Launched in late January, the response to the new MARINE INTERIORS Cruise & Ferry Global Expo, powered by SMM, and co-located alongside Seatrade Europe in Hamburg, has been ‘extremely positive’, according to Bernd Aufderheide, President and CEO of Hamburg Messe und Congress, with several top-ranking exhibitors and visitors already committed.

The issue of sound control on ships is more relevant than ever, as the importance of climate and environmental protection continues to rise, noted Stefan Lukossek, area sales manager at Getzner Werkstoffe, specialist in the field of vibration isolation and protection.

The Australian Cruise Association has reappointed its ceo Jill Abel for a further three years, taking her term to July 2022.

Turku-based interior turnkey company I.S. Makinen specialising in building and refurbishing cruise ships’ cabins and public areas is strengthening its collaborative relationship with Finnish marketing agency Saapunki Marketing to support its sustainability development program.



SpecTec’s Cruise Business Unit, part of Spec Tec Group — provider of asset management software solutions — is expanding its team by 50%.

Viking Maritime, providing services to the worldwide maritime, cruise and yachting sectors, unveiled a new brand identity for its portfolio of businesses including Viking Crew, Chiltern Maritime and the Maritime Skills Academy.

Silversea Expeditions' Silver Explorer is back in service following an upgrade at Seaspan's Vancouver Drydock.

Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. are strengthening their long-term cooperation and extending their service agreement to 2028.

A global search for cruising’s top '20 under 40s' came to a conclusion today as the winners of the Seatrade Cruise News competition were announced at Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon.

Finalists for the 2018 Seatrade Cruise Awards have been announced and are listed below in alphabetical order. Principal sponsor of the 12th Cruise Awards scheme is once again Oracle Hospitality.

Page 1 of 3