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Cruise Industry Committed To Keeping The Environment Clean

Cruise Industry Committed To Keeping The Environment Clean

All cruise ships that operate in American waters must comply with U.S. environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act and the Oil Pollution Control Act.
Cruise lines must also meet international regulations that protect the environment, including SOLAS (the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) and MARPOL (the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships) that were established by the International Maritime Organization.
Most cruise lines have adopted aggressive programs of waste minimization, waste reuse and recycling, waste stream management and shoreside waste disposal. Numerous cruise lines and shipbuilders are working to identify [...]