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Carnival Corporation Wins Environmental Award for Clean-Air Commitment

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, has been named winner of the Lloyd’s List Americas 2017 Cleaner Safer Seas Solutions award for its environmental commitment to improve the quality of air emissions through first-in-the-cruise-industry adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG), the world’s cleanest burning fossil fuel.

In selecting Carnival Corporation for the prestigious Lloyd’s List honor, an independent judging panel of shipping industry leaders applauded the company’s commitment to build seven next-generation cruise ships powered by LNG. Pioneering a new era in the use of the world’s cleanest burning fossil fuel, these new ships for Carnival Corporation’s AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line and P&O Cruises (UK) brands will use LNG to generate 100 percent of their power both in port and on the open sea. “We are honored to be a part of the Lloyd’s List Americas Awards – one of the most respected awards in the shipping and maritime industry – and on behalf of our more than 120,000 employees across the globe, we are thrilled to be recognized for our company’s strong commitment to sustainability and the environment,” said Tom Strang, senior vice president, maritime affairs for Carnival Corporation. “We are proud and passionate about being at the forefront of helping the industry continue to identify and adopt solutions like LNG and exhaust gas cleaning technology that reduce emissions and improve our overall environmental performance.”

The Hutchinson Ports Cleaner Safer Seas Solutions award was presented to Carnival Corporation during a ceremony in New York on May 25 honoring high achievers across the international shipping and maritime industry. The award recognizes the ship operator in North, South or Central America that is making the most meaningful and positive difference in the areas of safety and environmental performance. To be eligible for the award, entrants were required to “demonstrate a comprehensive effort across operations that show respect for the sanctity of human life and meaningful support for cleaner oceans and environment.”