Worldcruise-network.com launches major industry survey
Worldcruise-network.com would like to invite you to take part in our latest industry confidence tracking survey, examining industry sentiment on the latest economic and consumer issues worldwide and their impact upon investment decisions and growth prospects within the industry.
Shortlist announced for Ship Technology Global Innovation in Energy Efficiency Awards 2013
A growing need for cost-savings and greater accountability for emissions and environmental performance within the shipping industry has resulted in a huge upswing in eco-friendly marine propulsion and power systems.
Fuel sourcing: satisfaction guaranteed
Keeping costs down, meeting regulatory commitments and ensuring availability – all are priorities for cruise lines. These all demand a huge amount of collaboration from fuel suppliers. Paul Litvinov, Royal Caribbean International, explains how the financial landscape has transformed partner priorities and the work that still needs to be done by both sides to maintain and cultivate a healthy relationship.
Cruise supply and command
As lines extend their itineraries, it is vital they maintain the versatility and reliability of their supply chains. Throw in tightened security standards and a demanding customer base, and supply chain management becomes a key area for investment. Giorgio Zagami from MSC Cruises and Alvin Dennis of Norwegian Cruise Line discuss their companies’ approaches, and the vital role that technology has to play in driving future efficiency gains.