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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 [Read more...]

August 12th, 2022|

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 [Read more...]

August 12th, 2022|

Sustainable cruise indicators introduced

Cruise Baltic has collaborated with consulting group COWI to develop sustainable cruise indicators. These can be used globally to measure environmental sustainability in different cruising regions. With the new tool, measuring sustainability will become easier and more concrete, [Read more...]

August 12th, 2022|

AIDA bunkers sustainable biofuels at Rotterdam

Bunker supplier, GoodFuels, has recently completed its first bio-bunkering for an AIDA Cruises vessel, part of the Carnival Corp empire. ’AIDAprima’, a ‘Hyperion’ class cruise ship, was refuelled with GoodFuels’ sustainable biofuels while berthed at Rotterdam, in the [Read more...]

July 23rd, 2022|

Carnival Corp unveils 2021 sustainability report

Carnival Cruise Corp has released its 12th annual sustainability report. This details the key initiatives and progress made in 2021 toward its 2030 sustainability goals and 2050 aspirations. Entitled ‘Sustainable from Ship to Shore’, the report was developed in [Read more...]

July 23rd, 2022|

World’s first electric fast ferry delivered

‘Medstraum’, the world’s first fully electric and zero-emission fast ferry, classed as a high speed craft, was recently delivered. She was built using modular manufacturing methods at the Norwegian shipyard, Fjellstrand. Modularisation helps cut both production and engineering [Read more...]

July 23rd, 2022|

PONANT guests arrive at the North Pole

On 13th July, 2022, PONANT’s expedition icebreaking cruise ship ‘Le Commandant Charcot’ reached the geographic North Pole with guests on board. Last September, she became the first French vessel to reach this latitude but without carrying guests. “It [Read more...]

July 23rd, 2022|

Costa opens Hamburg de-carbonisation unit

Carnival Corp member, Costa Group, which includes Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises, has created a dedicated de-carbonisation department within its Hamburg-based Carnival Maritime unit. This recently established department, which brings the Group’s scientific and technical expertise under one [Read more...]

June 27th, 2022|