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Economic

1999 Vancouver-Alaska Cruise Passenger Study
prepared by InterVistas Consulting Inc. for Tourism Vancouver, the Vancouver Port Authority, the Vancouver International Airport Authority, Tourism BC and the North West CruiseShip Association, 2000

2002 and 2003 Hawaii Cruise Industry Impact Study, Research and Economic Analysis Division, Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism, State of Hawai'i, 2004

2003 Port of Halifax Cruise Ship Study, Halifax Port Authority, March 2004

Business Research and Economic Advisors, The Contribution of the North American Cruise Industry to the US Economy in 2004, Arlington, VA: International Council of Cruise Lines, 2005

Business Research and Economic Advisors, The Contribution of the North American Cruise Industry to the US Economy in 2003, Arlington, VA: International Council of Cruise Lines, 2004

Cruise Industry's Economic Impact on the Caribbean
, August 2001, Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association

Cruise Industry Opportunities Assessment and Gap Analysis – Prepared for:
Prince Rupert Economic Development Commission, Juneau: McDowell Group, April 2003

Cruise Ship Passenger Survey: ms Norwegian Sun, September 22, 2001 Visit, St. John’s, NL: Economic Development and Tourism Department, March 2002


Cruise Ship Survey, 2003
, Victoria A.M. (Victoria, BC), November 12, 2003

Economic Contribution of the F-CCA Member Lines to the Caribbean and Florida
, July 27, 2001, Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association

Economic Impact of the International Passenger Industry on the Portland. Maine Region, Port of Portland, February 2002

The Economic Impacts of the 2003 Cruise Season at the Port of Seattle, John C. Martin Associates, April 13, 2004

The Economic Impacts of the Cruise Indutsry in Anchorage, McDowell Group, February 2001

The Economic Impacts of the Cruise Indutsry in Southeast Alaska
, McDowell Group, October 2000

Klein, Ross A.
Playing Off the Ports: How BC Can Maximize its Share of Cruise Tourism, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - BC, August 2005

Klein, Ross A.
Charting a Course: The Cruise Industry, The Government of Canada, and Purposeful Development, Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2003

Klein, Ross A. Cruising -- Out of Control:  The Cruise Industry, The Environment, Workers, and the Maritimes, Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2003

Mayor's Cruise Ship Task Force, Island of Maui.  Final Report, August 15, 2005

Murray, Thomas J. & Associates.
The Impacts of the Cruise Ship Industry on the Quality of Life in Key West (RFQ No: 04-001), City of Key West, April 8, 2005

Survey of Cruiseship Passengers in Hawai’i, Fall 2000
, North West CruiseShip Association in collaboration with State of Hawai.i Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, March, 2001


Environment

2004 Operating SeasonQuality Assurance/Quality Control Plan For Sampling and Analysis of Treated Sewage and Graywater From Commercial Passenger Vessels, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation

Alaska Cruise Ship Initiative: Part I Final Report (Activities and Work Products up to June 1, 2000), Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, 2000

Alaska Cruise Ship Initiative: Part 2 Report (June 1, 2000 to July 1, 2001), Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, 2001

Assessment of Cruise Ship and Ferry Wastewater Impacts in Alaska, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, January 28, 2004

Bailey, Diane, Thomas Plenys, Gina M. Solomon, Todd R. Campbell, Gail Ruderman Feuer, Julie Maters, and Bella Tonkonogy.  Harboring Pollution: The Dirty Truth About US Ports, National Resources Defense Council, March 2004

Cruise Ship White Paper, United States Environmental Protection Agency, August 22, 2000

Dobson, Sue, Alison Gill and Sam Baird.  A Primer on the Canadian Pacific Cruise Ship Industry, Simon Fraser University, May 2002

Don’t Be Fooled: The Ten Worst Greenwashers of 2003, The Green Life, April 2004

Geitz, Miriam.  Cruise tourism on Svalbad -- A risky buisness?, WWF International Artic Programme, 2004

Gorecki, Karen and Bruce Wallace.  Ripple Effects: The Need to Assess the Impacts of Cruise Ships in Victoria B.C., Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group, 2003.

