As part of the international trade conference 'Making LNG Happen: Combining Forces for Sustainable Shipping,' 80 representatives from the fields of business, politics and science visited AIDAprima in Rotterdam on Thursday to study the world's first cruise ship with a dual-fuel engine to produce its energy from low-emission LNG while docked at port.

All cruise industry eyes are on Abu Dhabi this week as 14 cruise line executives and representatives join a line-up of industry speakers for the return of this year’s Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, hosted by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), the body responsible for the development and promotion of the cruise tourism sector.