Europe’s leading cruise company releases its Sustainability Report 2012 – 2013 highlighting sustainable key initiatives. Its Sustainable Cruise Project paves the way for the cruise industry in terms of improved waste management onboard.
Genoa, January 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Costa Crociere, Europe’s leading cruise company, today released its Sustainability Report for the period from 2012 – 2013, detailing the company's sustainability efforts. The Sustainability Report was prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) 3.1 and a full copy can be downloaded from the Costa Websites.
As part of an annual Thanksgiving tradition, members of Carnival Cruise Lines’ volunteer service group, the Friends Uniting Neighbors (F.U.N.) Team, prepared and served hundreds of meals at Camillus House, a homeless assistance center located in downtown Miami. More than 30 Carnival employees participated in the event, helping carve 60 turkeys for 700 homeless men and women at the facility.
December 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The world’s first LNG hybrid barge of Becker Marine Systems was christened with the name “Hummel” on October 18, 2014, at Grasbrook Quay in HafenCity Hamburg. The godmother of the inaugural event for the floating LNG power plant for environmentally friendly energy supply of cruise ships was Dr. Monika Griefahn, Chief Sustainability Officer at AIDA Cruises. The co-founder of Greenpeace Germany and former Minister of Environment of Lower Saxony has been involved in sustainability and environmental protection for more than 30 years.
Cruise Line Pledges to Raise $5 Million Over Next Four Years For The Lifesaving Mission of St. Jude
June 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - After achieving a goal of raising $3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital over a three-year period with theirCare to Play: Carnival for St. Jude Kids campaign, Carnival Cruise Lines has expanded upon its partnership by becoming the Official Celebration Partner at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and has committed to a goal of raising an additional $5 million over the next four years.
Distinguished Arts Benefactor and Author to Preside at Traditional Shipboard Naming Ceremony Nov. 17 in New Orleans
June 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Lin Arison, wife of the late Ted Arison, founder of Carnival Cruise Lines, will serve as godmother of Carnival Sunshine, the former Carnival Destiny, which was renamed following a massive $155 million makeover earlier this year.
June 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The safety and security of our guests is our top priority. Our excellent record of safe operation throughout Carnival's 40-plus year history, and the comprehensive safety standards we continue to live up to every day, proves that commitment. Our ships operate in full compliance with — and in many cases exceed — all U.S. and international safety regulations. Here are just a few examples of what we do to ensure a safe environment for our guests and crew members, while maintaining our excellent record of safety:
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY As part of its social responsibility initiative, the leading premium cruise line contributes over a million dollars each year in cash, in-kind shipboard events and useable goods to a broad range of charitable organizations nationally and internationally. Through the Ship to Shelter program, Holland America Line collects valuable and reusable goods from ships for donation to charities serving people in need.