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Cruise ban: Norway bans ships from its fjords

Oslo. Fewer ships will be sailing in the Norwegian fjords with immediate effect due to government regulations. In particular, cruise ships carrying heavy oil will no longer be allowed to sail in the fjords. This was reported by the Norwegian news channel NRK. This is an important step towards reducing the Stop climate change and protect the local fjords.

The Norwegians have introduced pollutant limits for ships' fuels, which apply in the fjords with immediate effect. Ships are not allowed to use open exhaust gas cleaning systems or carry out any environmentally hazardous activities on board, such as burning waste or discharging waste water.

From 2020, the requirements will gradually become stricter until finally, from 2026, ships powered by heavy fuel oil will no longer be allowed to sail in the fjords.

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6 thoughts on “Kreuzfahrt-Verbot: Norwegen verbannt Schiffe aus seinen Fjorden”

  1. I stood in front of such a colossus of a cruise ship in Rotterdam. It's enough to give you the heebie-jeebies.
    I am glad that Norway has taken this step. ?

    1. Hi Monika! This is an extremely important step - and as with many other problems, usually those who first feel these problems begin to work on possible solutions.
      Best regards

    1. Hi Anne. Sign petitions, support demos and educate people in everyday life without pointing fingers that cruises are a massive problem for the environment.
      Many greetings

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