AIDA to further co-operate with Corvus

AIDA Cruises and Corvus Energy have signed an agreement to further co-operate at the opening ceremony for the battery manufacturer’s first production plant in Norway. On the occasion of the opening of the production plant in Bergen, Norway on 5th September, AIDA President, Felix Eichhorn [Read more...]

2019-09-13T21:06:26+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Environment|

Ferries to be fitted with shore power connections

By fitting ABB's shore connection technology, three Corsica Linea ferries will cut emissions and noise pollution while berthed in Marseille, France. Instead of running diesel-fuelled auxiliary engines, the ferries ‘Paglia Orba’, ‘Jean Nicoli’ and ‘Pascal Paoli’ will use electricity for power at the berth. Each [Read more...]

2019-09-13T20:59:21+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Environment|

CLIA members make progress on environmental matters

The cruise industry has made unprecedented, year-over-year progress in implementing sustainable technologies and practices claimed the third annual ‘Global Cruise Industry Environmental Technologies and Practices Report’ compiled by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). “While cruise ships comprise far less than 1% of the global maritime [Read more...]

2019-09-13T20:53:14+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Environment|

TUI opts for shore power

TUI Cruises is to fit two cruise ships with shorepower connections in 2020. The ’Mein Schiff 4’ and ‘Mein Schiff 5’ already have plug connections, but they will receive the on board equipment next year, the company said. TUI also said that while few ports [Read more...]

2019-08-31T11:20:41+00:00 August 31st, 2019|Environment|

Blue Angel Certification for AIDACruises

AIDACruises ‘AIDAnova’ has become the first cruise ship to be awarded the Blue Angel certification for excellence in environmentally friendly ship design. The newest ship in AIDA’s fleet, ‘AIDAnova’, features several innovative approaches to ‘green cruising,’ including being the first cruise ship capable of being [Read more...]

2019-08-19T19:50:27+00:00 August 18th, 2019|Environment|