Norwegian Cruise Line has already reduced its fuel consumption per capacity day by about 17% from 2008 to 2019. Image Credit: Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings
Bunker supplier World Fuel Services (WFS) has helped to develop a carbon offset program covering the emissions of cruise firm Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.
Norwegian Cruise Line has set a new long-term climate action strategy for itself including offsetting three million mt of carbon dioxide equivalent over the next three years, it said in a statement on its website on Wednesday.
WFS unit World Kinect Energy Services 'developed a tailored carbon offset solution' for the Norwegian firm, it said in a LinkedIn post on Wednesday.
Norwegian Cruise Line has already reduced its fuel consumption per capacity day by about 17% from 2008 to 2019, it said.
The firm supports shipping industry groups' IMO proposal to impose a $2/mt levy on bunker fuel purchases to help fund research and development work on low-carbon maritime propulsion technology.