Cruise industry invested $23.5 billion to reduce emissions

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) issued the “Global Cruise Industry Environmental Technologies and Practices” report, highlighting the ongoing progress of the cruise industry to reduce its environmental impact.

CLIA extends suspension of cruise operations from US

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced that the association’s ocean-going cruise line members will voluntarily extend the suspension of cruise operations from U.S. ports until 15 September 2020.

Shipping wants EU to put public consultations and impact assessments on hold

ECSA, together with the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA Europe), the European Dredging Association (EuDA) and Interferry sent a joint letter to the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, requesting that all public consultations and impact assessments be put on hold, due to COVID-19.

CLIA to take further measures against COVID-19

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) submitted a proposal to Vice President Michael Pence giving emphasis on preventing, detecting and caring during the coronavirus outbreak. The new plan includes travel restriction to travelers of a certain age and those with chronic health issues.

CLIA forces strict measures amid COVID-19 outbreak

Following the COVID-19 outbreak, during a discussion with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) informed that will force more strict procedures onboard, while put medical resources and screening temperatures within embarkation.

CLIA issues new measures against coronavirus

In light of the coronavirus outbreak, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) recently updated its measures against the disease. Specifically, the updated changes have already come into effect, in order to fight the negative impacts that coronavirus brings upon the human health and the cruise industry.

CLIA adopts enhanced protocols against new coronavirus

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) issued a statement in response to recent developments concerning the 2019-novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the global cruise industry. CLIA has adopted new enhanced protocols for ocean-going guests and crew who have recently traveled from or through China, including Hong Kong and Macau. 

CLIA confirms limited impact of open-loop scrubbers on marine environment

According to a recent statement, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), highlighted the findings of three independent reports released in 2019 suggesting that, when operated in open-loop mode, Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS), also known as scrubbers, have minimal impact on water and sediment quality.

Key trends shaping the cruise industry in 2020

CLIA issued its 2020 State of the Cruise Industry report taking an in-depth look at the impact of cruising and the trends across the industry. The cruise industry has cemented its role as a mainstream vacation choice with about 32 million guests expected to sail in 2020.