Greenberg, Rebecca Lynn.  Toward Sustainable Coastal Tourism Development: The Case of Costa Maya, 2004 (unpublished internship report, Univerity of Miami)

Herz, Michael and Joseph Davis.  Cruise Control: A Report on How Cruise Ships Affect the Marine Environment, The Ocean Conservancy, May 2002

Howell, Brett. Achieving Environmental Stewardship: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. vs. Oceana,  2003.  (unpublished research project, University of Miami)

The Impact of Cruise Ship Wastewater Discharge on Alaska Waters, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, November 2002

Jankowiak, Amy. 
2005 Assessment of Cruise Ship Environmental Effects in Washington, Olympia, WA : Washington State Dept. of Ecology, 2006

Jankowiak, Amy.  2004 Assessment of cruise ship environmental effects in Washington, Olympia, WA : Washington State Dept. of Ecology, 2005

Jansen, J.K., Bengston, J.L., Boveng, P.L., Dahle, S.P.  and Hoef, J.V.  Disturbence of Harbor Seals by Cruise Ships in Disenchantment Bay, Alaska: An Investigation at Three Spatial and Temporal Scales, Seattle, WA: National Marine Mammal Laboratory, 2006

Jansen, J.K., Bengston, J.L., Boveng, P.L., and Dahle, S.P.
Investigation of the potential disturbance of harbor seals by cruise ships in Disenchantment Bay, Alaska, Seattle, WA: National Marine Mammal Laboratory, 2002

Klein, Ross A. The Cruise Industry and Environmental History and Practice: Is a Memorandum of Understanding Effective for Protecting the Environment?, Bluewater Network, October 2003

Klein, Ross A. Charting a Course: The Cruise Industry, The Government of Canada, and Purposeful Development, Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2003

London, Tracy.  'Blowing the Whistle' and the case for cruise certification: A matter of environmental and social justice under international law, Oceans Blue Foundation, October 2002

Mayor's Cruise Ship Task Force, Island of Maui.  Final Report, August 15, 2005

Mid-Season Cruise Ship and Ferry Report for 2002
, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, August 28, 2002

Murray, Thomas J. & Associates. The Impacts of the Cruise Ship Industry on the Quality of Life in Key West (RFQ No: 04-001), City of Key West, April 8, 2005

National Research Council.  Clean Ships, Clean Ports, Clean Oceans: Controlling Garbage and Plastic Wastes at Sea, Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1995

Nowlan, Linda and Ines Kwan. Cruise Control: Regulating Cruise Ship Pollution on the Pacific Coast of Canada, Vancouver: West Coast Environmental Law, 2001

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.  Volunatry Approaches for Environmental Policy: Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Usage in Public Mixes, OECD, 2003.

Parker, Pam and Hetty Richardson.  Discharges from Vessels: A legislative report required by Resolve  2003, ch 79, Maine Department of Environmental Protection, November 2003

Polderman, Jack. 
Environmental protection for cruise ships - International and local requirements, Lloyd's Register Americas, 2001

Report to the Legislature: Regulation of Large Passenger Vessels in California
, Cruise Ship Environmental Task Force, August 2003

Sweeting, James E.N. and Scott L. Wayne. A Shifting Tide: Environmental Challenges and Cruise Industry Response.  Washington, DC: Conservation International, 2003

Transport Canada. Pollution Prevention Guidelines for the Operation of Cruise Ships under Canadian Jurisdiction, Ottawa: Transport Canada, 2004 (Document # TP 14202 E)

Uebersax, Mary B.  Indecent Proposal: Cruise Ship Pollution in the Caribbean, August 1996

van't Hof, Tom. Tourism Impacts on Coral Reefs: Increasing Awareness in the Tourism Sector,  UNEP, 2001

Wells, Chris.  Cruising for a Bruising: Why Washington Needs Laws to Protect its Waters from Cruise Ship Dumping, Seattle: WashPIRG, 2005


Labour

International Commission on Shipping.  Inquiry into Ship Safety: Ships, Slaves, and Competition, Charlestown, NSW: ICONS, 2000   (Full Report)     (Executive Summary)

Klein, Ross A.  High Seas, Low Pay: Working on Cruise Ships, Our Times: Canada's Independent Labour Magazine, December 2001/January 2002)

Klein, Ross A.  "Sweatships: The Cruise Industry and the Socialist Agenda" Socialist Studies Bulletin, 70 (Spring-Summer), pp. 5 – 18, 2003

Mather, Celia. Sweatships: What it's really like to work on board cruise ships, War on Want, July 2002

The impact of seafarers' living and working conditions of changes in the structure of the shipping industry, International Labour Organization, 2001 (Document No, JMC/29/2001/3)



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