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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

An Enviable Position: CLIA's New President and CEO 10 May, 2011 Christine Duffy is the new president and chief executive officer of the Cruise Lines International Association. Succeeding Terry Dale in February 2011, she is now heads up the international...

Q&A: Environmental Issues 10 May, 2011 Dr Hermann Klein talks to Andrea Ashfield about the environmental issues facing the cruise industry. What can be done to meet the...

Keep it Fresh: Onboard Food and Beverage Innovation 10 May, 2011 High standards of quality food and a wide-ranging menu play a huge part in passenger satisfaction on cruises. Andrea Ashfield talks to Royal Caribbean's Frank Weber and Holland America's...

Lap of Luxury: High-End Brand Survival 10 May, 2011 Yachts of Seabourn proves that high-end brands can thrive in a tough economic climate. Leaving the line with an impressive success rate - with full sailings, record bookings and...

Clean Sailing: The War on Norovirus 10 May, 2011 Infection rates have hit a ten-year low on US cruise ships, thanks to years of fast-paced updates to hygiene practices. CLIA's Budd Darr and RCCL's Dr Art Diskin discuss the war on norovirus,...

Emission Impossible: Can the Cruise Industry Meet Clean Fuel Targets? 10 May, 2011 With environmental deadlines looming, the cruise industry is racing to meet clean fuel targets. Selwyn Parker talks to Martin Tallett, Navigistics Consulting, and Francesco Balbi, MSC...

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...

Safe Harbour: Passenger Protection in Ports 10 May, 2011 In 2010, the cruise industry was shaken by the shooting of a 15-year-old passenger at St Thomas, Virgin islands. In the wake of the shooting, ports and cruise lines renewed the debate on how...

A Clean Break: Emission Control 10 May, 2011 By 2015, operators will change to fuel with a sulphur content of no more than 0.1% in emission control areas. Ian Adams, CEO of the International Bunker Industry Association talks to...

No More Dirty Business: Sewage and Ballast Water Treatment 10 May, 2011 In recent years, operators have made substantial efforts towards improving the industry's environmental record. Andrea Ashfield talks to Royal Caribbean's Jamie Sweeting and Cruise...

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