Cruise – Page 4

  • Port of Venice

    Sustainable cruise initiative picks up pace


    A group of European cruise ports has met to draw up guidelines for a new sustainable approach to maritime tourism.

  • Norway's fjords

    Support for stringent emissions regulations


    A European maritime authority has reported improved air quality but has stressed there is support for more stringent emissions regulations.

  • Berth 13

    Automation helps speedy mooring


    The mooring of cruise vessels at the Port of Tallinn is set to become easier and faster with the promise of a new rope-free automated mooring system.

  • Port of Venice

    Call for cruise port sustainability


    The president of the North Adriatic Sea Port Authority (NAPA) has called for European ports to gather to discuss the economic and environmental impact of the cruise industry and to draw up guidelines for a new sustainable approach to maritime tourism.

  • Carnival Corporation

    Carnival backs scrubbers for sustainability


    Carnival Corporation has launched an ‘Advanced Air Quality Systems’ website to highlight the benefit of using scrubbers to meet the IMO’s 0.5% 2020 sulphur limit and support sustainable operations in ports and the global shipping industry.

  • 'Costa Fortuna'

    Costa Cruises limits sulphur in Italian ports


    Costa Cruises has signed the ‘Genoa Blue Agreement’ requiring ships to use marine gasoil with a sulphur content not exceeding 0.10% by mass before entering the ports of Savona and Genoa.

  • Ege Port Kusadasi

    Ecoports issue first cruise port certificate


    Ege Port Kusadasi has become the first cruise port in the world to be granted the Ecoports Port Environmental Review System (PERS) certificate for contributing towards the sustainability of the port sector.

  • Port of Avatiu Harbour

    Carbon neutral in the Cook Islands


    The Ports Authority of Rarotonga has begun a carbon assessment programme to reduce emissions. Michele Witthaus finds out what this means for sustainable cruising at the port

  • 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

    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.

  • Singapore Cruise Centre - Docks

    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.