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Viking partners with Cambridge University

Viking has partnered with the UK’s University of Cambridge to establish a new Professorship. This is aimed at advancing research in the field of Polar environmental science. The Viking Polar Marine Geoscience Fund will endow the University’s Scott [Read more...]

April 28th, 2022|

Shore power available in Southampton

Shore power-enabled ships can now plug in to ABP’s Southampton’s Horizon and Mayflower Cruise Terminals. AIDA Cruises’ newly delivered ‘AIDAcosma’ and Cunard’s ‘Queen Mary 2’ can now use the port’s shore power, thus creating zero emissions while berthed. The [Read more...]

April 28th, 2022|

MSC’s journey towards net-zero emissions

Having made the promise in 2021 to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, MSC Cruises is continuously exploring and investing in new technologies. On this journey, minimising the impact of cruises ships on port communities and their [Read more...]

April 28th, 2022|

CLIA commits to zero carbon cruising

At Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, this week, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced environmental sustainability commitments that will drive innovation for a more efficient future. These include a commitment by CLIA’s ocean-going members to pursue net-zero carbon [Read more...]

April 28th, 2022|

HAL opts for Power Knot food digesters

Last month, Power Knot Ocean, a provider of onsite organic waste management solutions, received multiple food digester orders from Holland America Lines (HAL). In 2019, parent Carnival Corp tested the patented LFC biodigester to improve environmental compliance and [Read more...]

April 13th, 2022|

Shore power for Iceland

Scana subsidiary, PSW Power & Automation, has signed another contract for a shore power solution in Iceland. Faxagardur port area in Reykjavik is to fit a shore power solution and has chosen PSW as its partner for the [Read more...]

April 13th, 2022|

Havila’s ship financing problems

On 8th April, the EU extended sanctions against Russian companies, including GTLK, the owner of the leasing company in Hong Kong that financed Norwegian coastal vessel, ‘Havila Capella’. Operator Havila Voyages said that it assumed that the sanctions [Read more...]

April 13th, 2022|