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Carnival cleans up its act

Following fines for dumping and breaching its probation terms, Carnival Corp has announced several initiatives to help improve its environmental footprint. One initiative recently announced was that by the end of 2021, it will significantly eliminate its purchase [Read more...]

July 14th, 2019|

Carnival on sustainability

Despite agreeing a $20 mill deal with US federal prosecutors as settlement for allegedlyviolating its probation oncharges of causing pollution, Carnival Corp painted a bright picture in its ninth annual sustainability report recently published. The report details the [Read more...]

June 28th, 2019|

IMO puts domestic ferry safety on the agenda

Taking into consideration the ongoing occurrence of passenger ferry incidents with often high numbers of casualties, IMO’s recent Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) meeting  agreed to include a new item on measures to improve domestic ferry safety on its [Read more...]

June 28th, 2019|

‘Columbus’ damaged by underwater object

On 20th June, CMV’s cruise ship ‘Columbus’ was still languishing in Damen’s Rotterdam Schiedam drydock undergoing emergency rudder repairs. She reported hitting an unidentified submerged object on 30th May while sailing from Amsterdam, bound for Norwegian Fjords. The [Read more...]

June 28th, 2019|

Lifeboat manufacturer Neptune

Earlier this month, Palfinger Marine signed a global sales and service co-operation agreement with Jiangyin Neptune Marine Appliance Co Ltd, based in Jiangyin. One of the main aims of the agreement is the establishment of a 50:50 joint [Read more...]

June 28th, 2019|

‘MSC Opera’ crash lands in Venice

The 2,700 pax cruise ship ‘MSC Opera’rammed a berth and a tourist boat in Venice on 2nd June, injuring five people. She hit the river boat ‘River Countess’, which was lyingat San Basilio Pier in the Giudecca Canal [Read more...]

June 17th, 2019|

Report slams cruise ship emissions

Carnival Corp emitted nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOx) around European coasts than all of the 260 mill European cars in 2017, according tonew analysis by the sustainable transport group NGO, Transport & Environment (T&E). The second [Read more...]

June 17th, 2019|