Cruise – Page 4

  • award presentation

    Dover gives Princess ‘SEA’ award


    The Port of Dover has presented Princess Cruises’ ‘Pacific Princess’ with its Safety Environment Awareness ‘SEA’ Award.

  • pollution monitoring station

    London ship emissions monitoring underway


    The Port of London Authority (PLA) has funded an GB£80,000 network of air pollution monitors that will record the effect of emissions locally from cruise ships docking in Greenwich, London this summer.

  • Valeria Mangiarotti

    Mediterranean LNG strategy fit


    Plans for LNG infrastructure at Cagliari are part of a much larger programme underway in the Mediterranean, as Valeria Mangarotti explains.

  • The Port of Cagliari, Sardinia

    Cagliari set for alternative energy role


    Sardinia is set to become an LNG hub. Massimo Deiana, chairman of the Sardinian Port Authority System, explains what this means for Cagliari and the island’s other cruise ports

  • Port of Seattle

    Seattle seeks shore power partner


    A new single berth cruise terminal with access to shore power at the Port of Seattle is moving closer towards becoming operational as a partner to develop and operate it is sought.

  • electric forklift trucks

    Electric trucks drive down cruise footprint


    Solent Stevedores has invested GB£1m into 33 electric counter balance forklift trucks from STILL Materials Handling to help reduce emissions at the Port of Southampton ahead of the 2019 cruise season.

  • AQMesh

    Cruise not to blame for NO2, finds study


    Air quality monitors used at the Port of Kiel to measure emissions of nitrous oxides (NOx) and fine particulate matter (PM) around its cruise ship terminal have shown that cruise ships are not responsible for high levels of NO2.

  • Six cruise ships docked in the Port of Southampton Photo: ABP

    Partnering for green cruise in Southampton


    As a major turnaround port for cruise operations in Europe, the Port of Southampton can handle the world’s biggest cruise ships with 500 cruise calls per year at its four cruise terminals. Michele Witthaus finds out how the port ensures sustainable operations

  • A battery-powered AMPMobile unit connects a ship to shore power at Shenzhen cruise terminal

    Cavotec supports greener Chinese cruise


    Cavotec shore power technologies are playing a key role in delivering substantial sustainability savings to ports in China.

  • 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.