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.

Carnival Corporation joins Ocean Plastics Leadership Network

Carnival Corporation joins Ocean Plastics Leadership Network
By Alex Smith | 22 January 2020

Cruise company becomes member of global community aiming to reduce impact of plastic waste

Wärtsilä to supply solutions for MSC Cruises’ ships

Wärtsilä to supply solutions for MSC Cruises’ ships
By Alex Smith | 21 January 2020

First two World-class ships will use Wärtsilä 46DF engines and LNGPac systems

Atlas Ocean Voyages to expand fleet with four additional ships

Atlas Ocean Voyages to expand fleet with four additional ships
By Alex Smith | 21 January 2020

Five ships to be launched under the US brand by the end of 2023

MSC Cruises to further expand fleet with two new cruise ships

MSC Cruises to further expand fleet with two new cruise ships
By Alex Smith | 20 January 2020

Third and fourth LNG-powered World-class ships to be constructed at Chantiers de l’Atlantique

Envirotech for Shipping Forum: moving forward together

Envirotech for Shipping Forum: moving forward together
By Alex Smith | 20 January 2020

24 - 25 March 2020; Rotterdam, Netherlands

A platform for discussions, knowledge and effective networking for companies in the maritime industry

Viking Cruises launches Viking Expeditions

Viking Cruises launches Viking Expeditions
By Alex Smith | 17 January 2020

Purpose-built ships Viking Octantis and Viking Polaris will embark on expedition voyages from 2022

PortMiami experiences record-breaking year

PortMiami experiences record-breaking year
By Alex Smith | 15 January 2020

An all-time high 6,824,000 cruise passengers visited the port

Celebrity Cruises partners with lifestyle brand Goop

Celebrity Cruises partners with lifestyle brand Goop
By Alex Smith | 14 January 2020

The first ‘Goop at Sea’ experience will be offered onboard Celebrity Apex, hosted by Gwyneth Paltrow

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines appoints Pop Up Entertainment

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines appoints Pop Up Entertainment
By Alex Smith | 14 January 2020

Entertainment company will provide production shows onboard Braemar from 1 June 2020

Stena Estrid enters service on Holyhead to Dublin route

Stena Estrid enters service on Holyhead to Dublin route
By Alex Smith | 13 January 2020

Stena Line’s newest ferry made her maiden voyage from Wales to Ireland 

MSC Cruises predicts the future of guest experience

MSC Cruises predicts the future of guest experience
By Alex Smith | 08 January 2020

Report forecasts growth of repurposed resorts, adaptive environments and data ID wallets

Spectrum of the Seas calls at new Ilocos Cruise Port

Spectrum of the Seas calls at new Ilocos Cruise Port
By Alex Smith | 07 January 2020

Terminal in Salomague is the first dedicated cruise facility to be built in the Philippines

Norwegian Cruise Line eliminates single-use plastic bottles

Norwegian Cruise Line eliminates single-use plastic bottles
By Alex Smith | 03 January 2020

Over six million bottles will be replaced across the fleet every year

Moment helps Corsica Linea to improve onboard entertainment

Moment helps Corsica Linea to improve onboard entertainment
By Alex Smith | 02 January 2020

Platform will allow guests to watch recent movies, play games and shop from a digital catalogue

Crystal Endeavor rolled out at MV Werften shipyard

Crystal Endeavor rolled out at MV Werften shipyard
By Alex Smith | 02 January 2020

Polar expedition vessel reaches construction milestone ahead of August debut

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

Happy holidays to all Cruise & Ferry readers!

Happy holidays to all Cruise & Ferry readers!
By Alex Smith | 24 December 2019

Thank you to all the readers and organisations who supported us in 2019

Azamara expands partnership with World Wildlife Fund

Azamara expands partnership with World Wildlife Fund
By Alex Smith | 23 December 2019

Cruise line will offer shore excursions and themed-sailings supporting organisation’s conservation work

Princess Cruises to increase deployment in Europe and Japan

Princess Cruises to increase deployment in Europe and Japan
By Alex Smith | 23 December 2019

Cruise line will have seven ships in Europe and longest-ever season in Japan in 2021

Maritime industry proposes research and development board

Maritime industry proposes research and development board
By Alex Smith | 20 December 2019

Shipping companies will contribute US$5 billion over a 10-year period to help cut emissions

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