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AIDA Cruises Receives the Innovation Award of German Gas Industry

With AIDAnova and the concept of Green Cruising, AIDA sets new standards – that’s what the jury says.
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ROSTOCK, Germany, November 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ On the evening of November 22, 2018, the associations of the gas industry presented the German Gas Industry Innovation Award for the 20th time in Berlin. AIDA Cruises was honored in the category Mobility & Transport for building the world’s first LNG cruise ship, AIDAnova, as part of its “Green Cruising” concept.

Carnival Corporation Begins Construction of World’s First Fully LNG-Powered Cruise Ship

Celebrates keel-laying ceremony for first of seven next-generation cruise ships to be fully powered by liquefied natural gas. Leading German shipbuilder Meyer Werft lowered first building block for AIDAnova, ship will join company in 2018.
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World's largest leisure travel company celebrates keel-laying ceremony for first of seven next-generation cruise ships to be fully powered by liquefied natural gas, world’s cleanest burning fossil fuel

Leading German shipbuilder Meyer Werft lowered first building block into place for environmentally friendly AIDAnova, which will join company’s AIDA Cruises brand in late 201

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World's largest leisure travel company celebrates keel-laying ceremony for first of seven next-generation cruise ships to be fully powered by liquefied natural gas, world’s cleanest burning fossil fuel

Leading German shipbuilder Meyer Werft lowered first building block into place for environmentally friendly AIDAnova, which will join company’s AIDA Cruises brand in late 201

Cruising Into a Cleaner Future

The world’s first gas-fuelled cruise ships will set sail in Europe over the next few years.
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Cruise operators are finding imaginative ways to attract new passengers and now they are making cruising cleaner and cooler, by powering their ships with super-chilled natural gas.

Carnival Corporation will launch the first fully LNG-fuelled cruise ships in northern Europe and the western Mediterranean in 2019.

Click here to read more about Carnival Corporation's agreement with Shell for LNG-powered ships. 

Green Cruise Ships Multiply, Help Save Planet

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Recent news from Carnival Corporation detailed new ships coming out that will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), a first in the cruise industry. 

AIDAsol Departs from Hamburg for the Canaries

Second season with low-emission power supply from LNG hybrid barge
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October 20, 2016 /3BL Media/  - Docking for the 24th time in Hamburg, AIDAsol ended this year’s cruise season in the Hanseatic City on October 19, 2016. At 8:00 a.m. the cruise ship docked for the last time in 2016 at the HafenCity West cruise terminal.

Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest Ship, Carnival Vista, Recognized by Lloyd’s Register for ‘Green’ Ship Environmental Design, Construction and Operation

First Carnival Cruise Line ship to be granted LR’s coveted ‘ECO Notation’ for exceeding environmental regulatory standards
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MIAMI, Aug. 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Classification society Lloyd’s Register has bestowed the “ECO Notation” designation on the new Carnival Vista, marking the first Carnival Cruise Line ship to achieve this distinction. The notation recognizes that the cruise line designed, built and operates Carnival Vista in a manner that exceeds current maritime statutory environmental regulations. 

Premiere in the Port of Hamburg: AIDAprima and AIDAsol Supplied with Clean Electricity from LNG in Hamburg on May 14

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August 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The port of Hamburg celebrated a premiere relating to LNG supply in May. On Saturday, May 14, AIDAprima and AIDAsol became the first two AIDA ships to be simultaneously supplied with and/or powered with energy produced from LNG (liquefied natural gas) while berthed in the port of Hamburg. AIDAprima´s Dual Fuel Motors are supplied directly from an LNG truck at the cruise terminal in Steinwerder. AIDAsol is supplied in the HafenCity via the LNG hybrid barge, “Hummel”, with power that comes from low-emission LNG.

Opening of Landside Power Plant Altona: AIDAsol Connected to Power Supply in Altona

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August 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The June arrival of the AIDAsol marked the official opening of the landside power plant in Altona. In addition to Olaf Scholz, Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Jens Meier, Chairman of the Management Board HPA, Dr. Monika Griefahn, Director for Environment and Society AIDA Cruises, and Michael Westhagemann, CEO of the Siemens AG Region Hanse and Chairman of the Cluster Renewable Energy Hamburg, Federal Environmental Minister Dr. Barbara Hendricks and Andreas Boschen, HEAD of INEA CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) also attended the event. 

Costa Cruises Publishes “On Course for the Future”, the New Edition of its Sustainability Report

The Italian company has presented the latest edition of the policy document setting out its sustainability strategy, based on responsible innovation and the creation of value.
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GENOA, Italy, July 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ –  Costa Cruises has presented the 10th edition of its Sustainability Report, entitled “Sea You Tomorrow – On course for the future”, highlighting the main sustainability results achieved by the company in 2015.

Top Names Unite to Drive Forward LNG as a Marine Fuel

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LONDON, July 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc, DNV·GL, ENGIE, ENN, GE, GTT, Lloyd’s Register, Mitsubishi Corporation, NYK Line, Port of Rotterdam, Qatargas, Shell, Tote, Inc. and Wartsila have announced a new cross-industry initiative called SEA\LNG, to accelerate the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.

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