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Ocean Ranger Cruise Ship Bill Introduced in California

Article: Ocean Ranger Cruise Ship Bill Introduced in California

SACRAMENTO, California, February 24, 2008 (ENS) – Every cruise ship transiting California waters would carry an Ocean Ranger aboard to oversee wastewater discharge practices and the maintenance and operation of pollution control equipment if a bill introduced in the state Senate Friday becomes law. Senator Joe Simitian, a Democrat, introduced the bill to protect California…

Treading Lightly in World's Most Visited Cruise Destination

Article: Treading Lightly in World's Most Visited Cruise Destination

COZUMEL, Mexico, January 20, 2008 (ENS) – To minimize the impact of up to 10,000 visitors a day on Cozumel’s sensitive coral reef ecosystem, a conservation agreement was signed here last week by cruise industry leaders representing government, private sector, civil society, and the cruise lines. Part of the Mesoamerican Reef Tourism Initiative, MARTI, the…