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The Port of Seattle, City and Borough of Juneau, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, and Leading Global Cruise Lines to Explore Feasibility for First-of-its-kind ‘Green Corridor’

The Port of Seattle, City and Borough of Juneau, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, and Leading Global Cruise Lines to Explore Feasibility for First-of-its-kind ‘Green Corridor’ (Image - May 2022)The Port of Seattle, City and Borough of Juneau, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, leading global cruise lines, as well as the Global Maritime Forum, Blue Sky Maritime Coalition, and Washington Maritime Blue announced a new commitment today to explore the feasibility of the world’s first cruise-led ‘green corridor.’ (more…)

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U.S. congressman pushing for cruise ships to permanently bypass British Columbia

Queen Elizabeth's maiden visit to Vancouver, BC. - May 21, 2019 (Photo by William Jans for Cunard)Alaska Congressman Don Young has introduced legislation that, if passed, would allow cruise ships to permanently skip ports in British Columbia. Young, a Republican serving his 25th term in the U.S. House of Representatives, is pushing for a law that would allow ports or land owned by Tribes or Alaska Native Corporations to satisfy the Passenger Vessel Services Act’s foreign stop requirement. (globalnews.ca)

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The polluting end of tourism: Environmentalist pushes for cruise ship ban in Vancouver harbour

Queen Elizabeth's maiden visit to Vancouver, BC. - May 21, 2019 (Photo by William Jans for Cunard)Environmentalist is calling for an outright ban on cruise ships coming into Vancouver’s harbour. The push is in an effort to help reduce the impact of the vessels’ carbon footprint. “We are destroying our oceans with plastic, with pollution, with noise, with everything,” Danika Dinsmore with Extinction Rebellion Sunshine Coast tells NEWS 1130. (citynews1130.com)

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Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth Kicks off Inaugural Season in Alaska with Maiden Call to Homeport of Vancouver on May 21

Queen Elizabeth's maiden visit to Vancouver, BC. - May 21, 2019 (Photo by William Jans for Cunard)Luxury cruise line Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicked off the company’s return to Alaska today in their West Coast homeport of Vancouver, Canada. Queen Elizabeth will sail four ten-night roundtrip voyages out of Vancouver in 2019, and ten voyages in 2020, calling at Juneau, Ketchikan, Victoria, Skagway, and more. (more…)

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