Cruise Industry Commits to Sustainable Practices for Cleaner Seas

Growth and sustainability go hand in hand, said Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) Chair Adam Goldstein, stressing the importance of protecting the marine environment and the global cruise industry’s commitment to sustainable tourism efforts.

Speaking at both The Economist’s 2019 World Ocean Summit in Abu Dhabi, and at ITB Berlin earlier this month, Goldstein highlighted the importance of marrying growth opportunities with sustainability.

In terms of stewardship, the sector’s sustainability practices include onboard wastewater and sulphur treatment plants, pioneering hull coatings, hull design and air lubrication systems, advanced waste management and recycling systems.

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