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Rostock Port to Supply AIDA with Shore Power 2020

By ,   September 14, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

On September 11, about 280 AIDA Cruises executives welcomed Manuela Schwesig, prime minister of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, at AIDA Management Days in Rostock, Germany.

The occasion was marked by signing of Declaration of Intend between AIDA, the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, ROSTOCK PORT and Hanseatic and University City of Rostock to jointly promote sustainable and environmentally friendly cruise shipping in Rostock.

Warnemunde-Rostock cruise terminal

The aim of the agreement, analogous to Kiel and Hamburg, is to build a shore power plant for cruise vessels in port Rostock. Already in 2020, the first cruise ships of AIDA should be supplied with shore power while docking in Rostock-Warnemunde. Therefore the cruise line will fully equip its vessels that regularly call Rostock-Warnemunde with shore power connection.

Furthermore, AIDA will support Rostock Port and Hanseatic and University City of Rostock in major projects and events via sponsorship activities. Between September 14-16, 2018, the first Rostock Cruise Festival is celebrating its premiere with AIDA Cruises as premium partner.