WTTC urges governments to support sustainable cruise shipping for Net-Zero emissions

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“We urge governments to actively support sustainable marine fuels, shoreside power, and other net-zero technologies in all shipping sectors,” says Julia Simpson.

Julia SimpsonWTTC President & CEO, made the following statement:

“WTTC welcomes the UN IMO’s ambitious plan to achieve net-zero emissions from international shipping by 2050, a crucial milestone for the cruise industry and our planet.

We urge governments to actively support sustainable marine fuels, shoreside power, and other net-zero technologies in all shipping sectors. Collaboration between governments and the industry is vital to achieving net-zero emissions.

Sustainable growth in Travel & Tourism, including aviation, rail, and cruise liners, remains a key objective for the sector worldwide.”