Sustainability in the cruise industry

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In CruiseCopenhagen, we are highly committed to developing a sustainable cruise future in Denmark. Together with more than 60 partners, we address and collaborate on essential areas related to the cruise industry, such as how we can reduce air pollution and minimize congestion. 


A joint industry effort

CruiseCopenhagen is proud to be part of the Cruise Baltic network, where 29 destinations have committed to a more sustainable region by signing the Cruise Baltic Sustainability Manifesto. Read about the initiatives being carried out in the cruise industry here.


Facts about cruise ships and pollution

It can sometimes be a bit tricky to understand what is right and wrong when it comes to cruise ships and pollution. Therefore we created the below report, as we wish to provide to the industry information on the subject in a clear and easy to understand format. Feel free to download the report, both available in English and Danish. 

Did you know?

The cruise industry has committed themselves to reducing CO2 emissions by 40% before 2030. 

The entire world's fleet of cruise ships make up for less than 0.1% of the entire commercial fleet. 

The Baltic Sea has the world's strictest environmental laws for cruise ships concerning the emission of sulfur. 

The cruise industry reuses 60% more per person compared to a person on land. 

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