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.

GTMaritime develops new cybersecurity solution

GTMaritime develops new cybersecurity solution
By Alex Smith | 08 April 2020

GTDeploy cuts delays to the delivery of security patches through automatic updating

Construction begins on Tallink Grupp’s MyStar

Construction begins on Tallink Grupp’s MyStar
By Alex Smith | 07 April 2020

Shuttle ferry will be the largest passenger ferry to be built at Rauma Marine Constructions’ shipyard

Crystal Cruises offers virtual cruise experience

Crystal Cruises offers virtual cruise experience
By Alex Smith | 03 April 2020

Crystal@Home showcases a weekly voyage through varied digital and social media platforms

Port of New Orleans launches digital learning toolbox

Port of New Orleans launches digital learning toolbox
By Alex Smith | 02 April 2020

Resources are aimed at educating students about the role of the local maritime industry

Cavotec to equip two new berths with charging solution for Fjord1

Cavotec to equip two new berths with charging solution for Fjord1
By Alex Smith | 31 March 2020

The Automatic Plug-in System will charge three electric ferries on the Halsa to Kanestraum route

Wärtsilä conducts ammonia combustion trials

Wärtsilä conducts ammonia combustion trials
By Alex Smith | 31 March 2020

Research will help prepare for future use of the fuel in the shipping industry

Celebrity Cruises takes virtual delivery of Celebrity Apex

Celebrity Cruises takes virtual delivery of Celebrity Apex
By Alex Smith | 30 March 2020

Executives accepted command of the vessel via video conference

Grandi Navi Veloci converts ferry into floating hospital

Grandi Navi Veloci converts ferry into floating hospital
By Alex Smith | 27 March 2020

Splendid has been equipped to assist patients with Covid-19 in Genoa, Italy

Carnival Maritime to implement SCEDAS decision support system

Carnival Maritime to implement SCEDAS decision support system
By Alex Smith | 27 March 2020

Solution will be introduced on 27 vessels operated by Costa Cruises, AIDA Cruises and Costa Asia

Sealink Travel Group launches new ro-pax ferry

Sealink Travel Group launches new ro-pax ferry
By Alex Smith | 26 March 2020

Nairana was designed by Incat Crowther and will operate route to Bruny Island, Australia

Viking Safety Academy develops e-learning solution

Viking Safety Academy develops e-learning solution
By Alex Smith | 26 March 2020

Tool could enable seafarers to renew their STCW Certificates during Covid-19 lockdown

YSA Design redesigns Regent Seven Seas Cruises dining venue

YSA Design redesigns Regent Seven Seas Cruises dining venue
By Alex Smith | 25 March 2020

La Veranda restaurant now features projecting enclosed balconies with ocean views

Steel cutting ceremony held for Sylvia Earle in China

Steel cutting ceremony held for Sylvia Earle in China
By Alex Smith | 24 March 2020

New vessel for SunStone Ships is under construction at CMHI’s shipyard in Haimen

Quebec Tourism Industry issues update on impact of Covid-19

Quebec Tourism Industry issues update on impact of Covid-19
By Alex Smith | 23 March 2020

Tourist bodies advise industry to collaborate to help industry bounce back

SunStone Ships launches Ocean Victory

SunStone Ships launches Ocean Victory
By Alex Smith | 20 March 2020

Ceremony held at the CMHI Haimen yard for the third ship in the Infinity series

Iona leaves Meyer Werft shipyard for sea trials

Iona leaves Meyer Werft shipyard for sea trials
By Alex Smith | 19 March 2020

New P&O Cruises ship is being conveyed along the river Ems before conducting tests on the North Sea

MedCruise issues statement on the impact of Covid-19

MedCruise issues statement on the impact of Covid-19
By Alex Smith | 18 March 2020

Association shows its support for members and predicts resilience in the face of crisis

Schottel to provide azimuth thrusters for Yangtze cruise vessel

Schottel to provide azimuth thrusters for Yangtze cruise vessel
By Alex Smith | 17 March 2020

New ship for Changjiang Cruise Overseas Travel will be powered by electric motors

Sonardyne creates Sonardyne Group to align subsidiaries

Sonardyne creates Sonardyne Group to align subsidiaries
By Alex Smith | 16 March 2020

Parent company aims to increase the breadth of its offering for customers

Trimline completes Mein Schiff 4 refurbishment

Trimline completes Mein Schiff 4 refurbishment
By Alex Smith | 13 March 2020

11-day refit saw renovation of two restaurants, bar and lounge

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