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Cruise Gateway’s partners - some large, some small

Cruise Gateway’s partners - some large, some small

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’. 21 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
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. 01 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
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. 05 Dec 2016 - GreenPort
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. 14 Nov 2016 - GreenPort
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. 01 Nov 2016 - GreenPort
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. 11 Oct 2016 - GreenPort
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. 20 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
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. 19 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
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. 27 Jul 2016 - GreenPort
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. 19 Jul 2016 - GreenPort
'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. 15 Dec 2015 - GreenPort
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. 16 Nov 2015 - GreenPort
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. 03 Nov 2015 - GreenPort
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. 06 Oct 2015 - GreenPort
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. 30 Sep 2015 - GreenPort
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. 22 Sep 2015 - GreenPort
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. 04 Sep 2015 - GreenPort
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. 25 Aug 2015 - GreenPort
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. 25 Aug 2015 - GreenPort
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. 06 Aug 2015 - GreenPort