Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning 2024

MSC Cruises and Port of Kiel inaugurate shore power facility MSC Cruises and the Port of Kiel officially inaugurated the shore power facility at the German port’s Ostuferhafen Terminal on 25 September 2023, during the call of the line’s flagship, MSC Euribia. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Daniel Günther, Prime Minister of the State of SchleswigHolstein, and Ulf Kämpfer, Lord Mayor of Kiel, as well as representatives of the port management, technical partner Siemens, MSC Euribia’s Captain Christopher Pugh, and senior representatives of the cruise line. MSC Euribia will also use the shore power facility at the Port of Hamburg during its winter 2023-2024 season. Read more about shore power facilities for cruise ships at ports around the world on page 32. PowerCon installs shore power system at Aarhus In June 2023, Port of Aarhus in Denmark inaugurated a shore power system supplied by technology provider PowerCon. The port has since connected several cruise ships successfully, including vessels from Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines (pictured) and AIDA Cruises. So far in 2023, PowerCon has been awarded several projects in main ports across Europe, underlining the company’s position as a leading supplier. Photo: PowerCon DID YOU KNOW? 46% of the global fleet of CLIA member ships are fitted to operate on shore power 80.3% of CLIA member ships have advanced wastewater treatment systems installed onboard 60% of CLIA member ships are installed with efficiency tracking systems 25 ships on order for the next five years will be LNG-powered Photo: MSC Cruises 12 MARKETWATCH