Cruise is a sector apart from the rest of the shipping industry, and it wants the International Maritime Organization to acknowledge that.
The sector is seeking changes to the pending carbon intensity rules to reflect the fact that its ships operate very differently from cargo vessels.
Cruise ships spend much longer in ports and generally have much shorter journeys between them.
Read the e-paper edition of TW+
Flip through the pages of the full edition of our magazine as TradeWinds reporters explore the ramification of upcoming IMO rules on carbon.