Author: Richard Humphreys

Richard is a journalist for CruiseandFerry.net, where he reports on the latest news from the world’s leading cruise and ferry lines, ports, destinations and industry suppliers.

A look at how Temprotech is expanding business prospects

A look at how Temprotech is expanding business prospects
By Richard Humphreys | Wednesday, August 14, 2019

New warehouses will make it easier to access flame-retardant temporary protection materials

Achieving furnishing quality with Elmo Leather

Achieving furnishing quality with Elmo Leather
By Richard Humphreys | Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Jimmy Ahlgren discusses the merits of using leather on passenger ships with Richard Humphreys

Jimmy Ahlgren discusses the merits of using leather on passenger ships with Richard Humphreys

Tailoring the design for high-end customers

Tailoring the design for high-end customers
By Richard Humphreys | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Alan McVitty gives Richard Humphreys an insight into M Studio’s approach to working with clients

Alan McVitty gives ICFR an insight into M Studio’s approach to working with clients

Signs of a new era for Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Joy

Signs of a new era for Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Joy
By Richard Humphreys | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The co-founders of Bourne Group tell Richard Humphreys about replacing the ship’s signage before her move to Alaska

The co-founders of Bourne Group discuss replacing the ship’s signage before her move to Alaska

Ramsey Greig celebrates 85 years in passenger shipping

Ramsey Greig celebrates 85 years in passenger shipping
By Richard Humphreys | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

North America marine service provider has come a long way since it was founded in the early 1930s

North America marine service provider has come a long way since it was founded in the early 1930s

Jotun partners with operators to keep fleets ship-shape

Jotun partners with operators to keep fleets ship-shape
By Richard Humphreys | Monday, April 29, 2019

Coating specialist Jotun Group has developed its SeaStock Management Solution to help ship operators achieve transparent, predictable and efficient onboard maintenance and logistics related to seastock deliveries

Coating specialist Jotun Group shares how its solution improves onboard maintenance

Why Prince Edward Island is a favourite with cruise guests

Why Prince Edward Island is a favourite with cruise guests
By Richard Humphreys | Thursday, April 18, 2019

Port Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island is adding a second berth so more cruise guests can visit ‘Canada’s Food Island’, which is loved by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Port Charlottetown is adding a second berth so more cruise guests can visit ‘Canada’s Food Island’

Diamond Princess and Sapphire Princess dock in Southeast Asia

Diamond Princess and Sapphire Princess dock in Southeast Asia
By Richard Humphreys | Monday, January 21, 2019

Princess Cruises’ two sister ships are sailing in the region for the Singapore homeporting season

Ponant tests Chantiers de l'Atlantique’s Solid Sail prototype

Ponant tests Chantiers de l'Atlantique’s Solid Sail prototype
By Richard Humphreys | Friday, November 23, 2018

French cruise ship operator fits Le Ponant out with sails that reduce the environmental impact

Crystal Serenity undergoes extensive redesign

Crystal Serenity undergoes extensive redesign
By Richard Humphreys | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Vessel now boasts one of the highest per-guest space and service ratios in the industry

WFSA to host 2019 Ferry Safety and Technology Conference

WFSA to host 2019 Ferry Safety and Technology Conference
By Richard Humphreys | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Fifth annual event to explore technologies that are improving ferry safety in developing countries

Port of Seattle achieves cruise passenger record in 2018

Port of Seattle achieves cruise passenger record in 2018
By Richard Humphreys | Friday, November 9, 2018

New homeporting vessels are expected to drive further growth in 2019

Princess Cruises reveals new features on Enchanted Princess

Princess Cruises reveals new features on Enchanted Princess
By Richard Humphreys | Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Vessel will offer panoramic Sky Suites, speciality restaurants and more when she debuts in 2020 

Passenger numbers reach all-time high at Port Canaveral

Passenger numbers reach all-time high at Port Canaveral
By Richard Humphreys | Monday, November 5, 2018

Cruise growth helped to Florida port to surpass US$103 million in total revenues in 2018

Baleària to introduce fast ferry powered by dual-fuel LNG engines

Baleària to introduce fast ferry powered by dual-fuel LNG engines
By Richard Humphreys | Thursday, November 1, 2018

Astilleros Armon will construct the Incat Crowther 125 design at its Gijon shipyard

Industry frontrunners agree to make LNG fuel a viable option

Industry frontrunners agree to make LNG fuel a viable option
By Richard Humphreys | Friday, August 31, 2018

WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT to collaborate in making green propulsion a reality

MSC Cruises partners with Mohegan Sun

MSC Cruises partners with Mohegan Sun
By Richard Humphreys | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Collaboration will see extension of MSC Voyager’s loyalty club benefits

Fred. Olsen to equip new fast ferries with Rolls-Royce engines

Fred. Olsen to equip new fast ferries with Rolls-Royce engines
By Richard Humphreys | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Spanish ferry operator plans to sign maintenance agreement for both vessels for up to eight years

Port of Quebec receives CAN$30 million for a second cruise terminal

Port of Quebec receives CAN$30 million for a second cruise terminal
By Richard Humphreys | Friday, August 17, 2018

New facility will be able to accommodate 4,000- to 5,000-passenger ships

Oceania Cruises signs Studio DADO to redesign four ships

Oceania Cruises signs Studio DADO to redesign four ships
By Richard Humphreys | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The US$100 million OceaniaNEXT initiative includes a complete revamp of staterooms and suites

Liverpool’s Cruise Terminal notches record-breaking season

Liverpool’s Cruise Terminal notches record-breaking season
By Richard Humphreys | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The facility achieves a 150% rise in visitors compared to the same period last year

Norwegian Cruise Line completes three-ship refurbishment

Norwegian Cruise Line completes three-ship refurbishment
By Richard Humphreys | Monday, August 13, 2018

The renovations are part of the company’s programme to enhance standards across its fleet

MSC Meraviglia breaks records at Port of Hamburg

MSC Meraviglia breaks records at Port of Hamburg
By Richard Humphreys | Friday, August 10, 2018

Ship embarks more than 5,000 passengers at Steinwerder terminal for a 10-day cruise

Royal Caribbean's SoundSeeker to improve guest experience

Royal Caribbean's SoundSeeker to improve guest experience
By Richard Humphreys | Thursday, August 9, 2018

The AI-equipped tool transforms photos into a unique, shareable audio and visual photo album

Brittany Ferries holds coin ceremony for Honfleur

Brittany Ferries holds coin ceremony for Honfleur
By Richard Humphreys | Wednesday, August 8, 2018

FSG assembles the hull of the new LNG-powered ferry, showcasing its sustainable design

Nieuw Statendam includes music-inspired sculpture in atrium

Nieuw Statendam includes music-inspired sculpture in atrium
By Richard Humphreys | Friday, August 3, 2018

Holland America’s new ship will have features created by Adam D. Tihany and Bjørn Storbraaten