China's landmark for the shipbuilding sector with its first cruise ship setting sail

China's landmark for the shipbuilding sector with its first cruise ship setting sail

15 January 2024 — Adora Magic City, China's first domestically built cruise ship, completed its first commercial voyage. As the vessel set sail, it signified China's capability to build mega-cruise ship and marked a significant milestone in the nation's maritime ambitions.

An emerging trend of compact luxury cruise ships in the marine industry

An emerging trend of compact luxury cruise ships in the marine industry

6 November 2023 — Several new cruise lines are adopting an underdog strategy, deviating from the trend of launching increasingly larger cruise ships with up to 10 000 people in passenger capacity. While giant ships are a short-term "cash cow" for operators, smaller ships are believed to have distinct long-term advantages.

China built its first cruise ship, initiating an ambitious plan to take a share of the multi-billion industry

China built its first cruise ship, initiating an ambitious plan to take a share of the multi-billion industry

6 October 2023 — After 3 years of hiatus caused by the COVID-19 restrictions, international cruise lines can now resume sailings from China. However, China has moved forward on a 10-year plan with its own cruise line, with the ambition to become a key player in this multi-billion-dollar industry.

China ambitions in cruise sets their agenda for full value chain – a potentially lucrative opportunity awaits

China ambitions in cruise sets their agenda for full value chain – a potentially lucrative opportunity awaits

22 December 2021 — Reddal was invited as a speaker to the Finnish Marine Industries Association (Meriteollisuus ry) international business session. We presented an update on the cruise ecosystem development in China, including views on cruise tourism, cruise ship building, and short- to mid-term opportunities.

Transforming reporting from bureaucracy to a value driving process

Transforming reporting from bureaucracy to a value driving process

18 June 2021 — Reporting is at the core of most corporations and fast-growing SMEs. Yet surprisingly little attention is paid on the actual value add of the reporting process and especially the “bang for the buck”.

Creating value in gridlocked industries

Creating value in gridlocked industries

7 November 2017 — In a saturated and stagnant market, the whole industry is often stuck in a gridlock. This article focuses on the case of Korean packaging industry, and presents some initial thoughts on key value creation levers that could lead the winners into a new healthier industry paradigm.

Reddal Talks: Practical process automation

Reddal Talks: Practical process automation

6 November 2017 — Rash digitization and new software application can create problems if actual implementation has not undergone sufficient prior consideration. Practical workplace automation can address these issues leveraging tools such as basic Python.

Reddal Talks: Outlook on Vietnam

Reddal Talks: Outlook on Vietnam

1 November 2017 — FDI attraction, export growth and a thriving consumer market have been characteristics of the Vietnamese growth story but what is next for this emerging market in South-East Asia? We discuss the prospect of the Vietnamese economy, possible setbacks and potential remedies.