Aurora Expeditions joins the B Corp community

Expedition cruise ship operator, Aurora Expeditions, has reached a milestone in its sustainability journey, by being a Certified B Corporation™ company. B Corps are certified businesses that meet high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability, and who have made a legal commitment [Read more...]

2024-02-13T21:21:39+00:00 February 13th, 2024|Environment|

Viking Line to create green corridor

Baltic Ferry operator, Viking Line, Ports of Stockholm and the Port of Turku signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 6th February, 2024, to create a green maritime corridor between Turku and Stockholm. The aim is for the corridor to be 100% carbon-neutral by 2035. [Read more...]

2024-02-13T21:02:27+00:00 February 13th, 2024|Environment|

Gasum to managed Wasaline’s ETS

Gasum Portfolio Services is to manage ferry company Wasaline’s EU allowances (EUA) portfolio. The EU emissions trading system (EU ETS) was extended to the maritime sector at the beginning of this year. By outsourcing their emissions trading and EUA portfolio, shipping companies can  both manage [Read more...]

2024-02-13T20:55:17+00:00 February 13th, 2024|Environment|

Norway’s World Heritage fjords zero emissions rules update

On 13th December, the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) announced recommendations for regulations for achieving zero emissions in the UNESCO-listed West Norwegian Fjords. DNV Maritime’s Business Development Manager, Helge Hermundsgård (pictured), explained the implications of these regulations for cruise ship operators. He has followed the rule [Read more...]

2024-01-29T22:21:14+00:00 January 29th, 2024|Environment|

TUI Cruises signs partnership with Mabanaft

TUI Cruises has signed an agreement with the Hamburg-based energy company Mabanaft to develop a long-term, strategic collaboration in fuel supply. This agreement envisages meeting cruise ships' future needs for green methanol in German ports. Later, deliveries can be expanded to other European ports. The [Read more...]

2024-01-29T17:25:22+00:00 January 29th, 2024|Environment|

First port outside Norway joins EPI

In 2023, Faxaports/Port of Reykjavik became the first port outside Norway to join the Environmental Port Index (EPI). Since then, several Icelandic and North Atlantic ports have joined, bringing the total number of EPI member ports to 29. Sigurdur Jokull Olafsson, Marketing Manager, Faxaports/Port of [Read more...]

2024-01-13T13:21:05+00:00 January 13th, 2024|Environment|