&O Cruises’ Ventura

Company's adhesive solutions help Venue Marine to install luxury carpet on P&O Cruises’ Ventura

CSI: Reuniting the cruise ship interiors industry

CSI: Reuniting the cruise ship interiors industry
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 July 2021

CFI shares the highlights delegates can expect at Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America this October

CFI shares the highlights delegates can expect at Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America this October

The sky is the limit onboard Smyril Line’s Norröna

The sky is the limit onboard Smyril Line’s Norröna
By Richard Humphreys | 20 July 2021

Aros Marine’s new panorama lounge aboard Smyril Line’s Norröna affords views of the Atlantic Ocean while allowing passengers to relax in a tranquil setting

Aros Marine tells CFI about the panorama lounge it created on the ro-pax ferry

How Bourne Group is making signage more sustainable

How Bourne Group is making signage more sustainable
By Patrick McNulty | 19 July 2021

Digital-printed inks, LED printing processes and more readily available substrates are enabling Bourne Group to produce environmentally friendly signs

Patrick McNulty discusses the benefits of digital-printed inks, LED printing processes and substrates

Interior view: Viking Cruises’ Viking Saigon

Interior view: Viking Cruises’ Viking Saigon
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 July 2021

The new vessel features Scandinavian interiors with a South East Asian twist. Viking Cruises’ Harald Seebacher tells Elly Yates-Roberts more

Viking Cruises’ Harald Seebache discusses the ship’s Scandinavian interiors with a South East Asian twist

How Forbo Flooring Systems is creating effective entrance systems

How Forbo Flooring Systems is creating effective entrance systems
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 July 2021

Forbo Flooring Systems’ Coral Marine FR floor covering helps shipowners to reduce the risk of injuries, decrease maintenance costs and protect interiors onboard their vessels

The Coral Marine FR floor covering helps shipowners reduce injuries, decrease costs and protect interiors

Interior view: Virgin Voyages’ Valiant Lady

Interior view: Virgin Voyages’ Valiant Lady
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 July 2021

Dee Cooper of Virgin Voyages tells Elly Yates-Roberts about the European inspiration behind the new ship and what guests can look forward to when she launches this year

Dee Cooper of Virgin Voyages discusses the European inspiration behind the new ship

Elmo Leather: Providing a natural solution

Elmo Leather: Providing a natural solution
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 July 2021

Elmo Leather’s Jimmy Ahlgren tells Elly Yates-Roberts about the sustainable qualities of leather and the firm’s environmentally friendly practices

Jimmy Ahlgren tells Elly Yates-Roberts about the sustainable qualities of leather

Designing cruise ships fit for the future normal

Designing cruise ships fit for the future normal
By Iina Forsblom | 08 July 2021

Though the Covid-19 pandemic has been devastating, it has given designers the chance to innovate and introduce new ideas

Though Covid-19 has been devastating, it has given designers the chance to innovate

An invisible innovation in marine door design

An invisible innovation in marine door design
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 July 2021

Antti Marine’s new e-hinge system is setting a new standard for online door cabling 

Creating an Ode to Americana for American Cruise Lines

Creating an Ode to Americana for American Cruise Lines
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 July 2021

Jorge Mesa tells Rebecca Gibson about Studio DADO’s first river cruise project on American Cruise Lines’ new American Melody

Jorge Mesa discusses Studio DADO’s first river cruise project on American Melody

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