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Cruise Vessel Design & Outfit

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Fredrik Johansson, MA,

Partner, Executive Project

Director, Tillberg Design of Sweden

Photo: Tillberg Design of Sweden ships increasingly monitor and incorporate design and service trends seen on land facili- “Everything was ties, Johansson said.

While there are inherent challenges in any vessel design and construction project, Jo- hansson considers the task to build the overall designed from brand for the Ritz-Carlton vessel and service the greatest challenge of this speci? c project.

But with all of the moving parts and person- nel, the detailed design and high tech on- scratch with one board, he likes to bring it back to the basics.

“You have to be methodical, punctual and precise in all that you do from the outset,” is how he neatly summarizes his team’s suc- thing in mind: the cess in this unprecedented period of cruise industry growth. “Today everyone is in such a hurry … they want it quickly, and we have many projects in motion. The key is having guest experience” experienced people to properly structure and execute the project. As a company, we have to grow on the design side, but also on the project management side.” 33

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