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01 June 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 01:47 GMT+2

July 12, 2019

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Costa Crociere has undersigned the agreement "Genoa Blue Agreement"

It previews that the ships use diesel oil with not advanced sulfur tenor to 0,10% before the income in the ports of Genoa and Savona

Costa Crociere has undersigned the agreement "promoted Genoa Blue Agreement" from the Harbour offices of Genoa and of Savona that previews I use it by the diesel oil ships with not advanced sulfur tenor to 0,10% before the income in the two from Liguria ports and not more single one during the indicated mooring as from the enforced norm.

"The today's adhesion to the protocol "Genoa Blue Agreement" - the general manager of Costa Crociere has explained, Neil Palomba - sostanzia ulteriorly our engagement towards the progressive reduction of the environmental impact of our ships. Anyway, this that comes today sanctioned with the protocol, is a engagement that Coast has already undertaken over recent years on a voluntary basis, anticipating as from custom for the future company, norms. We are also pleased to state that also other companies of navigation and other marine fields have undersigned together with we this engagement, that will carry ulterior benefits to the communities that we visit daily".

In occasion of the subscription of the agreement the crocieristica company has moreover found as "Genoa Blue Agreement" has confirmed also the effectiveness of the systems of washing of the emissions. "In fact - it has specified Costa Crociere - the introduced rules are considered totally respected if of I use of these systems, with the same distances and the times indicated for the change of fuel. Al moment - it has remembered the company - beyond 70% of the ships of the fleet Coast already is supplied of the systems of washing of the called emissions "Advanced Air Quality Systems", that they guarantee the elimination almost total of oxides of sulfur, the reduction of 75% of the particulate matter and a meaningful discouragement of nitrogen oxides".

Costa Crociere previews that in the course of this year own ships will altogether carry 920 thousand crocieristi in the two from Liguria ports, of which 170 thousand to Genoa and 750 thousand to Savona that currently is the main port of Coast in the world. Moreover totally in the 2019 group Coast he will guarantee to the Liguria 243 ports of call, equivalents to about 1,2 million enlivened passengers, between which 250 thousand crocieristi in the port of.

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