MSC to become first 'zero-emissions' global cruise line

MSC makes history with a combination of technological advancements and environmental projects

17 November 2019 - 00:00 By Elizabeth Sleith

MSC Cruises is to become the world's first carbon-neutral global cruise line as of January 1 2020 - through a combination of technological advancements and environmental projects.

It made the announcement in Hamburg last week as it launched its new flagship, the Grandiosa. Featuring several innovations - such as systems to significantly reduce harmful-gas emissions, as well as advanced waste management and wastewater-treatment systems - the Grandiosa is the company's most environmentally advanced ship to date. It can also connect to the on-shore power grid when in port - thus bringing its air emissions while berthed to zero...

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