Carnival ahead in its sustainability programme

In its recently released 2019 sustainability report, Carnival Corp claimed it had achieved its remaining 2020 sustainability targets last year. Carnival has also established new 2030 sustainability goals, including a Paris Agreement-aligned commitment to cut its carbon emissions by 40%. The group first defined its [Read more...]

2020-09-12T07:55:56+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Environment|

Around 49% of newbuilds to rely on LNG – CLIA

To date, the cruise industry has invested over $23.5 bill in ships with new technologies and cleaner fuels to reduce air emissions and achieve greater efficiency, according to a new report. Cruise Lines International Association‘s (CLIA) Global Cruise Industry Environmental Technologies and Practices Report, produced by Oxford [Read more...]

2020-09-11T15:14:48+00:00 September 11th, 2020|Environment|

Scenic Joins IAATO

Scenic Group has joined the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) as an official member. This move follows the inaugural season sailing and exploring Antarctica with the ‘Scenic Eclipse’, the company said. Scenic claimed that the Polar Code 6 class ship was purpose-built with [Read more...]

2020-07-27T15:37:40+00:00 July 27th, 2020|Environment|

Bergen to monitor emissions

The Port of Bergen has formed EPI AS to further develop an Environmental Port Index (EPI) tool used to measure a vessel’s pollution level when in port. Behind this move is Bergen’s long-term ambition to put in place a system in which the environmental impact [Read more...]

2020-07-13T11:02:59+00:00 July 13th, 2020|Environment|

IAATO beefs up membership – addresses COVID-19

Two Operators, five provisional operators and five new Associates have joined the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) at its first online annual meeting. Ice Trek and Scenic Expeditions have become IAATO operators, while Intrepid Travel, Residences at Sea, Students on Ice, Sur Expeditions [Read more...]

2020-06-27T09:13:05+00:00 June 27th, 2020|Environment|

Scandlines opts for rotor sails

Norsepower has installed a rotor sail on board Scandlines hybrid ropax ‘Copenhagen’.   ’Copenhagen’ operates between Rostock, Germany and Gedser, Denmark and was retrofitted in Rostock during a scheduled overnight stop. Norsepower’s rotor sail unit fitted measured 30 m in height and 5 m in [Read more...]

2020-05-29T07:55:28+00:00 May 29th, 2020|Environment|