Cruise – Page 5

  • The Silverstream System improves the vessel’s operational efficiency

    Cruise drives clean tech uptake


    Silverstream Technologies, specialist in air lubrication technology, said that the cruise sector is driving clean technology uptake driven by the 0.5% sulphur emissions regulation coming into force in 2020.

  • At the Hamburg Cruise Terminal, Stemmann-Technik has installed a rolling onshore power supply system for cruise ships

    Powering cruise vessels


    German energy expert, Stemmann-Technik, has completed onshore power supply projects for cruise ship terminals at the ports of Hamburg and Shanghai and supplied a charging system for a new electric ferry.

  • The green cruise ship will aim to sail in 2020

    'World's greenest' cruise ship


    The design for the ‘world’s greenest’ cruise ship was announced at COP21 in Paris and its maiden voyage is scheduled for 2020.

  • Port Authority of Savona and Costa Cruises have signed an agreement

    Sustainable cruise development


    The Port Authority of Savona and Costa Cruises have signed a three year agreement for the development of sustainability in the cruise sector.

  • The Port network of Rome and Lazio has won the ESPO port of the month award

    Rome green cruise achievements


    The Port network of Rome and Lazio has won the ESPO port of the month award for its green cruise and ferry achievements.

  • Patrick Hicks opened this year's GreenPort Cruise conference

    Making cruising greener


    This year’s GreenPort Cruise conference, hosted by Copenhagen Malmo Port, kicked off on 6 October with the added addition of a live blog to keep the whole industry abreast of the latest in sustainability.

  • Diesel-electric and battery propulsion combine with advanced waste heat recovery and green hotel systems in Knud E Hansen's latest design

    Knud E Hansen unveils green cruise concept


    Naval architecture consultancy Knud E Hansen has designed an expedition cruise vessel that it claims is a showcase for green technologies and new passenger features.

  • Carnival is investing as much as US$400m to design, build and install exhaust gas cleaning systems onboard its vessels

    Carnival commits to 2020 sustainability goals


    Carnival Corporation & plc is continuing its commitment to ‘green’ cruising with new sustainability goals that will see it further reduce its carbon footprint and waste through a number of initiatives by 2020.

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    NABU calls for more emission cuts


    As the global cruise industry continues to grow, and with more stringent emissions regulations set to come in to force, the Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU) is calling for more shipowners to use environmentally friendly emission abatement techniques.

  • Concerns have been expressed over the LCCP because of the pollution it may create Photo: Enderby Riverside Limited

    Concerns raised over new cruise port


    There is concern over a new London cruise terminal given the go ahead by Greenwich council because of the pollution it may create. Those in opposition of the development say that the council is not taking these concerns seriously.

  • GreenTech Group says the Cayman SkyBridge will not “destroy the reefs through massive dredging". Photo: GreenTech Group

    SkyBridge to upgrade Cayman cruising


    The GreenTech Group has submitted plans to upgrade the Cayman Islands’ cruise berthing facilities to include an environmentally-friendly ‘SkyBridge’ helping to protect the Caribbean reefs.

  • A range of different environmental laws and regulations affect how the port operates today Photo: Robin Strand, Norphoto AS

    A sustainable focus


    As with most ports, Port of Bergen has during the last few years shifted its focus from being a mere port operator and landowner towards being an organisation with a sustainable focus, writes Even Husby, environmental advisor to Port of Bergen.

  • News

    Hamburg cruise pilot


    Hamburg’s new €64 million Steinwerder Cruise Centre (CC3) is off to a flying start handling nearly 60,000 passengers and 11 ships in its first month of operation.

  • Further investment is needed to ensure cruising remains 'green' and the environment is protected. Photo: Alfon34

    Cruising’s green agenda


    Cruise operators have done a lot of work over the years to reduce emissions and waste, but ongoing investment is required to ensure the industry remains ‘green’, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) told ‘GreenPort’.

  • Sharing vision and strategy at this year's Greenport Cruise conference

    Sharing vision and strategy


    The second GreenPort Cruise conference kicked off this week highlighting the latest environmental and sustainability issues facing global cruise terminals.

  • Shippers at the moment are relying more heavily upon other technologies such as scrubber technology

    Ensuring future environmental measures


    The cruise industry says that it wants to ensure future environmental measures are simple to administer, cost-effective and proportionate, things that are crucial to effective greening of the cruise industry, writes Anne-Marie Causer, GreenPort News Editor.

  • Costa Pacifica (© Costa Cruises)

    Turning waste on board into a resource


    “Sustainable Cruise”, the European project for innovative shipboard waste management is paving the way for the introduction of specific EU environmental legislation for shipping. Its aim is to set up a new voluntary certification scheme for shipboard waste treatment and its effects in terms of CO2 reduction.

  • Cruise ship traffic in the Venice lagoon near Piazza San Marco will be banned. Photo: Janmad

    Italy to ban cruise ships from tourist hotspot


    The Italian government is to ban large cruise ships of more than 96,000 gross tonnes from the historic Venice lagoon in a bid to protect the area.

  • AIDA Cruise Ship

    Green cruise development in the North Sea Region


    ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS POSE the biggest challenge for the cruise sector today. Cruise ports must ensure they have the required reception facilities and can equip themselves to support a shoreside supply of LNG.

  • The solution of carbon neutralisation  for cruising passengers

    Meeting customer concerns over greenhouse emissions


    Cruising continues to be attractive for consumers with the European markets having experienced a year on year increase of passenger numbers for many years.