Cruise & Ferry Review - Spring/Summer 2022

Cruise Lines International Association members are demonstrating their commitment to protecting the environment by: Using special paint coatings on ship hulls to reduce drag and improve fuel efficiency Engaging with partners that provide efficient and sustainable strategies to waste onshore Educating crew, guests and the communities in destinations to increase environmental awareness Implementing practices to recycle 60 per cent more waste per person onboard their ships than the average person recycles onshore each day Meyer Turku to lead €100 million project for carbon-neutral cruise ship Meyer Turku is to lead a €100 million ($113 million) project to develop carbon-neutral technological solutions for cruise ships after receiving finance from Business Finland, which aims to increase research and development investments in Finland. The eventual goal of the NEcOLEAP project will be to develop a climateneutral cruise ship concept by 2025 and to achieve carbon-neutral shipbuilding by 2030. Meyer Turku estimates that one climate-neutral ship order will create approximately 9,500 jobs for the shipyard and its partners, with an impact of approximately €1 billion ($1.13 billion) on net sales. For every conceivable area Bolidt offers innovative decking solutions. Environmentally friendly Durable Cost efficient Light weight Maintenance friendly Unlimited design options Our specialised application teams work world wide, for new build as well as refit. Bolidt, no limits! DID YOU KNOW? 1.2 million jobs are supported by the global cruise industry, according to Cruise Lines International Association, across a wide variation of industries and sectors, such as ground and air transportation, food and beverage, hotels and manufacturing.