We Are Focused on Decarbonization

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We are focused

on decarbonization

FLEET optimization

Delivering larger, more-efficient ships as part of our ongoing newbuild program, replacing some of the existing ships in our fleet.

ENERGY efficiency

Improving the existing fleet’s energy efficiency through investment in projects such as service power packages and air lubrication systems and expanding shore power capabilities.

ITINERARY efficiency

Designing more energy-efficient itineraries and focusing on operational execution and investing in port and destination projects in strategic locations to support these efforts.

NEW TECHNOLOGIES and ALTERNATIVE fuels

Investing in a first-of-its-kind lithium-ion battery storage system, testing fuel cells powered by hydrogen derived from methanol and exploring carbon capture and storage. We are also supporting the adaptation of alternative fuels including LNG and other bio and synthetic hydrogen-derived fuels.

Aida
Carnival Cruises
Costa
Cunard
Holland America
P&O Australia
P&O Cruises
Princess Cruises
Seabourn

Decarbonization Timeline

2005

Started focusing on energy efficiency programs throughout the fleet.

2010

Announced our first carbon intensity reduction goal of 20% by 2015.

2011

Peaked emissions for scope 1 & 2.

2014

Achieved our 2015 goal of reaching 20% carbon intensity reduction ahead of time and announced our 2020 carbon reduction goal of 25%.

2015

Surpassed our 2015 carbon intensity reduction goal by delivering a 23.4% reduction.

2016

AIDAprima launched with LNG capabilities while in port.

2017

Achieved and surpassed our 2020 carbon intensity reduction goal by delivering a 26.3% reduction.

2018

CLIA announced industry 2030 carbon rate reduction goal of 40% relative to a 2008 baseline.

2019

Committed to a new carbon intensity reduction goal of 40% by 2030 relative to a 2008 baseline & achieved a 24.9% reduction.

2020

Due to the global pandemic, we paused guest operations in March.

2022

Boards of Directors appointed company’s President and Chief Executive Officer to the role of Chief Climate Officer.

2022

Updated our greenhouse gas emissions baseline from 2008 to 2019.

Completed scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions baseline inventory.

2030

Our Commitment - reducing carbon intensity by 20% relative to 2019 baseline.

2050

Aspire to achieve net-zero carbon ship emissions, aligned with the Paris Agreement’s ambition and exceeding IMO’s goal of 50% absolute emission reduction.

2100

IMO’s ultimate goal is to achieve zero-emission shipping.

This website (including carnivalcorp.com and carnivalsustainability.com) may include claims related to our greenhouse gas emissions reductions, goals, initiatives, accomplishments, and progress reports. Supporting data for such greenhouse gas emissions claims, including data verification information, is published in our Sustainability Reports on carnivalcorp.com/sustainability on an annual basis.