Cruise & Ferry Interiors 2022

4 1 items onboard its new expedition ships is certified according to the Global Organic Textile Standard. Meanwhile, Viking Line prioritises dishware made of sustainable materials – such as porcelain, glass and melamine – and all takeaway cups for hot beverages have the Nordic Swan ecolabel or have Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification. Attica Group uses biodegradable tableware across the vessels in its Superfast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries fleet and Hellenic Seaways fleets, and also promotes the circular economy by making furnishings for the terraces on its vessels. In addition, it has partnered with Ecoembes to ensure that all plastic packaging is recycled at its facility in Barcelona, Spain. Other passenger shipping brands are investing in equipment and products that will help to reduce their overall onboard energy and water consumption. American Cruise Lines uses low-energy LED lighting and EPA Energy Starrated equipment, Royal Caribbean Group has implemented energy-efficient glass, and Cunard is installing energyefficient advanced air quality systems across its fleet. In Germany, TT-Line has equipped passenger cabins onboard its ferries with an energy-saving unit that interrupts the power circuit for Hurtigruten Expeditions is one of the many cruise lines that are committing to sustainable initiatives