All articles by Peter Nilson

Peter Nilson is the editor of Future Rail, Airport Industry Review, and Ship Technology Global. He was previously the editor of the Just Food and Just Drinks digital magazines. He enjoys long walks on the beach and talking about the weather.

Peter Nilson


US dockers refuse to work on Russian ships

The ILWU has confirmed that its workers will not work on Russian ships at any of the 29 US port

One seafarer killed as two cargo ships sink

The Banglar Samriddhi sinks in the Black Sea, one seafarer killed. An Estonian-owned vessel has also sunk.

UK dockers force Russian tanker to be diverted

Trade union Unison highlighted a loophole in the ban on Russian ships following dockworkers refusal to work on the tanker.

West of England withdraws insurance cover on two Russian ships

British ship insurer West of England P&I acts in response to Russian sanctions.

Maersk, MSC halt container shipping to and from Russia

Following speculation, shipping giants A.P. Moller-Maersk and MSC both confirm suspension of Russia shipping.

What’s on the horizon for the cruise industry?

There is growing optimism that the cruise industry is going to bounce back strong after a difficult period.

Blowing in the wind: Ship Technology Global 81

In this edition: shipping returns to sail power, the world’s first autonomous cargo ship, new robotic hull cleaning technology, and more.

Cruise in 2022: the state of the industry 

Using the latest thematic insights from GlobalData, Peter Nilson looks at the state of the cruise industry.

The ten most expensive port projects in the last year

The ten most expensive port projects of the last year have a combined cost of around $22bn

Cruising comeback: Future Cruise issue 18 out now

In this issue: the state of the industry, 2022 predictions, Havila’s new hybrid cruise ship, Northern Xplorer’s new eco-friendly ship design, and more.