A-ROSA ships receive prestigious Green Award

A-Rosa AquaTwo A-ROSA River Cruises’ ships received the esteemed Green Award in the summer of 2020.

A-ROSA AQUA and A-ROSA BRAVA underwent rigorous assessment, achieving particularly high scores in the safety and environmental protection categories. With a strong focus on sustainability across its entire fleet, the shipping company is hopeful that further ships will qualify for the award in the near future.

Established in 1994, on a voluntary basis, the Green Award program encourages cleaner and safer maritime shipping. Since its inauguration several ships and shipping companies from across the world achieved Green Award certification in the areas of quality, safety and the environment. Effective 2011, the Green Award foundation developed a program for inland shipping, which has been a great success to date and is very popular with inland shipping companies. Criteria such as shore power connections and environmentally friendly wastewater treatment systems are considered to be of particular importance.

The certification of its fleet is a core component of A-ROSA’s comprehensive sustainability strategy. The general reduction of resource consumption, further development of efficient energies and sustainable development of visited destinations’ infrastructure are other elements of the cruise line’s strategy.

“We are delighted to receive the award for two of our ships and are strongly motivated to further lead innovation in our industry, and continue with the improvement of clean technologies and the optimisation of safety measures,” advises André Mahr, Director Fleet, A-ROSA River Cruises.

(A-ROSA River Cruises)

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