Author: Alex Smith

Alex recently began working as a professional writer. He now writes across a range of publications, contributing to both International Cruise and Ferry Review and CruiseandFerry.net.

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

Embarking on a Caribbean journey in the Guadeloupe Islands

Embarking on a Caribbean journey in the Guadeloupe Islands
By Alex Smith | 24 May 2021

Visitors to the Guadeloupe Islands can experience a unique night-time trip up to the summit of ‘The Old Lady’

Visitors can experience a night-time trip up to the summit of ‘The Old Lady’

The Port of Dover: Gateway to the world

The Port of Dover: Gateway to the world
By Alex Smith | 22 April 2021

Visitors to the Port of Dover can explore the history of the local area with trips to some of Britain’s iconic landmarks

Visitors to the British destination can explore history with trips to some of the country’s iconic landmarks

The Port of Vigo: A versatile destination for cruising

The Port of Vigo: A versatile destination for cruising
By Alex Smith | 09 February 2021

The Spanish port offers a versatile option for cruise lines that guests can enjoy safely in a post-pandemic world

The Spanish port offers a versatile option that guests can enjoy safely in a post-pandemic world

Destination highlight: Discovering an ancient Aegean gem

Destination highlight: Discovering an ancient Aegean gem
By Alex Smith | 26 January 2021

Guests to the small island of Bozcaada can explore the traces of its historic past

Guests to the small island of Bozcaada can explore the traces of its historic past

F. Ball and Co. Ltd offers specialist levelling compounds

F. Ball and Co. Ltd offers specialist levelling compounds
By Alex Smith | 20 January 2021

Stopgap 700 Superflex and Stopgap 1200 Pro help maintain the aesthetic appearance of the floor

Stopgap 700 Superflex and Stopgap 1200 Pro help maintain the integrity and appearance of the floor

Building for the future at the Port of Tarragona

Building for the future at the Port of Tarragona
By Alex Smith | 06 January 2021

Work is progressing fast at the Port of Tarragona’s new Balears Wharf, which is expected to be operational by spring 2021

Work is progressing fast on the Balears Wharf, which is expected to be operational by spring 2021

Why Cork is an essential port of call for cruise ships

Why Cork is an essential port of call for cruise ships
By Alex Smith | 22 December 2020

Home to Ireland’s only dedicated cruise berth, Cork Harbour offers a wealth of activities for cruise passengers

The city is Ireland’s only dedicated cruise berth and offers various activities for cruise passengers

Building for the future at the Port of Tarragona

Building for the future at the Port of Tarragona

Port of Tarragona

By Alex Smith | 03 November 2020

Work is progressing fast at the Port of Tarragona’s new Balears Wharf, which is expected to be operational by spring 2021

Work is progressing fast at the new Balears Wharf, which is set to open in spring 2021

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

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

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

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 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

Sailing into history at the Port of Castellón

Sailing into history at the Port of Castellón
By Alex Smith | 11 February 2020

A region of contrasts that ranges from unspoilt beaches to dramatic mountain ranges, Castellón offers the chance for a diverse range of shore excursions

Unspoilt beaches and dramatic mountain ranges offer a diverse range of shore excursions

Port of Tarragona is investing in the future

Port of Tarragona is investing in the future
By Alex Smith | 31 December 2019

After a record number of passengers enjoyed the unique sights of the Costa Daurada in 2019, the port is preparing for more

After a record number of passengers enjoyed the Costa Daurada in 2019, the port is preparing for more

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