Disney Cruise Line Earns Friends of the Environment’s First A Grade

The Friends of Earth organization released their 2012 Cruise Ship Report Card.  The report ranks 15 major cruise lines and 148 cruise ships for their air and water pollution footprint.  Continue Reading →

Seatrade Insider’s 2012 Environmental Initiative Award Goes to… Disney Cruise Line

Seatrade Insider, an online business to business cruise portal read by top cruise line executives, held their 2012 Cruise Awards at Seatrade Med in Marseille, France this week.  The 16 Continue Reading →

Meyer Werft Installing Wärtsilä Hybrid Exhaust Scubbers to Make Ships ECA Compliant

Wärtsilä Hamworthy inked a deal with Meyer Werft to provide hybrid exhaust scrubbers for installation in two new Royal Caribbean Sunshine class ships.  The first is currently under construction in Continue Reading →

North American Emission Control Area (ECA) and the Effects on the Cruise Industry

Would you believe that one of the dirtiest transportation fuels is that of a cruise ship?  It is true.  A large cruise ship can emit the equivalent amount of sulfur Continue Reading →