Carnival Corporation, the Miami-based cruise ship major, along with its two cruise line brands, sealed a deal with the authorities of The Bahamas undertaking two essential port developments. Construction is expected to begin by mid-2020, after all environmental and allowance processes are completed.
Carnival Cruise Line secured an approval by the Miami-Dade County Commission for a complete renovation and major expansion of Cruise Terminal F at PortMiami, to enable accommodation of the company’s next class of ships.
Costa Cruises has signed the ‘Genoa Blue Agreement’ promoted by the Genoa and Savona Coast Guard Offices. The document mandates vessels to use marine gasoil with a sulphur content not exceeding 0.10% by mass prior to entering the ports of Savona and Genoa, and not only while the ship is moored as required by current legislation.
The Canaveral Port Authority and Carnival Cruise Line agreed on a new state-of-the-art terminal able to accommodate Carnival’s new 180,000-ton ship, which is expected to launch in 2020. Construction of the 180,000-ton cruise ship will begin in November 2018. The ship will be powered by LNG.
A new international cruise terminal will start operations in Brisbane within two years, as the Port of Brisbane and Carnival Australia announced they had reached a commercial agreement. The Brisbane International Cruise Terminal at Luggage Point will be operating by mid-2020.
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