News Digest Item
25 Oct 2018

Cruise ship business getting cleaner

Clean Energy Wire

A total of 915,000 cruise ship passengers landed in Hamburg this year, up from 813,000 in 2017, Cruise Gate Hamburg, which operates three terminals in the harbour, said in a press release. Despite the increasing number of cruise ships visiting Hamburg, CO2 emissions from them were reduced by 200 tonnes in 2017 and 458 tonnes in 2018. A reason for the reduction was that ships mooring at the Steinwerder and Altona Cruise Ship Terminals had the option of receiving low-carbon power from liquified natural gas (LNG) or an on-shore power station instead of using their own diesel engines, Cruise Gate said.

Read the press release in English here.

Find a CLEW factsheet on shipping and the energy transition here.

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