Armed with 2.43m Norwegian kroner ($308,000) in funding, United Nations backing and thousands of volunteers, the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators is taking on the massive environmental challenge of marine plastic pollution.

Nations meeting at the International Maritime Organization adopted an initial strategy for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships, with the goal of phasing them out as soon as possible.

Shipbuilder Fincantieri awarded Scanship the contract to supply total clean ship systems for four Viking Ocean Cruises newbuilds.

The new Symphony of the Seas represents a whopping 25% leap in fuel efficiency per available passenger day compared to a ship like 2010's Oasis-class Allure of the Seas, according to Richard Fain, chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Canada has developed a more nuanced approach to protecting North Atlantic right whales from vessel strikes in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Poseidon Expeditions, specialist in Arctic and Antarctica cruises, is sponsoring a symposium at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, that will address polar issues including climate change.

Scanship has been awarded a retrofit contract by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to deliver and install an advanced wastewater purification system on Oceania Cruises' Insignia.

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas as a marine fuel, today voiced its support for the carriage ban on noncompliant fuels proposed by the International Maritime Organization when the 0.5% sulphur fuel limit comes into force in January 2020.

As experiential vacations become increasingly popular with today’s adventure-seeking travelers, polar and expedition cruises to remote destinations around the globe are becoming the latest hot trend in travel.

Noble Caledonia announced the introduction of a new partnership with ORCA, one of the UK’s leading marine conservation charities, to give crew members, expedition staff and passengers the chance to work together to collect crucial sightings of whales, dolphins and porpoises in the habitats its ships visit.

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