* Shore Power Shorts out in Vancouver
Five years ago, with lots of fanfare, the switch was flipped at the port in Vancouver and shore power was made available to visiting cruise ships. Much was made of the fact that Vancouver was the first port in Canada to offer the service which would substantially reduce pollutants coming form idling cruise ships and improve life around the port.
A funny thing has happened over the last five years. Despite offering financial incentives for cruise lines to equip their ship and use it, only a minority does, and the folks in Vancouver are unhappy after making such a substantial investment.
* Other Things You’ll Want to Know
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