Cruise – Page 4

  • Solar panels on Ocean Terminal

    UK’s first carbon neutral terminal helping renewable electricity production at Southampton


    ABP Southampton has installed more than 2,000 roof-mounted solar panels on the Port of Southampton’s largest cruise terminal to make it carbon neutral as part of a programme to invest more than GB£1m in solar energy on ABP-owned buildings.

  • SCC was voted the Best Cruise Port for the second year running by readers of the trade publication, Travel Weekly Asia

    Singapore leads on responsible ASEAN cruise policy


    Singapore is on a path to enhance its port operations sustainability. Michele Witthaus learns what that means for the city’s cruise business.

  • Barcelona Port is pushing forward concrete initiatives aimed at facilitating sustainable growth of the sector

    Barcelona commits to encourage sustainable cruising


    The Port of Barcelona has set out its commitment to sustainability the environment and innovation as it works to further develop its cruise activity.

  • The terminal will cater for simultaneous handling of two cruise vessels, with concurrent embarkation and disembarkation of passengers

    Durban plans for sustainable cruise


    Michele Witthaus finds out about South Africa''s proposed new sustainable KwaZulu Cruise Terminal at the Port of Durban.

  • Port of Charleston

    Charleston terminal pollution claim dismissed


    A legal attempt to block the building of a cruise ship terminal in Charleston on environmental grounds has been rejected.

  • Longyearbyen, Svalbard Photo: Jarle Røsland / Visit Svalbard

    Sustainable cruise in polar bear country


    Michele Witthaus talks to organisations active in increasing sustainability in cruise tourism in the Arctic port of Longyearbyen.

  • MS World Explorer

    Hybrid solution to reduce Antarctic emissions


    The owners of an Antarctic cruise ship aim to reduce its emissions through a hybrid power electric and propulsion system.

  • The Port of Barcelona's Air Quality Improvement Plan aims to reduce harmful emissions from port activities by encouraging and facilitating the use of LNG

    The LNG advantage


    In the first of a series of reports on sustainable cruise ports, Michele Witthaus talks to Jordi Vila of the Port of Barcelona about how the port’s environmental initiatives benefit cruise operators.

  • Port of Tallinn

    Tallinn to build sustainable cruise terminal


    Port of Tallinn has declared it plans to build a new terminal for cruise tourists with a sustainable focus throughout.

  • With a builder now secured, Ecoship is due for completion in 2020

    Ecoship builder confirmed


    Japan’s Peace Boat cruise organisation says it will construct its unique Ecoship green concept cruise vessel with the Finnish shipbuilder Arctech.

  • The design of the new terminal support structure will consider minimum disruption to the river hydrodynamics

    Efficient cruise terminal development


    The international engineering consultancy Ramboll has been appointed to lead a highly skilled technical team developing a new efficient cruise terminal facility on the UK’s River Mersey.

  • The terminal is designed to accommodate Carnival Corporation's new class of next-generation green cruise ships

    Barcelona LNG terminal


    Carnival Corporation & plc has released artist renderings of its second cruise terminal at the Port of Barcelona, which will be Europe''s newest LNG cruise terminal when it opens in 2018.

  • At the moment, larger ships, including cruise ships have to sail along the Giudecca Canal close to the Doges Palace and Saint Marks Square to reach the passenger terminal

    Larger vessels vs the community


    The green light given to a new terminal development in Venice has drawn criticism from the cruise industry over what has been called a totally ‘unworkable solution’.

  • Carnival will equip more than 85 of its vessels with scrubbers through 2020

    Carnival gets ahead with scrubber installations


    Carnival Corporation plc is to install and certify Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) on 60 ships across its global fleet, meaning that it’s on course to equip more than 85 of its vessels through 2020.

  • Princess Cruises fined $40m Photo: Courtesy of Princess Cruises

    Princess Cruises fined for oil dumping


    Princess Cruise Lines has pleaded guilty to seven federal charges in an illegal ocean pollution case involving dumping oily waste at sea.

  • The Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in New York has installed shore power Photo: NY Cruise

    Shore side power at Brooklyn Cruise Terminal


    The Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in New York has installed shore power, only the second US Atlantic coast cruise terminal after Halifax in Nova Scotia, to do so.

  • GreenPort Cruise & Congress 2017

    CLIA cruise vision for the Baltic


    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe has a new initiative for the cruise industry in the Baltic region which aims to foster solutions for cruise tourism by bringing stakeholders closer together to respond to the issues the region faces.

  • NABU’s Dietmar Oeliger said that the cruise industry is not doing as much as it can to preserve the environment

    GreenPort Cruise: Spearheading green initiatives


    The host of this year’s GreenPort Cruise conference, the Venice Port Authority, is no stranger to environmental issues and Venice Passenger terminal is in many ways spearheading green initiatives for the whole industry.

  • 'Aidaprima' is fuelled directly from an LNG truck on the quay at Hamburg

    Adopting a new source of power for cruise ships


    When Carnival Corporation’s AIDAsol sailed into the Port of Hamburg in Germany in May 2015, it also charted a course that may set the cruise industry on a new path for powering its vessels, writes Tom Strang, senior vice president, maritime affairs, Carnival Corporation.

  • News

    Peace Boat signs agreement for Ecoship


    Peace Boat and DNV GL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to form a partnership to develop the Ecoship cruise ship.