AIDA Recognized for Environmentally-Friendly Fleet Management with Green Fleet Award

AIDA Recognized for Environmentally-Friendly Fleet Management with Green Fleet Award

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The following press release has been translated from German to English. Please excuse any grammatical errors. 

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 2:05pm

CAMPAIGN: Recognition of our Efforts

CONTENT: Press Release

September 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - AIDA Cruises was awarded on 11 September at the IAA in Frankfurt with the Green Fleet Award 2013 for its eco-friendly fleet management. The prize is awarded annually by the TÜV Süd and recognizes the most innovative and economical ideas for greater environmental protection in fleet management. Monika Griefahn, Director of Environment and Society at AIDA Cruises: "Efficient and environmentally friendly mobility concepts are an essential part of our commitment to environmental and climate protection . This includes, among other things, the purchase of more efficient and innovative new cars, car sharing and bicycle company. Alone with the switch to car sharing, we save an annual 1.7 tonnes of CO2 per car.The Green Fleet Award shows that we are on the right track. We take it as an incentive to develop ourselves continuously. " Even at sea is AIDA Cruises on an efficient and economical fleet. The ten ships currently consume an average of only 3 liters of fuel per person on board to 100 km ride. The calculation and accuracy of this statement was confirmed by Germanischer Lloyd. Sustainable mobility concept of AIDA 's fleet of around 80 vehicles at the company headquarters in Rostock meets the latest standards. Thus, the average emission rate of the car fleet at just 135 grams of CO2 is 100 kilometers.In addition, the fleet will be supplemented from the fall of 2013 through the first electric cars. For new orders of company vehicles to employees and natural gas vehicles are already being offered today. With the use of car sharing AIDA Cruises makes an additional contribution to environmental protection. By the company pool vehicles replaced by car-sharing cars, it an annual saving 1.7 tonnes of CO2 per car. In addition to improved environmental performance, however, brings the change to the car-sharing system also personal benefits to the AIDA staff. The attractive models of BMW and Mini fleet can also be used privately. In addition, there are the employees of AIDA Cruises yet another variant, to move, environmentally friendly and at the same time sporty. At the site of Rostock, the company offers its employees a pool of 20 companies bicycles available. About AIDA Cruises shipping company and as organizer operates and markets AIDA Cruises currently has 10 cruise ships, one of the most modern fleets in the world. The ships are operated to the highest international quality, environmental, and safety standards. By 2016 the AIDA fleet will grow to twelve ships.