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David to moderate ‘the future of the refurb market’ panel at CSI & CSH Online

Cruise Ship Interiors & Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo is going virtual


CSI & CSH Online will connect the entire cruise industry by bringing global visitors from both the cruise interiors and cruise hospitality communities together for an action-packed day of live meetings, industry-leading conference sessions, live Q&A’s and more!


As always, the show organisers will be putting on a world-class conference programme featuring a series of inspiring sessions focusing on the most relevant and important topics from industry experts. One such expert, is our very own David McCarthy, marine development director.


The Future of the Refurb Market

David will be moderating the panel the ‘Future of the Refurb Market’. And he will be in great company, joined by:

  • Boris Ruskovsky, Senior Director, Vessel Refurbishment, Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Mike Oliver, Chairman, Trimline
  • Nicolas Lagesse, Hotel Assets Director, Technical Services, Carnival Australia


The panel of experts will cover topics such as, drydock availability, the rebranding and repurposing of older ships, and working within a budget and tight timeline.


You can hear the discussion on Wednesday 2, September 2020 at 2.30 pm – 3.15 pm. It will then be followed by a live Q&A session from 3.15 pm – 3.30 pm.



The Event

At the first virtual event for the CSI & CSH Expo team, you’ll be able to connect with over 300 of the industry’s most innovative suppliers from within cruise design, refurbishment and newbuild to guest experience, F&B and health & hygiene and everything else in between.


It is completely FREE to register and attendees will have access to the full conference program and will be able to request meetings with each of our suppliers.



If you would like to know more about how AD can help your cruise brand through a refurb and the dry-dock process, please get in touch with David McCarthy.