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Cruise sector is helping the environment

At the recent European Shipping Week, CLIA’s Secretary General, Tom Boardley, gave some perspectives on the industry. He said that this year, with the European Green Deal now tabled, the timing was a good opportunity to discuss the [Read more...]

February 28th, 2020|

Report slams LNG as a fuel

A report from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) claimed that the LNG fuelled ships engines, particularly in cruise ships, emit between 70% and 82% more life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over the short-term compared to clean [Read more...]

February 12th, 2020|

CLIA champions open loop scrubbers

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has highlighted three independent reports published last year that show exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) when operated in open-loop mode, have minimal impact on water and sediment quality. The most recent report, conducted [Read more...]

January 27th, 2020|

NCL eliminates plastic bottles on all ships

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has replaced all single-use plastic beverage bottles with plant-based carton containers across its fleet. As a result, NCL will be eliminating over six million single-use plastic water bottles a year. This initiative is being [Read more...]

January 13th, 2020|

‘Hamburg’ to switch to gas oil

The ‘Hamburg’ will operate exclusively on marine gas oil (MGO) starting 1st January, 2020, as required by IMO regulations, Plantours has announced. The 15,000-ton, 400-pax ‘Hamburg’ operates in Antarctica during the winter season, where HFO is banned, and [Read more...]

November 29th, 2019|