IAATO reaffirms commitment

International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) members have reaffirmed their commitment to proffer safe and environmentally responsible operations, as the Association marks its 30th anniversary. The non-profit organisation was founded in 1991 by seven companies, which had been operating expeditions to Antarctica for several years [Read more...]

2021-05-28T23:36:40+00:00 May 28th, 2021|Environment|

‘AIDAsol’ inaugurates Warnemünde shore power system

Europe's largest shore power plant was officially inaugurated by AIDA Cruise’s ’AIDAsol’, during the 12th German National Maritime Conference recently. Establishing a shore power supply for cruise ships in Warnemünde, Germany, was the result of a joint agreement between AIDA Cruises, the state government of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, the [Read more...]

2021-05-14T19:02:57+00:00 May 14th, 2021|Environment|

Crystal ties up with marine research experts

Crystal Cruises has announced a new partnership with the California Ocean Alliance, (COA), which is dedicated to marine research to safeguard oceans for the protection of marine mammals worldwide. COA scientists will join ‘Crystal Endeavor’, the line’s new expedition yacht, for a series of five remote expedition [Read more...]

2021-04-29T19:05:27+00:00 April 29th, 2021|Environment|

Cold ironing partnership unveiled

Enel X and Fincantieri have signed a letter of intent (LoI) to build and operate port infrastructure with a low environmental impact. In addition, the LoI calls for the development of electricity-powered solutions for ground logistics services. In the first stage, the LoI specifically addresses: [Read more...]

2021-03-26T23:20:20+00:00 March 26th, 2021|Environment|