STANDARDS


Limits on size, frequency of ships

  • Key West, FL (no ships during certain hours)
  • Bermuda (number of cruise passengers must balance with number of landside hotel rooms)

 

Implementation of shoreside power

  • Juneau, AK
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Seattle, WA
  • Vancouver, BC

 
Cruise Control, Seattlemag.com, February 2012, Elaine Porterfield
AQMD Awards Nearly $60 Million for Ship Electrification, Shore-Side Power Projects, SCAQMD- South Coast Air Quality Management Division, May 6 2011. 
 

Limits on pollution discharge

  • State of Alaska
  • State of California * (updated 2/10/2012)
  • Monterey, CA
  • State of Florida
  • Key West, FL
  • State of Hawaii
  • State of Maine
  • State of Washington

 
*Ships no longer can discharge treated sewage in California waters, TRAVEL WEEKLY, Feb. 10, 2012. 
Cruise Control- A Report on How Cruise Ships Affect the Marine Environment, The Ocean Conservancy, Dr. Michael Herz, May 2002. 
CRUISE CONTROL-  REGULATING CRUISE SHIP POLLUTION ON THE PACIFIC COAST OF CANADA,
Linda Nowlan and Ines Kwan, West Coast Environmental Law, September 2001. 
Indecent Proposal: Cruise Ship Pollution in the Caribbean, Mary B. Uebersax, August 1996. 

 

Limits on noise

  • Key West, FL

 

Limits on parking and other facets of transportation

  • Juneau, AK