Princess’ Environmental Efforts Recognized

Princess Cruises received another award today. The Port of Seattle recognized the cruise line for their environmental activities including fitting vessels and opacity monitors using oil water seperators, and exemplary waste reduction efforts, including providing used cooking oil from ships for making biodiesel.

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The Space Needle in Seattle.

“We’re gratified that the port has recognized us for making a difference in local environmental efforts,” said Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises executive vice president. “Passengers come to beautiful ports such as Seattle to experience the area’s natural beauty, so we are committed to doing our part to keep it that way.”

Princess Cruises is committed to environmental practices which set a high standard for excellence and responsibility, and which help preserve the marine environment in which its ships operate. The company’s environmental goals and policies go beyond what is required by law and include a zero solid waste discharge policy, state-of-the-art environmental technology and waste management equipment, programs to minimize waste generated, and recycling where possible. The company also pioneered the use of shore power programs in the cruise industry to reduce air emissions.

Source: Princess Cruises

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