New coalition to address LNG methane slip

Carnival Corp is one of seven companies who recently founded the Methane Abatement in Maritime (MAM) innovation initiative. This is a coalition of leading shipping companies who have joined together to identify, accelerate and advocate technology solutions for the maritime industry to measure and manage [Read more...]

2022-09-12T22:55:42+00:00 September 12th, 2022|Environment|

Stockholm to get onshore power connections

Ports of Stockholm is building onshore power connection facilities for cruise ships at two city centre quays. This environmental initiative will result in significantly lower air pollution emissions in Stockholm and the Baltic Sea, the ports’ authority claimed. Building the facilities at Stadsgården quay berths [Read more...]

2022-09-12T22:12:30+00:00 September 12th, 2022|Environment|

PONANT explores eco-design cruise ship

PONANT has continued to explore all technology options, towards more sustainable tourism, the company said. Following last year’s introduction of ‘Le Commandant Charcot’, claimed to be the world’s only luxury icebreaker and hybrid electric powered by LNG, PONANT’s R&D team is working on an eco-design [Read more...]

2022-08-12T17:33:32+00:00 August 12th, 2022|Environment|

MSC awarded environmental certificate

MSC Cruises entire fleet has achieved ISO 21070:2017 certification for marine environmental protection. This specifies procedures for the shipboard management of waste, including handling, collection, separation, marking, treatment, and storage. It also describes the ship-to-shore interface and the delivery of waste from the ship to [Read more...]

2022-08-12T17:30:25+00:00 August 12th, 2022|Environment|