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Cruise Shipping

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Keeping it Clean & Green exhaust gas scrubbers (while burning fu- of vessels trading in Emissions Control scrubbers on 60 vessels (across its mul-

As with other sectors of shipping, IMO els with a higher sulfur content), but also Areas (ECAs) decided early on that it tiple brands) by late 2017, and was con- 2020 fuel rules and the overall man- by consuming alternative fuels, primar- would comply with stringent sulfur burn templating further installations aboard date to improve its environmental foot- ily LNG. requirements by cleaning exhaust gasses additional vessels by 2020. In its 2018 print looms large for the cruise indus- Carnival Corp, with a preponderance with scrubbers. Carnival had installed Annual Report, the company noted: “We try Cruise shipping, in fact, is arguably more sensitive to environmental con- cerns than the general shipping sector as their assets are much more conspicuous to the public eye. Reduction of all emis- sions is a headline issue in the C-Suite of every cruise company, and there have been strong moves towards reduced emissions of sulfur and nitrogen through switches to low sulfur fuels in advance of the IMO deadline, through installing • Type II MSD Wastewater Systems ® • Recover Greywater Systems

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