Carriers in the cruise ship sector stated last year that they would install soot filters to limit the emissions of harmful particles from their fuel. According to a German NGO, they have yet to install such filters.
Carnival, the world's largest owner of cruise ships, has been hit with a USD 40 million penalty for a serious violation. The carriers' vessels have consistently leaked oil into the sea, reports The Guardian.
Get ready for the new series of cruise ships that will break all records. US-based Carnival Cruises' new series of ships will be able to carry more than 7,000 passengers, and the ships will also run on gas.