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.

GreenTech in Shipping Virtual Forum to highlight green solutions

GreenTech in Shipping Virtual Forum to highlight green solutions

ALJ Group

By Alex Smith | 18 January 2021

Industry leaders will gather virtually for the two-day event to share knowledge and network

Seabourn unveils 2021 season in Alaska and British Columbia

Seabourn unveils 2021 season in Alaska and British Columbia

Seabourn Cruises

By Alex Smith | 15 January 2021

Seabourn Odyssey will sail new seven-day itineraries between Juneau and Vancouver

Silver Dawn floated out by Fincantieri at Ancona shipyard

Silver Dawn floated out by Fincantieri at Ancona shipyard

Silversea Cruises

By Alex Smith | 15 January 2021

Silversea’s new ship is scheduled for delivery in November 2021

Holland Shipyards Group to build three hybrid ferries for SFK

Holland Shipyards Group to build three hybrid ferries for SFK

Holland Shipyards Group

By Alex Smith | 14 January 2021

The vessels will help the city of Kiel achieve its goal of carbon neutrality by 2050

Carnival Corporation awards lubricants contract to Shell Marine

Carnival Corporation awards lubricants contract to Shell Marine

Carnival Corporation

By Alex Smith | 13 January 2021

The cruise company will also offset carbon dioxide emissions through Shell’s carbon credits

BMT to design new passenger ferry for CMAL

BMT to design new passenger ferry for CMAL

BMT

By Alex Smith | 13 January 2021

The vessel will sail on routes between the Scottish towns of Gourock, Dunoon and Kilcreggan

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection prepares for inaugural season

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection prepares for inaugural season
By Alex Smith | 13 January 2021

As the company looks forward to welcoming the first guests onboard Evrima, Douglas Prothero discusses the development of its unique itineraries 

In anticipation of Evrima’s first guests, Douglas Prothero discusses the firm’s unique itineraries

Newest Brittany Ferries vessel launched at CMJL shipyard

Newest Brittany Ferries vessel launched at CMJL shipyard

Brittany Ferries

By Alex Smith | 12 January 2021

Salamanca will be the first LNG-powered ferry to operate from the UK

Broadcast journalist Anne Diamond to be godmother of new Viking ship

Broadcast journalist Anne Diamond to be godmother of new Viking ship

Viking

By Alex Smith | 11 January 2021

Viking Venus is currently scheduled to be delivered in spring 2021

Stirling Design and Piriou Shipyard design ferry for French Atlantic coast

Stirling Design and Piriou Shipyard design ferry for French Atlantic coast

Stirling Design International/Piriou Shipyard

By Alex Smith | 08 January 2021

The vessel will operate a service to Yeu Island for the French regional authority

MV Werften resumes production of Crystal Endeavor

MV Werften resumes production of Crystal Endeavor

Crystal Cruises

By Alex Smith | 07 January 2021

Crystal Cruises’ new expedition vessel is set to debut in summer 2021

Motorship Propulsion and Future Fuels Conference

Motorship Propulsion and Future Fuels Conference
By Alex Smith | 06 January 2021

18-20 May 2021; Hamburg, Germany

The event will share the latest developments in efficient power and propulsion technology

Cruise lines implement MXP Protect application suite

Cruise lines implement MXP Protect application suite

MarineXchange

By Alex Smith | 06 January 2021

The software features have been developed by MarineXchange in response to Covid-19

Building for the future at the Port of Tarragona

Building for the future at the Port of Tarragona
By Alex Smith | 06 January 2021

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 on the Balears Wharf, which is expected to be operational by spring 2021

Stena Line’s newest ship arrives in Belfast

Stena Line’s newest ship arrives in Belfast

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 05 January 2021

Stena Embla is the third E-Flexer ferry to be added to Irish Sea routes

Building “exciting and popular” itineraries

Building “exciting and popular” itineraries
By Alex Smith | 22 December 2020

Elisabetta De Nardo talks about how MSC Cruises delivers exciting cruise experiences

Why Cork is an essential port of call for cruise ships

Why Cork is an essential port of call for cruise ships
By Alex Smith | 22 December 2020

Home to Ireland’s only dedicated cruise berth, Cork Harbour offers a wealth of activities for cruise passengers

The city is Ireland’s only dedicated cruise berth and offers various activities for cruise passengers

Mardi Gras delivered to Carnival Cruise Line

Mardi Gras delivered to Carnival Cruise Line

Meyer Turku

By Alex Smith | 18 December 2020

The ship is scheduled to enter service from Port Canaveral, USA, in April 2021

Ponant receives Bureau Veritas notation for underwater noise

Ponant receives Bureau Veritas notation for underwater noise

Bureau Veritas

By Alex Smith | 18 December 2020

Certification for Le Jacques-Cartier recognises its low level of noise pollution

Cruising to the world's most unforgettable locations

Cruising to the world's most unforgettable locations
By Alex Smith | 17 December 2020

Unesco’s Ernesto Ottone R. explains to Alex Smith why World Heritage Sites have captured the imaginations of countless travellers, and how the cruise industry can help continue this legacy

Ernesto Ottone R. explains why World Heritage Sites capture the imaginations of travellers

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