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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

Grading Up: Onboard IT Challenges 10 May, 2011 Advances in technology are improving the cruise experience for passengers, but these can pose challenges for operators. Rebecca Burgess explores the impact of software upgrades with...

Juggling Commodities: The Procurement Manager's Balancing Act 10 May, 2011 With multiple suppliers providing up to 7,000 items each, procurement managers have to keep many balls in the air. Selwyn Parker talks to Seabourn's Ron Brandeberry about the balancing act...

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...

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...

The Art of Firefighting: Making Cruise Vessels Safer 10 May, 2011 The outbreak of fire is often viewed as a PR and safety disaster. However, the cruise industry can use it as an opportunity to make all vessels safer, writes Selwyn...

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...

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...

Special Attention: Onboard Spas 10 May, 2011 Onboard spas are now de rigueur, cruise brochures are full of 'wellness centres' and 'unique spa experiences'. It seems cruise lines all over the world are trying to outdo each other to offer...

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...

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,...

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