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Retrofit special: design below decks 07 September, 2012 Set against a backdrop of economic gloom and legislative deadlines, engine-room efficiency has become a priority. This will forever alter the way ships consume fuel. Ross Davies reports on... > read more

As Good as Renew: Fleet Refurbishment 10 May, 2011 Orders for newbuilds are in decline, and there is a growing focus on fleet refurbishment. Rebecca Burgess talks to Royal Caribbean Cruises' Harri Kulovaara and Kevin Douglas, Holland America...

Q&A: Newbuild or Refurb? 10 May, 2011 Shipbuilders are increasingly choosing to refurbish existing vessels rather than build new ones. Jacques Hardelay, general manager of STX France and vice-president of GICAN, talks to...

Animated Arrival: The Launch of Disney Dream 10 May, 2011 After 20 months under construction, Disney Dream finally embarked on its maiden voyage. Rod James talks to Disney's Fabio DiMarco and Frank de Heer about the company's partnership with...

Golden Age of Queen Elizabeth 08 September, 2010 Stefan Giaconi, project manager on Cunard's Queen Elizabeth talks to World Cruise Industry Review about the challenges of crowning a new...

Dance to a New Tune 08 September, 2010 A comprehensive review of ship safety during the past decade has seen new regulations come into force. World Cruise Industry Review talks to Carnival Corporate Shipbuilding's Stephen...

Epic Adventure 05 March, 2010 Norwegian Cruise Lines has had to overcome many challenges in the building of its first ‘mega-class’ vessel. However, this hasn’t dimmed president and COO Roberto Martinoli’s excitement at...

Refitting with Purpose 05 March, 2010 Orla O’Sullivan talks to Peter Fetten, SVP of refits of Carnival Corporation, about the challenge of refitting ships that meet market expectations and changing demographic...

Refits vs Newbuilds 05 March, 2010 Orla O’Sullivan talks to Kevin Douglas, vice-president of technical projects, newbuilds, for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, about how it may be easier to fund the building of new ships than...

Survival Instinct 07 October, 2009 The downturn has seen the German shipbuilding industry struggle to remain buoyant. Werner Lundt, general managing director of the German Shipyards and Ocean Industry Association, tells...

Form and Function 07 October, 2009 Cruising may seem like the glamorous side of shipping, but it takes more than a pretty face to make a successful voyage. Shirley Accini talks to Christian Schönrock of AIDA Cruises and...

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