Disney VoluntEARS Team with Brevard Neighbors during Coastal Cleanup

Cocoa Beach, Fla., Jan. 25, 2013 – VoluntEARS from Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Cruise Line demonstrated their commitment to local environmental and conservation efforts today, as they teamed with friends, family and community partners to clear more than 250 pounds of trash along the Brevard coastline near the homeport of Disney Cruise Line.
Joining… [Continue Reading]

BACKGROUNDER: Costa Crociere’s Role in Defueling, ‘Caretaking’ and Ship Removal Operations

Costa Crociere responded immediately to the Costa Concordia incident to
minimize the environmental impact and protect Giglio Island’s economy and
tourism industry. The subsequent intervention planned by the company was
decided with the joint approval of Italian authorities and the municipality of
Giglio Island in a spirit of full, transparent and total cooperation.
With regard to today’s news release announcing… [Continue Reading]

Costa Crociere’s Removal Plan for Costa Concordia

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (Feb. 2, 2012) — Immediately following the Costa
Concordia accident Costa Crociere started working to ensure the least
possible environmental impact to the waters surrounding Isola del Giglio
and to safeguard the island’s business activities and tourism. From the
outset the measures drawn up by the company have been shared with
and approved by the relevant Italian authorities… [Continue Reading]

Costa Issues Statement On Accident

Costa’s full statement on the accident:
We at Costa Cruises are deeply saddened by this tragedy, and our hearts and prayers go out to everyone affected and offer the determined victims’ families our heartfelt condolences.
Over the past 48 hours, more than 1,100 Costa employees have been working tirelessly in the wake of this terrible event.
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Crystal Serenity Aces Intensive Safety & Environmental Audit

LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2010 – With exceptional results, Crystal Cruises’ award-winning Crystal Serenity passed an intensive audit this month by a team from Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA), the independent risk management organization that certifies the line’s ISO 14001 compliance program.
Crystal Serenity was evaluated in dozens of areas of safety and environmentally sound… [Continue Reading]