Seatrade Cruise Personality of the Year went to Douglas Prothero, CEO, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, while Outstanding Contribution Award went to Fred Danska, director-cruise, at Wärtsilä, and Port Personality of the Year to Betty MacMillan, cruise development manager, Port Saint John.
Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems, decking and flooring specialist in mainstream cruise ship and superyacht markets has seen a series of wins in the polar expedition cruise ship sector.
An aspiring chef has been selected as the second beneficiary of a maritime education scholarship co-funded by Sailors’ Society and Garrets International, and administered by Homer Foundation.
As part of its rapid expansion in the cruise sector, Bremen-based EBH Radio Software GmbH has added MSC Seaview, named last weekend in Genoa, to its growing reference list.
Rescompany Systems signed an exclusive agreement with Zhuhai VONE Technology Co. Ltd., a premier IT service provider for cruise lines in China.
Scanship has been awarded a retrofit contract by Grand Circle Corp. to deliver and install an advanced wastewater purification system on the 1990-built Corinthian.
Costa Smeralda will pay tribute to Italy, with decks and public areas dedicated to famous places and squares, a central three-story area called the Colosseo for shows and drinks, and large piazzas forward and aft.