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.

Incat Crowther to design catamaran for Azam Marine

Incat Crowther to design catamaran for Azam Marine

Incat Crowther

By Alex Smith | 22 April 2021

Kilimanjaro VIII will be the 11th the designer has developed for the Tanzanian operator

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

American Cruise Lines resumes sailing across USA

American Cruise Lines resumes sailing across USA

American Cruise Lines

By Alex Smith | 21 April 2021

Six of the line’s 13 ships are now operating in eight different states

Seatrade Cruise Virtual sessions explore challenges in cruise sectors

Seatrade Cruise Virtual sessions explore challenges in cruise sectors

Seatrade Cruise Virtual

By Alex Smith | 20 April 2021

The three days covered developments in safety, guest experience and technology

MSC Cruises announces new and updated summer itineraries

MSC Cruises announces new and updated summer itineraries

Daniele Di Maria/MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 19 April 2021

Additional cruises will be on offer in the Mediterranean and across Europe

Fjord Line and Telenor Maritime extend strategic partnership

Fjord Line and Telenor Maritime extend strategic partnership

Austal Phillipines/Fjord Line

By Alex Smith | 15 April 2021

The agreement for onboard mobile services will be continued for five more years

Winning international support for tourism

Winning international support for tourism
By Alex Smith | 15 April 2021

Manuel Butler Halter, executive director of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, discusses how the agency has been helping to protect the cruise and tourism industries during the Covid-19 pandemic

Manuel Butler Halter discusses how the UNWTO has helped protect the cruise and tourism industries

Nakashima Propeller takes majority stake in Becker Marine Systems

Nakashima Propeller takes majority stake in Becker Marine Systems

Nakashima Propeller

By Alex Smith | 14 April 2021

The two companies will now offer packages of their products for the newbuilding and retrofit sectors

Crystal Endeavor to sail around Iceland in inaugural deployment

Crystal Endeavor to sail around Iceland in inaugural deployment

Crystal Cruises

By Alex Smith | 14 April 2021

First Crystal Expedition Cruises’ ship will depart from Reykjavik on 17 July

Valenciaport reduces emissions by 30 per cent

Valenciaport reduces emissions by 30 per cent

Port Authority of Valencia

By Alex Smith | 13 April 2021

A study of the port’s carbon footprint has been carried out since 2008

Silversea to require vaccinations for future sailings

Silversea to require vaccinations for future sailings

Silversea Cruises

By Alex Smith | 12 April 2021

The cruise line also announced new voyages onboard Silver Moon in June

ABB to supply power solution for 10 electric Lisbon ferries

ABB to supply power solution for 10 electric Lisbon ferries

Astilleros Gondán

By Alex Smith | 12 April 2021

Each vessel will transport up to 540 passengers across the Tagus river

Scarlet Lady to sail from Portsmouth in maiden voyage

Scarlet Lady to sail from Portsmouth in maiden voyage

Portsmouth International Port

By Alex Smith | 09 April 2021

The ship will be the largest to depart from the British port

Harding agrees retail contract with Carnival UK

Harding agrees retail contract with Carnival UK

Harding

By Alex Smith | 09 April 2021

The organisation will operate retail areas across P&O Cruises and Cunard fleets

Disney Wish keel laying ceremony takes place at Meyer Werft shipyard

Disney Wish keel laying ceremony takes place at Meyer Werft shipyard

Disney Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 09 April 2021

The vessel is the first of three new ships planned for the cruise line

ABB marks 30-year anniversary of Azipod electric propulsion

ABB marks 30-year anniversary of Azipod electric propulsion

ABB

By Alex Smith | 08 April 2021

The system has logged over 20 million running hours in the past three decades

SunStone Ships’ Sylvia Earle launched by CMHI

SunStone Ships’ Sylvia Earle launched by CMHI

SunStone Ships

By Alex Smith | 08 April 2021

Shipbuilder also held a keel laying ceremony for Ocean Odyssey

3rd Greentech In Shipping In-Person Forum

3rd Greentech In Shipping In-Person Forum
By Alex Smith | 07 April 2021

13-14 July 2021; Athens, Greece

The event will focus on the reasons for the growth of the maritime sector

Stena Line to reduce carbon emissions by 30 per cent by 2030

Stena Line to reduce carbon emissions by 30 per cent by 2030

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 07 April 2021

Shipping company plans to launch fossil fuel-free Stena Elektra and two more E-flexer vessels

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America confirms new show dates

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America confirms new show dates

Elite Exhibitions

By Alex Smith | 07 April 2021

Event will now return to Miami, Florida on 28-29 October 2021

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