US editor of Seatrade Cruise Review and Seatrade Cruise News
Anne Kalosh is the US editor of Seatrade Cruise Review and Seatrade Cruise News. She covers global stories, reporting both breaking and in-depth news on cruising's significant people, places, ships and trends. A sought-after expert on cruising, she has moderated conferences around the world, including the high-profile State of the Industry panel at Seatrade Cruise Global. She created and led the acclaimed itinerary-planning case study for Seatrade's cruise master classes held at Cambridge and Oxford universities. She is the cruise columnist for AFAR.com, and her freelance stories have appeared in a wide range of publications, from The New York Times to The Miami Herald.
After 38 years of service to the American Association of Port Authorities, director of research and information services Rexford Sherman retired at the end of December.
KfW IPEX said the €2.5bn in multi export credit agency financing for Royal Caribbean's pair of LNG-powered newbuilds at Meyer Turku in Finland is the largest syndicate financing package the German bank has ever structured and led on its own.
Sixteen ocean-going cruise ships valued at a total $8.4bn are due to arrive in 2018, according to Seatrade's orderbook.
In cutting costs and adding benefits for lines and passengers, Argentina Transport Minister Guillermo Dietrich aims for the ports of Buenos Aires, Madryn and Ushuaia to reach a total of 1m cruisers next season.
Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum, singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen, who has sold more than 20m singles worldwide, will perform a free concert aboard Carnival Splendor in February, as part of the Carnival LIVE concert series.
Fincantieri chose Scanship to supply its total clean ship system for Silversea Cruises' 2020 newbuild, Silver Moon.