Norway looks at banning scrubbers from fjords

In June of this year, the NMA circulated for review new legislation for reduced emissions and discharges and a cleaner environment in the Nærøyfjord, Aurlandsfjord, Geirangerfjord, Sunnylvsfjord and Tafjord. The proposal included, among other things, stricter sulfur requirements for the entire area, stricter requirements for [Read more...]

2018-11-18T15:19:29+00:00 November 18th, 2018|Destinations|

Terminal upgrade begins at Southampton 

Construction work has begun to upgrade Ocean Cruise Terminal at the Port of Southampton, to support continued growth in the cruise sector. Representatives from ABP, Carnival UK and contractors, GRAHAM, came together to mark the start of main construction work for this major investment at [Read more...]

2018-11-18T14:53:12+00:00 November 18th, 2018|Destinations|

Visby cruise quay opens

A new cruise quay in Visby was officially opened with the visit of the ‘AIDAdiva’. The initiative is a collaboration between Region Gotland and Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) with Region Gotland building the quay and CMP taking responsibility for the operations. At the same time, [Read more...]

2018-05-14T09:29:00+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Destinations|

CLIA’s D’Aoust on Sustainability, Environment

In a keynote speech kicking off Seatrade Cruise Global 2018's opening conference, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) president and CEO, Cindy D'Aoust, highlighted the industry’s growth and sales potential. She also revealed that CLIA would undertake an environmental and destination sustainability initiative and promised to give [Read more...]

2018-03-08T10:51:15+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Destinations|

Cruise schedules hit again

As a result of the latest hurricane to batter the Caribbean- ‘Maria’, cruise lines have started to adjust itineraries in the region. ‘Carnival Glory’, ‘Carnival Magic’ and ‘Carnival Fascination’, as well as Royal Caribbean's ‘Adventure of the Seas’ and ‘Allure of the Seas’ have all [Read more...]

2017-09-19T17:58:56+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Destinations|