'Demand and interest in expedition travel is unprecedented,' the venerable Sven-Olof Lindblad of Lindblad Expeditions said Thursday as his company reported a strong first quarter profit and outlook.

The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators has hired an environmental agent who will lead efforts to drastically cut back single-use plastics on Arctic expedition cruise ships and enhance passengers' involvement in regular beach cleanups.

In advance of 2020's global cap on sulfur emissions from ships, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has been retrofitting a portion of its fleet with scrubbers, and newbuilds like Norwegian Bliss are arriving scrubber-equipped.

There are 142 days to go before Seatrade Cruise Med 2018 kicks off in Lisbon, Portugal on September 19 and 20.

Hurtigruten has become one of the first major companies to ban all unnecessary single-use plastic.

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.

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