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.

Tillberg Design of Sweden reveals Swan Hellenic interiors

Tillberg Design of Sweden reveals Swan Hellenic interiors

Swan Hellenic

By Alex Smith | 02 December 2020

The new designs will be featured in the cruise line’s Vega-class ships

Lyttelton Port’s new cruise berth officially opens

Lyttelton Port’s new cruise berth officially opens
By Alex Smith | 30 November 2020

The development is New Zealand’s first purpose-built cruise ship facility

MSC Cruises to restart operations in Japan in 2021

MSC Cruises to restart operations in Japan in 2021

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 27 November 2020

The company is the first international cruise line to receive a certificate of compliance from ClassNK

MARSS receives patent for man-overboard safety and support system

MARSS receives patent for man-overboard safety and support system

MARSS Group

By Alex Smith | 26 November 2020

The MOBtronic unit detects, classifies and alerts crew to falls from large vessels

Telenor Maritime acquires Finnish KNL Networks

Telenor Maritime acquires Finnish KNL Networks

Telenor Maritime

By Alex Smith | 26 November 2020

The company has developed a system for data access for the maritime market

Interferry to conduct energy efficiency data survey

Interferry to conduct energy efficiency data survey

Interferry

By Alex Smith | 25 November 2020

The research is intended to ensure that ferries can comply with new IMO regulations

SMS Group continues to deliver repair services during pandemic

SMS Group continues to deliver repair services during pandemic

Andrew Sassoli-Walker

By Alex Smith | 24 November 2020

The company has worked on 12 ships in the past month 

Global Ports Holding receives concession for Taranto

Global Ports Holding receives concession for Taranto

Global Ports Holding

By Alex Smith | 23 November 2020

The operator will manage cruise services at the Italian port

P&O Cruises reveals Iona dining and drink options

P&O Cruises reveals Iona dining and drink options

P&O Cruises

By Alex Smith | 20 November 2020

The ship will feature 30 bars and restaurants and produce a unique gin recipe

Studio DADO to design interiors for new American Cruise Lines riverboats

Studio DADO to design interiors for new American Cruise Lines riverboats

American Cruise Lines

By Alex Smith | 19 November 2020

This is the Miami-based design studio's first river cruise project

IMO Environment Committee approves MARPOL amendments

IMO Environment Committee approves MARPOL amendments

IMO

By Alex Smith | 19 November 2020

The new regulations would require the reduction of the carbon intensity of existing ships

i4 Insight integrates Greensteam performance optimisation solution

i4 Insight integrates Greensteam performance optimisation solution

i4 Insights

By Alex Smith | 18 November 2020

The solution will be added to the company’s platform to deliver fleet insights

Construction progresses on Port of Tarragona’s Balears Wharf

Construction progresses on Port of Tarragona’s Balears Wharf

Port of Tarragona

By Alex Smith | 17 November 2020

A new connection from the southern breakwater allows caissons to be reached from land

Global Ports Holding and Baleària Group awarded Valencia concession

Global Ports Holding and Baleària Group awarded Valencia concession

Global Ports Holding

By Alex Smith | 16 November 2020

The 35-year agreement will include the construction of two new passenger terminals

Bolidt receives orders as cruise industry prepares to restart operations

Bolidt receives orders as cruise industry prepares to restart operations

Bolidt

By Alex Smith | 13 November 2020

Flooring and decking company is completing several newbuild and refit projects for operators

Skyss electrifies 20 ferries in Western Norway

Skyss electrifies 20 ferries in Western Norway

Skyss

By Alex Smith | 12 November 2020

The upgrade will reduce the vessels’ carbon dioxide emissions by around 90 per cent

Construction starts on new CSSC Carnival cruise ship

Construction starts on new CSSC Carnival cruise ship

Fincantieri

By Alex Smith | 11 November 2020

The ship will be the first to be built in China for the Chinese cruise market

Austal Vietnam delivers catamaran to Trinidad and Tobago

Austal Vietnam delivers catamaran to Trinidad and Tobago

Austal Vietnam

By Alex Smith | 06 November 2020

A.P.T. James is the first to be fully constructed at the company’s Vung Tau shipyard

Wärtsilä receives new orders from Fincantieri

Wärtsilä receives new orders from Fincantieri

Fincantieri

By Alex Smith | 05 November 2020

The technology group will provide its solutions for a total of 12 ships currently under construction

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

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