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Following my recent post about the possibility of strict – extremely strict – emissions controls in the World Heritage fjords in Norway, I’ve been contacted by a reader, Malcolm Fowler. He’s sent me the shot you can see above, which is of Aurora in Geiranger in 2006. Geiranger is certainly one of the World Heritage […]

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I recently posted about P&O Iona’s first season itinerary in 2020, and that it was remarkable that it would be entirely spent in the Norwegian fjords. It was subsequently suggested that new anti-pollution regulations (from 2019) would be difficult for the existing P&O ships to comply with – hence the deployment of Iona, which will […]

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Yesterday (5 August 2018) The Observer published an article headed “Will giant cruise ships destroy the wonders their passengers claim to love?”. It was written by Rowan Moore, who is their architecture correspondent. (This is the second ‘In the News’ post I said I’d do.) The thrust of the first part of the article is […]

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