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Can cruises kick-start the decarbonization of shipping?

Cruises are among the most carbon-intensive ways to travel, and the sector is growing fast. Cruise ships are also a testing ground for new technologies and alternative fuels, and could help drive change in the shipping industry as a whole. Neil visits Lucienne Damm from TUI Cruises to find out how the German company is planning to meet its target of going climate neutral by 2050.

Listen to audio 35:22

Interviewees featured in this episode:

  • Lucienne Damm, senior environmental manager at TUI Cruises
  • Roel Hoenders, head of air pollution and energy efficiency at the International Maritime Organization