Environmental Awards & Accolades

Port of Los Angeles – Vessel Speed Recognition Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
-- for all homeported vessels for being 100% compliant with port speed limit to reduce air emissions
-- only shipping line to win honor

Port of Long Beach – Green Flag – Outstanding Performance in Voluntary Vessel Speed Reduction Program (2013, 2014)

Port of San Diego Vessel Speed Reduction Program – Promotion of Environmental Stewardship (2009)

Port of San Francisco Cruise Ship Environmental Awards
– Gold Award – Sea Princess (2009, 2010), Sapphire Princess (2009), Star Princess (2008, 2009), Golden Princess (2007), Dawn Princess (2005, 2006, 2007)
– Silver Award – Regal Princess (2005, 2006)
(recognizes the vessel for demonstrating “the strong commitment of Princess Cruises in the areas of Air Emission Reduction, Wastewater Treatment, and Recycling and Disposal Programs for Solid Waste)

Port of Seattle Green Gateway Award (2012, 2013, 2015)
-- Gold Level Award – (recognizes comprehensive environmental achievements)

Port of Seattle Green Gateway Award (2014)
-- Silver Partner + Innovation Award

Blue Circle Award – Port of Vancouver (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
-- Recognition for highest emissions reduction achievements

Ogden Point Eco Award – Port of Victoria, B.C. (2011)
-- Commitment to sustainable environmental practices in greater vicinity of Victoria Harbor area

U.S. Coast Guard – William M. Benkert Award (1997, 1998)
for excellence in marine environmental protection (first cruise line ever to win)

ASTA Smithsonian Magazine Environmental Award (1996)

European iBTM P & O Most Environmentally Conscious Cruise Line (1997)

Venice Blue Flag – (2008, 2009)
-- awarded for efforts to safeguard the city of Venice, Italy, by burning low sulfur fuel in port to reduce air emissions