Replacing plastic: The battle has begun

Hot off the press, in delegate packs at Seatrade Europe and mailing to subscribers

The latest Seatrade Cruise Review — the official publication of Seatrade Europe in Hamburg — is out with a cover story on the cruise industry’s battle to replace nonessential single-use plastics.

Different strategies are detailed, from companies including MSC Cruises and Virgin Voyages to expedition and river cruise operators and private island destinations. Each has special challenges and successes.

Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst profiled

The issue also profiles dynamic duo Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst, who’ve propelled AmaWaterways into one of the leading river cruise operators using innovation and a relentless focus on personal service and maintaining consistent delivery while growing at a measured pace.

Other highlights of Seatrade Cruise Review’s September issue include in-depth reports on Germany and North Europe, the Mediterranean, Southeast Asia and North Asia, including a look at China’s shipyards.

The scrubber debate, new ships, port/destination reports

Further stories delve into the debate about scrubbers, how Carnival Corp. & plc is working to bolster environmental compliance, new ships Spirit of Discovery and Roald Amundsen, food and beverage trends and galley equipment.

Features examine new port development company Holistica and how Silversea in its 25th year is benefiting from synergies with new parent Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. The Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, Baltic, UK and Ireland, Australasia, Canada/New England’s Cape Breton and the Indian Ocean and much more are covered in a 178-page edition.

Sample pages available to download

Seatrade Cruise Review will be in delegate packs at Seatrade Europe and is currently mailing to subscribers. Sample pages are available to download here.

Watch this space for reporting from the Seatrade Europe Cruise & River Cruise Convention, Sept. 11-13. Seatrade Cruise News is the official online publication for the event.

Posted 10 September 2019

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Editor, Seatrade Cruise News & Senior Associate Editor, Seatrade Cruise Review Anne Kalosh 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, and her freelance stories have appeared in a wide range of publications, from The New York Times to The Miami Herald.

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