Winter 2015/2016: New Orleans “Planning for Growth”

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Carnival Elation in New OrleansNew Orleans has high expectations for this year with Carnival Cruise Line replacing the Elation with the larger Triumph in April, bumping up the passenger capacity by more than 30 percent in addition to the Carnival Dream, according to Don Allee, director of cruise and tourism for the Port of New Orleans. He spoke to Cruise Industry News together with Johnny Cefalu, deputy director of cruise and tourism, and Steven Gauthier, operations manager.

Winter 2015/2016: LNG: Critical Aspects

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LNG ConnectionLNG-fueled cruise ships are not a challenge technically, but may be deployment-wise, according to Helge Hermundsgard, business development manager for DNV GL. He said that as long as a bunkering infrastructure is not in place, LNG-fueled cruise ships are limited to itineraries where bunkering will be available.