A hybrid cruise ship and a call for a ban on HFO – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 201978 Views

8 October, 2019

The future of Arctic marine transportation could hang on innovation and regulation

There have been moments that signalled a change in how Arctic waters would be used.

There was the 1,600-person cruise ship, the Crystal Serenity, that crossed the Northwest Passage in 2016.

The largest-ever vessel to make this voyage, it did so with much fanfare—and criticism—as the region opened up to a much larger share, and grandiose type, of tourism.

Cruise ship transits through the Canadian Arctic had already doubled between the 2005 and 2006 seasons,but that’s not nearly as flashy as the 13-deck luxury liner moored in Queen’s Bay off Ulukhaktok.

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