Eco-conscious holiday makers could soon opt for a more sustainable cruise following a trial voyage from MSC Cruises that aims to demonstrate how low carbon fuels could be deployed across the carbon intensive sector.

The cruise division of MSC Group has announced that next week it will operate a net zero emission voyage using its newest vessel the MSC Euribia. The ship will complete the journey using bio-LNG as it makes its maiden voyage from the shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France, where the ship is being built, to its naming ceremony in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The journey will last four days and MSC Cruises said the voyage will seek to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions as it seeks to demonstrate that net zero cruising is possible.

The company said that MSC Euribia – which can support a range of fuel types, including liquefied natural gas (LNG) – will utilise bio-LNG for

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